Posted in Retail - WindowsMarch 3, 2014
Kat and Muis (cat and mouse), one of the well established and respected children’s stores in Brussels just had a great make over, and moved location. The space, a mix of concrete and wood, displays brands such as Maan, Simple Kids, Max and Lola, Finger in the Nose, Pepe children’s shoes, Pom d’Api, Anne Kurris, etc. The space feels very warm and clean, with great lights and colour touches.
Jippi means Hurray! or Victory! in Norsk – Its also a Paris-based brand founded by Siv Tone Kverneland, a Norvegian who moved to France in her twenties to study fashion. Jippi’s aim is to promote past and present Norwegian design and savoir-faire, using both natural and exclusive materials such as ceramics and leather. Visit their Pop Up in le Marais!
Read more Magasin M1
is a new design store in Paris, located in the vibrant “Docks en Seine” that also hosts La Cite de la Mode. Decorative objects, furniture, lighting, but also tableware, jewelery and books
for enthusiasts of innovative shapes and exceptional craftsmanship. Here’s a small selection of things we liked for kids.
Posted in Business,Retail - WindowsNovember 15, 2013
A new market place just for children, Loubilou
launched earlier this year and is growing fast. Interview with its co-founder and CEO Heath Kane
Posted in Retail - WindowsNovember 5, 2013
Read more Cécile Renaud and Julie Garcia
founded their e-store My Little Square in 2011
. A shopping place Pirouette has added to its favourites, for its clean look and wide selection of product categories
that includes clothing, furniture, games& toys but also a little sawing section
New in New York, to mark in your must-visit list : a store fully dedicated to the children organic underwear brand Goat Milk, one of Pirouette’s favourite labels.
Posted in Products,Retail - WindowsSeptember 27, 2013
Where do Kate Moss ,Mila Jovovich, Jude Law, Jools Oliver or Megan Fox shop for their children? At Elias and Grace, the gorgeous kids store located in Primerose Hill, where many cool Brit celebrities live. The boutique opened in 2004, the e-store in 2009 and in 2012 the brand Miller was born, launched by Elias and Grace owner Nickey Thrussell.
Posted in Retail - WindowsSeptember 17, 2013
New in Paris! Centre Commercial Kids, a 90 sqm space dedicated to children from 0 to 14. The store features a selection of beautiful childrenswear, accessories and toys that combine local craftmanship and ecological materials. All our favs are there : Oeuf, Bobo Choses, Clotaire, Saint james, Kidscase, Veja, Dis une Couleur….
Posted in Retail - WindowsAugust 27, 2013
Focus on two great West Coast brands, rooted in the American tradition of outdoor, functional, comfortable clothes. Boy + Girl and ESP n.1′s new collections freshly arrived at Sweet William in Manahttan, Brooklyn and online.
Posted in Retail - WindowsAugust 22, 2013
A little more than two years after the launch of their e-shop Small Garden in April 2011, Sikó Bori and Sikó Balázs decided to open a brick and mortar. Located in the heart of Budapest (Hungaria), the store carries local and International brands (Ferm Living, Soft Gallery, Mini&Maximus, Djeco…). Sikó, architect and Sikó, graphic artist take you to Budapest.
How was business at Playtime Paris last week? Brands share their opinion, speaking about signs of recovery, increased volumes ordered, lack of French buyers, growth of Asian visitors…all in a rather positive and optimistic tone.
This edition of Playtime Paris was once again rich with lots of stimulating products and brands. The new floor plan helped spotting new labels, instead of going straight to the usual booths. Here’s a few photos before the publication of a more detailed report.