Posted in Formidable FamilyOctober 8, 2013
Polly Braden and David Campany live in North London with their daughters Echo (6) and Vita (4) – Polly is a photographer and David is a Photography Expert (author, curator, critic, lecturer). The couple shares a passion for photography and art. They also prize family time, and seek to maintain a good balance between culture and nature.
Posted in ProductsOctober 7, 2013
Danish shoe brand Angulus was founded in 1904 and has more than 100 years of experience in making shoes for little feet (and adults). Quality, design and comfort are very important to the brand : plantation crepe rubber soles, uppers made from the softest calf leather, shapes that allow children’s feet to move freely, with plenty of room in the toes for growing feet. A clean product with good money-value = A label to keep in mind!
In Creative Family Home, Ashlyn Gibson explores the heart and soul of twelve specially photographed homes that capture the zeitgeist in family living and celebrate the magic of childhood. Whether you have just started a family or have a tribe of pre-teens, the book explores both practical and decorative angles. Discussion with the author and peek into this beautiful book.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 5, 2013
Cox & Cox was launched in 2001 to offer a fresh escape from the norm, providing a collection of products with influences from all over the globe and taking inspiration from childhood memories, often with a contemporary twist. These storage bags are brilliant!
Wall Stickers and wallpaper have been very popular in the last decade. Here’s a quick guide on the topic, featuring an interview with Idoia García de Cortázar of Spanish brand Chispum, a list of the top brands on the market, as well as a selection of products we love.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 3, 2013
Fairtrade produced and handmade in Peru, Cabbages & Kings was launched last year by Alexandra Gizela. For this Fall/Winter the line introduces a fresh new colour palette, and is announcing the arrival of hats and home decor items (soon!).
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 2, 2013
Original textile designs, linen, bags, stationary, ceramics : Otsuki Sama‘s collections are made by hand by French designer Valérie Bast Laudier, either in her studio, or manufactured by skilled artisans in Lyon and Paris. Each item has its own story and invites you into the poetic world of Otsuki Sama, the majesty of the moon.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 1, 2013
Founder of Sweet William, Bronagh Staley always spots the new and most interesting childrenswear brands on the market. This season, she selected TREEHOUSE, the baby collection of Belgium designer Anja Schwerbrock.
Posted in Business,CultureSeptember 30, 2013
Interview with Yasmine Mamoudieh, the visionary and ambitious founder of MyKidsy.com, a website with a new and innovative approach in helping parents finding trusted courses for children in their neighborhood and to support children’s creative and intellectual development. This might revolutionise the way most parents look at their children’s extracurricular education.
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 Mood of the daySeptember 26, 2013
This children’s collection is entitled “Art Class”
, designed by Lindsey Berns
and inspired by petit burgeoning artists
Posted in Mood of the daySeptember 25, 2013
New in the catalog of collaborations : Christian Lacroix + Petit Bateau. Petit Bateau and the Opéra national de Paris have joined forces to produce a capsule collection designed by Monsieur Christian Lacroix. The fruits of this very French collaboration will be available from December 6 in a selection of Petit bateau stores and at the Opera store.