Posted in ProductsOctober 29, 2013
Following a career in architecture, Jen Taylor
decided to go for what she really enjoyed and loved in life : well-designed, carefully crafted, beautiful timeless objects
. She founded Hokolo
to express her love of colours, patterns and aesthetics of bold inspiring products.
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 HealthOctober 25, 2013
We hear all sorts of things about sugar, that it’s bad and also that it’s not so bad after all. Although being too alarmist can have a counter-productive effect, I think it is important to understand a bit better about sugar. Here’s a few facts as well as a few tips on cutting down the amount of sugar your child consumes. And YES! a fun little video to watch en famille!
Posted in Culture,Design - Home DecorOctober 24, 2013
This collection of educational and decorative posters by Atomic Printworks
will inspire kids to learn
and get excited by different subjects such as science, the world or the universe
. Information is presented with a focus on clarity of explanation and visual impact
Posted in Mood of the dayOctober 23, 2013
Two consumer’s events around children & family are due in London this fall : Plusher will take place at the Royal Horticultural Hall in November while Babyccino will host its ShopUp in Primerose Hill early December. Fun shopping ahead!
Posted in Culture,Family TravelOctober 22, 2013
When Sophie Roell, her husband Charlie and their three children moved to China, they decided to make the most of their stay. Every time there’s a holiday they try to go on a trip, taking the kids with them. Sophie documents their wonderful adventures in her blog . Here on Pirouette, she shares tips about the best places to visit, as well as great feedback on how to plan for wild adventures en famille.
Posted in Mood of the day,PhotographyOctober 21, 2013
Big fans of Photographer Jonna Paterson, we featured her children’s photography several times on Pirouette. Now comes the day to congratulate her for being on the cover of Milk Magazine n.41! Joanna tells us more about how she got there and how it feels…
Posted in BrandsOctober 21, 2013
Brand : Dandy Star
Website : www.dandystar.com
Date of creation : 2005
Country of origin : U.K
Country (ies) of production : UK, Portugal,Turkey
Name of owner/founder(s) : Charlotte Day
Posted in Mood of the dayOctober 17, 2013
“Behind the scene” is a lovely video showing the making of Marie-Chantal‘ Fall/Winter 13 catalog by photographer Julia Bostock. It features gorgeous happy kids and lots of fun. An occasion to have a chat with Marie-Chantal about travel, business and of course children’s clothing.
Posted in Design - Home Decor,ProductsOctober 15, 2013
Creme Anglaise is famous for their wooden furniture like the Luna Crib and the decorative Guitar Cushions. The brand just started offering bespoke furniture for children’s rooms. Their first commissioned piece is a bed called STAR BED, made for a Corsican family and their newborn baby Anna-Maria.
Posted in Design - Home Decor,ProductsOctober 12, 2013
Trend gurus predict our future lives will become more and more nomad, visionnaire brands create objects that can follow us everywhere and voila, even children can get acquainted to the idea of being constantly mobile with The Caravan Bed and The Tent Bed by Belgian brand Mathy By Bols, available at BoboKids in London.
Posted in Photography,ProductsOctober 11, 2013
Cool French kids sneakers brand 10 IS (“tennis”) is growing, with new models, as well as more sizes in the range. For the realisation of their their Fall/Winter catalog, the brand invited Aurélie Lécuyer, the talented stylist/photographer and author of the delicious blog ledansla. Spotlight on the collaboration.