Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsJune 12, 2013
Kids love to create and most parents love things that are engaging their children’s imagination. Pirouette picked up three brands with interactive features : Monkies (draw on your shoes), Giokit (customise your outfit) and Storypanda (create your own digital story). Come and play!
Posted in BrandsJune 10, 2013
Brand name : Bonnie baby - bonniebaby.co.uk
Date of creation : 2005
Country of origin : UK - Countries of production : China and Hong Kong
Name of owner/founder : Tracey Samuel
Online platform with a blog, newsletters and e-magazines, Circus covers areas like fashion, interiors and all aspects of the children’s world. Circus is based in Berlin, but published in English and German. Interview with Ruth Janessa Funk, the lady who created it.
Posted in Mood of the dayJune 9, 2013
Poppy, a rag doll from the Jess Brown collection, is traveling the world. She left San Francisco with a little bag full of beautiful clothes. She just reached Porto where she will stay with us for a few weeks.
Posted in ProductsJune 8, 2013
Belgium brand Made by Wolf just launched Chief Lion, their brand new T-shirt illustrated by David Litchfield, a super-talented upcoming artist from Bedfordshire (UK). Brother and sister Tuur and Jotte proudly wear Chief Lion.
Posted in Trade ShowsJune 7, 2013
Under the name Brilliant Little Britain, four great children’s brands from the UK will be showing in Florence, during Pitti Bimbo. No Added Sugar, Hucklebones, Indikidual, Bonnie Baby Their show room, located in the heart of town (12 minutes walk from Pitti Bimbo), will open 26th – 28th June 2013.
Posted in Mood of the dayJune 6, 2013
Pirouette has always been a big fan of Winter Water Factory, a Brooklyn-based brand of organic kids clothing. The owners Stefanie Lynen and Todd Warnock just sent out the news that their playful dresses and tees will now be available in Europe, delivered via Germany.
Posted in ProductsJune 5, 2013
Mixing bright and subtle colours with crazy prints, soft jerseys with textured knits is not exactly what you would naturally expect from an Australian brand, but Melbourne based A Little Pocket does it like a real pro. Its is not very surprising to read that Laura Natale, designer of the brand, studied Fashion at Melbourne School of Fashion before launching her label, for which she designs the prints herself.
Posted in Trade ShowsJune 4, 2013
Since its creation in 2008, Bubble London has evolved from a boutique trade show into a larger event with a more diverse brand offer, targeted to a wider array of retailers. Event Manager Tabara N’Diaye gives an overview of this coming session (16 & 17 June).
Posted in Culture,Family TravelJune 3, 2013
Venice is a great place to visit with children, a bit like Barcelona and New York, two other places that will always leave a great impression on them. This summer is a particularly good time to visit and enjoy a wonderful and quite playful Venice Art Biennale. Here’s a few tips to prepare your trip…
Posted in ProductsMay 30, 2013
Paul Thomas Lips and wife Sonja van der Wel launched Toobydoo (a word play on philosopher’s Plato and Sartre’s famous quote ‘To be, is to do’) in 2009. Clean lines, accent on practicality, preppy style for this brand sold at Saks Fifth Avenue and that was also part of a photo shoot at the White House.
Posted in Design - Home DecorMay 29, 2013
Me Too is is a unique collection of children’s products launched by Magis in 2004. Me Too includes iconic collaborations with designers such as Eero Arnio, Marcel Wanders, Marc Newson, Enzo Mari, Javier Mariscal. New in the range is EUR, a shelving system by Giulio Iacchetti.