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Great architecture makes me happy

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This spiral shaped building is a project for a Buddhist temple soon to be built in Taichang, China. It  takes shape of a Mobius ring, reflecting the basic principles of Buddhism and the idea of reincarnation. It’s a bit like a new version Franck Lloyd Wright’S New York Guggenheim. By Shanghai-based architecture firm Miliy Design. extraordinary temple.

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Prepare children for the cold with Duvetica

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Italian brand of sexy down jackets Duvetica just launched a junior line for boys&girls (2-12 y) in 19 rich, vibrant, bright colours (check that amazing colour range). No prints, no un-necessary decorations and above all no logos, just the right details to make the jackets kids-friendly. Made of 100% pure French goose down, Duvetica equals super warm and comfy, but also

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A New Children’s Store in London : Amaia

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Amaia was founded in 2005 by two London-based mothers : Amaia originally from Spain and Segolene from Paris. Seven years after the opening of the Chelsea store, Amaia’s second lifestyle  boutique  arrives in Marylebone,  11 New Cavendish Street .

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It’s Trade Show Season Soon : CIFF KIDS Copenhagen

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This January I will finally visit CIFF KIDS, the trade show that all my friends rave about. The show counts approximately 300 brands such as Caramel Baby&Child, No Added Sugar, Pom d’Api and this year’s new comers include Petit by Sofie Schnoor, Noa Noa minature, Esencia, PèPè shoes, Danefæ.

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Numero 74 , what is Numero 74?

Numero 74

Founded by Poupy Sfez and Nancy Fanton, Numéro 74 is a new brand/e-store of  textiles and vintage furniture for children . The brand is based in Italy and Poupy and Nancy (who are Italian + cousins) divide their time between Italy, Thailand, France and Ibiza. Poupy focuses on design and Nancy on management.  The textile collections are handmade in Thailand by women’s cooperatives and the vintage pieces are are gathered all around the world. Meet Poupy and Nancy.

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October in Lindos, Rhodes (Greece)

Lindos, Rhodes (Greece)

This is one of the joys of being in Europe : having so many wonderful and diverse destinations at close reach. Our latest travel was to Rhodes where our friends Tim&Dixie got married. It took us nearly 4 hours to reach the island and the first great surprise was going off the plane and feeling that delicious hot air. Mid October and 28 degrees in the evening makes you wonder

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Christmas is behind the door…

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It is getting dark early now here in London, the heater is on and Selfridges has already opened a large Christmas section. How did all that arrive so quickly? I just received the Whippet Grey catalog, another reminder that Christmas is behind the door . Last year I bought

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The poetic world of April Showers

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April Showers creates a poetic universe with a full range of children’s wear, bed linens, and fashion accessories, all in warm fall shades. The collections are a mix of a Nordic spirit, with a French touch of vintage. Available at sweetwilliamltd.com and in all the coolest children’s stores around the planet, including Couverture (188, Kensington Park road, London), Elias and Grace (158, Regents Park Road, London), Etoile

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Anais Juliette D’Haene, 6 y old – New York, USA

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Anais is a typical 6 year old girl who dreams to be a princess, plays piano, loves being in the pictures,  loves playing with her friends. One of her favorite activity is hip hop dance and she also enjoys helping her mother Jane with kid clothing design. “It is my passion and dream to design children’s clothes.  I design for my children” says Jane D’Haene, designer and owner of children’s clothing Anais & I

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Meet Maud and the Shrimpton Family

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“Maude The Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton” is a brand new book by Lauren Child, illustrated by Trisha Krauss. The story is about The Shrimptons family; “flamboyant and eccentric, being noticed is what all the members of the Shrimpton family live for – all except, that is, for Maude. She prefers to blend into the background rather than stand out in a crowd. And this is very much to her advantage when they all come face to face with a rather hungry tiger”. Trisha Krauss tells us more about the collaboration…

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Society Baby Set

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Every time I go to Milan I visit the Society store in Brera. Their home textiles are of such high quality and their desaturated colour range is so super inspiring, it has become a must-visit for me. The good news is that the brand is launching a small nursery line that includes a unique baby set created in cooperation with beloved Album di Famiglia : a mini collection of

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Colour Therapy by Noé&Zoë

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You can find Noé & Zoë’s playful clothes all around the planet, from Australia to Lebanon, from Korea at Turkey and to Montenegro where the brand has its own flagship store. But if you are looking to order through your mouse and keypad, visit Sweet William. The e-store has just received pieces from this collection, 

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