Posted in BusinessMay 5, 2014
Portugal has a great manufacturing tradition: textile, shoes, furniture, ceramics. From small independents to luxury brands, most of the fashion labels produce their clothes and shoes around the city of Porto: Paul Smith, Isabel Marant, Stella McCartney, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Maison Kitsune, Tommy Hilfigher, all use production facilities in the area, to name only a very few.
Posted in CultureMay 5, 2014
A 1:32 long video that will bring back childhood memories and keep you glued to your screen.
Posted in Retail - WindowsMay 2, 2014
Children’s brand Wovenplay
just opened its own retail space in Greenpoint Brooklyn, at 190 West Street between Freeman and Green Streets. On display : Wovenplay clothing and accessories, Jess Brown/Wovenplay dolls, Pepe for Wovenplay shoes…and other cool surprises!
Posted in PhotographyApril 30, 2014
A Look At… Hugh Holland “It was about having fun and not even thinking about it…” Hugh Holland
Posted in ProductsApril 29, 2014
It’s new, it’s launching in May, it’s for boys 4 to 11 years old, it’s a mix of cool hoodies/easy wear corduroy jackets/trousers that are “as happy at the skate park or the beach” and it’s called ABC123me
Posted in BusinessApril 28, 2014
Inger Breitenstein, of children’s fashion agent based in London, represents mainly Scandinavian brands such as Angulus, FUB knitwear and Ver de Terre. Born in Copenhagen, Inger has a passion for Danish design and she appreciates modern, natural and functional products.
Posted in Mood of the dayApril 23, 2014
Inspired by the World Cup 2014, many Brazilian children’s brands developed their Fall/Winter collections focused on welcoming foreign people and cultures in the country. And so did Fábula, the children’s line of acclaimed fashion label Farm.
Posted in CultureApril 22, 2014
Book books books! “The 51st annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair was a wow“, reports Freddy Deane, founder of Smiling Planet and writer+illustrator. His report tells us all about the event and the new great books to come.
Posted in Retail - WindowsApril 21, 2014
Among the large amount of new children’s e-stores brought to the web every month, only a few are (unfortunately) worth a visit. Minikin is one to remember as it is fresh, personal and beautifully made.
Posted in CultureApril 20, 2014
This TED talk by a 13 year old boy has been around for many months, so it’s not very new. Nevertheless, it’s really a favourite that we keep showing to our friends. As thought provoking as it is entertaining, it’s another one to watch with the whole family. (click on READ MORE to access the video)
Posted in CultureApril 17, 2014
When a child is playing, it is the perfect time to learn. With this in mind, Julie Klear and Moulay Essakalli of Zid Zid Kids have created Petit Zarafa™, the first play-based multi-language learning subscription website for little ones ages 2 and up.
Posted in PhotographyApril 16, 2014
A Look At… Alain Laboile born in Bordeaux (France) photographer and father of six, portrays unadulterated snapshots of family and childhood.