Posted in BrandsMarch 22, 2012
Brand Name Pom d’Api – Company name Rautureau Apple Shoes
Date of creation 1870 for the company, 1973 for the Brand
Country of origin France – Country of production France, Tunisia (and Asia for sneakers)
Name of the owners Guy Rautureau and Yvon Rautureau, sons of the founder Joseph Rautureau.
Just released, “Playful Homes” by Andrew Weaving is not just another publication on kid’s rooms. The 240 pages book features twelve family homes, all designed
Posted in Trade ShowsMarch 20, 2012
I have to say that my favourite children’s trade show is Playtime New York. Well, two (main) good reasons
Posted in ProductsMarch 18, 2012
They are very stylish and wonderfully designed; they carry names such as Jackie, Lenny or Bobby; they do the best job to protect the eyes. Sons + Daughters‘ hot
Posted in Mood of the dayMarch 18, 2012
Here’s a funny pop video featuring dresses by Bang Bang Copenhagen. This song was launched for International Women’s Day, by Swedish pop band Tikkle Me. Happy Mother’s day ! (UK).
Posted in Mood of the dayMarch 17, 2012
When I was living in New York I was in love with European stores, and now that I am based in Europe, I buy most of my things in the Big Apple (the change rate is in my favour!). The grass is always greener…
Posted in PhotographyMarch 15, 2012
I loved the feature “Toying with ideas – Philosophers on children” in the latest issue of Kidswear Magazine. A brillant compilation of quotes on education and childhood by Nietsche, Hannah Arendt,
Posted in Family TravelMarch 14, 2012
I had a wonderful time in sunny San Francisco, where I was able to catch up with children’s designers Jess Brown & to Dagmar Daley. Both recommended
Nathan is a very joyful and communicative boy with a passion for animals; he talks about them to every person he meets! Carla-Rose, as joyful as her brother, is articulate as well as being a true artist.
Posted in Trade ShowsMarch 12, 2012
Here’s a selection of the the brands that caught my eye at the show.
Posted in Retail - WindowsMarch 11, 2012
Although I spent a lot of time at Lost and Found in LA (see my post from last week), I also visited stores in West LA
Posted in CultureMarch 11, 2012
Boy (by director Taika Waititi), is a movie to add to the MUST SEE list .