• Mood of the day

    A Romanian stage for MàS

    Playtime New York was the occasion to check the new collection of Mademoiselle à Soho, a young brand combining French design, American comfort and Romanian craft. In a post I wrote in October 2011, Alexana the founder…

    March 22, 2013
  • Products

    My New York crush : HBB Industria Argentina

    When I saw this new brand at Playtime New York, I had an immediate crush. I also enjoyed very much chatting with Jimena Bruguera, founder of the brand, originally from Argentina and currently living in Brooklyn.…

    March 17, 2013
  • Mood of the day

    Like Bowie? Go for Nixie Clothing!

    Use of bright colours and alternative patterns, t-shirts filled with stars and large stripes of different colours, yellow and blue make-up : the new collection by Nixie Clothing shows obvious influences of ever changing David Bowie…

    March 14, 2013
  • Products

    Eduardo Cattus

    Based in Latvia, Inga and Evija (two sisters) recently launched an indie design brand called Eduardo Cattus. Not an obvious thing at first sight, for Inga graduated in economics and  Evija in environment science.  But their childhood was much about fashion…

    March 13, 2013
  • Mario's Small School of Magic
    Culture

    Mario The Magician

    His shows are uplifting, inventive, highly interactive, and oh-so-original; he surrounds himself with  silly antics, colorful, handmade props, and a live dove named Mozzarella; he throws ridiculously silly and meticulously crafted performances. Meet Mario the Magician, one of New…

    March 11, 2013
  • Mood of the day

    Colliers du Printemps

    These big wooden beads are hand painted with sunny colours such as yellow, pink and ultramarine. UK Mother’s Day is this Sunday, it might be still on time to order – Dents de Loup…

    March 7, 2013
  • Family Travel

    What’s new, New York ?

    I am getting ready for a trip to New York : four days in the Big Apple to visit the kids Trade Show Playtime (work), the Armory Show (pleasure) and to see what’s new in this…

    March 6, 2013