Posted in Mood of the dayOctober 9, 2014
Halloween is just around the corner here in New York. As leaves start to wear their fall colors, so do the staircases, windows and restaurant tables across the city. Pumpkins are starting to make their appearance almost everywhere! How to celebrate Halloween the sweet way? Suggestions and ideas from a French party planner living in New York.
Posted in PhotographyOctober 8, 2014
A Look At... The Dreamers series by Venice-based visual artist, Francesco Sambo.
Posted in ProductsOctober 6, 2014
If you like knits + vibrant colors, Sweet William is your perfect destination today : they have just received a wonderful assortment for babies and children by Cabbages and Kings, Boy+Girl, Noe & Zoe, Macarons, Kidscase and Degen. All on Pirouette’s fav brands list. Retail therapy at its best!
The cult London store by Comme Des Garçons, Dover Street Market, opened 10 year ago…already! To celebrate the anniversary, Stella McCartney created an exclusive line of T-shirts for children, sold in a cute pop up at the store. It’s on till October 4th…hurry up!
Posted in Mood of the dayOctober 2, 2014
Mothers are privileged. With the bounty of networks and resources out there (and I’m not talking about Mumsnet…), it must be a cinch to stumble upon good leads for just about anything that Mom might find relevant or inspirational. Dads have to look a little harder…
Posted in Photography,ProductsOctober 1, 2014
They won an award at the last Playtime Paris edition and were in everybody’s lips : Milk and Biscuits, a brand launched by Kate Smith, a Brit based in Shanghai. Their colourful and fresh collection was shot by Michelle Marshall. Like the vibrant and textured pieces of the collection, the images she created bring tons of good mood and stay with you.
Posted in HealthSeptember 28, 2014
PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN AGAINST CELL PHONE RADIATIONS
Cell phone radiations are detrimental to our health. The most vulnerable are children, and even more foetus. If you are pregnant and want to maximise your child’s health and good development, take a look at this video.
Posted in Retail - WindowsSeptember 23, 2014
It is rather frequent to see boutiques and brands who launched with baby and toddler clothes increasing their size range a few years later. For Kidsen London, it is a grand ecart time, as they are now adding clothes in sizes up to age 16, from brands including Little Remix, Finger in the nose and LA Loi. “My original KIDSEN customer has grown up
Posted in HealthSeptember 22, 2014
The textile industry is known to use massive quantities of chemicals. How do these toxic components affect the body, what are they exactly, how to protect your children and yourself ? Little overview of the whole fabric chain + testimony from organic brand designers.
Posted in Culture,Family TravelSeptember 19, 2014
Leap and Hop is a series of travel books for children written by Isabelle Demenge and illustrated by Emilie Sarnel. A wonderful way for kids to be conscious travellers, to absorb facts and history about the countries they visit, in an interactive, playful way.
Posted in ProductsSeptember 16, 2014
EFVVA was brought to my attention by Deborah Beau of kickcanandconkers, so it is no wonder that it contains high amounts of hand-made and artistic content! Each item is different, created and painted or decorated by the owner Ewa Wróbel-Hultqvist, using premium ecological materials. Unique and inspiring.
Posted in ProductsSeptember 15, 2014
Naturally oiled leathers, metallic tones, exotic patterns are are the stars of the 10-is (say tennis) F/W collection. The shoes, simple and understated, are enriched by subtle yet noticeable details and design elements. 10-is offers the perfect choice to bring character to a casual silhouette.