Four new brands added to the store shelves and web pages of Elias & Grace for there coming Autumn Winter 2014 : Little Remix, Bobo Choses, Noe and Zoe and Miss Hall. 60 international designer children fashion that include Bonpoint, American Outfitters and Little Marc Jacobs.
Name of the brand Veja / Name of the company Veja
Created in 2004
Country of origin France / Country of production Veja is a Paris based company but the trainers and accessories are created in Brazil, a country unique in its ability to combine organic cotton farming, wild rubber tapping, social enterprises and good working conditions.
Our mother and child of the the day are hard core travelers and adventurers. Lola doesn’t go to school anymore, she’s studying at home because there’s no French school in Salvador de Bahia, where she will be moving soon moving. Her mother Vanessa Pol, founder of Zanzibook (Kids book App publisher) and father spend a lot of time with her; she helps her mother with Zanzibook
Eve is a conversationalist! She is also an athlete who loves to climb and to run whenever she is outside, and a budding aesthete who likes to read and draw intricate pictures when she is inside. She adores playing with her family and friends, especially her baby sister, her school friends, and her cousins. Amanda is an art historian with a specialization in photo history.
Sonia Alonsodescribes her daughter Carmen as “a girl who loves to sew & to draw, who is also very friendly & responsible with homework”. We all want kids like that! While carmen is drawing and sewing, Sonia can focus on her well documented website about kid’s fashion, called menuda moda.
Honore is the youngest boy ever interviewed on Pirouette, but the little 19 months old is already very opinionated. Obsessed with cars (toys AND real ones) and anything with wheels, he’s always ready for big fun like having his head upside down or running super fast and kicking the ball. Let’s read more about him and mother Elisa Lempicka, Consultant and Design Director for Lolita Lempicka.
With two parents being bloggers, Clara is very tuned in to taking in the world around her. She loves going out to eat, watching cooking shows (Mad Hungry Food, Jacques Pepin, and Gordon Ramsay being her favorites), and traveling, as long as a swimming pool is involved. Yolanda her mother is an editor at large at Martha Stewart Living, co-founder of the wonderful blog Momfilter, and author of Travels with Clara.
When they hit the market in 2005, Veja shoes got a lot of attention, for they were the first ecological trainers brand respecting both humans and the environment. Clean design – organic cotton from the Northeast of Brazil – wild Amazonian rubber and ecological leather – workers’ rights are respected : their look and story had all to seduce. Great news, mini versions of the green shoes, inspired by the adults style, are now making their way to success. 2-10 years old.
Stacey Fraser, owner/designer of Pink Chicken, and two daughters. Belle, 9 years old, is a super sweet sensitive kids who has lots of friends and hobbies. She plays ice hockey and basketball. .. and really loves to cook and draw. As sweet as Belle is, Sadie, 5 and half, is just as mischievous! She has a great sense of humor and loves to draw, ice skate, sing, dance and annoy her big sister!
Maxine likes ballet, princesses and anything pink. She loves playing make believe. Alexandre likes football, he is an Arsenal fan.He loves mythology, reading, playing football and being outdoors. Niloufar Bakhtiar – Clignet is an interior designer www.nbbdesign.com and co-owner of London store Bobokids.
Our guests today are French but live in Bahrain, small island of the Persian Gulf, near Qatar and not very far from Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Almost 10, Luna is a very intense little girl with thousand of questions at all times. Three years younger, Anaë (also called “Happy girl”at home) always skips on her tiptoes instead of walking. Virginie Dreyer, mother of the two, is the co-founder of CeQueJeVoeu (a fun PJ brand launched a couple of years ago – currently dormant) and the designer/creator of Tiny-Us project (www.tiny-us.com).