Sol is an online store dedicated to teenagers and young teens, created by Salomé Galib and operating from the US (Dumbo in Brooklyn, NYC). A great concept when you think how difficult it is to find a place that combines fashion content, reasonable prices and expectations of both parents and children. Now, let’s Salome talk about her business and about things she cares for…
I welcome two ladies with delicious names today. Oona is a highly spirited trilingual kid filled with curiosity. She loves her Isadora Duncan dance class, anything to do with a pool, playing at the park with her friends, and drawing monsters and rabbits. Jeanne Omlor her mother is an artist, actress and author of www.bellissimakids.com.
Flynn (aka Q, short for her Chinese name) is a daredevil and tomboy who would sooner go around like Mowgli of the Jungle than ever wear a stitch of clothing, so it’s ironic that she is best known in the blogosphere for her “style”. Maia Chavez Larkin, the mother comments : “I attribute this to the fact that her tastes are not swayed by traditional girlie-style, and also to her massive quantities of charisma and natural beauty.
Natacha, Mathilda and their little brother Achille are the main characters of a story that their mother Claude B. publishes on www.itsohso.blogspot.com and www.petitsbonheurs123.wordpress.com. The story of beautiful, rare, precious moments captured with a unique sensibility. Natacha and Mathilda are the first twin sisters interviewed on Pirouette.
What do you want to be when you grow up Natacha surgeon Mathilda painter
What is your favorite famous person Natacha I don’t know any famous person Mathilda Tintin
What makes you happy/laugh Natacha Mum (!!!) Mathilda My friends
What makes you sad/angry Natacha When my sister doesn’t give me her things Mathilda Idem
Your favorite book Natacha Les malheurs de Sophie Mathilda Tintin
Your favorite films Natacha Le Petit Nicolas Mathilda Le Petit Nicolas
Your favorite animal Natacha Horses Mathilda Dogs
The best holidays you ever had Natacha Our last summer holidays on a sailing boat, around Elba Island Mathilda Idem
A city that you would dream to visit Natacha Paris Mathilda New York
Who chooses your clothes in the morning Natacha Me! Mathilda Me under mum’s control (!!!)
Your favorite color Natacha Grey Mathilda Black
Your favorite outfit Natacha Dresses Mathilda Knickers and bloomers
What is the piece your like the most from your wardrobe Natacha My black linen dress from La Princesse au Petit Pois Mathilda My super hero T-shirt from Finger in the Nose
The next item you would like to get Natacha A Polly Pocket Circuit Mathilda A Playmobil Swimming Pool
Your favorite children’s brands Finger in the Nose, Bonpoint, Bodebo, Le Vestiaire de Jeanne, Marie et Rose Alice
Your favorite children’s stores I buy mainly online
Your favorite e-stores Little fashion Gallery, Lillibulle, Smallable. For books, I let the kids choose when we go to the library
A website that inspires you All those listed on my blogroll!
The criteria you consider when you buy something for your children Quality, esthetic, price
Last item you added to your child’s wardrobe A Bodebo skirt
Most precious item you bought for your child Brand clothes for kids are a luxury, I consider them as precious
Best gift you gave for a child’s B-day The gifts that I choose!!! More seriously, they generally choose it. If they’re happy with it, it’s the best gift…
Items that are hard to find Nice shoes for big girls
Favorite pieces in the girl’s wardrobe A Bonpoint dress with red/grey prints (winter collection) and a pair of clogs, to see here
Where are you going for the summer holidays Sailing, we don’t know where yet…