Paade Mode What? Can? I? Do? for Kid’s Wear Mag Vol. 49

What? Can? I? Do? A childish, quick fire interview with Paade Mode founder Linda Raituma and designer Edite Kirse Interviewer: Katie Kendrick (K) Interviewees: Linda Raituma (L) & Edite Kirse (E) Paade Mode WHAT? K: What did you do for the first 30 minutes of your day? L: My…

Pitti Bimbo 87 video diary – DAY 3

Day 3 the final day at Pitti Bimbo 87 is always a great day to catch up with some of the brands. We talk to Velveteen, Nikolia, Paade Mode, Miss L. Ray, and Raspberry Plum about their SS19 collections before finally heading off back home.

Show report: Playtime New York #16 AW18 / FW18

It was a dark rainy Sunday in New York for the 16th edition of Playtime New York but it didn't hamper the vibrancy of the show. In fact Playtime registered a new attendance record of 2,114 professional visitors with the majority (45.3%) attending on the first day. As we stated…

Trade Show Report: Creative Playtime New York SS18

It's no secret that we are big fans of the New York edition of Playtime. Playtime New York 15th edition was fun, friendly and colourful as was the greeting that met visitors at the entrance, with a fruity Haru stuck on design installation created by artist Aurelie Andres.…

Trade Show Report: Pretty Pitti Bimbo 85

Put the fact that Pitti Bimbo takes place in the beautiful city of Firenze Florence to one side and Pitti Bimbo 85 was pretty for so many more reasons other than it's location. Pretty - the Pitti Blooms theme bright, bold and energetic. Pretty - Pero asked us to go pretty in…

Young Creative Brands Are Back at Pitti Bimbo – The Show Takes a New Role Of Emerging Trends Incubator

Pitti Bimbo will take place in Firenze in about a month (19-21 January 2017). The show is bubbling with three new spaces dedicated to young brands. KidzFIZZ (Pitti Bimbo’s concept laboratory) will have its second edition, while The Nest (niche brands with a high creative…

Playtime Paris, 18th edition – July 2015 (S/S16 collections)

After every visit to Playtime Paris, I come back home energised and very keen to write about all the wonderful things I've seen. An increasingly hard task, as the show keeps growing, while maintaining its selection at a high level of quality and creativity. This means alleys and…

Playtime Paris, 17th edition coming soon

Time to book the plane and train tickets for Playtime Paris, due on January 31 to February 2 at Parc Floral de Paris. The show will welcome 440  international brands around children's fashion/decor and maternity. Here's a quick preview of this 17th edition, the largest since the…

Paade Mode F/W 2014-15

The Fall-Winter 14  collection by Paade Mode is called "Below the Snow". It is Inspired by the many stories hidden beneath the snow and the tale of grass waiting to rise again and sprout at the first signs of warmth. A play between pines, bushes and trees mixed with wintery…

From Latvia with Love : Paade Mode

Latvian brand Paade Mode one of my Coups de Coeur at Playtime last July. I found that collection very fresh, honest, with great organic fabrics and beautiful knitted pieces. I also particularly appreciate chatting with the founder, Linda Raituma, so enthusiastic about…