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One to Watch awards

New Season:

January 7, 2019

The Pirouette One to Watch Awards are back for the AW19 trade show selling season starting in Florence at Pitti Bimbo’88 with Pirouette Editor Katie Kendrick. Then it’s out to the States for Playtime, New York with blog founder Florence Rolando, and finally we head to the UK for Dot to Dot, London. So let us do the hard work and keep a watch out for the winning brands!

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Interviews One to Watch awards

#Pirouette12Watch Award Winner Interview: Ari London

September 21, 2018
Ari London

Fatimah Hussain is the designer and founder of Ari London. Our Pirouette One to Watch Award winner from Dot to Dot London believes that luxury and sustainability are qualities that should go hand in hand. An attitude that the big luxury labels seem to continue in having a selective approach to. Fatima has two design/production studios, one in the heart of London, the other in Scotland, both providing flexible working for the production workers. This is a young luxury label with clean lines, sustainable, sophisticated fabric and a boss that wants to challenge the norm. Lets meet Fatimah and find out more….

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Interviews Mood of the day Retail

Don’t Panic it’s Organic! Organic Zoo Store, Brighton UK

May 24, 2018
Organic Zoo Store Brighton

Don’t panic it’s organic! During the show season Paulina Krywosinska, owner and founder of Organic Zoo always proves to be a most warm and lovely catch up for Pirouette. However with Paulina having recently opened her very first Organic Zoo store located in Brighton, UK the catch up couldn’t wait until the shows… Paulina tells us more about her latest venture. Continue Reading

Parent & Child interviews

Wade, 7 years old – Bradford (Yorkshire), UK

July 4, 2012

Wade is a kind and helpful big brother to Holden (3) and Pearl (2). A thoughtful creative boy who loves climbing trees and is a talented artist, specializing in quirky little monsters! Mother Anna Roberts is an artist. She illustrated book covers and worked for magazines including Dazed and Confused. She recently began to draw some of the many photographs she’s taken of her own children and she created Out To Play when people started asking her to do commissions of their kids. Continue Reading

Mood of the day

Aravore Luxury “Brand of Tomorrow” for 2012

May 31, 2012

I finally made it to Crouch End in North London, to visit the Aravore store. It was worth the trip, as the area is quite special and lovely, and the store is very charming. There is nod to the 20’s in the boutique, visible through the clothes and display as well as through the music playing in the background. The beautiful knits collection (bloomers, polos with striped collar, elegant cardigans), the wooden chests of drawers and the hydrangea take you to the Riviera at the beginning of the last century, with a modern twist. Continue Reading