show season AW23

Pirouette’s trade show schedule
for AW/ FW 23

So for many 2023 looks set to be a tough year. Independents will undoubtedly need to be at their creative best use their ability to quickly adapt to meet the challenges ahead. We know though just how resilient this industry is. New independent bricks and mortar stores are…

Knut, & Mom Holly Biörklund (Artist & Muralist)

Way back in January of this year I was lucky enough to be introduced to this wonderful human who was accompanying her BFF to Pitti Bimbo. Grouped together on a press/ influencer tour we spent a lovely evening at Betty Soldi’s workshop in a magical setting followed by a…

Pirouette picks 5 kids desks

Pirouette picks: 5 kids’ desks you’ll love

There’s no doubt that if possible it’s well worth your child having their own desk. By having their own desk to learn and play it helps children develop independence, concentration, and because the desks have been designed specifically for the size and shape of kids…

A look at Maison&Objet, Paris

The latest edition of Maison&Objet saw 162 brands exhibiting in the kids' & family section - representing just over 7% of total exhibitors. With the market for kids' furniture estimated to be worth just under $40 billion US in 2021 and forecast to grow significantly in…

New Bricks & Mortar Store ‘Charlie & Lu’ opens in Essen

More evidence that the rejuvenation of bricks & mortar is underway. Paade Mode have just opened their flagship store in Riga. Carmel London has a new location on Madison Avenue in New York whilst at the weekend Charlie & Lu opened a new store in Essen. In a recent panel…

Caramel New York

Caramel opens store in New York It’s being said that bricks & mortar is back , it’s a discussion thread that we’ve been watching & following recently. Which makes it interesting to see Caramel London opening a New York bricks & mortar situated on a…

AW22 Collections Launching – The Animals Observatory

The AW22 collections are launching and first up The Animals Observatory 'La cité de la lumière' AW22    is available through their own website & stockists now. Back in January 2022 when we originally saw this collection we fell in love with the faux fur Titan Camo Hats &…

It’s Written in the Stars – The New Society FW/AW22 available now

It's Written in the Stars The New Society FW/ AW22 'It's Written in the Stars' was another really strong FW22 collection that caught our attention back in January 2022. Speaking with brand director Estefania Grandio this collection is their most sustainable to date, with the…

Playtime Paris 29

Playtime Paris #29 Bonjour French brands!

Kids’ fashion SS23 collections, Playtime Paris #29 Katie chats with some fabulous french brands and ask them to pick 3 pieces to showcase their SS23 collections at Playtime Paris. Vive la France! 8 'très français' labels to look out for. Joey Paris…

Pirouette ‘Coup de Coeur’ – CIFF KIDS

Travelling isn’t easy at the moment. Unfortunately I have to leave Ciff Kids prematurely due to my flight being cancelled and the replacement flight scheduled earlier. It's disappointing because there’s so much to see. The change in date seems for the good. This edition's layout…

Pitti Bimbo 95 video diary

Kids’ fashion SS23 collections, from Pitti Bimbo 95 Back at Pitti ….for their first stand alone show since you know what! More content to follow! Battle of the looks…

Shoes, Boots, Sandals, Sneakers by Young Soles

Young Soles

Brand name : Young Soles Company name : Young Soles Website : www.youngsoles.com Date of creation : AW14 Country of origin : UK Country (ies) of production : Portugal Name of owner/founder(s) : Louise Shill and Stu Anderson Number of employees : 2 Number of sales points…