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…

Two new french facelifts – I love Playtime & Doolittle magazine

Well and truly back into work after Summer and we can report on some 'newness' popping up like an out of synch spring. We have a couple of facelifts - both for Playtime & Doolittle magazine, and both seem years younger (too far with this analogy!) I mean look pretty pleasing…

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…

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…

Playtime PARIS 29

Playtime Paris #29 preview

Playtime back to full force With the return of International travel Playtime Paris opens its doors tomorrow the 2 July ready to welcome visitors back to the show. Over 320 brands, with a mix of both established and new brands, 30% lifestyle and 70% fashion. Something for…

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…

Pitti Bimbo 95

Full immersion at Pitti Bimbo 95

PITTI _ ISLAND Pitti Bimbo is back as a standalone show after 2 editions sharing the stage with parental unit Pitti Uomo. It seems we can expect more special projects, an increase to the number of International brands, and the welcome return of the Apartment. Pirouette is here…

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…

Exhibition & ‘Coup de Coeur’ selection by Pirouette at CIFF KIDS 

Take a minute during CIFF KIDS to discover Pirouette’s installation looking at the role of some of the key players in the business of kids’ fashion & lifestyle. Agents, designers, manufacturers - articles and interviews taken from Pirouette over the years. Located at the…

LMN3

Brand name : LMN3 Company name : MissLRay.EU. Website : www.lmnthree.com Date of creation : March, 2020 Country of origin : Austria Country (ies) of production : Portugal, Italy Name of owner/founder(s) : Natasha Milkovich Number of employees : 5-10 Number of sales points : 30…

babu

Rent, Love, Return, Repeat – new platform launching Babu

Exclusive rental subscription service for designer baby and kids' fashion. There are lots of interesting new platforms launching in the kids' fashion & design sector currently. Set to launch on the 1st of June - Babu aims to be UK's first rental subscription service focusing…