Bubble London avant-premiere

  British brand Waddler is all about creating a beautiful and wild world for the little monsters around us. Made from natural materials and produced to fair trade standards, Waddler will be showing at Bubble London, 30 & 31 January 2011. Thanks to Tabara @ Bubble……

Main trend at Maison & Objet

  With its 8 halls, 101,000 square meter and 2860 exhibitors, the trade show Maison & Objet can be very overwhelming. Depending on how long you stay and how far you go in the alleys of ashtrays, cast iron coat racks and useless objects, you either become dizzy, sick or…

Getting ready for Maison & Objet

Maison & Objet will take place at the end of the week in Paris (Sept 3-7). 8 halls, 90,000 visitors. Furniture, design, gifts, home decor and lots of kids stuff. Donna Wilson will exhibit her brand new knitted creations. Full report on Pirouette next week.

Italian excellence

Showing at White for Kids last month, caporea is a brand produced and distributed by View, a laboratory of hand-made research based in Northern Italy. The collection is wide, diverse, in a sophisticated color palette. You can't help touching the pieces, obviously manufactured…

Show report : Playtime Paris

A selection of the best children's brands were showing at Playtime Paris this week end. Among the booths I noticed busy, writing orders in a continuous way, were Pepe children's shoes, Maan, Gold, Simple kids, Album di famiglia, April Showers by Polder, Bobo…

It's show season again : Kleine Fabriek

On July 4-5, Amsterdam will be the home town for the 11th edition of kleine fabriek. The fair is known for being very lively, well organized, international (lots of Scandinavian, German, Belgium visitors), and I have to say that Amsterdam is a great destination for food and…

Achim Lippoth and White For Kids

  . . "Puppen", a new story from Achim Lippoth (photographer and publisher of kid' s wear magazine), will be exhibited at White For Kids in Milan on Sunday 27-29. For its second edition, White For Kids will also feature a special and funny project with kid's wear, a live photo…

Bubble London report

    This was another very lively edition of Bubble London. The exhibitors were all enthusiastic and reported good foot traffic (a lot more international) and, the most important, a satisfying amount of orders. This is really good thing to hear for everyone in the…

It's show season again : Playtime Paris

Playtime will take place at Parc Floral in Paris on July 3-5. It is the 8th edition of the show which will showcase 250 brands and a large array of product categories (clothing, accessories, toys,maternity, child care, etc). I have never been to Playtime, this will be my first…

It's show season again…White For Kids

At the end of the month, right after Pitti Bimbo, White for Kids will be held in Milan on June 27-29. White for Kids is a new comer and this will be its second edition. The show gathers around 70 brands including prestigious names such as Chloe and Sonia Rykiel. The design of…

It's trade shows season again!

The Trade Shows season will kick off again, starting in London with Bubble on June 20-21. Bubble London is a must for all the brands who want to have a strong presence in the UK. With around 200 exhibitors, it offers visitors a good mix of commercial, well established,…

It's show season again : Bubble London

                                          The 5th edition of Bubble London just closed its doors tonight. Among the 160 brands showing in the beautiful art deco…