Playtime New York #17

Playtime New York #17 preview

This time it's New York's turn to host Playtime, the show kicks off this Sunday 5th and runs until Tuesday 7th August. Pirouette will be there to cover Playtime NY #17 and look for our final Pirouette One to Watch Award Winners for the SS19 season. 180 brands will be exhibiting…

Bobo choses - Playtime Paris #24 show report

Show Report: Playtime Paris #24 SS19

The 24th edition of Playtime Paris was an expansive show with a large range of new and existing brands to try and see. Whilst the show was jam packed with some great collections it was also incredibly hot! Playtime Paris #24 saw an increase in super stands, super strong…

Screen Capture: Modern Beauty?

Time for Playtime Paris. 30 June – 2 July, 24th edition.

This Saturday Playtime Paris will open the doors to their 24th edition. This edition has a whopping 54o brands exhibiting, 100 of which are exhibiting for the first time so there will certainly be a lot to look at! Playtime also has a number of fantastic projects during the…

Clare, Cristina & Little Creative factory team

English at Your Desk & Little Creative Factory:

Like it or hate, the English language is key to communicating/ trading in the International market. Good communications skills translate to sales, poor communication skills cause confusion and hesitancy that can result in lost sales. Last Summer Cristina Fernandez designer and…

Pitti Bimbo 87 DAY 3 - Velveteen interview

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.

Pucci breakfast at Pitti Bimbo 87

Pitti Bimbo 87 video diary – DAY 2

Day 2 at Pitti Bimbo 87 includes breakfast at Pucci and and an interview with Laudomia Pucci, Image Director of Pucci, and Mila Zegna Baruffa of Simonetta, followed by catwalk shows: Kidz Fizz and the Apartment, we talk to Maria Julia, stylist for both shows. Plus an interview…

Pitti Bimbo 87 video diary – DAY 0

So the show hasn't yet started but we arrived to pick up our Press passes and have a quick snoop around before everyone arrives tomorrow.

Birgir Birgisson, RHUBARB REPUBLIK, Reykjavik Iceland

Agent Series: Birgir Birgisson, RHUBARB REPUBLIK.

For this the second part of our agent series we talk to Birgir Birgisson, owner of Rhubarb Republik, a Brand Agency which in their own words "creates social platforms between conceptual children brands and conceptual retailers all over the world".

Screen capture exhibition. Modern Beauty? at Playtime Paris.

Screen Capture: Modern Beauty?

Pirouette returns to Playtime Paris to curate the second edition of the Screen Capture series. This time the exhibition explores the theme of Modern Beauty. Beauty... physical, nature, behaviour, in a world where we can now add a filter, instantly display our like or dislike,…

Tabata Kids

Agent series: Ana Castán Puente, Tabata Kids Barcelona.

We start off our series on the role of the agent in children's fashion with an interview from Barcelona based Tabata Kids who represents the likes of Organic Zoo, Emile et Ida, Sleepy Doe and more. Any label looking to develop it's customer base will at some point consider…

#Pirouette12Watch Winner AW19: Novel Walk

It's important children's shoes are comfortable, durable and if they can look rather wonderful in the process even better. Spanish label Novel Walk do just this, good quality manufacturing, sensible yet beautiful and very cool. They also have the most clever, eye catching…