What’s in store at Pitti Bimbo 89…

Pitti Bimbo 89’s theme is “Special Click” - that moment of spark, the catalyst to success, the X factor. There’s big changes in location to KidzFIZZ, ACTIVELAB, The Nest, EcoEthic and Kid’s Evolution… with all five areas relocating to the top level of The Main Pavilion under the…

Do the Kid’s Wear Magazine ‘Click’ at Pitti Bimbo 89

We all love a good picture and we love taking them. Join the Kid’s Wear Magazine team in checking out the new FUJIFILM instant cameras Instax Mini 9 and Instax Square SQ 6: Try the selfie mirror, play with the strobe color filters and all the funky modes to make the most of your…

Pirouette One to Watch Awards SS20: Pitti Bimbo 89, Playtime NY, CIFF Youth

This season we’re celebrating the cherished and the beloved, as well as the new! The Pirouette One to Watch Awards are back for the summer and this time we find ourselves at Pitti Bimbo, Playtime NY and our new partner CIFF YOUTH. As usual, we’re on the lookout for emerging…

COMING SOON: Pirouette Video Diary Pitti Bimbo #89 ‘Special Click’

Pirouette Video Diary Pitti Bimbo #89 20-22 June 2019 It's that time of year again... show season! What is behind your creativity and innovation? What is it that sparks your imagination? This edition of Pitti Bimbo explores the ‘Special Click’.
 Pirouette Editor Katie Kendrick…

Coming Soon: SCREEN CAPTURE – Metamorphosis ‘Child to Fashionista’

Live art piece by fashion illustrator Chris Gambrell Playtime Paris #26 Sat, 29 June – Mon, 1 July 2019. Parc Floral de Paris For this edition of the Screen Capture exhibition Pirouette invites fashion illustrator Chris Gambrell to explore the metamorphosis from ‘child to…

A look at Milan Design Week 2019

When Katie invited me to contribute to Pirouette and explained that my first assignment would be to go to Milan Design Week I jumped at the chance. As an interior designer based in Paris the opportunity to explore the goings-on in Milan and share my feelings about it with you…

Pirouette One to Watch Winners SS19 Interview: The New Society

The New Society all ready to go... Fashion can be a strange black hole of time travel, with designers creating new collections whilst at the same time selling next season's collection during which the current collection drops in stores. Past, present and future all at once. The…

Portugal Kid’s Fashion Week

This weekend the beautiful city of Porto played host to Portugal Fashion Week, and for the first time children's fashion is part of the programme with the launch of their Kid's Fashion Week. The beautifully produced shows meant we were introduced to a selection of diverse…

Trade Show Report: Playtime Paris #25

Playtime Paris #25 Parc Floral de Paris January 2019 For the 25th edition Playtime Paris has expanded their lifestyle area to take in the South building. Along with Maison & Object, Playtime Paris now offers a massive selection of children's home and lifestyle brands, with a…

Trade Show Report: CIFF YOUTH AW19 / FW19

It was all change for Copenhagen based show CIFF YOUTH. Change of name, change of venue, and a change to the time so to take place alongside the men's/ women's shows for the first time. The space given to the exhibitors to present their collections was generous making for a…

Trade Show Report: KID WEEK, Paris – AW19 / FW19

It was the first edition of KID WEEK in Paris, formally known as the Kid Show. Taking place over four days in the fashionable Marais district, KID WEEK offers a curated selection of 25 brands. The 7 private showrooms and multi brand showroom, KID Apartment are all located within…

Trade Show Report: Pitti Bimbo 88 – AW19 / FW19

It seems a while now since Pitt Bimbo 88, but the vibrant imprint of this edition and its events remain clearly visible both in my memory and the collective memory that is the web. What's really fantastic about Pitti Bimbo is how the children's show benefits from following the…