Playtime 25th edition – A focus on the Family

It’s time for the 25th edition of Playtime Paris and it’s all about ‘Family’. Of the 548 brands at the show 418 brands will be returning, whilst 130 are first time exhibitors. The lifestyle section of the show will expand taking over another area near the South entrance as well…

Pitti Bimbo 88 video diary – day 3

Final day at Pitti Bimbo is alway a little quieter than the first couple of days which means it's the perfect time to hit the brands with some random questions from the Surprise Box. Plus we visit the Barbie exhibition with Laura from Velveteen.   SURPRISE BOX: Raspberry…

Pitti Bimbo 88 video diary – day 2

Day 2 at Pitti Bimbo, is a busy day: Pucci breakfast, followed by the KidzFIZZ and Apartment catwalk shows, not to mention the Pirouette One to Watch Awards and loads more to follow.   Apartment catwalk show Apartment catwalk show featuring Le Mu, Pero, Piccola Ludo,…

Pitti Bimbo 88 video diary – day 1

Yesterday was the rehearsals, today we take a look at the real thing! Catwalk shows from Children's Fashion from Spain. Monnalisa, Stefania and finally Il Gufo.   CATWALK SHOW: Children's Fashion from Spain https://vimeo.com/312080673 Featuring Spanish children's fashion…

Pitti Bimbo 88 video diary – set up day

Behind the scenes at Children's Fashion for Spain rehearsals We talk to Pablo Conde from ICEX about the Children's Fashion from Spain fashion show at Pitti Bimbo and the promotion of Spanish brands. Plus we have a quick peek behind the scenes at rehearsals for their runway show…

Pitti Bimbo 88: Jan 17 -19 2019, what’s on?

On Thursday the 17th of January the extravaganza that is Pitti Bimbo 88 kicks off the children’s fashion calendar with over 500 collections being exhibited. What’s inside The PITTI BOX? We take a look at what’s on over the three days of the Italian children’s fashion and…

New Screen Capture: Parent & Child interviews revisited. Playtime Paris exhibition 2019

Screen Capture exhibition: Parent and Child interviews revisited. January 26 - 28 2019 In a fast-paced ever-changing world it’s important to occasionally stop and reflect on things done, and experiences shared. Pirouette’s Parent & Child interviews provide a snapshot in time…

Pitti Bimbo 88 Video Diary

Whether you are inside the box looking out, or outside looking in Pirouette Editor Katie Kendrick invites you to join her during three days of this enigmatic International children’s fashion and lifestyle show. Reporting all the news from the 88th edition of Pitti Bimbo with…

KID’S HUB, Las Vegas. In conversation with Sebastien De Hutten

Playtime's latest offspring - Kid's Hub, Las Vegas. Playtime is heading West Stateside with a different show model to usual. Even the name has changed for this new location, KID'S HUB by Playtime. So why Las Vegas? And why the different model? We thought it important to find out…

#Pirouette12Watch Award Winner Interview: Ari London

Fatimah Hussain is the designer and founder of Ari London. Our Pirouette One to Watch Award winner from Dot to Dot London believes that luxury and sustainability are qualities that should go hand in hand. An attitude that the big luxury labels seem to continue in having a…

Trade Show Report: Playtime New York #17

New York was hot and humid but inside this Big Apple edition of Playtime it was lovely and cool. Cool enough in fact for the exhibitors to be wrapped in scarves, yet still smiling. You can't win Playtime ;-) Teasing over, this is a nice show and the perfect size to incubate a…