Sunday Video: Two Babies, Two Dads, Two Cultures

Emotive and thought provoking animation beautifully illustrated by Maya Edelman for the New York Times series: Conception.   Illustrated by Maya Edelman https://www.mayaedelman.com produced by Margaret Cheatham Williams…

Sunday Video: Rocket man by Kate Bush

Kate Bush has just released the video of her 1991 cover of Rocket Man by Elton John. A perfect little video for a Sunday morning to remind us (as if we need it) of the genius that is Kate Bush. Her rarities album 'The Other Sides' is released on the…

KiSSe SS19 – The Sea Attacktion

A stop motion animation by KiSSe for their SS19 collection. A girl with purple hair, a six-eyed octopus and a mermaid. The KiSSe collection aims to empower the child’s imagination and expression by featuring hand-drawn prints by children. The colourful mermaid and wacky octopus…

One to Watch Awards Invited Designer Interview: SO-SO

'Lose the north' Compass by SO-SO Maria and João met at architecture school, after which they worked as architects for some time but both missed “practical work”... So João bought some machines so he could work with wood in his free time. They then started designing some pieces…

2018 Insiders Year End Review – Part 2

Now for Part 2 of our 2018 Year End Review... with lots to look out for and some great suggestions from our kidswear industry insiders.

2018 Insiders Year End Review Part 1

So what were the names to remember from 2018. Our kid's wear insiders have chosen from their favourite brands, artists, websites, cultural hits and share with us the things they are looking forward to in 2019. So let's start with part 1 of our 2 part Pirouette's Insider Year End…

Celebrating 10 Years of Pirouette: 2011 – Year end review by insiders Part I

In 2019 Pirouette celebrates 10 years! By way of looking forward Pirouette will be launching a brand new look website in the New Year that will allow for up to date news and easily discoverable articles. Whilst developing Pirouette for the next ten years we also take some time…

Reebok Classic x The Animals Observatory. In conversation with Laia Aguilar

Reebok high tops were a classic staple in my house as a child. Slim fitting with ankle support the Reebok high top was hugely appreciated by this lanky narrow footed child. Plus they added that extra cool to the BMX biking look that I was carefully cultivating at the time. So…

Natural skincare products for Children: Florence talks with Helene Fulchi, founder of Minois Paris.

Helene Fulchi is a French Mum living in Lisbon with her husband Nicolas and daughter Paz (3 years old). With a background in marketing and advertisement Helene founded Minois Paris in December 2015. Florence chats with Helene to discover more about this ever expanding children's…

Kids aloud at London Fashion week? In Conversation with Amanda Rabor – Mini Mode

Pirouette recently attended Mini Mode's second edition of their multi-brand runway show in London. Like the first show earlier in the year both have taken place at the same time as London's Fashion Week essentially piggybacking the grownup's party. The show wasn't without it's…

Pirouette One To Watch Winners AW18 Interview: Devon’s Drawer

Sustainability, organic production and quality with the possibility of longevity are why Devon's Drawer were our Pirouette One To Watch Award Winners (Fashion AW18) at Playtime NY back in February this year. Flash forward in the childrenswear calendar and they are ready to…

Travel Journal: Bolinas by Photographer Monika Elena

So far Summer 2018 has been a hot one it seems for a lot of us, however for Photographer Monika Elena her stay in Bolinas also has provided spirituality and artistry. She shares with Pirouette her experience of this magical, bohemian town in California.