Hannah and the butterflies

There is an air of spring time in London, Paris and New York. Butterflies spread their rainbow colored wings in Mount Street Gardens, Jardins du Palais Royal and Grammercy Park.  To celebrate this beautiful moment, I want to share an inspiring image with you. Hannah lives…

Favorite children's movies

Animation, 2-3 years From the same director don't miss Princes and princesses, Azur and Azmar. Amazing design, beautiful African stories. Good all Barbapapa, fun, colorful and clever, from a very young age.  A poetic and curious world of Japanese inspired…

Designing the future

California based Design Options,  specialized in Style and Trend forecast, opened their kids section 3 years ago. Their long list of clients include Gymboree, Osh Kosh/Carters, Weatherproof Kids,  London Fog Kids. I really like the way those guys present their themes and how…

Alicespiration

One of children literature's most endearing and enduring characters, Alice in Wonderland appeals to children and adults alike. Doubtless Tim Burton's adaptation of the Lewis Carrol tale will leave it's mark on the fashion world... Open a recent edition of a…

Yoya Man

Stephane Gerbier with Isis-Colombe Combeas and her son Aliocha at the Milk party hosted by YoyaMart in Fall 09.  YoyaMart, Gansevoort Street in the Meat Packing District, NY When YoyaMart opened in January 2004, it brought a whole energy to New York. It was new,…

Old school

A little while ago my mother gave me a nice little brown suitcase. "I found this in the attic and I thought you would be happy to have it for the children. It's full of old memories". Oh yes!I found a few dear books from my childhood including this Tit'Pom that my sister…

Designer’s inspirations

Interview with Nicole Frobush, creator of London based ethical, eco-friendly label Nixie Clothing. Two words to describe Nixie Clothing ?  Creative and ethical. Your inspirations at the moment ? My constant inspiration is nature. And at the moment I really love Australian…

Pink matters

  Pink is an obsession for every girl between age 2 and 3. This is just a rule, and don't try to fight too hard. I bought the most gorgeous clothes for my girls around that age : minimal grey dress from Tuss, taupe bohemian top from Antik Batik,  vintage looking brown…