Holly & Knut

Knut, & Mom Holly Biörklund (Artist & Muralist)

Way back in January of this year I was lucky enough to be introduced to this wonderful human who was accompanying her BFF to Pitti Bimbo. Grouped together on a press/ influencer tour we spent a…

Home grown remedies: Head lice

Rosemary & lavender nit treatment.A natural formula for effective nit treatment free from organophosphates. Easily found ingredients, simple to make and use. Great for getting rid of both the…

Pirouette picks: 5 kids’ desks you’ll love

There’s no doubt that if possible it’s well worth your child having their own desk. By having their own desk to learn and play it helps children develop independence, concentration, and…

A look at Maison&Objet, Paris

The latest edition of Maison&Objet saw 162 brands exhibiting in the kids' & family section - representing just over 7% of total exhibitors. With the market for kids' furniture estimated to be…

Two new french facelifts – I love Playtime & Doolittle magazine

Well and truly back into work after Summer and we can report on some 'newness' popping up like an out of synch spring. We have a couple of facelifts - both for Playtime & Doolittle magazine, and…

Big Stuffed x The Animals Observatory release their first toy collaboration

Big Stuffed x The Animals Observatory The Animals Observatory recently announced its first capsule collection in collaboration with Paris-based toy brand, BigStuffed. The Animals Observatory x…

Growing up with cancer – part 2 of 2

Childhood cancer awareness month A personal story by Beau Johnston. The main way my tumour impacts me is mentally – and this isn’t always glaringly obvious but cancer is…

childhood cancer

Growing up with cancer – part 1 of 2

Childhood cancer awareness month A personal story by Beau Johnston. Beau is a cheery school girl of 16. She’s bright, funny and studies hard. She loves dance, gymnastics and surfing…

raspberry leaf remedy for hot flush

Home grown remedies: Hot flushes

Raspberry leaf and sage teaRaspberry leaves are well known for balancing female hormones, whilst sage is good for reducing sweating. Combine the two and we have a refreshing drink that can help…

New Bricks & Mortar Store ‘Charlie & Lu’ opens in Essen

More evidence that the rejuvenation of bricks & mortar is underway. Paade Mode have just opened their flagship store in Riga. Carmel London has a new location on Madison Avenue in New York whilst…

Caramel New York

Caramel opens store in New York It’s being said that bricks & mortar is back , it’s a discussion thread that we’ve been watching & following recently. Which makes it…

AW22 Collections Launching – The Animals Observatory

The AW22 collections are launching and first up The Animals Observatory 'La cité de la lumière' AW22    is available through their own website & stockists now. Back in January 2022 when we…

It’s Written in the Stars – The New Society FW/AW22 available now

It's Written in the Stars The New Society FW/ AW22 'It's Written in the Stars' was another really strong FW22 collection that caught our attention back in January 2022. Speaking with brand director…

Playtime Paris 29 interviews

Playtime Paris #29 Bonjour French brands!

Kids’ fashion SS23 collections, Playtime Paris #29 Katie chats with some fabulous french brands and ask them to pick 3 pieces to showcase their SS23 collections at Playtime Paris. Vive la…

Playtime PARIS 29

Playtime Paris #29 preview

Playtime back to full force With the return of International travel Playtime Paris opens its doors tomorrow the 2 July ready to welcome visitors back to the show. Over 320 brands, with a mix of both…

Pirouette ‘Coup de Coeur’ – CIFF KIDS

Travelling isn’t easy at the moment. Unfortunately I have to leave Ciff Kids prematurely due to my flight being cancelled and the replacement flight scheduled earlier. It's disappointing because…

Pitti Bimbo 95

Pitti Bimbo 95 video diary

Kids’ fashion SS23 collections, from Pitti Bimbo 95 Back at Pitti ….for their first stand alone show since you know what! More content to follow! Battle of the looks…

Pitti bimbo 95

Full immersion at Pitti Bimbo 95

PITTI _ ISLAND Pitti Bimbo is back as a standalone show after 2 editions sharing the stage with parental unit Pitti Uomo. It seems we can expect more special projects, an increase to the number of…

Shoes, Boots, Sandals, Sneakers by Young Soles

Young Soles

Brand name : Young Soles Company name : Young Soles Website : www.youngsoles.com Date of creation : AW14 Country of origin : UK Country (ies) of production : Portugal Name of owner/founder(s) :…

Karen Holt photographer

Parent & Child Interview: India (4), Reef (2) & Mom Photographer Karen Holt

Parent & Child interview Karen is a fantastic photographer using natural light her work with families capture a very real, but beautiful look into the moment. The family lives in a remote part of…