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.

Lili Bettens, PR & Social Media services

Surfing on the Spanish creative wave, Belgium born Lili Bettens just opened a new PR agency in Barcelona. Clients include Finger in The Nose, Bellerose, Chaussures Clotaire, PePe, Little Creative Factory, Du Pareil au Même. Lili explains why Social Media is at the heart of Lili…

Playtime Paris, 17th edition coming soon

Time to book the plane and train tickets for Playtime Paris, due on January 31 to February 2 at Parc Floral de Paris. The show will welcome 440  international brands around children's fashion/decor and maternity. Here's a quick preview of this 17th edition, the largest since the…

Oh, that Belgian Fashion!

With a passion for Belgium designers, I had a blast visiting stores in Brussels last week end : Boucle D'Or, Mercredi, Cat en Muis, Claude Hontoir. They all stock pretty much the same brands, but they all have a different way to

What’s up Playtime?

Lots of exciting things going on for Playtime, the most creative and dynamic children's trade shows in Paris, New York and Tokyo : PlayWithDesign is back in Paris - Playologie, a virtual trade show and fantastic B2B tool is in preparation (launching in June 2014) - Playtime…

Hector, 8 y old – South of France

Hector is the oldest of a family of four boys. If you ask Hector about himself, he will tell you that his passion is reading (“ma passion c’est lire”). For Hector, reading isn't just a few pages here and…

Boutique Chou Fleur, Paris

Paris welcomes a new children's boutique called Chou Fleur (cauliflower). This 35 square meter store is located in the 5th arrondissement, known for its concentration in universities, libraries and cinemas focused on good old classics. Founder of Chou Fleur, Véronique Suzzoni…

Veja, for a better world

    When they hit the market in 2005, Veja shoes got a lot of attention, for they were  the first ecological trainers brand respecting both humans and the environment. Clean design - organic cotton from the Northeast of Brazil - wild Amazonian rubber and ecological…

It's soon Trade Shows season again! – Kleine Fabriek

  Deuz, Sid Larsen & Les Coqs, Bellerose, Koeka, Troizenfant, Esthex, Fournier, smafolk, Ferm Living, C de C, American Outfitters, Finger in the nose, Pakhuis Oost, Salty Dog, Molo Kids, Ej Sikke Lej, 120% Lino...the list of beautiful and successful brands that showcase…

Alpine Influence

        Jasmine and Iris wear clothes and shoes by Makie, Bellerose, Chakra Design, Aigle, Petit Bateau and Areaware.

The magic rainbow by Paul&Paula

This is a very lucky day as Peggy from Paul&Paula sent us this wonderful RAINBOW product selection. Thanks a lot Peggy!     "I am very excited to be here today and took some time to think about something nice I wanted to share on Pirouette. I am living in Amsterdam,…

Theophane, 7 years old – Brussels, Belgium

Theophane loves elephants; something that you could have guessed by only looking at his lovely bedroom. He also deeply loves his mother, Albane de Sigy-Cromback, a children's furniture designer from Paris, who moved to Belgium 5 years ago. Her line Madaket is available online…