Pitti Bimbo, Italy – Trade Show Report

    Over 8,300 buyers came to Pitti Bimbo this season (10,000 visitors). International buyer attendance rose 4.5% bringing the total of foreign buyers to 2,816. Among the “best performers” are Russia (+42%) putting the country into first place in terms of attendance; China  +…

Family Gerbier – Manhattan, NY

First time on Pirouette : a whole family interview! Gena and Stephane Gerbier, co-owners of YoyaMart (www.yoyanyc.com) and their two children (Noah4 andHannah10 years old). Gena is a full time children's retailer while Stephane divides his time between the stores and his…

Kleine Fabriek, Amsterdam January 16+17

    If you are preparing your trade shows planning, don't forget to put Kleine Fabriek on the list. The show is always nicely organized, well edited with a selection of creative/modern/with a twist brands and - important element, it take place in Amsterdam, a great city to…

Petit Mag by Lila & Tom

  . Petit Mag issue n.1, featuring Massimo Dutti, Bellerose, Rita co Rita, Tammy Donohoe's and Kik Kid. Come and see...www.petitmag.com . Petit Mag is the free creative lab of Lila & Tom, a visual communication agency. It is an experimental website of images created…

In love with Bellerose

On the market since 21 years, Belgium brand Bellerose has become a must for the whole family. The clothes, with an old school feel, are military inspired, all declined in soft, washed material. The colors are basic, always in the right subtle tones, with injection of brighter…

Pirouette’s at the beach…see you in September!

  The suitcases are loaded with Wovenplay swimsuits, Pepe sandals, Simple Kids dresses, Maan skirts, Bellerose Tees, Anorak magazine and more. Off to Sicily, the Swiss Alps, and the Atlantique coast of France. I'll come back early September with new articles and interviews.…