Playtime New York, 3rd edition

From comments I gathered visiting Playtime New York on its last day, the show was rather successful : very busy Saturday, quiet on Sunday (all buyers at ENK, or at the beach?) and busy again Monday morning. In general, exhibitors reported that taking into account the…

Luna, 10 & Anaë, 7 years old – Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain

Our guests today are French but live in Bahrain, small island of the Persian Gulf, near Qatar and not very far from Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Almost 10, Luna is a very intense little girl with thousand of questions at all times. Three years younger, Anaë (also called "Happy girl"at…

Trade Show report : Playtime New York

    This second edition of Playtime New York featured about  60 children's brands and some maternity wear. A fair amount of excellent US brands : Dagmar Daley, Atsuyo et Akiko, Jess Brown, Kicokids, Lucky Fish, Lucky Wang, Makie, Nico Nico, Winter Water Factory, Wovenplay, as…

Capucine, 4.5 years old – Nice, France

Capucine is a sweet girl with lots of humour. Being the youngest (she has an older brother and sister), she's the little dearie of the family. Muriel her mother, a former engineer, is the founder ofwww.lepingouindelespace.com as well as a blogger unetouchede.canalblog.com

Der Kleine Salon's Easter selection

  1 WOVENPLAY featherband: inspires creativity, self-reliance, appreciation of art and the inherent beauty of traditional arts and crafts. The collection is hand-made or hand-finished in WOVENPLAY's Manhattan studio.   2 BLABLA handknitted dolls: designed by Florence…

Der Kleine salon, Vienna

        Der Kleine Salon is a children's concept store in Vienna,  featuring some of the coolest brands of the moment : Mini Rodini, Bobo Choses, Popupshop, Atsuyo et Akiko, Wovenplay, Soft Gallery, Bangbang, ESPno.1, The Brand. If you are really too far to Austria, you…

La Petite Mag number 3 is out!

  La Petite Mag just released their issue number 3, is very pleasant journey into the world of children's fashion and design, with interviews of those who make it : Bobo choses, Molly Meg, Wanda Kujack, Bodie and Fou, Orfeo, Marisa Crawford... Congratulations to Rachelle…

LMNOP is out!

  LMNOP number thirteen is out today, with a holiday gift guide, handmade activity albums, wonderful paper hats (photos above), lots of swimsuits (yes, it's summer out there in Australia!) and dolls created by Jennifer Vallez, dressed in Lucky Wang, 4FunkyFlavours, Bobo…

Milan, 10 years old – Los Angeles, USA

Milan is a bit of a dream son for a mom : into sports (football and surf)  but also very interested by the arts, creative (he makes amazing drawings), fashion savvy (he has a very precise idea of what he likes and how to wear things) and last but not least, very protective with…

Lalo, 3 years old – Paris, France

Lalo goes crazy for fire trucks and already has an impressive collection. While he is playing with his shiny red toys, Helene Borderie his mom, is busy with her wonderful online baby concept store and catalog noeuf.com.

Interview of a blog author and magazine editor

Rachelle Wilde is the author of Kenziepoo blog and editor ofLa Petite Mag. Rachelle is nuts about everything related to children's design. She created her blog to help and inspire moms, or soon to be moms, about nursery decor and childrens items. "Moms everywhere want the best…

The baby concept store catalog

  Bobo Choses, Surface to Air Kids, Miller Goodman, Oeuf NYC, Dis Une Couleur, Maya Organics, ImseVimse, Barnabé Aime le Café, Petit Produit...and more gorgeous brands are on the freshly launched Noeuf Fall/Winter 2010-2011catalog. Click here to flip through the pages. Most…