KID’S HUB, Las Vegas. In conversation with Sebastien De Hutten

Playtime's latest offspring - Kid's Hub, Las Vegas. Playtime is heading West Stateside with a different show model to usual. Even the name has changed for this new location, KID'S HUB by Playtime. So why Las Vegas? And why the different model? We thought it important to find out…

Show Report: Playtime Paris #24 SS19

The 24th edition of Playtime Paris was an expansive show with a large range of new and existing brands to try and see. Whilst the show was jam packed with some great collections it was also incredibly hot! Playtime Paris #24 saw an increase in super stands, super strong…

YOYA, New York City.

Cristina Villegas opened children's fashion and lifestyle store YOYA back in 2002 after the birth of her first child Mila (see parent and child interview from 2011). Fast forward to 2018 and Yoya now has an online outlet. So what is it about this children's fashion gem in the…

Show Report: Playtime Paris #23 AW18

On arrival to the 23rd edition of Playtime it already felt super busy. It seems we keep seeing buyers and press arriving bright and early ready to go first thing on day 1 - maybe hoping to capitalise from fresh brains & fresh eyes. This was born out by the visitor figures,…

Formidable Family Tuchinda

Founder of Tuchinda Tina Tuchinda lives in New York with her husband (and business partner) Jay and their two boys Hunter and Harry. Tina was born in Korea but moved to the US during her early childhood. She studied fashion at Parsons school of design, with a background in…

Interview Laia Aguilar – Founder & Creative Director of The Animals Observatory

The Animals Observatory burst on to the scene last year surrounded with the sort of excitement and buzz reserved for rumours of a Kate Bush comeback. This is of course in large part due to the high regard the industry has for founder and creative director Laia Aguilar. We talk…

Velveteen SS17

This spring summer sees new pastures green for Velveteen SS17 with their first ever presentation of both ladies and childrenswear. Get your cowboy boots at the ready as the Californian inspired label takes us on a gauchoesque journey across the open plains. Feminine lace, earthy…

21st edition of Playtime Paris AW17 : Show Report

Walking the aisles of Playtime Paris AW17 felt like a welcome escape to the noise of the current climate. It was very encouraging to take in the creative energy, exceptional design and celebrate a bit of diverse creative thinking. The 21st edition of Playtime Paris was special…

Urban play : checks, stripes, tartan

  " The gang make it a day of fun out on the streets of Shoreditch, kept warm by layering up in the season's patterns of checks, stripe and tartan, and kept cool with a dose of hip city edge". Photo Tim Marsella, Fashion Editor Ellie Lines - Sunday Telegraph Kids,…

Paulina, 4 years old – New York, USA

    Paulina lives in New York; her mother Claudia is the correspondent for German ART magazine and creator of a new Baby-Care-DVD "Baby´s Home What Now?"that she introduced at Playtime New York last August. Paulina What do you want to be when you grow up The first…

Milk Magazine Back to school

Milk Magazine issue number 29 is out, hurray!  Good news for those living far away who can't bear waiting a month till it reaches their news stand : they now can get a subscription on Zinio.com (that's if you have an Ipad...) Lots of fashion, decor, family styles, as well as…

Italian excellence

Showing at White for Kids last month, caporea is a brand produced and distributed by View, a laboratory of hand-made research based in Northern Italy. The collection is wide, diverse, in a sophisticated color palette. You can't help touching the pieces, obviously manufactured…