ESP No.1 A/W 2014 by Emily Ulmer

Multidisciplinary studio Esp No. 1, run by two veterans of the creative industry, is a making modern unisex clothing for children. Their focus is on classic and versatile pieces both sophisticated and understated with a cool flavour, at reasonable prices.  Their A/W14 was shot…

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…

What’s new, New York ?

I am getting ready for a trip to New York : four days in the Big Apple to visit the kids Trade Show Playtime (work), the Armory Show (pleasure) and to see what's new in this vibrant city. I have asked around what's new, what I shouldn't

2011 – Year end review by insiders – Part III

2011 reviewed by insiders Nicole Yee, Associate Children’s Editor – Stylesight (USA), Molly Price, Founder of Molly Meg and children’s wear design manager (UK), Corina Papadopoulo, Founder of children’s store and online store Kidsen (UK), Shiva Shabani & Calvin Yu, founders…

Pop pop pop…pop-up!

  It's been a decade since the first Pop-up Stores opened in Paris, London and Berlin. The clever concept has spread all over the world and flourished over the years, giving brands the occasion to meet new customers without huge investments and giving customers a chance to…

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…