Children’s Brands in New York : 12 great names showing at Hudson Studios

This group of twelve brands - among the most beautiful and respected names in children's fashion, have decided to join forces and show at the Hudson Studios, NY from February 12th till 14th. Atsuyo et Akiko , Bobo Choses, Makie, Goat Milk, Lucky Fish, Jess Brown, Tamar…

Is Kidswear Declined Into Adult’s The Way To Go?

There was a time when adult brands were launching their own kids lines, one after the other : Dolce & Gabbana, Stella McCartney, Burberry, Chloé, Marni, etc. The opposite model - "mini-me" going to "maxi-me"  - is a more recent trend, as a bunch of cool brands show us:…

Wovenplay & Jess Brown create matching dolls

We love collaborations and this one is between two beloved of our brands: Wovenplay and Jess Brown. The idea is that the Lohengrin Dolls made in California by Jess Brown wear the same the same costumes as children who play with them. The costumes are made in New York by…

Children’s store : Hop Like A Bunny

Hop Like A Bunny  is a premium e-tailer as well as an independent boutique based in West London, launched by Maria Torregrosa. Baby and children clothing, toys, accessories, furniture from the creme de la creme are on display : Finger in the nose, Simple Kids, Atsuyo et Akiko,…

Wovenplay opens in Brooklyn

Children's brand Wovenplay  just opened its own retail space in Greenpoint Brooklyn, at 190 West Street between Freeman and Green Streets. On display : Wovenplay clothing and accessories, Jess Brown/Wovenplay dolls, Pepe for Wovenplay shoes...and other cool surprises!

Playtime New York, March 2014 Edition

Playtime is the world’s largest platform for independent children’s labels, with shows in Paris, Tokyo and New York. The 8th edition of the NY show took place last week, featuring a comprehensive selection of unique American and international brands from all over the globe.…

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

Very sweet toys selection

Stuffed animals by Hansa - Knitted bowling set I Golfini Della Nonna - Indian Camp Sweet William - Handmade rag dolls Jess Brown - Sweet face doll and mushroom h-luv Beautifully designed toys to keep for a long long time, all at Sweet William ltd.

Picks of the week

  . 1. Desirable hats by Moody and Farrell  - 2. Satchel chair by Woodernity  - 3. Fun drawings by Iris -  4. Stools by Alp  - 5. Paintings by Paula Carleton Evans - 6. Book "Coco in Paris" (released this month), Photographs Stephanie Rausser, Doll by Jess Brown  …

Upper East Side's Pachute

    Sharone Komoroff opened Pachute on May 2nd 2010. It’s a small boutique , about 400 square feet/35 m2, with a beautiful assortment of carefully selected brands : Oeuf, Nico Nico, Lamantine, Egg, Atsuyo et Akiko, Tane’ and Jess Brown. Pachute carries jewelry and…

Jess Brown launching a women's line

. . . . . . . Known for her one-of-a-kind handmade rag dolls, Jess Brown is introducing a small women's wear range to her collections, inspired by her love for beautiful textiles. All of the line is shades of grey and natural linen and it's all done in twice combed cotton.…

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…