Summer Holiday Stories, Part I

Where do our favourite childrenswear owners and designers go on holidays? Some destinations will make you dream, big time!

Portugal, new production paradise

Portugal has a great manufacturing tradition: textile, shoes, furniture, ceramics. From small independents to luxury brands, most of the fashion labels produce their clothes and shoes around the city of Porto: Paul Smith, Isabel Marant, Stella McCartney, Ralph Lauren, Burberry,…

Eulalie, 4.5 years old – Paris, France

Eulalie is a cute as her name, and as blod as the summer sun - Marine her mother is the founder of e-store Little Factory.

Remarkable start of the year for LFG

Little Fashion Gallery is celebrating its 5 years anniversary. The iconic children's wear e-store started with 19 brands (they have +200 today), and found a financial partner a year after its creation. Four years later, a third party joins the company to help the company grow,…

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…

Jonas Parker, 6 years old – New York, USA

Jonas is very outgoing.  “ If you don't know him, one day you will ! “ - Heloise Parker his mother is the owner of Lifestyle Website and Pop-Up store Ahmee  (524 Hudson Street, NY 10014), open until summer 2012.

Culdesac : focus on boys

    Finally...an online store dedicated to boy's clothing and accessories. I know a few moms who will be delighted with the info. Hayley and Cameron Barker are telling us a bit more about Culdesac from in Alpine, Utah where they are based.   How long have you…

Honore, 19 months – New York, USA

Honore is the youngest boy ever interviewed on Pirouette, but  the little 19 months old is already very opinionated. Obsessed with cars (toys AND real ones) and anything with wheels, he's always ready for big fun like having his head upside down or running super fast and kicking…

Clara Hranek, 8 years old – Brooklyn NY, USA

With two parents being bloggers, Clara is very tuned in to taking in the world around her. She loves going out to eat, watching cooking shows (Mad Hungry Food, Jacques Pepin, and Gordon Ramsay being her favorites), and traveling, as long as a swimming pool is involved. Yolanda…

Interview of a retailer : Kidding / Beirut, Lebanon

Name of the store : KIDDING Name of the owners : Katia Rabbath Chanet & Joanne Karkour Date of opening : May 21, 2010 Size : 40 sqm Brands : Caramel Baby & Child, Finger in the Nose, Soeur, Antik Batik, Mini Rodini, Little Marcel, Dandy Star, Maloup, Meresine, Ten,…

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…

The unbeatable success of Anorak

    About just an hour after Anorak was found in our mail box last week, the pages were all decorated, coloured, cut out. The happy mag for kids is highly appreciated in our house... anorak-magazine.co.uk - Available at Little Fashion Gallery