Series: Retailer – Advice From A Caterpillar, Toronto, Canada

So to kick off our new series about bricks & mortar stores we talk to co-founder Emily Dyer of 'Advice From A Caterpillar' - a children's lifestyle store based in Toronto, Canada. The store opened in 2010 with brands from Europe that weren't easily available at the……

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…

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

Georges, 20 months – New York, USA

Georges has three passions, cars, especially Taxis ; nature (animals and flowers) and all kind of books. "He is a very happy, tempered and funny little boy, a real clown says" his mother Pauline Lévêque, a journalist (jolpress.com - paulineleveque.com)

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.

Alpine Influence

        Jasmine and Iris wear clothes and shoes by Makie, Bellerose, Chakra Design, Aigle, Petit Bateau and Areaware.

Spring shopping – Get inspiration from 5 moms in 5 cities

  Tada!shop is a great place to shop, especially for who likes to mix and match : young designers, hard to find labels, high end fashion, established brands, high street fashion. I picked up products from Talc, Atsuyo et Akiko, Namhee, J.Crew, flora & henri, Kit + Lili,…

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…

Honey Minhas Fuss, 7 years – New York, USA

Honey loves to draw and color, and has a sunny personality. She loves to tell funny jokes, and is very interested in helping the environment. I guess she gets the art skills from her father (talented photographer) and from her mom Tanya Minhas, children's Clothing Designer and…

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…

Savannah Lili Beau, 8 years old – South of France

Savannah She lives in a small village near the beautiful cities of Nimes and Montpellier, South of France. Everyone calls her Nana at home : her dad, mom and two brothers Miles Harrison (5) and Dylan Samuel (14).  Her mom, Deborah Beau, is a blogger (the famouskickcanandconkers,…

Otto, 6 years old – Seattle, USA

Otto is a true original--his imagination is a vast playground of ideas and thoughts. A lover of legos, monkey bars and hats, he marches to his own drummer. Big brother to Rowan, 2, he leads the way on adventures with unbridled enthusiasm and always a unique twist. Rowan is…