Marie-Chantal SS17

We adore the set design and styling of this shoot for Luxury label Marie-Chantal SS17 collection which takes it's inspiration from 70’s Hollywood and the classic glamour the period is renowned for. This retro-chic collection combines fresh tones with vintage vibes. The label…

Playtime Paris, 17th edition coming soon

Time to book the plane and train tickets for Playtime Paris, due on January 31 to February 2 at Parc Floral de Paris. The show will welcome 440  international brands around children's fashion/decor and maternity. Here's a quick preview of this 17th edition, the largest since the…

12 days before Playtime Paris

Children's trade shows Playtime Paris is preparing its 16th edition under the theme Luna Park.  The doors will open Saturday July 5, allowing professional visitors to discover 400 brands, 4 trend spaces, installations, animations and more. A major rendez-vous for buyers and…

Playtime Paris : Business Report

How was business at Playtime Paris last week? Brands share their opinion, speaking about signs of recovery, increased volumes ordered, lack of French buyers, growth of Asian visitors…all in a rather positive and optimistic tone.

Hector, 8 y old – South of France

Hector is the oldest of a family of four boys. If you ask Hector about himself, he will tell you that his passion is reading (“ma passion c’est lire”). For Hector, reading isn't just a few pages here and…

Friday Picks #6

1. Great X-mas gifts selection at Few and Far - 2. Sneak peek at Marie-Chantal Spring 2012 Collection for boys and girls - 3. Great Bedding range by Affinita Moderne - 4. Amazine fashion by Danish Designer Nikoline Liv Andersen (Thanks to Paolo Rinaldi) - 5.  I want it all!…

Veja, for a better world

    When they hit the market in 2005, Veja shoes got a lot of attention, for they were  the first ecological trainers brand respecting both humans and the environment. Clean design - organic cotton from the Northeast of Brazil - wild Amazonian rubber and ecological…

Maxine, 6 years old and Alexandre, 11 – London, UK

Maxine likes ballet, princesses and anything pink. She loves playing make believe. Alexandre likes football, he is an Arsenal fan.He loves mythology, reading, playing football and being outdoors. Niloufar Bakhtiar - Clignet is an interior designer www.nbbdesign.com and co-owner…

Shopping for kids, Upper East Side, NY

  If you visit New York, you will unlikely end up shopping uptown. A part for a few exceptions (and great museums, Whitney, Frick collection, Met, Guggenheim), there is nothing very exciting and new above 61st street. Moreover, everything closes at 6pm; the boring side of NY,…

Sweet garden

  It looks like these children had fun wearing Marie-Chantal's Spring 2011 collection, playing little farmers for a day, surrounded by carrots, rabbits and strawberries. Photos Julia Bostock. Soon available on marie-chantal.com.  

Fariba, London

Fariba and Yasmine Fariba lived in Berlin before becoming a Londoner in September 2009. Fluent in German, English and Spanish, the 8 years old cosmopolitan girl has a younger brother, Nicolas. Her mother, Yasmine Mahmoudieh, is an interior…