Summer Holiday Stories, Part I

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

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…

Munsterkids

Brand name : Munsterkids - Company name : If Enterprises Pty Ltd Website : www.munsterkids.com.au Name of owner/founders : Samantha Brown and Rich Brown Date of creation : May 2006 Country of origin : Australia

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…

Family Gerbier – Manhattan, NY

First time on Pirouette : a whole family interview! Gena and Stephane Gerbier, co-owners of YoyaMart (www.yoyanyc.com) and their two children (Noah4 andHannah10 years old). Gena is a full time children's retailer while Stephane divides his time between the stores and his…

Take a tour around the world with BozAround

  A blog that everyone should check when it comes to going around the planet with children, BozAround is worth bookmarking for good tips about anything related to travel including products, itinerary, addresses and interviews. Check out Munster Kids on Vietnam, Nui Organics on…

"Kayo, a kids concept", Antwerp

  . . Opened in December 2008 by Min and William, "Kayo, A kid's concept" is a very inspiring store based in Antwerp.  Inspiring by its amazing mix of products, exquisite brands selection, creative window displays. The whole concept was created with the kids in mind : displays…

Interview of Khalym Schell, Editor – New York, USA

  How long have you been in the children's industry?A little over 5 years ago I fell into the children’s industry. At that time I was working on mens and womens design direction. A good friend was having a baby boy and I was having trouble finding just the right gift for…

Jax Brown, 7 years old, Vietnam

RichBrown, his wife Sam and their 3 sons are Australian, and currently living in Saigon, Vietnam where they moved 6 months ago.  A business as well as a lifestyle choice. Rich, initially a science teacher, found  a fresh and fun niche in kids…