Stephanie Le passage showroom

Agent series: Stephanie Jenner,

Stephanie Jenner started Le Passage showroom in New York at the beginning of 2012. She has over 20 years experience of working in the children's wear industry.

Playtime New York #17

Playtime New York #17 preview

This time it's New York's turn to host Playtime, the show kicks off this Sunday 5th and runs until Tuesday 7th August. Pirouette will be there to cover Playtime NY #17 and look for our final Pirouette One to Watch Award Winners for the SS19 season. 180 brands will be exhibiting…

Carly Connors with her mum Rachel, and brother Jackson

Parent & Child: Rachel, Carly Connors (child model, & actress in the film The Goldfinch) & Jackson (Sports enthusiast)

On my last visit to New York I had the privilege of meeting the lovely Rachel Roberge Connors & her beautiful daughter Carly on a shoot at Molly Magnuson's studio in Brooklyn. Carly is incredibly shy in person, but in front of a camera she transforms into a bright shiny…

Cristina Villegas owner at Yoya store New York. Children's fashion and lifestyle.

YOYA, New York City.

Cristina Villegas opened children's fashion and lifestyle store YOYA back in 2002 after the birth of her first child Mila (see parent and child interview from 2011). Fast forward to 2018 and Yoya now has an online outlet. So what is it about this children's fashion gem in the…

Pirouette show report Playtime New York #16 AW18 / FW18

Show report: Playtime New York #16 AW18 / FW18

It was a dark rainy Sunday in New York for the 16th edition of Playtime New York but it didn't hamper the vibrancy of the show. In fact Playtime registered a new attendance record of 2,114 professional visitors with the majority (45.3%) attending on the first day. As we stated…

Sticky Lemon

Sticky Lemon Interview #Pirouette12Watch SS18 winner

Sticky Lemon was founded mid 2016 by Simone, Lotte & Dorien. Whilst working on other design projects their idea for a quirky and bold brand became more and more serious. Eventually their first backpacks became a reality and Sticky Lemon was born. This brand was concieved for…

Anchovy Interview: #Pirouette12Watch SS18 winner

Like it's name Anchovy is a unique kids label with a very strong USP attributed to the brand. With an artistry at the foundation and imagery unlike no other this independent kids label is hard to miss during a trade show. Last Summer at Playtime New York the circle dresses from…

Creative Playtime New York SS18 Press corner Aurelie Andres

Trade Show Report: Creative Playtime New York SS18

It's no secret that we are big fans of the New York edition of Playtime. Playtime New York 15th edition was fun, friendly and colourful as was the greeting that met visitors at the entrance, with a fruity Haru stuck on design installation created by artist Aurelie Andres.…

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Pirouette One to Watch Winners ss18: Playtime New York

Pirouette hearts New York! This summers edition was a fantastic and visually creative hub of kid's fashion and design. We were amazed to see a strong presence of Lithuanion and Latvian labels exhibiting at the New York show each with an original and distinct brand identity .…

Loopy Mango: One to Watch Winner - Design, Playtime New York - diy knitwear

Loopy Mango : One to Watch Winner – Design, Playtime New York

Loopy Mango recently crossed over into the world of children's design by creating a mini range of their popular DIY knitwear boxes. The pieces are gorgeously super chunky which on a little kid looks incredibly cute. Lets face it chunky is in for Aw17, and you don't get much more…