Tuchinda Family

Formidable Family Tuchinda

Founder of Tuchinda Tina Tuchinda lives in New York with her husband (and business partner) Jay and their two boys Hunter and Harry. Tina was born in Korea but moved to the US during her early childhood. She studied fashion at Parsons school of design, with a background in…

Playtime New York

Playtime New York AW17

New York has had it's fair share of snow the past few months which made for an interesting flight to Playtime New York but it was well worth the bumpy arrival. It was great to see many European brands in attendance at the Playtime New York show alongside the many American, South…

TiA CiBANi KiDS at Playtime New York

"Frida Kahlo's garden", a recent exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden, sparked Tia Cibani's interest, which transformed into a collection - currently on show at Playtime New York.

Playtime New York 2015: home decor and collectible steal the show

Lats week end I had the pleasure to attend Playtime in New York. Playtime is the world's largest trade show network for children's collections. It is THE place for all amazing children related products and this year, the New York edition celebrated it's 10th birthday.

Nobodinoz : a factory of creativity and new ideas

It started with a store in Barcelona, filled with a great assortment of contemporary products for kids. A few years later, Nobodinoz has turned into a label producing furniture, deco, clothing, toys and all things fun and new. Their collections focus on quality, durability and…

Playtime New York, March 2014 Edition

Playtime is the world’s largest platform for independent children’s labels, with shows in Paris, Tokyo and New York. The 8th edition of the NY show took place last week, featuring a comprehensive selection of unique American and international brands from all over the globe.…

Little Creative Factory : ready for Playtime New York

Spanish brand Little Creative Factory launched their F/W 14-15 collection at Playtime Paris last month, and is getting ready for Playtime New York. This young company has a lot of positive energy and the enthusiasm of Cristina Fernandez and Esther Villanueva, founders/designers…

Hilda.Henri, new label launching at Playtime Paris

Among the new children's labels that will launch at Playtime Paris (Jan 25 to 27), Hilda.Henri caught my eye (and my brain). Founded in by  Verena Wondrak, it proposes a sustainable couture made from milled loden, an Alpine farming fabric in pure new wool, that is normally…

Playtime New York July 2013

Playtime New York, Insider’s Overview

I could not make it to Playtime New York this season, but here's some feedback about the show and the new location in Wall Street. Thanks to Etiquette, Lucky Fish, Noe&Zoe, Little by Lilit, Bla Bla Kids, Nonchalant Mom for sharing their experience.

Mario's Small School of Magic

Mario The Magician

His shows are uplifting, inventive, highly interactive, and oh-so-original; he surrounds himself with  silly antics, colorful, handmade props, and a live dove named Mozzarella; he throws ridiculously silly and meticulously crafted performances. Meet Mario the Magician, one of…

Suoak

Suoak is a New York based "contemporary brand dedicated to the young modern family", that launched  at Playtime New York last August. The collection counts about 40 pieces, all in cotton (gauze, voile, jersey, velvet, corduroy), designed and produced in the USA. Suoak is the…