No Added Sugar

Brand name : no added sugar - Company name : no added sugar Ltd Website : www.noaddedsugar.com Date of creation : July 2001 Country of origin : UK - Countries of production : Western & Eastern Europe using high quality fabrics Name of owners : Deborah Medhurst (Founder &…

Playtime Paris, 18th edition – July 2015 (S/S16 collections)

After every visit to Playtime Paris, I come back home energised and very keen to write about all the wonderful things I've seen. An increasingly hard task, as the show keeps growing, while maintaining its selection at a high level of quality and creativity. This means alleys and…

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…

Portugal, new production paradise

Portugal has a great manufacturing tradition: textile, shoes, furniture, ceramics. From small independents to luxury brands, most of the fashion labels produce their clothes and shoes around the city of Porto: Paul Smith, Isabel Marant, Stella McCartney, Ralph Lauren, Burberry,…

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…

Formidable Family Medhurst-Ramswell

Deborah Medhurst and Ric Ramswell, owners of childrenswear brand No Added Sugar, live in Hampshire with their sons Gabriel and Lucien.  The family shares a passion for travel, music and good food. Quick peek at their home and cultural surroundings.

Bubble London : First Children’s Trade Show of the Season

Since its creation in 2008, Bubble London has evolved from a boutique trade show into a larger event with a more diverse brand offer, targeted to a wider array of retailers. Event Manager Tabara N'Diaye gives an overview of this coming session (16 & 17 June).

Oona Carysse, 4 Years old – New York, USA

I welcome two ladies with delicious names today. Oona is a highly spirited trilingual kid  filled with curiosity. She loves her Isadora Duncan dance class, anything to do with a pool, playing at the park with her friends, and drawing monsters and rabbits. Jeanne Omlor her mother…

Lulu, 10 years old – London, UK

Do you remember what your dreams were when you were 10 years old?  Lulu has a timeless passion for horses but she is also a kid of her times, dreaming of visiting New York and wishing to have her own  laptop. Alison Spence her mother is the designer and founder of new girl's…

Maya, 4 years old & Santa Bindemane – Riga, Latvia

Santa Bindemane is the Author of first Latvian kids lifestyle blog Kids Gazette. Contributor to several magazines in Latvia, she writes about children's fashion and design. Maya is a typical 4 years old girl with passion for princesses and Hello Kitty, but she loves to pretend…

Bubble London, UK – Trade Show Report

    Another Bubble London, another consistent message from the exhibitors : they are very happy with their show. Is it because Bubble London is small? Because the UK buyers don't travel much? According to a survey published by CWB, only 20% of them do their buying at overseas…