Want to test Punch’n’Cuddle?

An e-store is in preparation for Punch’n’Cuddle (May). Meanwhile, the brand is currently looking for childrens institutions (or other social institutions) that would be interested in testing the product. So, if you are involved in any capacity in a childrens institution…

Papier Mache print issue 1

  It's been on everybody's lips : Papier Mache goes from online to hard copy. You can now order your copy here. $10.95 AUD : approx $10.95 - £6.85 - €8.10.    

Creme de la creme? Creme anglaise biensur!

  Lots of new things at Creme Anglaise : cushions in large dimensions, new colors, garlands, etc. And to celebrate, a great article about Emilie the designer in Babiekins magazine, to get to know her better.

You will LOVE Les Petits Bohemes

        Happy anniversary to Les Petits Bohèmes who celebrated their one year in December. The website and e-store was founded by Mathild, a creative mom in love with beautiful things and furniture/objects from the past. Les Petits Bohemes was a very natural process for her,…

Spring is around the corner…

  Fresh Spring display at Yoya in New York. I hope we will be able to wear just a tee shirt, cardigan and skirt soon. Futas and sheep handmade in Tunisia, exclusive at Yoya.  

The adequate barrier to cold

  Aspen? No, Central Park. Yes, this is a cold cold winter with record amounts of snow. These pictures were taken last week by a friend. It reminds me the excitement created in 2005 by Finger in the nose with their gorgeous down jackets, so puffy, so well executed in top…

La Petite Mag number 3 is out!

  La Petite Mag just released their issue number 3, is very pleasant journey into the world of children's fashion and design, with interviews of those who make it : Bobo choses, Molly Meg, Wanda Kujack, Bodie and Fou, Orfeo, Marisa Crawford... Congratulations to Rachelle…

Colorful bean crayons

  Pebbles? Jelly Beans? Neither. They're Crayons! All natural soy wax crayon made from USA grown soybeans and colored with natural mineral powders.   I found this fun and beautiful product on the blog Papinee. I don't know who produces them/where to buy them, so if you find…

The new work of Emily Ulmer

    Since she was last featured on Pirouette, in May 2010 (view the post here),  photographer Emily Ulmer added a fair amount of new work on her website. Children's portraits, but also family portraits, a new thing for her. Colours have faded, the large usage of browny and…

National geographic photo contest

  National Geographic photo contest is an endless trip around the world; it's fun to browse through the archive with children. For those who share a passion for photography, there is a kid's contest and they can submit their best shots to…

Fond of Pero? Here's for you…

  .   The brand that would make me spend all my money without thinking a minute is Pero. Touching their pieces is like being transported to a time when clothes were fully handmade with love, care and great attention to detail. Imagine "Bright Stars (Jane Campion)-meets-The…

Look de rue

5 janvier 2011 Notre demoiselle du jour reviendrait-elle de son cours de danse ? Couvre toi vite ou pars d’un pas chassé énergique, avant d’attraper froid… Sophie Carré (Look de Rue, Milk magazine www.milkmagazine.net) Oh, it's MY Iris...I had forgotten about this picture sent…