Bread & Butter Berlin strikes back with YOUNGSTARS, a new kids trade show

  . . . Bread&Butter's kids trade show KIDS CAMP had a successful start and disappeared. The reason is simple : the show was cancelled due to a weak response from exhibitors, the organizers being unable to avoid the overlap with existing kidswear trade fair dates. Coming…

Ecobudz, color me crazy!

  Helmut Lang and Martin Margiela had a huge success with their painted jeans, but the new hot products with the inspiring artist's workshop look are for kids, created by Ecobudz. Cherry on the cake, these tees are incredibly soft and gentle to the skin, made from eco-friendly…

Yume christmas gift from Anorak

  Yes, there is now a Foodie Bible for Kids: Food is Fun by Anorak. It’s the healthy option this Christmas for all foodies and artists in the kitchen, the bible you will need to get inspired and excited about food. Fun recipes ("Super Easy Cake a Monkey could Make"),…

Milk 30…une merveille!

  Thanks to the whole Milk team for that wonderful issue...170 pages of great articles and stunning fashion stories. I particularly love the one on Norway photographed by Sandie Carol Dougnac and styled by Helene Lahalle, totally inspiring. Makes you want to travel north…

Bubble London to launch Bubble GUM

  The next Bubble London show will take place on January 30-31. Among the show organizer's favorites are - Waddler (top picture) "Waddler means fun and freedom. About children using their imagination to create their own beautiful and wild world. We also care about the world we…

Rock your child's world with Reggie – the original Eco Rocker!

    Reggie is an Eco Rocker - a flat packed cardboard rocking horse for kids aged 3-6. He's passionate about the environment and loves nothing more than spending his days teaching kids how to rock out! Designed by Shell Thomas- £95. www.ecorocker.co.uk  

Seedling : meaningful and inspiring gifts for children

  New Zealand's Seedling creates meaningful and inspiring gifts for children. Kids can design their own superhero cape, create a wooden people family or make their own kaleidoscope. Give a child a good old-fashioned experience that means time shared and skills gained with…

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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…

On children's drawings

  Since little Iris is in age of holding a pencil, I get about one drawing a day, that she religiously puts on my bedside table. Now she's 5 and words are starting to decorate the pictures. Soon I won't need to buy books anymore...      

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…

The Family issue of W magazine

  It is a premiere : a glossy fashion magazine loaded with articles about family; a bit like an auction house (PBA, Pierre Berge&Associates) focusing on Kids design...signs of the times! "We are a family" writes Stefano Tonchi in the editor's letter of the December issue…

The wonderful gift list of tada!shop

Love cushion by Maison de vacances   Tutu by Atsuyo et Akiko   Momiji Doll     Always surprising us with fresh ideas, tada!shop asked 10 kids to list their favorite x-mas gifts. Stella (12 years old) chose the Momiji doll, Kenzie (2 and half) picked up the funny u-luv…