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.…

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, 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.

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…

Playtime Paris!

I was a bit sad to miss the action in Europe : all the exciting Trade Shows in Copenhagen (CIFFKIDS), Amsterdam (Kleine Fabriek), London (Bubble), Florence (Pitti Bimbo), Paris (Playtime). Luckily, I will be in the US in March, just in time for Playtime New York, a show that I…

Sol, the e-store dedicated to tweens

Sol is  an online store dedicated to teenagers and young teens, created by Salomé Galib and operating from the US (Dumbo in Brooklyn, NYC). A great concept when you think how difficult it is to find a place that combines fashion content, reasonable prices and expectations of…

Culdesac : focus on boys

    Finally...an online store dedicated to boy's clothing and accessories. I know a few moms who will be delighted with the info. Hayley and Cameron Barker are telling us a bit more about Culdesac from in Alpine, Utah where they are based.   How long have you…

Trade Show report : Playtime New York

    This second edition of Playtime New York featured about  60 children's brands and some maternity wear. A fair amount of excellent US brands : Dagmar Daley, Atsuyo et Akiko, Jess Brown, Kicokids, Lucky Fish, Lucky Wang, Makie, Nico Nico, Winter Water Factory, Wovenplay, as…