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…

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…

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…

Georges, 20 months – New York, USA

Georges has three passions, cars, especially Taxis ; nature (animals and flowers) and all kind of books. "He is a very happy, tempered and funny little boy, a real clown says" his mother Pauline Lévêque, a journalist (jolpress.com - paulineleveque.com)

Carmen, 8 years old – Vigo, Spain

Sonia Alonsodescribes her daughter Carmen as "a girl who loves to sew & to draw, who is also very friendly & responsible with homework". We all want kids like that! While carmen is drawing and sewing, Sonia can focus on her well documented website  about kid's fashion,…

Clara Hranek, 8 years old – Brooklyn NY, USA

With two parents being bloggers, Clara is very tuned in to taking in the world around her. She loves going out to eat, watching cooking shows (Mad Hungry Food, Jacques Pepin, and Gordon Ramsay being her favorites), and traveling, as long as a swimming pool is involved. Yolanda…

Spotted in Barcelona

    If you go to Barcelona, don't miss Nobodinoz. Two locations for the fun children's concept store, about 15 minutes walk from each other : Seneca 9 (pictures above) and Mestre Nicolas 8 (as seen on their online store home page, below).     The…

Spring shopping – Get inspiration from 5 moms in 5 cities

  Tada!shop is a great place to shop, especially for who likes to mix and match : young designers, hard to find labels, high end fashion, established brands, high street fashion. I picked up products from Talc, Atsuyo et Akiko, Namhee, J.Crew, flora & henri, Kit + Lili,…

Taking you to Sweet William, New York

  When Sweet William opened in Brooklyn a couple of years ago, it was a great success. The store, created by Bronagh Staley Maguirre, a former editor at Cookie Magazine and designed by her husband Peter, artist, features an attractive mix of US and European brands. A…

Bianca, 13, Asia 10 & Lily 4 years old – Brussels, Belgium

Between Asia the phography and books lover, Bianca so fond of her friends, Lily who sweetly calls her mom "ma princesse d'amour", and her children's store Caramel, Ludovica hasn't time for boredom.

Halloween

  This is the season when I miss the US the most, for the Indian summer, for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Before living in the US, Halloween was just a commercial event to me. It is still, in a way, but I understand much better the attraction Americans have for it. While…

Scherazade Touhami, 7 ans & Adam Touhami, 5 ans – Brooklyn, USA

    Not sure if Scherazade and Adam are on their way to school or if they are just going to explore the neighborhood, but they seem very happy, promised to a glorious day. The sweet little sister, so chic in her dress, complements perfectly the English flower tones…