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Beanie & Bear new British kids swimwear label for summer 2015
Beanie & Bear is a new British kids swimwear label whose founder Noya Bebawi a graphic designer, children’s illustrator and mother of two was inspired when visiting her mother in Spain and found her kids needing cool swim styles suitable for all the time they spent out there. Manufactured in the UK in London their bold colours and stripes are designed to catch the eye on a busy beach and help identify ...
Luxury kids fashion from Mischka Aoki for fall/winter 2015
A lush new shoot for the luxury kids fashion of Mischka Aoki today for fall/winter 2015 at least for us in the Northern Hemisphere! Confusingly on their website its listed as S/S15 but that is because this is an Australian based label and their coming season is indeed spring/summer while we shiver in the rain and snow! Inspired by ‘The Judgement of Paris” and ancient Greek mythology recreated as ...
EFVVA inspired by Frida Kahlo for summer kids fashion 2016
EFVVA 2016 summer kids fashion has been inspired by the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in a collection titled Fiesta! This Polish label always has a very artistic interpretation for their kids fashion collections and for next summer amazing vivid green prints show a portrait of the artist or decorative Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ skull motifs in repeat patterns. Gloomy as that might sound the prints are actually joyful and ...
Bleebla, architect designed new toy classics from Portugal
Bleebla is a new collection of design products for kids, new toy classics designed by two architects in Portugal, Ana Ferreira and Luís Leite. The desire was produce simple and timeless objects considering, among other premises, aesthetic, sensory and sustainability issues using rich textures such as wood and cork. There are four theme animal boxes based on the jungle, farm, sea and forest which were originally designed in 2009 and now are released for sale plus jungle ...
Preen Mini for SS16 sneak peek cool kids fashion shoot
Preen Mini is one of the most gorgeous cool kids fashion labels, part of the Preen by Thornton Bregazzi adult line which it follows very closely. I was invited to their latest shoot for spring 2016 for a sneak preview of the new collection and a quick chat with the founders of the line, Thea Bregazzi and Justin Thornton. Never intending to do a kids line even when she ...
Cath Kidston and the new old rose prints from the archive!
Loving the fabulous new but old rose prints from the Cath Kidston archive at their fall/winter press day this week. Also there are new dachshund and squirrels in the forest prints for kidswear and new colourways of other favourite styles. Beautifully decked out for the occasion with a bower of autumnal branches from which hung garments and bags the label has undergone a rethink and is using revived retro prints for ...
Sochacka Pothin mini me kids and adult new summer 2015 fashion
Sochacka Pothin is a romantic, whimsical label with a dark edge, their new summer mini me kids and adult fashion has just launched. The focus of the brand is on womenswear and childrenswear, aiming to interrelate the two by exploring similarities as well as differences. The designing duo are Agnieszka Sochacka and Blandine Pothin, who met while studying in London and discovered their unique chemistry for designing and working together during a ...
Marni fall/winter 2015 stylishly retro kids clothing
Its not often I post illustrations on Smudgetikka but the stylishly retro kids clothing of Marni isn’t shot on children at all for their look books and it is so sweet that I have decided to pop them on here today. I love the fact that Marni girls keeps the more masculine elements of the main womenswear with its use of grey and dark autumnal wools and its use ...
Organic ethical kids knitwear by Canada based label Miou Kids for fall 15
Organic ethical kids knitwear is a lot easier to find than it used to be. The Canadian based Miou Kids in particular have a beautiful line which is produced in Peru using organic cotton and alpaca wool knitted by artisan local knitting teams paid fair wages for their work. For fall/winter 2015 they have used soft muted colours such as mustard, teal, slate and charcoal and classical knitwear styles ...
Cool high summer kids fashion from Milk magazine
A very cool high summer kids fashion shoot today from the latest Milk magazine styled by Julie Vianey and photographed by Tim Marsella. Swimming pools are a hot location item this year after the super stylised Baby Dior summer campaign and its always a pleasure to see an architecturally pleasing pool.
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