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Kids sustainable knitwear from Long Live The Queen official fall 2017
Kids sustainable knitwear today from Long Live The Queen for their first fall collection. The label launched at Pitti Bimbo for SS17 and received much interest for their ethical approach. In a world where there is so much of everything, they decided to source materials that are already there to reduce the footprint they leave and with awareness of the consequences of producing and using materials. Recycled fabrics, knits, and boxes full of ...
CIFF Kids lifestyle summer 2018 report
CIFF Kids lifestyle summer 2018 area at the Copenhagen trade show once again had a winning array of chic Scandinavian exhibitors. The area is growing in size each season and there are always new names to see as well as old favourites with updates on their collections. Lifestyle products don’t change as much as their fashion counterparts but there are often new prints or colourways of favourite styles ...
Kidswear SS18 at Dot to Dot London trade show
I managed a quick look round the new kidswear ss18 styles at Dot to Dot London but I wasn’t feeling great that day so apologies to all I didn’t speak to and its quite a small report but I picked up a few highlights from the British independent trade fair. Accessories were strong again this year with new bag companies that had impressive offerings and there were some ...
Incredible Exhibition Road Quarter new V&A Museum entrance
The incredible Exhibition Road Quarter new V&A Museum entrance was previewed yesterday and opens tomorrow evening with a flourish and a week of special activities labelled the ‘Reveal’ Festival. This beautiful new entrance includes a huge underground excavation which becomes the new Sainsbury Wing and was designed by Amanda Levete Associates with engineering undertaken by Arup Associates. The entrance opens onto ...
Pitti Bimbo 85 kids fashion highlights
There were plenty of kids fashion highlights at Pitti Bimbo 85, the trade fair held in Florence every season which seems to just keep on growing. This season there were 548 exhibitors and numerous events, some of which I will cover in detail later in the week. Catwalk shows included Children’s Fashion from Spain, Monnalisa, Il Gufo and
Emilio Pucci petite fashion for girls from summer 2018
Launched last week at Pitti Bimbo is the new Emilio Pucci petite fashion for girls summer 2018. The label has the perfect mini me selection for its new junior kids line which is produced by the kidswear specialists Simonetta and chose the week of Pitti Bimbo to launch in the gorgeous Emilio Pucci Palazzo in Florence. Laudomia Pucci opened the family home’s grand ground floor ...
New magazine Forever Young with womens and kids fashion launches online
New cool magazine title ‘Forever Young’ with womens and kids fashion launched online yesterday. The brainchild of two industry professionals, Forever Young was created by photographer Annie Bundfuss and art director Rosanna Pendleton. Forever Young has high fashion editorial pages with womenswear and separate kidswear shoots as well as a shopping section with direct links featuring a mix of high end and high st. Say’s Annie “For years, we have had our work ...
Balenciaga is pure fashion inspiration at the V&A Museum
Balenciaga : Shaping Fashion is pure fashion inspiration at the V&A Museum. One of this summer’s important exhibitions, the craft and sheer brilliance of the Balenciaga gowns is worth a visit alone. However they are married with work from current big name fashion designers and these often only seen on the catwalk creations are equally as inspiring for any would be fashionista’s too. Having also seen the Pink Floyd ...
Beautiful winged kids portrait photography
A new shoot today with beautiful winged kids portrait photography by Julia Boggio Studios and art pieces by Amy Judd. Julia specialises in artistic portraits for commissions and produces her own publication featuring kids and adult fashion shoots with specific portrait ideas in mind. Her next special day to book a winged portrait look will be in early November.
New launch organic mini kidswear Mino Paris
Mino Paris is a new mini kidswear brand in many ways, launched today it has a small but interesting collection and a limited size range of 4-6yrs. Founded by a fashion designer with more than 10 years in luxury ready to wear in one of the biggest Haute Couture Maison in Paris, the idea was to start very small and slowly grow, not a start up as ...