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The New Story, a new title from the Papier Mache magazine founder Beck Marshall
Smudgetikka interviewed the founder and creative force behind Papier Mache magazine Beck Marshall about her fabulous new title, The New Story which is launching this summer at Playtime Berlin. The New Story embraces motherhood in all its forms with the same feel as Papier Mache and will feature shoots with both ...
Mini Maven kids fashion magazine ‘The Escape Issue’
A new issue of kids fashion magazine Mini Maven is launched today and I am loving the beach story ‘A La Plage’ by photographers Rene & Radka. Styled by Jessica Hansen the story features labels such as Molo, Hello Simone, Bobo Choses, The Animal Observatory, TAO and Motoreta amongst other premium names. Mini Maven is produced out of Los Angeles by photographer Kymberly Marciano and features ...
Beanie & Bear new pop graphic kids swimwear
Graphic kids swimwear focus this summer at Beanie & Bear with a new cartoon style pop print collection for summer 2017 which they will be presenting at a press event this morning. The new print is inspired by pop art, patches, pins and superhero chic The label started by ex graphic designer Noya Bebawi was inspired to create an Anti Saggy Swimwear movement in 2015 after spending one summer too many feeling like ...
Mainio family style for spring is graphic and bold
Mainio family style for spring is graphic and bold with black and white checks in sizes from baby to adult and bold yellow and turquoise for kids styles in between. The collection is titled Comics, the theme dresses children as the characters of their own stories and urges them to create adventures stressing  the importance of having fun, laughter, making friends, exploring and running wild which are of course ...
Feather Drum Pilgrim collection with plant and organic dyes
As the name suggests Pilgrim has a purity at heart using just natural plant and organic dyes for this fall 17 collection by Feather Drum. Based in Australia, their fall is Northern Hemisphere spring so the collection is available now. There is a gorgeous simplicity to the label, both in style and photography and it includes both womenswear and  kidswear for 2 to 12 years.
Dolce & Gabbana cute MiniMe kidswear
Cute MiniMe kidswear from Dolce & Gabbana for spring 2017 today and a wickedly camp shoot from Federico Leone to showcase the matching family styling from this top Italian fashion brand. Not everything in the kids collection is a perfect mini me but the fabrication and general styling always follow the adults with simple cut variations to suit the younger ones.
Spring kidswear from No Added Sugar looks at Kith & Kin
Spring kidswear at No Added Sugar is a celebration of our nearest and dearest. Of all the people in the world, the magic of being with another is no greater than when they are our own kith and kin. A suitable post for Valentines Day I think! There is a feeling of love and joy in the girls prints Euphoria, Blissful and Wonderment.
The Kids Show Paris design led kids fashion fair
The Kids Show in Paris is the alternative design led kids fashion fair run the same time as Playtime Paris. Smaller and more intimate it has a good selection of smaller designers that complement the bigger labels that can be found at Playtime. Some of my favourites here are returning exhibitors such as Cavalier, East End Highlanders who have a fabulous new girls collection,
Bonpoint kids French chic for fall/winter 2017
Bonpoint can’t help but have kids French chic written all over the collection. Its in their very DNA.  The catwalk show held in Paris was based upon a Charles and Ray Eames quote ‘Take your pleasures seriously’ with luxe trims and silks and velvets for party days. Never challenging but always luxurious, modern, stylish and adored by mums the world over.
Sweet shoot by Marco Tassinari for Vogue Bambini
Marco Tassinari has shot a sweet kids fashion story for the new issue of Vogue Bambini titled “A Slow Life” featuring the new spring fashions of the kids world. Today sees the start of the Pitti Bimbo kids fashion trade fair where Vogue Bambini is prominently displayed alongside many of the worlds other childrenswear publications.