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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 ...
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 ...
Nice pictures from Nice Things Mini cool kids fashion for summer 2015
Nice Things Mini are one of the new breed of Spanish fashion labels bringing affordable cool kids fashion forward from an adult line. The womenswear collection is the staple of the company since its inception in 1997 but for a few seasons now the kids line has also had some very interesting pieces. The website is great, with creative artists featured and family modelling profiles and the sweet backstory of the ...
Liberty London and Mamas and Papas new baby fashion and interiors collaboration
Liberty London and Mamas and Papas have collaborated on a gorgeous new collection for launch instore and online in early September featuring new baby fashion, accessories for interiors and buggy options. From the adorable Liberty print rocker to the fab combo of handkerchief edge tutu and Liberty bodice baby dress this is a well thought out and executed collaboration. Classic Liberty prints are used for everything including a variety ...
Playtime Paris 18th edition trade fair for kids designer fashion trends
Playtime Paris has grown rapidly over the past few years to become a key trade show for kids designer fashion trends in Europe making it a must to visit in the buying season. One of the largest fairs in fact with 470 exhibitors for the next edition  July 4th – 7th and with new names growing all the time, this next edition sees cool Belgium brand Anne Kurris, EFWA, Senorita ...
Riviera Style: swimwear style for the last 100 years at the Fashion and Textile Museum
Inspired by both the English Riviera and the Cote d’Azur Riviera Style – the new exhibition at The Fashion and Textile Museum shows off swimwear style since 1900 with an inspiring display. A must see for anyone working on summer 2016 and needing a shot of ideas there are some fantastic outfits in this show which unusually features quite a lot of kids swim styles too. From the early Edwardian ...
Kidscase Home new lifestyle collection for baby nursery interiors for spring 2016
Kidscase is a new launch for the popular Dutch organic kids and baby fashion label extending their fashion collections into baby nursery interiors lifestyle products. Known for their ethical and organic stance to design and quirky fashion shoots with very natural images the line is a natural progression for the creative designers from fashion to the home.
Pulse London shows great kids lifestyle gifts with graphic emphasis
Pulse London has its last day today so better get there sharpish to buy some great kids lifestyle gifts. The dominance of graphic patterns in lifestyle design is very apparent, very little is new with the second favourite design being woodland creatures but there are some beautiful items and so many quirky gorgeous crafted cards I don’t know how buyers begin to choose. Focusing mainly on the kids bits below, ...
My Little Day kids party accessories, a cute shoot
My Little Day make the chicest kids party accessories and decorations around. The new 2015 collection showcases them in a cute kids lifestyle shoot. Its not only tableware at My Little Day but a whole bunch of extras too from crowns, masks and party favours to cheerleader fringed garlands and bunting. Have a look at their great graphics and colourways below. Based in Paris their designs are contemporary, for all occasions and to be honest, ...
New Almond milk chocolate at Hotel Chocolat
Easter can be a tricky time for those whose allergies and diet choices make normal milk chocolate a no go zone but Hotel Chocolat have brought out a new almond milk chocolate selection in time for Easter. Working on a new Vegan and lactose free chocolate blend developer Emma Cope discovered that almond milk produced a fabulous creamy texture with a nutty flavour which they call their ‘milk ...
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