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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.
Norman Copenhagen new store a must see for Ciff Kids visitors
The new store of Norman Copenhagen will be a must see of the list of visitors to CIFF Kids trade fair in February next year in Copenhagen. I discovered this report on Trendland and it looks astonishing. Written by Cyril Foiret he describes the new showroom/store as follows ; ‘Beautifully designed by Hans Hornemann and Normann Copenhagen’s Brand Manager, Britt Bonnesen, the brand’s new headquarters is an experimental, artistic space ...
Christmas kids fashion at Childrensalon
Christmas kids fashion from Childrensalon online store today with a royal red colour fit for a traditional princess’s dressing up holiday. Photographed by Luciano Pergreffi and featuring top kids fashion labels all from Childrensalon for the party days ahead. Amazing ruffled tiered party dress from Mischka Aoki £5,785 at Childrensalon   Boy: Ralph Lauren jumper £139 and shirt £45, Burberry trousers £90, Billionaire Shoes £254.
Christmas baubles and decorations Holiday 2016
This week I’ll be popping a few of my favourite Xmas things on the blog from my extensive Christmas in July press show hunting grounds for Holiday 2016 Today its a selection of baubles and Christmas decorations, apart from Petersham Nurseries which I covered earlier this month and which is hellishly expensive, there are also some great bits available at more normal retail outlets, have a look below and see if ...
The beautiful new Design Museum Kensington
The beautiful new Design Museum opens on November 24th on the site of the old Commonwealth Institute just off Kensington High St. I was lucky enough to be invited to the press preview for this sure to be iconic building, a renovation of the older iconic and listed building whose outer shell and parabolic roof it retains. I visited the original quite a few times in my younger days and ...
Cool kids collaboration of Stella McCartney and Smallable
A new cool kids collaboration between Stella McCartney and Smallable store goes live online today with an emphasis on the feline titled  ‘Cool for Cats’. Unique illustrations feature a range of cats from lions and tigers through to domestic cats and T-shirts and sweatshirts while animated cat prints in flouro pink and orange brighten up holiday outfits. All of the thirteen piece collection for both boys and girls is ...