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Penfield Kids – the classic outerwear label adds a new kids fashion collection for fall 2014
Penfield was established in Hudson, Massachusetts in 1975, by Harvey Gross. Now one of the world leading labels for down outerwear they have launched into kids fashion for fall 2014. A pioneering figure in the American outerwear industry since the early 1960s. Gross recognised and championed the strength of down insulated outerwear for its unique and unrivalled ability to provide strong, durable warmth and protection, growth in the ...
Mimi’s Circus, cute kids homeware with a retro feel
Another great brand I spotted in Copenhagen at the CIFF kids trade show is Mimi’s Circus whose kids homeware is a growing collection which started with the sweet Circus collection of tableware. The illustrations on the Circus tableware are made by the late Dutch artist Fiep Westendorp. The co-owner Lotte Carlier explains its origins “She was a very famous artist in Holland and Belgium, our ...
Mooi en Lief, the other Back to School shoes must have is a wellie boot!
It’s the time of year for Back to School shoes and here is an alternative need for the winter months with a huge dash of humour from Mooi en Lief for kids footwear. Their own brand of Wellington boots have a strong quirky identity and as well as a cool Back to School ( School Rocks- School Sucks ) black boot  they have some great colours and ...
Hay store in Copenhagen loves African influence for fall.
A quick post today while I am editing and sorting out my CIFF Kids report which is a focus on the new African tribal influences at the Hay store. One of the best interior shops in Copenhagen, where they lead others will follow and known for the cool Scandi aesthetic it was a surprise to see lots of African sculpture and print in the store this season. The Hay ...
CamCam inspiring kids interiors at CIFF Kids for 2014/15
With CIFF Kids trade fair on again now in Copenhagen I wanted to share pictures from one of last season’s discoveries, the beautiful inspiring kids interiors company CamCam. Owner and designer Sarah Giese Camra was working as an architect before setting up CamCam in 2012. The line is beautifully made and you can see her training coming through in her choices of ...
Beautiful Boden Xmas party pieces for kids fashion Holiday 2014
Having just spent 3 days in beautiful Dorset with the Boden crew and a party of press journalists and bloggers I feel quite refreshed and ready to tackle the rest of the kids trade shows coming up for spring 2015. A different way to showcase their Boden Xmas goodies this season, our little group was treated to a fantastic day at the amazing Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s ...
Playtime Paris, inspired by Anatology baby fashion nursery items
Playtime Paris, the kids fashion trade fair in Paris was yet again busy and full of first class exhibitors. For me however many of the offerings were a close repeat of previous collections and sweet as so many of the collections were I am craving something a little different. Today I want to focus on one company that provided this, Anatology, a relative newcomer with ...
Young Soles shoes 2015 kids footwear and Corby Tindersticks at Dot to Dot London
New sets of shots for the spring 2015 season and gorgeous gold metallic leather for Young Soles kids footwear plus quirky textile specialists Corby Tindersticks who have a new set of characters and new bold colourways for their clothes collection. The two British brands will be showing at Dot to Dot, the new edgy showroom for creative and independent British kids ...
George at Asda for Autumn/Winter 2014 fashion and home
A quick look at some of the goodies George at Asda has lined up for us for the autumn/winter coming season. An impressive home display at their press show this week had a huge array of quirky cushions with a themed stories such as film stars ( Audrey Hepburn – so chic) animals, sequin moustaches and classic florals.I also liked a monochromatic table setting, chic at ...
Earthchild – organic kids fashion from South Africa
Another beautiful set of shots today for the organic kids fashion brand from South Africa – Earthchild. Earthchild was created to meet the demand for an environmentally responsible range of fashionable kids clothing in South Africa. It has become a highly sought after fashion brand in the area offering top quality organic children’s clothing. The collection features neutral and seasonal colours for newborns, boys and girls, up to the age of 10. Their newest ...
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