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The Hay Store coolest interiors shop in Copenhagen
The Hay Store is always on my hit list when I visit Copenhagen. The coolest interiors store in town, they always have a few new surprises for a new season with quirky mementos that are easy to buy and transport. Known for their bold coloured stationary and bedding, rather less for their geometric furniture, its the kitschy ornaments and ceramics that I always delight in.
Baby and Kids lifestyle at CIFF Kids Copenhagen
As well as the strong kids fashion offering, baby and kids lifestyle now forms a large section at the CIFF Kids trade show in Copenhagen. First introduced as a separate section in its own right six months ago the lifestyle element has increased and sees the introduction of fashion brands such as Soft Gallery who are expanding their home and interior product side of the business. As a growing trend this ...
A Mini Penny stocking fillers to delight
For the cutest stocking fillers you can’t beat the gorgeous porcelain animal necklaces of A Mini Penny. A Mini Penny is the kids offshoot from A Weathered Penny. Founder Kayleigh is a self taught designer & has 6 years experience working within fashion, from operations, VM and graphic design. She also has a degree in fashion communications and marketing and all the products are made in the UK. The ...
Petersham Nurseries Christmas decorations 2015
Petersham Nurseries Christmas decorations are always unique and its one of the reasons why its such  a treat to visit at this time of the year. The cafe and restaurant are decorated with lit up trees and giant baubles and there are hundreds of fresh Christmas trees to choose from. The store also has some of the most amazing gift items plus interior objets and Indian sourced furniture and antique mirrors. Most are on ...
Cath Kidston’s family Christmas Holiday shoot
Cath Kidston’s designs have a nostalgic remembrance of days past and nowhere is this more perfect than at Christmas time with a perfect family Christmas shoot showcasing all the labels signature printed offerings. Cath Kidston is well known for her beautiful florals and retro style prints of all things childhood linked, toy soldiers, cowboys, forest creatures, dogs, penguins, robots, reindeers, the list is endless.
Petite Albion sweet kids knits from a new British label
Petite Albion is a small young label featuring sweet kids knits founded by two friends who met at Chelsea College of Arts, Fanny Santini and Bronwen Campbell-Golding. Their knits are handcrafted in the UK using sustainably sourced natural yarns. They are passionate about keeping all products made in Britain, the idea is that each item is made to last, becoming a cherished hand me down for the whole family to enjoy. They also ...
Petit Bateau and a new collaboration with Jean-Charles de Castelbajac
I always look forward to the new collaborations of Petit Bateau and top brand fashion designers, this season is an unusual one with a blast from the 80’s Jean-Charles de Castelbajac who is having a revival currently. There are mini me styles again for kidswear from the label which features a T-shirt with a fun graphic sailor style portrait and classic seaside colours. The collaboration is launched on the 19th ...
Italian style kids footwear from Naturino for winter 2015
Italians are renowned for many things and leather goods are one of the most important, Naturino’s Italian style kids footwear marries quality and design in the long established tradition of Italian manufacture. The company also make the design led Moschino label which has had a huge revival under the leadership of designer Jeremy Scott. For their own label range they keep it simpler but exactly the sort of styles for ...
Bugaboo and Diesel double denim collaboration
Bugaboo and Diesel have launched another collaboration with a double denim covered buggy and nappy bag combination for super cool mums. Both the Bugaboo Buffalo and the Bugaboo Donkey styles have been outfitted in the new denim styling and there is a matching denim bag with leather details all featuring the iconic Diesel label.
Aden + Anais launch new muslin clothing and Disney baby design collaboration
News from Aden + Anais, the popular designer baby muslin brand of a new clothing collection and a Disney baby design collaboration. I saw the new collection at their stunning South London offices yesterday and have to say the soft, easy to wash signature muslin works really well in the layette clothing line for babies 0-12 months.
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