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Very French Gangsters supercool kids glasses for winter 2014
A cool new shoot for the supercool kids glasses label Very French Gangsters by Katrina Tang for winter 2014. Using both prescription styles and sunglasses this French label is known for their handmade quality kids glasses with a very stylish touch, a million miles away from the standard opticians offerings.
Absolute Abode a new design cafe and emporium in Wimbledon
Absolute Abode is a new combined store with an emphasis on unique and great design, there is a very cool cafe in one half of the store and a carefully curated edit of great interior design home objet in the other. The double site is very near to the station at Raynes Park in the Wimbledon area so sited near to some very desirable properties indeed and ...
Halloween kids fashion story by Sandra Freij – a look back
Another story from photographer Sandra Freij today and one of my favourites of her kids photography. A Halloween kids fashion story first published in Milk magazine a few years ago but I’ve revived it because its October. Why not! Its always a great kids theme but usually tends to be over focused on Pumpkins and witchy outfits, I like this for the subtle ...
Animalesque artistic painted animal kids head-pieces
The beautiful painter animal kids head-pieces from Animalesque were exhibited at the recent Dot to Dot London showroom and were one of the most striking new talent pieces there. Owner Sarah Lowes designed Animalesque to inspire creative play and help bring narrative to life through costume, capturing a sense of wonder and reconnecting children with their innate gift, and fundamental need, to imagine.
Luxe merino wool muslin wraps from Aden + Anais launch today
Aden + Anais are well known as the company who not only supply the muslin cloths for young Prince George but also the most luxe and gorgeous muslin wraps for mums on the market today. Their new product for winter 2014 has been developed with the Woolmark Company and using fine Australian merino wool they have woven gorgeous lightweight soft luxe merino muslin wraps which envelope babies in ...
Dot and Cross new kids bedroom furniture collection
I met the Dot and Cross team at last weeks Design Junction and immediately loved their new cot bed design, part of a new launch of kids bedroom furniture with adaptable use for growing children and teenagers. The beautiful cot has a padded back curved all the way around which not only eliminates the need for tie on cot bumpers but as the child grows and the ...
Design Junction London autumn 2014 inspiring stuff
I spent an inspiring evening at Design Junction 2014 last night, so wonderful to see so much new design in one place. There were a few new kids items too, a great new cot and bunk bed design from Dot and Cross which launched for the first time here, beautiful painted tiles from StoryTiles from the Netherlands, amazing gold safety pin chandeliers from Sarah ...
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 ...
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