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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 ...
Poppy England sweet dresses for kids fashion fall 2014
Poppy England is a very particular line with sweet dresses for kids and mums in a retro 1950’s style which feature conversational prints some of which are published as a story in a little booklet each season. For fall/winter 2-014 the story is The Search for the Hairy Scary Mammoth and there is a particular dress to match.
Molo in the mountains, great kids ski fashion for fall 2014
Molo have just released a great set of kids ski fashion photographs featuring their wild ski patterned jackets shot in Chamonix in France. Called Planet Snow the story shows skiwear that besides a high level of waterproofing and breathability has garments lined with 3M Thinsulate insulation, which means that the outerwear is both lighter and warmer, allowing for more movement and comfort. There are 16 colour variations in snowsuits for winter ...
Horst: Photographer of Style – V&A Museum London
Another cracking exhibition from the V&A Museum – Horst: Photographer of Style is a visual feast and a history of style in the early 20th Century. Born in Germany in 1906 as Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann (the Bohrmann was changed to the simpler Horst during the Second World War) Horst’s career began as an assistant to Le Corbusier in 1930 but all changed when he met ...
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 ...
Gudrun & Gudrun kidswear sweaters for fall/winter 2014
There’s a real chill in the air now and mother’s minds are thinking of kidswear sweaters, perfect timing then for this reminder of the cool brand Gudrun & Gudrun from the Faroe Islands and their fall 2014 Nordic inspired kids knitwear collection. Made from 100% wool in traditional patterns with a new twist, look out for the contrast hem bands for fall 14, candy pink ...
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 ...
Stunning kids jewellery and accessories from Sophia 203
One of the best kids jewellery and accessory displays at Playtime Paris recently was from the label Sophia 203. For next summer it is all about the seaside with shell, turtle, seahorse and fish motifs but here is the current fall/winter 14 collection with inspiration from the sky. There are the most adorable necklaces and playmasks themed around stars, butterflies and angel wings including the ...
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