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Hucklebones super smart kidswear for spring 2015
Hucklebones is my second British fashion pick this week with their super smart kidswear collection for spring 2015. Featuring lots of the lace trend for this summer and slick lines with contrast collars and details, sweet gold spots and bow decorations that complete their signature styling. Sold online at Alex and Alexa and Childrensalon as well as many other retail outlets worldwide. Sweet tulle ...
Bobo Choses, such a popular kids brand with spring 2015 new looks
The Bobo Choses photo shoot for spring 2015 has been released, such a popular kids brand that most of these have already been on Instagram but its still too good not to post. This Spanish label have really got the formula right with a reasonable price point combined with a cool retro aesthetic that is photographed in a cool funky kids style. Spring 2015 at Bobo Choses sees a watermelon ...
Ferragamo Mini – luxe kids footwear from an Italian legend
Salvatore Ferragamo presents Ferragamo MINI, an exclusive capsule luxe kids footwear collection. I love the quirky collection visuals using vintage shots repurposed. True to the label’s heritage, Ferragamo MINI reworks two iconic designs from the women’s collections, this time for girls: the famous round-toed ballerina shoe which Salvatore created for Audrey Hepburn and Varina, the enduring bestseller finished off with the brand’s signature Vara bow. Available in sizes ...
Raspberry Plum spring 2015 new British kids fashion
Raspberry Plum is a fairly new British kids fashion label, winners of the Rising Star award from Bubble London in January 2014 for their debut fall/winter 2014 collection they have expanded and developed their quirky slightly retro styling for spring/summer 2015 kidswear. Designer Aleksandra Stasic is from Belgrade and moved to London as a child, a graduate of the RCA she manufactures in Serbia to help ...
Chapter 2 handmade kids footwear from the UK
Chapter 2 handmade kids footwear has a wonderful story behind the brand. Owners Fay and Tom have a leather workshop in their home where Tom makes the shoes and Fay’s background in accessories at Dries Van Noten and other luxury brands has honed her fashion sense to produce this cool collection of unisex shoe styles. There is also a collection of fine leather belts made in Italy.
New Mini Rodini bedding designs for kids nursery interiors
While I am on an interiors kick this extended weekend here is the latest look at the fantastic nursery bedding collection from Mini Rodini. I adore the big puffer fish print and the fact that these are definitely unisex styles with not a pale pink or pale blue themed set at all.
Stunning Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion World exhibition at The Barbican opens today
Titled ‘From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk’  the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition reaches London on its world tour and opens at The Barbican today. It is a stunning show with a huge amount of past collection items on show as well as some of the iconic photographic images that have been created with Gaultier’s fashion over the years and as an extra his never been exhibited before in ...
The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 – 2014 at the V&A Museum in London
The Glamour of Italian Fashion is this spring’s big luxurious exhibition at the V&A Museum in London. With a wide spanning era of 1945 – 2014 it shows the development of the luxury high end fashion we associate from Italy  which began very slowly after the Second World War had left Italy devastated with only 50% literacy and the majority ...
Bobo Choses spring/summer 2014 kids fashion looks
Back to summer fashion 2014 kids fashion today with a look at the new Bobo Choses collection from Spain. This has a very 70’s faded print retro feel with vintage look T-shirts and cap sleeved dresses, tropical inspired prints and cool girls shorts with gold buttons. Bobo Choses is also available at Smallable.  Bobo Choses for spring 2014 kidswear, cool retro aesthetic  
Little Marc Jacobs spring 2014 kids fashion preview sneak peek
There are some brilliant girls dresses in the new Little Marc Jacobs collection for spring 2014 kidswear that I had a sneak preview look at the other day. I especially liked a section of hot red, pink and orange colour tones with a slightly vintage look and extra detailing such as the one shoulder ruffled dress below and the lace inset lingerie inspired style in red satin ...