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The V&A tackles fashion sustainability with Fashioned from Nature
The V&A Museum tackles fashion sustainability in its new fashion exhibition for the summer season Fashioned from Nature which opened this weekend just in time for Earth Day around the globe. Covering the past from 1600 to the present day the introductory garments show how fashion’s inspiration not only has come from nature but also taken the creatures themselves with the use of feathers, fur and even beetle ...
Main Story kidswear summer 2018
Main Story kidswear summer 2018 continues the graphic print story for their second collection. Aimed at children aged 2- 11 years, this young British brand has a unisex identity with contemporary styles that try to inspire creativity and imagination in young children. In Main Story’s own words “Our collections draw on inspiration from the world of art & design.
Century of the Child at the V&A Museum of Childhood
A new exhibition Century of the Child opens at V&A The Museum of Childhood today just in time for the Easter holiday break. Featuring 100 years of Nordic design the exhibition shows how the influence of the Nordics has penetrated into the British lifestyle with its simplistic ethos and cool minimal design. Showing products from toys, interiors, fashion and film, the exhibition has some firm childhood favourites and even ...
Our Free Tribe – a photo project to link kids to nature
Our Free Tribe is a project which highlights the vital importance of children’s connection to nature. Jo Wise (a floral artist) and  Jade Soar (a make up artist) are creating visual stories showing the magical connection, joy and profound importance that nature plays in the wellbeing of children and how much it helps to shape them into happy people. Jade explains how the project began “The project ...
Goodordering cool kids bags inspired by cycling families
Goodordering cool kids bags were designed originally for cycling families but these graphic styles can be used everyday and also holiday travel for the whole family. The independent company is based in Hackney, East London and the designer and founder Jacqui Ma has a firm foundation to draw on having designed bags for Puma, Virgin Atlantic, Microsoft and Debenhams in the past. In 2012 she went out on her ...
CIFF Kids fashion and lifestyle in Copenhagen for winter 2018
Trade show CIFF Kids fashion and lifestyle in Copenhagen for winter 2018 happened last week, the trade fair felt busier this season and exhibitors seemed happy with the result. For me one of the strongest feelings I had was the change in colour of the Scandinavian market, from the land of white walls there seems to be a move away from lightness, especially in interiors with a lot ...
Dot to Dot London quirky kids fashion finds
Dot to Dot London quirky kids fashion finds for fall/winter 2018 at the independent London kids trade show this season. Some familiar names and some new additions in the Vinyl Studio location which slots between Pitti Bimbo and Playtime Paris. My favourites from the show included a newly revamped Finger in the Nose collection with some cool girls pieces including a gold metallic gathered skirt, a new ethnic inspired ...
Petersham Nurseries Christmas decor 2017
Petersham Nurseries Christmas decor 2017 today from my annual Xmas visit to this delightful garden nursery. This of course is not any old garden nursery but one of the most exquisite and design conscious in the country, it’s based in Petersham near Richmond alongside the river Thames. Tricky to get to and with limited parking it is also has an award winning restaurant and a jolly nice cafe ...
Cath Kidston Disney Peter Pan collaboration fall 2017
Previous Cath Kidston Disney collaborations have become sought after collectors pieces with limited production runs and there is now a new collection in store. Peter Pan is the new inspiration. Released in 1953, Walt Disney’s original animated film ‘Peter Pan’ remains one of the studio’s most popular classics and, like the title character itself, seems to never grow old. There are products for kids and adults with clothing, china, ...
Beautiful kids hair accessories by Knot Hairbands
Beautiful kids hair accessories today by Knot Hairbands  in a wonderful series of pictures by photographer Celia D Luna with a dreamy soft feeling helped by the styling by Leslie Schor using clothing from the FW2017 kids fashion collections from Ladida, Once Inspiration and Ceiba Goddesses.
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