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Carousel & Bazaar kids fashion and lifestyle FW18
Carousel & Bazaar have enlarged their line to include kids fashion and lifestyle products for fall/winter 2018. The textiles side of the label begins with lush printed fabrics reflected in the clothing collection in the form of luxe cushions with fabric also available by the metre, to buy for curtains, blinds or for clothing. The prints were inspired by Australian designer Inge Holst’s twin fascination with ‘granny chic’ fashion ...
Molly Brown Communion kids jewellery
A gorgeous shoot of Molly Brown Communion kids jewellery photographed by Abi Campbell today for summer 2018. Molly Brown London was established in 2006 and upon its launch was dubbed ‘Tiffany for girls’ by Vogue magazine. The vision was to create a brand based on the belief that a piece of jewellery given to a girl at any age should represent good quality British luxury.
Kew Gardens Temperate House renovation opens
Kew Gardens Temperate House renovation opens on Saturday the 5th May to the public. The largest Victorian glasshouse in the world, this beautiful restoration of the original built between 1859 and 1899 has taken 4 years and cost a staggering £41 million to completion partly funded by the National Lottery but also by private and commercial donations. Everything has been reconditioned or replaced with exacting standards, the pavilion had ...
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 ...
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