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Mary Quant retrospective at the V&A Museum
Mary Quant retrospective at the V&A Museum opens on April 6th to the public. This exhibition covers 20 years of the 60’s pop fashion hero’s career from the very first boutique Bazaar in the Kings Rd which was opened in 1955 and whose outfits whilst groundbreaking at the time seem rather drab now by comparison to the later designs from 1960 onwards as the Youth-quake hit and ...
New kids fashion store Velveteen comes to London
New kids fashion store Velveteen comes to London to Ledbury Rd in Notting Hill for their first UK venture. This is the second store for the brand who opened in Hong Kong last year and already has a strong online and instore presence with the world’s best kids retailers. Founder Laura Egloff launched Velveteen in 2013 inspired by her 1970’s Californian beach childhood memories; where days were ...
Ethical conscious kids fashion from Cosmosophie
Ethical conscious kids fashion from new brand Cosmosophie from Spain today. Cosmosophie has a sustainable approach with slow fashion in mind, using quality materials and working closely with the manufacture of their collection to ensure fair payment to workers. The clothes carry a certain nostalgic note, a subtle throwback to the frocks our grandmothers used to wear, to the care and attention they put in each detail and every ...
Gosoaky kids wet weather gear for spring showers
Gosoaky wet weather gear for kids and adults which given the current weather here in the UK will be in high demand! The new spring/summer styles are here for Gosoaky. Launched in the Netherlands, a country not short on rain either, Gosoaky concentrate on making the best waterproof outerwear for kids and adults in the whole wide world: Simple, functional, essential, and fashionable by using high quality fabrics and ...
Barbie 60th anniversary display Pitti Bimbo
Barbie 60th anniversary display from Pitti Bimbo 88 where a special exhibition to celebrate her birthday and launch the girls clothing line created for Fall/Winter 2019 by Italian brand Patrizia Pepe was launched. It was 9 March 1959 when Mattel first launched Barbie at the New York Toy Fair. Since she first came into being, Barbie has played multiple roles, while undertaking more ...
Beautiful baby luxury gift sets at Willow & Cole
Beautiful baby luxury gift sets today as we approach the high season of spring for baby births! The luxury label Willow & Cole have a beautiful set of gift boxes with finely curated baby newborn and older gifts inside. Founded by Emma and Suki, two mums who started Willow and Cole to give new parents curated gift boxes containing practical yet stylish luxury items for their ...
Beautiful kids lifestyle products at CIFF Youth Copenhagen
Beautiful kids lifestyle products at CIFF Youth in the Copenhagen based trade fair last week. The Scandinavian lifestyle has now become well known throughout the world and the exhibitors at the CIFF Youth trade show last week didn’t disappoint with their clean lines and cool colours for nursery and kids bedrooms. New products are only usually launched every one or two years in interiors but there ...
Sustainability and kids fashion in Copenhagen CIFF Youth
Sustainability and kids fashion in Copenhagen at the CIFF Youth kids trade fair last week are a natural pairing. There’s always been a sense with Scandinavia of a less frantic consumerism, the interior design world here reflects that with Danish homes featuring designer led pieces that are carefully considered before purchase. The Nordic countries were also some of the pioneers in the use of certified organic cotton and new technology for outerwear, ...
Texture wins for kids fashion F/W 2019 Playtime Paris
Texture wins for kids fashion winter 2019 at a busy Playtime Paris kids trade show. A special kind of curly faux shearling was all over the place at the recent kids trade show, call it teddy bear or even its 70’s version Borg fabric. It’s an evolution from the super shaggy furs of the last few winter seasons, although there were plenty of those still too and the very ...
Xmas 2018 at Petersham Nurseries, that’s Christmas sorted!
Xmas 2018 at Petersham Nurseries, that’s Christmas sorted! My annual round up at Petersham Nurseries nearly didn’t get brought to you today when I discovered the hideous new update from WordPress has automatically appeared on the site. I couldn’t make head or tail of it but thankfully after a quick Google I discovered there’s a Classic WordPress plug in that I’ve quickly reverted to and hooray, blogging activity ...
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