Author Archives: Ania Witkowski


INSPIRATION | Happy Easter

With Easter this weekend, we've pulled together some of our favorite DIY crafts. Sophisticated designs add a chic touch to painted eggs while yummy chocolate cakes look extra sweet with chocolate bunnies perched on top. Hand-made pinatas and giftbags let little ones get in on the fun with bright colors and kid-friendly designs. Looking for something to do this weekend? If ...
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HOT LINE | Fendi Capsule Collection

Featuring a lucky charm, Fendi's latest foray is an organic layette collection for 0 to 24 months. Focusing in on the growing layette and baby gift-giving market, the high-end Italian designer unveiled a gender-neutral, organic cotton collection of jumpers, tees, pants, onesies, tracksuits, bibs, hats and blankets--all packaged in luxe gift boxes. The gift-ready collection is available exclusively at Fendi ...
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EVENTS | petitePARADE

We had such a blast covering petitePARADE this season! Held on March 8th, the show switched venues to 545 W 22nd for their 6th edition. Filling the front row seats with micro-celebs from Toddlewood, the show hosted editors and kids alike who watched designers including IMOGA, Bonnie Young and Mischka Aoki, send mini models down the runway in the latest for F/W 14. Street styles gravitated toward ...
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EVENTS | Children’s Club

We stopped by Children's Club today, rounding out our F/W 14 trade show coverage. Mini-menswear inspirations appeared for kids, including attached bowties and conversational shirts. Lace overlays piqued tactile interest while luxe handmade embroideries lent items, including traveler tunics, a sophisticated air. The designers shown above: Blu Pony Vintage Anais & I Mini Shatsu Cavelle Kids Bit'z Kids Holt & Lulu Aioty Nandy & Molly Girl & A Mouse Unruly Blue
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EVENTS | Playtime New York

We're continuing our F/W 14 trade show coverage with one of our favorite NYC shows, Playtime New York. Held from March 8-10, the show features over 120 brands. Rich folkloric influences appeared in vibrant hues while gender-neutral greys paired minimalist geometric prints with pop trims. Chunky knits, including oversized cableknits, piqued tactile interest while tiered panels refreshed slouchy sweats. Easy to layer pieces ...
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INSPIRATION | muchloved by Mark Nixon

Looking back at our favorite childhood toys always puts a smile on our faces. From a much-loved teddy bear to a special doll made by grandma, lovies are a special item that will continue to spark nostalgia in adulthood. Much Loved, a book by photographer Mark Nixon, gives us a peek at some lovingly worn-out toys and reminds us of Davina ...
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EVENTS | The Children’s Great Shoe Event

We popped by the Children's Great Shoe Event in Teaneck, NJ, where we checked out the latest F/W 14 footwear trends. Among our favorite sightings were refreshed takes on snakeskin and updated camo designs in muted, sophisticated palettes. High-shine hologram boots added a futuristic feel while wooly boucle finishes piqued tactile interest on footwear. The designers shown above: Flowers by Zoe UMI Old Soles Cienta Isaac Mizrahi Pazitos Aster Pampili  
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EVENTS | Toy Fair

We popped by Toy Fair to check out the latest innovations and trends for kids' toys. Held from February 16 to 19 in New York City, the show played host to over 1,000 exhibitors, including 250+ newcomers. Among our favorite trends, was a renewed emphasis on eco-friendly materials with recycled wood and natural dyes. Toy foods included sushi and ramen offerings ...
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PLAY LIST | Valentine’s Day

In honor of Valentine's Day, we've pulled together some of our favorite kid-friendly products and ideas. Pops of pink, clever sayings and heart shapes celebrate the special day. Soft salmon shades are perfect for boys while trompe l'oeil heart bags look especially sweet on tees. Colorful candies and handmade cards add a personalized touch to the holiday. Here's where you can ...
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HOT LINE | Hebe

We've been loving the ethereal feel of Hebe's F/W 14 collection ever since we spotted it at Playtime Paris so when we saw this spread at Papier Mache, we knew we had to share! Interspersing their subdued palette with vibrant pops of color, Hebe creates an offering filled with playful pieces including quilted sweatshirts, loose layers and airy skirts. Styled atop ...
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EVENTS | Little Barcelona

Continuing our F/W 14 trade show coverage, the Children's Team popped by Spain to visit Little Barcelona. The fifth edition played host to 31 exhibitors and moved to a new venue, Plaça dels Àngels. Bold patterns, ranging from watery batiks to crisp gem-inspired geos, appeared as gender-neutral designs. Chunky, vibrant knits added a hand-made aesthetic to collections. Animals appeared as statement ...
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EVENTS | CIFF Kids

Taking place from January 30 to February 1 in Copenhagen, CIFF Kids showcases some of our favorite F/W 14 stories. A neutral color palette filled with woodsy browns pairs with pops of warm berry and spiced red hues. Unruly materials, including wild furs, shaggy yarns and brushed knits, channel a natural, animal expression while utility jackets, plaids and fisherman-inspired vests hit ...
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EVENTS | Bubble London

Our F/W 14 trade show coverage continues with Bubble London! Taking place on January 26th & 27th, the show was filled with organic pieces. Natural fabrics paired with eco-friendly dyes for a soft color palette perfect for Winter. Animals, including horses, cats and dogs, appeared across classifications while small, repeat prints channeled a retro 70s vibe in bold colors. Autumnal color ...
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EVENTS | Playtime Paris

We kept busy this weekend, stopping by Playtime Paris for a look at the latest from one of our favorite cities. Vintage and English garden motifs gave florals a fresh feel while digital prints, sometimes appearing smudged, added a techy touch to prints. Wild animal prints continued to roam, while folkloric embroideries emphasized a global appreciation as designs ranged from Kinship-inspired ...
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HOT LINE | Mini Preen

Preen is shrinking down the grown-up styles we love! Launching tomorrow, Mini Preen promises to be a pint-sized collection filled with jaw-dropping prints and sophisticated silhouettes. Combining luxe special occasion dresses and skirts with sweatshirts and hoodies, a playful air emanates from the collection. Perfect for mini-me pairings, Mini Preen will be available at both Selfridges and Mon Petit.
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