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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Marimekko for the Kids

With the launch of its latest kids collection, celebrated design company Marimekko, famed for its original prints and colors, opens a brand new store in Helsinki, entirely dedicated to the little ones. Located in Mikonkatu, in the heart of the Finnish capital, the 40 m2 store displays clothes, accessories, toys and interior decoration items for every age - with children and their favorite ...
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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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EVENTS | Kleine Fabriek

After checking out the latest F/W 14 trends in Florence, the Stylesight Kids Team took a trip to Amsterdam for Kleine Fabriek. Held from January 19-20, the show focused on active, street-ready looks with an emphasis on American culture--from Brooklyn-themed tees to a great outdoors sensibility. Moving beyond bottoms, motocross details emerged on tops while a variety of new toggles, drawstrings ...
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INSPIRATION | Elena Shumilova

Elena Shumilova stays close to home with her stunning photos of life on her Russian farm. Featuring her two sons and their animals, Shumilova shoots a series of heartwarming shots. The children play with their farmyard friends in a variety of scenes, appearing around the farm and outdoors. We can't get enough of the dreamy lighting, giving the pictures an ...
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EVENTS | Pitti Bimbo

It's our favorite time of year! We're kicking off our F/W 14 coverage with a stop in Florence, checking out Pitti Bimbo. Bursts of raspberry hues feel refreshing as the color gains traction across classifications while neutral animal, peacock, and Aztec prints add a sophisticated touch. Designs for girls gravitate toward sparkle details on leggings and jersey sweatshirts along with pleated ...
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EVENTS | Diesel Kid Presents TEN: Tristin & Tyler’s Birthday

Tristin and Tyler, two of our favorite twins, just turned ten with the birthday bash of a lifetime. In collaboration with Diesel Kid, the party featured a raging dance party complete with mini-speakers for personalized music. DJ Kai provided the dance floor beats. Check out our chat with the dynamic duo from the last edition of petitePARADE!
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INSPIRATION | Picture You, Picture Me

Mother-daughter duo Emer and Laoisha Gillespie joined forces back in 2008, creating Picture You, Picture Me, a stunning collaboration looking at the relationship between a mother and daughter. The series follows their lives as Laoisha grows, moving from playing with dolls to having her hair done by her mom. Taking turns behind the camera, Emer and Laoisha artfully create each ...
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HOT LINE | Hilda.Henri

We can't get enough of Hilda.Henri, a fantastic Austrian brand based out of Vienna. Using locally sourced wool and natural dyes, the pint-sized pieces appear in vibrant colors. Minimal details and loose, fluid silhouettes ensure movement and comfort for little ones. Certain pieces work for moms as well, capitalizing on the borrowed from baby trend.  
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