Mini Me | Black Swan

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PLAY LIST | 13 Words

Despondent. Haberdashery. Mezzo-Soprano. These words are not part of typical kid's vocabulary--until now. Lemony Snicket's latest book 13 Words teaches kiddies these words and more in a cleverly woven story that follows a gloomy (or despondent) bird.  Illustrated by Maira Kalman, this unique picture book may even teach parents a thing or two. Check out the book's trailer below.
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BIG IDEAS | What’s on Your Plate?

The seemingly simple question where do these cherry tomatoes come from birthed the film What's on Your Plate? The documentary about kids and food politics, produced and directed by award-winning Catherine Gund, follows best friends Sadie and Safiyah as they find their place in the food chain. With the camera as their companion, the precocious 11-year-old girl guides talk to ...
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BIG IDEAS | My Princess Boy

Yesterday Cheryl Kilodavis and her five-year-old son, Dyson, appeared on The Today Show to chat about her self-published book My Princess Boy. Since the age of 2, her son has preferred tutus, dresses and heels when playing dress up. After some negative reactions from both kids and adults, Cheryl decided to write the book to teach children about acceptance. The ...
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INSPIRATION | Best of 2010

As 2010 comes to a close, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on our favorite tweensetters, brands, products, line launches, events and trends of the year. We present to your our top 12 (in no particular order): 1. New Line: Stella McCartney Kids 2. Tweensetter: Willow Smith 3. Product Revival: Birkenstocks 4. Product: Miller Goodman 5. Brand: Crewcuts 6. New Line: Fendi 7. Tweensetter: Justin ...
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BIG IDEAS | My Funny Family

Meet Me At Mike's blogger Pip Lincolne recently posted a comical stop-motion claymation piece done by two sisters, Poppy, 7, and Zali, 10.  Titled "My Funny Family," the feature was written and directed by Poppy with Zali making the clay figures and mom (photographer Hailey Bartholomew) and dad doing the animation. See the talented Bartholomew family's finished product below. 'My Funny ...
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BIG IDEAS | R.A.D. Magazine

Aimed exclusively at Brooklyn, NY-based parents and kids, R.A.D. (aka Read and Draw) magazine is a free bi-weekly publication chock full of imaginative and engaging content for little creative types. Distributed at Brooklyn schools and children's boutiques, each issue of R.A.D. features an educational theme or season. Kids can learn how to build a teepee, identify endangered species and write ...
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INSPIRATION | Alexandrena Parker

Currently a photography student at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Alexandrena Parker dreams of one day living in Europe and shooting for Vogue Bambini. Her impressive portfolio beautifully captures children during play and includes a shoot she did for New York-based Wovenplay.
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This holiday season, black tie is nothing to worry about for stylish tykes. Thanks to trendy brands, babies, boys and girls have a variety of tuxedo-inspired looks. From H&M's tuxedo onesies for crawlers and Zara's Girls-Will-Be-Boys tuxedo shirts, kids have never been so dapper for the holidays.
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EVENTS | Gucci’s Kid Party

In celebration of Gucci's new children's line and their ad campaign featuring Jennifer Lopez with her twins, the Fifth Avenue location hosted a kid-friendly party for NYC's most posh tots (and their parents, of course). In addition to the regular party fare like cupcakes and face painting, Gucci provided the mini guests with iPads featuring Gucci's Playground app that allows ...
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HOT LINE | All Saints

Check out London-based high retailer All Saints children’s F/W’10 lookbook. Mirroring the grown-ups, the children’s line focuses on their renowned leathers, military boots, chunky knits and skinny jeans for kids. Woven shirts and cardigans feature All Saints' signature rusty buttons for boys; asymmetrical hemlines; and voluminous skirts dramatize girls' movements. Price ranges from $20 tees to $220 leather jackets. Look ...
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STREET SEEN | Twinsies

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These days, kids and parents' wardrobes are looking pretty similar. Jak and Jil photographed some great pics of mini-me street style. All that's missing are some mini-me accessories.
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INSPIRATION | Tuss’ Video Lookbook

Swedish brand, Tuss is known for their chic yet practical basics for children. Following Scandinavian tradition where functionality and simplicity are key words, the Tuss collection is always minimal in both color and design to maximize function. Catti Aman, Tuss designer, describes the brand as the ultimate simple solution. In the same vain, Tuss presents a simple solution for advertising ...
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Photographer, Kotori Kawashima, captures her daughter's day-to-day life in book “Mirai-Chan”, from mealtime to a day at the beach. Mirai's doll-like expressions and poses add humor to everyday routines, and Kawashima perfectly captures candid moments between her and her daughter in this delightful book.
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