EVENTS | Playtime New York

Rounding out the trade show season, the Children’s Team stopped by Playtime New York. Held at a new location, St. John's Center, the trade show featured cozy knit separates and baby onesies with a homespun feel.  Fur and shearling added warmth to winter vests and jackets. Stripes, polka dots and winter florals created the majority of prints and patterns while animal intarsia ...
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EVENTS | petitePARADE

One of our favorite events is taking place this weekend! Held at Industria Studios, petitePARADE provides the perfect showcase for this Season's collections right here in NYC. For the second time, Stylesight's teamed up with petitePARADE as the official trend sponsor for the show. We'll be there all weekend long tweeting and instagramming up a storm. We're looking forward to checking out Target's showcase of ...
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INSPIRATION | Bill Gekas

We're always amazed at the creative parents out there, from dads like Jason Lee and moms like Angie Stevens, so it was no surprise that we love the work of Aussie photographer Bill Gekas. Gathering inspiration from the old masters, including Johannes Vermeer (from whom Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of the House of Valentino recently drew inspiration), Gekas photographs his ...
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INSPIRATION | Mackenzie Foy for L’Officiel

We recently spotted It Kid Mackenzie Foy in the latest issue of L'Officiel Kids magazine. Shot by Dani Brubaker, the 12 year old, who plays the daughter of Edward and Bella in the Twilight series, donned Armani.
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EVENTS | Toyota Big Air

Held last weekend in Sapporo, Japan, Toyota Big Air, a snowboarding straight jump competition, presented a cute collection of funky snow ensembles. Kids showcased mixed animal prints, polka dots and graphic cars in both suits and accessories, and furry trims embellished youngster's coats and hoods. Snow boots appeared in a range of bright and neutral colors and animal hats completed the little ...
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EVENTS | Playtime Tokyo

Held in Tokyo from February 19-21, Playtime Tokyo cemented some of the trends we've been seeing. We spotted warm Berry Bouquet hues along with refreshed geos, vibrant florals and mixed prints appearing across classifications. Playful animal prints, colorful conversationals and richly embroidered pieces added depth to children's assortments. As we begin to wrap up the F/W 13 trade show season, ...
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INSPIRATION | What My Daughter Wore

We stumbled across What My Daughter Wore, a fairly anonymous blog documenting the outfits of the blogger's 10-year-old daughter, her siblings and friends. From the awesome outfits (we love the floral sunnies) to the concept itself, this is definitely a blog to follow.
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EVENTS | The Children’s Great Shoe Event

This week, the Children's Team stopped by The Children's Great Shoe Event, a biannual event held in New Jersey. We spotted some great trends for F/W 13 from over 250 exhibitors. Girls stepped up their game in wedge sneakers with sparkly details. Chelsea and desert boots featured metallic finishes while tactile additions of bows, sequins and rhinestones were key embellishments. Boys kept ...
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PLAY LIST | Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine's Day! We've got Cupid on our mind today so we've decided to pull together a little gift guide for the mini-Valentines in our lives (don't worry, we've got Mom & Dad covered too). Inspired partially by J.Crew and colorful heart bunting (shown above), take a look at what the little ones can wear and play with this holiday! Get the ...
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EVENTS | Toy Fair

Toys, toys, and more toys! We took a trip yesterday to the Toy Fair, held at the Javitz Center in NYC,  to check out the latest offerings in the toy market. From the Barbie x Mega Bloks car to the environmentally friendly art supplies by Eco-Kids, the ultra-creative toy designers have been busy utilizing new sustainable materials and construction methods ...
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CHAT ROOM | Fernando Cozendey for Fábula

Brazilian kidswear brand Fábula, the children’s line from acclaimed womenswear brand Farm, launched a Carnival special-edition collection with designer Fernando Cozendey, a master in fabrics made of lycra® yarns and famous on the runway for his unique fringe garments. The partnership resulted in nine cute wild animals swimsuits that also work as carnival costumes. Kids can be lions, giraffes, flamingos, zebras ...
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EVENTS | Little Barcelona

The Children's Team is wrapping up their international trade show coverage for now with Little Barcelona, held on Feb. 3 and 4. This new show (it was their third edition) continues to grow with cool contemporary brands for Childrenswear. Eye-catching prints like foxes, whales and clouds popped up on simple silhouettes for baby. In addition to apparel, exhibitors showcased a ...
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EVENTS | CIFF Kids

Taking place in Copenhagen from January 31 to February 3, CIFF Kids helped cement some of the latest trends we've been seeing across Europe. Natural Nordic themes, including intarsia knits and muted hues, played against futuristic aesthetics like sleek metallics for an ultra-modern vibe. Bringing prints back to earth were classic tartan and checkered plaids, serving across classifications as gender-neutral ...
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HOT LINE | Tiphaine Verdier Mangan

We first met Tiphaine Verdier Mangan at the last Playtime Paris and fell in love with the French artist's lovely miniature boxes for children’s rooms. Having already exhibited her kids' room decor in well-known retailers like like Bon Marche, Bonton and Lane Crawford, she recreates the fairytale world with vintage images and small furniture for scenes reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland ...
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EVENTS | Playtime Paris

Home sweet home! After a whirlwind trip around Europe, stopping by Kleine Fabriek, Pitti Bimbo, FIMI, Bubble London and, finally, Playtime Paris, the Children's Team is back in New York. We're pulling together our comprehensive trade show wraps but while we're working on that, take a look at the latest trends from Paris. Shades of green and blue were key for ...
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