Thursday 25 February 2010

Get Ready For Summer!

Inspired by all things tropical, Sunuva is THE collection you need before your summer holiday.
Created by two mums who want the ultimate UV sun protection for their children, this fabulous swimwear and beachwear range is stylish, affordable and totally practical.

Available in a variety of original prints and coordinating styles for boys and girls, your kids will look cool on the beach and be safe in the sun.
For more info on Sunuva, please visit or email:
Sabrina Naggar or Emily Cohen

A Bright Idea

Thanks to Brights and Stripes, you can make getting dressed fun with the world's first interactive clothing for children.

When your little one stands in front of its webcam wearing “ The Magic Tee”, a 3D animated weather story comes to life and unfolds in time to its movements.

The unique “Rainbow” design is available online and from selected retailers including Fenwicks in London, Leeds and Edinburg.

Tuesday 23 February 2010

Your Treasured Space

This amazing piece of furniture has just been added to the "über-cool" online store Kids Love Design.

Described as " a space hidden in the midst of people", Abitacolo was designed by Bruno Munari in 1970.

More than a bed, it’s a multifunctional structure supplied with two wire nets, some shelves and baskets and a desk in which children can read, sleep, work, listen to music and play.

Abitacolo is exclusively available at Kids Love Design.

Sweet Caramel

Caramel Baby & Child started in 1998 and now has 5 boutiques in London and 1 in Japan.

Designed by Eva Karayiannis, the Spring/Summer 2010 collection sees a combination of structured shaped tops worn with more relaxed bottoms.

Girls will stand out in exaggerated puff sleeves on blouses and dresses or a classic trench coat.

For boys, the key pieces include an assortment of loose fitting smock shirts in various stripes and navy linen shorts.

Friday 19 February 2010

Chinese New Year

London’s celebrations of the Chinese New Year will kick off this Sunday with entertainment, acrobats and fireworks.
To mark the special occasion, why not play dress up with Zid Zid Kids animal masks and capes?

Have a lovely weekend!

Thursday 18 February 2010

Effortless Cool

Available for boys and girls aged 4 to 16, Pepe Jeans Junior range seems to get stronger and stronger.
In addition to an updated version of the basics, The Spring/Summer 2010 collection features three different styles that can be combined, depending on the mood, time of day and season, but with jeans as the staple piece.

Layered garments, detachable pieces and embroidery are the final touches to create a unique and "effortless cool" look.

2010 Honeycubes

Bubble London was one of the first to introduce the Honeycubes by Superspace at the January 2008 show.

Deisgned by two Danish architects to “stimulate a child’s imagination and motor skills”, a limited edition is NOW available via their webshop in new colours and free delivery!

Tuesday 16 February 2010

Sonia Rykiel for H & M

Following the success of Stella McCartney’s range for GapKid and BabyGap, here comes another exclusive high street collaboration.

This Saturday, Sonia Rykiel’s much anticipated knitwear collection for women and children will hit 200 H&M stores worldwide.

Perfect for shaking away the winter blues, the line features sweaters, dresses and leggings all in vibrant colours.

Photography: Sølve Sundsbø

Monday 15 February 2010

Cosy Cashmere

As the days are getting chillier again, it is the perfect time to invest in warm and cosy clothes.
Indigo is a range of fun cashmere for women, children and babies made from the finest yarns which are beautifully soft, wash well and built to last.

The collection of jumpers, cardigans and accessories is available at Igloo Kids in London and Le Bon Marche in Paris among other stores.

Tuesday 9 February 2010

Bon Voyage

Bubble London News is going on holidays ...

In the meantime, we just wanted to share this stunning visual from French duo Marithe and Francois Girbaud Spring/Summer collection by photographer Steve Hiett.

I Heart Okido

Just in time for Valentine's Day, here comes Okido Magazine's 11th issue all about the heart and blood circulation!

Eco Chic

Launched in August 2009 by designer Berith Lochery, Pili Pala is an exciting new brand created to provide childrenswear that not only looks great but is ethically produced too.

Now in its second season, the Welsh collection maintains a signature identity with orignial, practical and stylish designs.
Our favourite pieces include unisex baggy style trousers and over the knees shorts for boys.

Friday 5 February 2010

Haitian Music

As one of the leading children's record labels, Putumayo Kids produce music that entertains, educates and inspires cultural curiosity.

In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, they are re-releasing Caribbean Playground featuring diverse music such as zouk from the French Caribbean, soca from Trinidad and twoubadou from Haiti.
All procceeds from the sale of each CD will be donating to The Red Cross so please visit

Home Sweet Home

Edition PAUMES is a small and dynamic family-run business of Japanese publishers, working closely with artists and designers in Europe.

Selecting only the best, Hisashi Tokyyoshi and Fumi Shimoji explore some of the most stylish and inspiring living spaces.

After Paris, they have turned their creative eyes to London, Stockholm and Copenhagen...

Paris Family Style is avaibable in the UK at Bodie & Fou.

Thursday 4 February 2010

Sit Down

The V&A Museum of Childhood in London have a major exhibition in 2010 exploring the history of children's furniture. 'Sit down' starts on February 6 and will feature over 70 examples of seating made for children, ranging from swings to school chairs.
And because we can’t get enough of Molly-Meg, don’t miss her free workshop on the opening day from 11am until 1pm where children will be decorating a custom made story telling “throne.

For more information, please visit

Wednesday 3 February 2010

New Kids On The Block

Plenty of newcomers joined the fifth edition of the show. Here are some of our favourite ones.

Aden + Anais with their line of swaddling blankets,
made from soft, breathable cotton muslin.

New kiddies soft toys from Ze Super Zeros.

Fresh and original collection for little girls from Nellystella.
British-designed, good quality and original
pieces for home from Dotty Designs.

The Place To Be

Bubble London, the UK's favourite kids trade show took place on 31 January & 1 February at the Business Design Centre.

Showcasing 190 collections from more than 19 countries, the event scored another record attendance with a rise of 37% in visitors on the June 2009 event.

Visitors to the show were given an entirely new perspective with the launch of Bubble Gallery.
The showroom-style environment welcolmed Bench, S & D Le Chic, Salty Dog, Salty Dog Vintage, and Barcarola.
Bubble London will be back on 20 & 21 June 2010 at The Business Design Centre

Tuesday 2 February 2010

Molly-Meg's Tea Party

Dedicated to bringing 20th Century Modern design icons to the world of children, Molly-Meg created a charming tea party scene in the entrance of the latest edition of Bubble London.

Mary McCartney for Mini A Ture

Renowned photographer Mary McCartney was yesterday at Bubble to launch two very special t-shirts she designed for the Sunaway Children's Home, a small orphanage in India.

Made using organic cotton, the designs will be sold through Mini A Ture retailers worldwide and the first confirmed retailer in the UK is Selfridges London.

All proceeds from the sale will go directly to the charity.


Monday 1 February 2010


Kids and fashion photographer Steven Visneau was already behind our June 2009 image. For our Spring/Summer 2010 campaign, we will be using another one of his beautiful shots.

Bubble London will be back on 20 & 21 June 2010 at the Business Design Centre.

Exellent first day at Bubble London!

With an inspiring selection of over 190 children's collections from more than 19 countries, retailers and press all gave very good comments on the first day of Bubble London.

A full show report will follow soon.

Stand Out!

Little Duckling was yesterday announced as the winner of our Stand Out Competition. Judges Corina Papadopoulou from Kidsen, Laura Kirkpatrick from CWB Magazine and Eva Klaus from Kid's Wear Magazine were impressed by the overall design and layout of the stand.

Designer Rosa Wiland will receive 6m2 of stand space at the June 2010 show.