Thursday 28 July 2011

Aravore 2012

With only one year until the London 2012 Olympics Games, it’s an excited time for all sports fans.

Taking inspiration from the big event, Aravore introduces a mini-sports collection for Spring/Summer 12 with playful tennis dresses, tank tops and polo neck tops in bold golden yellow and green.

Feiyue hearts Bonton

French brand Feiyue has teamed up with Bonton to launch a limited edition of its Dela Mid Kid.

Red for girls, blue for boys, this casual yet trendy trainer has been exclusively customized with Bonton’s straplines “ Keep your dreams” and “Keep your smile” on the insole.

These two limited editions will be available at Bonton from September 2011.

Tuesday 26 July 2011

Sitting Pretty

Papier Mache Deco issue got even better when we spotted these hand-knitted macaroons cushions by Naomi Paul.

Using a range of recycled, upcycled, organic, industry waste and British luxury materials, the London-based designer creates some truly unique pieces for interior spaces.

Monday 25 July 2011

It's a family affair

At last month’s Pulse, we had a lovely chat with Famille Summerbelle and were delighted to hear about some of their new products.

Designer Julie Marabelle’s oh-so-gorgeous paper cut maps will shortly be available online  in new colours (sky blue for Paris, turquoise for London and mist blue for New York) with some cool ribbon tapes.

This September, will see the launch of a San Francisco map, tea towels and a new wallpaper design.

Famille Summerbelle will exhibit some of their new products at Tent London on 22-25 September.

Friday 22 July 2011

Best Foot Forward

Next month’s Moda Footwear will play host to the largest selection of children’s footwear brands in the UK this season.
CWB Magazine's Laura Turner selects some of the collections not to be missed at the three-day event on 14-16 August 2011.


Hush Puppies



Behind Milk Magazine closed doors ...

Photographer Sarah Werf was lucky enough to get an exclusive tour of Milk Magazine tres inspiring office in Paris.
Check out all the photos and her interview with Sophie Carre, the magazine's social media manager.

Wednesday 20 July 2011


The B Organis Mummy & Me range is fast becoming the number one choice for mums and their little ones to share.
As well as smelling great, we love that the products are made with plant-derived ingredients and no chemicals.

The comprehensive range of shampoos, conditioners, body lotions and bubble baths is available from B Organic.

Thursday 14 July 2011

Ohh la la!

In honour of Bastille Day, we’ve selected some French labels delivering that je ne sais quoi...

Troizenfants' collection of elegant yet trendy clothes
at reasonable prices.
Taking its inspiration from street style, Japan Rags’ offer
includes denim jeans and hoodies for boys.
Lale’s collection of vintage-inspired accessories
and interior products such as bags, cases,
beanbags and cushions.
Iconic Bensimon also available in adult's sizes.

Tuesday 12 July 2011

Issue 18

The new issue of Small Magazine is out and we're loving the beach photoshoot " A Summer Place" by Steven Visneau.
Well done to Christine Visneau for styling GapKids with Wovenplay, Nellystella or Monamici!

Around the globe

Available for girls and boys aged 12 months to 6 years, Deluna Kids is a new brand to keep an eye on.
Designed by Luca Leonard, the beach-themed collection is inspired by her love of travelling and gives vintage classics a modern twist.

Key pieces include harem pants, bondi beachsuits spotted on Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter, playsuits, dresses, tops and sundresses all handmade in the UK.

If you're in London, don’t miss Deluna Kids sale tomorrow from 9.30 – 18.30 at 18 Dorville Crescent, London W6 0HJ.

Friday 8 July 2011

Something for the weekend

Head to Little Angel ’s Summer Party this Saturday celebrating this truly individual theatre's 50th anniversary.
Puppets shows, workshops and backstage tours will run throughout the day.

Little Angel Theatre
Saturday 9 July
free entry
14 Dagmar Passage London N1 2DN.

Thursday 7 July 2011

Danish Circus

Welcome to Le Cirque de Mini A Ture , complete with performances, clowns and animals.

Complemented by exclusive prints, signature colour combinations and unique detailing, the Spring/Summer 12 collection is certain to be a hit with parents and children alike.

Feast your eyes

Tamar Mogendorff has done it again with a new collection of hand-stiched creations entitled "Sea Side".

Using vintage fabrics, old linen, antique embroidery,and even newspaper, her work is truly inspiring.

Read a great interview with the New York-based artist on Sissy+Marley Blog.

Tuesday 5 July 2011

Going Dutch

Break? What break? We are actually still hard at work, looking for fresh, new ideas to excite you. Inspired by a quick trip (clip, clippety, clip), to the lovely Kleine Fabriek; these little gems caught our eye.