Creativity Continues to Pour Out of Belgium with Kidswear brand Ine De Haes

Making patterns come alive, Ine De Haes creates intricate 3d designs for kidswear with faces, animals and draping patterns.  A fairly new label coming straight out of Belgium with its innovation and creativity is sure to be a brand to watch.  They have AW and SS seasons currently and we can't wait to see what this brand will bring in it's ...
Read more >

ine-de-haes-3d-dress-4

Smallable expands to include Teen and Adult lines

WGSN’s Kidswear team were excited to meet Cécile Roederer yesterday, the Paris-based founder and CEO of Smallable – one of our favourite children’s online concept stores. Cécile is a pioneer of the kids’ online boutique. She identified a gap in the market seven years ago, when she recognised that while many mothers love beautiful design, they were either too time-poor or ...
Read more >

sthumbthumb_small

Castelbajac x Petit Bateau Capsule Collection

French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is to launch a special capsule line for Petit Bateau, reinventing their iconic pieces for both kids and adults. This bold collection will be available in Petit Bateau boutiques and online from the 19th October 2015.  The limited edition collection sees him transform the classic raincoat into a poncho and colourful portraits of sailors adorn cotton ...
Read more >

PETIT BATEAU ANCHOR

Disney x Vans team up for new kids collection

A perfect match, Disney and Vans team up for an upcoming collection for kids showcasing their top characters including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Winnie the Pooh. They have a rich heritage together, both stemming out of Southern California with a strong partnership that is decades in the making. Perfect for back-to-school, items include backpacks, slip-on and lace-up signature sneakers and apparel. Vans x ...
Read more >

Vans x Disney

Tootsa MacGinty scoops ‘Best Childrenswear Brand’ at the NatWest UKFT Award 2015

Unisex childrenswear brand Tootsa MacGinty won the "Best Childrenswear Brand" at the NatWest UKFT Awards held on May 28th in London. This award was created to highlight the most innovative, exciting and successful businesses in the UK for apparel and textiles. Tootsa MacGinty launched 4 years ago with unisex clothing for kids ranging from 0-8 years with colourful, creative and bold ...
Read more >

ukft-awards15-0885

Royal Baby: Princess Charlotte

Here at WGSN the kidswear team are always wondering what Princess Charlotte our new mini style icon will be wearing next. The first outfit included a white bonnet, booties, and delicate handmade sweater set bought from Irulea, a clothing store in San Sebastian, Spain. Kate seems to have a preference towards British brands including Amaia Kids, Rachel Riley and Cath Kidston ...
Read more >

anchor charlotte

crewcuts collaboration with Instagram star Mayhem

Mayhem, aka 2sisters_angie via Instagram, has blown up as a social media tot sensation with her love of creating handmade paper versions of famous gowns and outfits seen on the red carpet. Sure to sell out quickly, the crewcuts x Mayhem J.Crew line is here. Check out the 4 year old Designer in the making applying an arts and crafts ...
Read more >

lm1

Anorak Publish New Pre-school Magazine

Anorak magazine, the alternative activity magazine for kids releases a new preschool magazine this Month entitled Dot.  The Magazine claims to “encompass all aspects of a child’s life, from jumping in puddles to learning through play. It encourages kids to be resourceful and find solutions using all the tools they naturally have at their disposition: imagination, creativity and fun.” The bold, ...
Read more >

thumbnail

Disney’s Tomorrowland

The movie "Tomorrowland" is debuting May 21st, tying in Disney's concept for Epcot Center which is sure to drive traffic to the theme parks and well as evolve fun licensing opportunities for kidswear. Disney's adventure movie is about a scientist and young teen who discover a new place somewhere in the midst of space and time.  A futuristic setting with ...
Read more >

Still of Tomorrowland

Boden Press Day

Boden held their autumn/winter 2015 press day yesterday at The Vinyl Factory where the kidswear team got to see the lovely new Mini Boden range set in a fun store setting. New items included printed umbrellas with matching wellies and rainwear along with an expanded baby gifting range. The range was upbeat and colourful with nostalgic knits and retro styling. ...
Read more >

anchor_boden

Diesel kids launch Jogg Jean Junior -

S/S15 sees Diesel Kids launch their new hero product, jog jeans junior. With the appearance of denim on the outside but the comfort, touch and feel of a jersey sweat pant, the JJJ campaign illustrates the dynamic nature of youth and the freedom of movement that kids demand. Using the same weaving method used to make denim, but with patented technology ...
Read more >

Diesel_Brand Campaign JJJ_05

Special Delivery #ComingSoon

The Instagram account of Alexander Wang toyed with us this week at the WGSN HQ. Since the first post of a pregnancy stick with ??? on the 1st April 2015 (no fools here) speculation has been brewing around a Kidswear line launching imminently. Following North West's appearance at Fashion week wearing a custom Alexander Wang outfit, anticipation remains even after the ...
Read more >

anchor

Hackett ‘Little Britons’ A/W 2015 press day

Hackett's 'Little Britons' A/W 15 press day showcases a collection inspired by family weekend getaways to the countryside. Outerwear pieces include a shawl collared, down-filled jacket and colourful heritage style parka; warm and protective for family winter walks. A significant amount of smart tailoring pieces are on offer also, rich tweed jackets in jewel like colours paired with chinos, corduroys and ...
Read more >

hackett

Courage & Kind

To celebrate the release of Walt Disney's live action Cinderella movie on the 27th March, the WGSN Kidswear team attended a preview of a cinderella-inspired collection launched by Courage & Kind. Disney EMA and TVM Fashion Lab collaborate to create a new luxury children's brand that provides a fresh departure away from the stereotypical licensed product we're used to seeing from ...
Read more >

anchor

Margherita Missoni Launches Childrenswear collection in partnership with YOOX.com

Margherita Missoni has launched a brand new kids collection entitled Magherita, in partnership with YOOX.com. The range is aimed at girls and boys  age 6-24 months and girls aged 3-10 years with fun, comfort and nostalgia at its heart. Key silhouettes include  ditsy print smocks with butterfly cap sleeve and matching bloomer for baby, while for boy’s a simple resort shirt with matching Bermuda offers a retro appeal. Indigo, papaya, ...
Read more >

Margherita S/S 15