PLAY LIST | Timbuktu

Check out Timbuktu, the first children’s magazine designed especially for the iPad. It combines imagination and technology to display news and stories in a simple, interactive design. In the first issue, Timbuktu explores popsicles, arctic beaches, serenades, letters from India and conversations with animals living in extremely cold environments. Check out the introductory video below.
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KIDS’ ROOM | Love Mae

Made with love in Australia, Mae is a delightful range of reusable fabric wall stickers for children’s rooms and wherever their creative mitts can reach in the home. With budding, finicky designers in mind, friends, Bec, Peat and Emily, created a collection of temporary wall decals that children can happily move around, scrunch up, smooth out and rearrange again and ...
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The latest issue of LMNOP is up and ready for idea-hungry moms to download. As the full moniker (Laugh. Make. Nuture. Organise. Play.) suggests, the online magazine based out of Australia is teeming with clever parenting tips, craft projects and the latest in toys. Not just dedicated to play, you can count on a well-styled photo shoot of the hippest ...
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BIG IDEAS | Miffy in Fashion

Children’s book character, Miffy, created by Dutch artist, Dick Bruna, in 1950 gets a 2011 makeover. From April 1st until December 31st, The Dick Bruna Huis Museum will run “Miffy in Fashion”; a host of international designers and artists have created artwork and fancy frocks in honor of the cult character. Fashion label, Clements Ribeiro (dressing Miffy as a “Tahitian ...
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BIG IDEAS | Tucked In by Meredith Gaston

One of our favorite artists Meredith Gaston recently wrote and illustrated "Tucked In," a book for all ages that encourages people to use their "tucked-in time" to be both creative and restorative. The book covers a realm of topics from dream analysis to finding out what our sleeping positions reveal about our personalities. Readers can also write their own "tucked-in" ...
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BIG IDEAS | Papier Mache Issue 6

Australian children's magazine Papier Mache recently launched Issue 6 online. Chock full of gorgeous photography, fashion, art and more, Papier Mache offers six online issues and two print issues a year. Check out the latest issue for the St. Tropez trend; a Q&A with up-and-coming photographer Aela Labbe; "A Ballet Story," an awe-inspiring compilation of photography by Monika Elena that ...
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INSPIRATION | Vintage Madonna

The April issue of Out features a double cover of Britney Spears and vintage photos of Madonna before she was famous. In the photos, a then 24-year-old Madonna is photographed with kids in classic '80s styling reminiscent of Stylesight's S/S 11 Uberground Megatrend.
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Self-taught French photographer Aela Labbe is beginning to gain recognition for her romantic, moody photography. Formerly a dancer, Aela creates mysterious, mythical imagery reminiscent of Stylesight's F/W 12 Megatrend Wild Craft.
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MINI ME | F/W 11 Runway Looks

Now more than ever women's trends are impacting the girls' market and F/W 11 was no exception. Monnalisa's fur ensemble rivaled Dolce & Gabana's while Miss Grant and Givenchy showcased similar looks. Here, Stylesight offers an in-depth report on must-have items for girls' F/W 11 after analyzing trade shows and runway from around the globe. Key items were heavily influenced ...
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BIG IDEAS | Chris O’Shea

UK artist Chris O’Shea uses the imagination of children to create amazing installations titled Little Magic Stories. Using children’s drawings, the use of technology literally brings their doodles to life on stage, allowing them to interact and respond to their creations in real time. By using a holographic projection film, the sets, characters and objects appear to float on stage ...
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A flight of colorful parrots, dancing dragonflies, vivid jungle leaves...We first discovered the Dutch brand Wild at Playtime Paris and now their S/S 11 collection is available! We love their vibrant color palette of coral red, mint, soft yellow and light pink and how their imaginative prints perfectly translate on swim or playwear for boys and girls. Funky materials for ...
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EVENTS | Fashion Week

Now that Fashion Week is officially over, it seems like the perfect time to share our favorite It Kids who were spotted at the shows. Check out Alexander Wang's niece in her Black Swan-inspired ensemble (complete with Chanel bag) and Russian model Natalia Vodianova with her three children in tow at Stella McCartney in Paris.
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STREET SEEN | Copenhagen

We love their layered, eclectic mix-and-match looks. Their "free-form" style, geo patterns and color clashing reminds us of The Thrifter trend from F/W 10.
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BIG IDEAS | Vintage Kids’ Books My Son Loves

Writer Burgin Streetman's blog Vintage Kids' Books My Son Loves follows the mother's passion for finding vintage children's books in thrift shops, library sales, book stores, online and more. In addition to showing the books' gorgeous illustrations, Streetman offers a little blurb on her pick of the day along with an excerpt. Every Monday, she gives away a free vintage ...
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STREET SCENE | Graphic Grunge

Check out these cool kids rocking Graphic Grunge, one of leading color palettes for F/W 11. Click here for the full color report for Fall/Winter 11 pulled from the latest international trade shows and runway.
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