INSPIRATION | Louis Vuitton F/W 11

Inspired by the movie "The Night Porter," Louis Vuitton's influence was evident in several children's brands who put their own spin on Vuitton's F/W 11 collection which ties in closely with Stylesight's F/W 12 Women's Runway Roadmap Prim + Perverse.
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MINI ME | Trench Town

The springtime trench works for adults and kids. Check out the trench trend for kids here.
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INSPIRATION | Emma Leonard

These illustrations by Australian artist Emma Leonard, a frequent contributor to La Petite Magazine, are reminiscent of Stylesight's F/W 12 Megatrend Wild Craft. For more inspirational images, check out her blog Bones, Braids and a Tricycle.
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INSPIRATION | The Elements

We're in love with Babiekins Magazine's "The Elements" editorial photographed by Allie Cottrill. Ethereal looks represent "air, water, fire and earth" in the spread the beautifully captures the playfulness and wonderment of childhood.  Now in its fifth issue, the online children's magazine features beautiful editorials, an array of fun DIY projects and articles relating to family relationships and real issues ...
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STREET SEEN | Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair

It's never too early to get kiddies to appreciate the arts. The ultimate NYC street fair and family celebration, the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair (held on April 30) featured special performances from Broadway shows along with emerging talent from Tribeca. Local restaurants and merchants offered up the neighborhood's finest foods, refreshments and merchandise while local schools sponsored a variety ...
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BIG IDEAS | The Desk Project

To raise money for Kids of Kathmandu, 11 New York wood workers, architects and artists have designed and created children's desks to be auctioned off for The Desk Project. All the proceeds will go toward supporting the education of Nepalese orphans. The bidding will end this Thursday, May 12. Click here to see the desks. Let the bidding begin!
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INSPIRATION | Happy Mother’s Day!

To celebrate Mother's Day, we put together a Top 10 list of our favorite blogs written by moms around the globe. Always inspirational, these blogs are chock full of gorgeous images, insightful stories and helpful product reviews or advice that appeals to a wide-range of readers (you don't need to be a parent to enjoy!). Here they are (in no ...
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HOT LINE | Phoenix and Nola

With the tagline "the new standard in children's clothing," Brooklyn-based Phoenix and Nola was created by husband-and-wife team Katja and Wade. The pair created the collection for size 0 to 6 after the birth of their twins Phoenix and Nola when the new parents couldn't find children's clothing that fit their aesthetic and price point. The embellishment-free collection offers 25 ...
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BIG IDEAS | Kids ♥ Japan

It's great to see some of our go-to kid's sites jump into the Japan Relief efforts, designing the cutest apparel, artwork and accessories to benefit those affected by the earthquake and Tsunami. Here are a few of our favorites: Juelz for Japan,  Growing Snow Flowers,  Natascha Rosenberg, Babylady Inc
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PLAY LIST | Charlie Alan Kraft Push Toys

Self-taught artist Charlie Alan Kraft learned how to paint while living on the streets of Mexico. Now living in Portland, Ore. Charlie, who remains inspired by his days as a graffiti artist, sells his art on Etsy and even offers monster-themed wooden push toys for the pint-sized set. In addition to wood toys, Charlie sells acrylic and watercolor paintings, recycled ...
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BIG IDEAS | Will & Kate–A Love Story

To celebrate the Royal Wedding, we present Will and Kate--A Love Story, a great iPad app story for kids. Illustrated by Adam Larkum and collaged with photographs, this interactive tale tells the story of Will and Kate--two friends that go on adventures and fall in love. The app is packed full of fun for kids with bleeting sheep whose mouths ...
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INSPIRATION | Jacqueline Roberts

Self-taught photographer Jacqueline Roberts has focused her career on portraying children in a different light in contemporary media and society. In addition to her fine art portraiture, Jacqueline's work has been featured on novel covers, magazines and art books. Here, her photos are reminiscent of one of our Runway Roadmap stories for F/W 11 Eco Camp.
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BIG IDEAS | Surrur-Make Your Own Marimekko

Coinciding with Marimekko's 60th Anniversary, a new book Surrur – Make your own Marimekko has recently launched. The creators of the book, designer Mari Savio and photographer Kati Rapia, share with fans the ideas, instructions and patterns of Marimekko designers for more than 60 D-I-Y projects with contibutions from designers Erja Hirvi, Pia Holm, Maija Louekari, Aino-Maija Metsola, Mika Piirainen, ...
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INSPIRATION | Wilderness Queens

Issue no. 17 of Small Magazine just went live and we're in love with photographer Steven Visneau's Wilderness Queens. Featuring cool antler headpieces and ethereal dresses, the Wild Craft-inspired shoot features some of our favorite brands like Tutu de Monde, Paper Wings, Kicokids and Mini & Maximus. Click here to see the full editorial.
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PLAY LIST | Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold

Focused on heritage brands with a real story to tell, Stockholm-based retailer Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold offer a cleverly curated collection of adult apparel, accessories, home decor and other cool odd 'n ends. While they have yet to try their hand at kids' apparel, we love their sophisticated, locally-made, heirloom-quality toys. Check out their mixed print teddy bear, wooden ...
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