Key Trends at Kind+Jugend 2014

This year’s Kind + Jugend, the Cologne-based show for children and babies, continues to showcase innovative product designs and launches across all its categories. Key directions highlighted last season - such as sustainability, multi-functional products and space saving design - continue to evolve, from super lightweight and compact pram systems to transformable furniture and the use of natural, recycled and ...
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NEW LINE | Penfield launches kidswear

The WGSN kidswear team is hugely excited to view the first ever kids collection by Penfield, launching at the Couverture and Garbstore this weekend. The A/W 14/15 collection features the same outdoor utility elements that we're used to seeing from Penfield but in mini sizes and with all the practicalities needed for children. Creative Director, James Barshall said about the new ...
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INSPIRATION | Chalk & Wild Magazine

We've been tracking the online presence of Chalk & Wild for some time but last month saw the release of their first printed magazine aimed at the pre-teens, teens and their mothers. With beautiful photo shoots at its heart, this is the brainchild of Nicole Frobusch, the founder of Nixie Clothing. Check out their Tumblr to feel inspired.
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EVENTS | Kleine Fabriek

  Held in Amsterdam from July 6-7, Kleine Fabriek featured a brand new layout, dividing the show into smaller sections. Citrus shades continue to trend as pinks range from fluorescent to watermelon hues. Flamingos, watermelon and country western cacti pop up on items, emerging as the new gender-neutral graphics. Summer layers are key as designers embrace lightweight baseball blousons in spring prints. Brands showcased bold ...
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EVENTS | Playtime Paris

Gathering momentum as the premiere kids' trade show, Playtime Paris played host to new exhibitors from July 5-7. Stella McCartney, Caramel Baby & Child, No Sugar Added, and Beau Loves were among the newcomers. As the exhibition list grows, the trends took a decidedly vibrant turn, moving away from Parisian minimalism and embracing bold, quirky designs. Warm citrus hues remain key while pops ...
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EVENTS | Pitti Bimbo

It's time to kick off our S/S 15 coverage! We're starting out with one of our favorite shows – Pitti Bimbo. Taking place in Florence, Italy, from June 26-28, the show opened the season with around 10,000 visitors. A zesty citrus palette emerged at the show for both boys and girls as designers gravitated toward tangerine, lemon and lime. Luxe materials ...
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IT KID | Mayhem

Four year-old Mayhem has been popping up on our instagram lately, bringing us some creative inspiration. Together with her mom, Mayhem (it's her nickname) creates and models a variety of handcrafted, paper dresses that can take five minutes to three hours to make. The pint-sized model partnered with Vogue for the Met Gala, with Mayhem recreating some iconic looks exclusively for ...
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Happy Friday! We came across this adorable cat on instagram and had to share. Take a peek at some of our other favorite photographers, Elena Shumilova, Zoey & Jasper, and Sebastian Luczywo, who feature the aww-inspiring combo of cute kids and animals.
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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father's Day! To help celebrate our wonderful dads, we've pulled together a few of our favorite DIY ideas. From homemade banners to birdhouses that inspire collaboration, there's something for every age. We hope you have a wonderful weekend with your dads! Happy Father's Day to all the amazing dads out there, especially our own. We love you! Ania & her dad ...
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INSPIRATION | Sebastian Łuczywo

We can't get enough of Polish photographer Sebastian Łuczywo. Shot in the countryside, the editorial pairs natural elements with surrealist twists in cozy family scenes that spark nostalgia with a dash of good-natured humor.
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MINI ME | Mango

After last year's success with their mom-and-me collection, Mango's rolling out some more mini-me fashion (for dads, too). This year, boys get in on the fun, donning colorful woven tops and lightweight denim shorts. Kid-friendly graphics mix with sophisticated finishes, including rich embroidery on dresses.
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EVENTS | Parsons Runway Show

A huge congratulations goes out to Ashley Yoon Chang, the Childrenswear Designer of the Year at Parsons! We loved her innovative use of color and textures, creating stylish yet wearable pieces. And congratulations to all this year's fashion grads! We can't wait to see what you guys come up with next. Check out more of what we spotted at the Parsons ...
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IT KID | Ryker Wixom

Popping up as the latest Instagram-star is little Ryker Wixom. Dressed in affordable mini-me styles, his mom pulls inspiration from magazines and movie stars while Ryker mimics their debonair poses.
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Happy Mother’s Day!

With Mother's Day right around the corner, we've pulled together a few of our favorite gifts. Little ones can create a handprint bouquet filled with reasons why Mom is wonderful while older kids can create paper tulip bouquets. Customized gifts include sentimental cutting boards and footprint necklaces. Finish of your shopping spree some mini-me style with some mini-me designer pieces ...
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TECH TALK | Hopscotch

Our new favorite app, Hopscotch, just released their latest update! After popping up on our Twitter feed, we knew we had to find out more. At its base, Hopscotch teaches kids how to code. Inspired heavily by Scratch, it's an actual programming language. Kids use colorful blocks to create functions, learning logical sequences and timing while playing with brightly colored characters. "The idea ...
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