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Allison Goodfellow-Ash

Kidswear Editor

41 posts  |  Last entry Aug 09, 2018

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Playtime Tokyo moves venue, and hosts some of the hottest brands

The 19th Edition of Playtime Tokyo will be moving to a new venue, in the heart of the city’s fashion district of Shibuya.This move sees the continuation of the shows larger strategy shift, and makes room for more brands to watch.

Child’s play: The rise of mini-creatives

Here at WGSN, we're tracking the ever-growing rise of mini-creatives that are giving the adults a creative run for their money.

‘Century of the Child’ is celebrated at the V&A’s museum of childhood.

For any creative minds out there with an interest in children's design, check out the current exhibition at the V&A's museum of childhood. The Century of the Child: Nordic Design for children 1900 to Today.

The appeal of the LEGO minifigure as it turns 40

Ask any working parent in the UK about their childcare plans over the 6 week summer break and you’ll receive a mind-bogglingly complex list …

Kidswear update: Isetan and Smallable collaborate

Japanese store Isetan and French concept store Smallable began an exciting collaboration yesterday, celebrating the best in Japanese and European kidswear. WGSN's Alli Goodfellow-Ash reports.

Dot to Dot London are the masters of kidswear curation

Kidswear trade show Dot to Dot opened it's doors in London last week. WGSN's Allison Goodfellow-Ash weighs in on the new kidswear brands to watch.

Pitti Bimbo: How the evolving kidswear market is appealing to international buyers

The Pitti Bimbo kidswear event plans to be bigger and better for the upcoming season with a whole host of new experiences to entice international buyers.

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The kidswear market, brand collaborations and the power of nostalgia

Licensing opportunities and brand collaborations within kidswear are being heavily influenced by key decades, namely the 80s and 90s. WGSN reports

Owa Yurika founder Yuki Oshima on building a global kidswear brand

Owa Yurika offers a fresh perspective on childrenswear. Here founder Yuki Oshima discusses how to scale and stay true to the brand ideals.

How Bubble London keeps the trade show formula fresh each season

Bubble London A/W17: The kidswear trade show impressed buyers with its diverse international offering and new eco initiatives.

2017: The year of Moomin Mania

The adorable cartoon characters created by Tove Jansson have got a busy year ahead, from must-see exhibitions to Moomin themed nature trails. Get on board.

Selfish Mother x The Bonniemob collaborate

This new limited edition collection of cashmere jumpers and baby playsuits, doesn't just look good, it also goes to a great cause. WGSN reports