what to do in Porto

Have you ever visited Porto?

Portugal is a very special country, kind of stuck in the past in some places, with great sun&light, excellent food, really nice people. Located in the North of the country, Porto is a great city to visit with children. Pirouette gives you a guided tour...

Celebrating 10 Years of Pirouette: 2011 – Year end review by insiders Part I

In 2019 Pirouette celebrates 10 years! By way of looking forward Pirouette will be launching a brand new look website in the New Year that will allow for up to date news and easily discoverable articles. Whilst developing Pirouette for the next ten years we also take some time…

Conscious and Entrepreneurial School in New York

Unleashing the creative potential of all generations through design is the purpose of the school WeGrow, created  by BIG DK.

Why you should avoid conventional house cleaning products + recipe for home made laundry detergent

Switching to natural/eco-friendly/organic home cleansing products not only helps the planet, it also helps our own health. You probably wonder how chemicals applied to the floor or to the bathroom impact us. The fact is that most of the chemicals they contain act as endocrine…

The New Voyager City Guides : Let’s Explore Lisbon !

The New Voyager guides by Emma Swinscoe have just added Lisbon to their city collection, after Los Angeles, Brooklyn and Paris. “The New Voyager in Lisbon” highlights the city’s stunning assets: its connection to the sea, its incredible views, its historical art scene and…

Robert Montgomery – Filling Everyday Life With Poetry

By the age of 16, the average American child has seen over  hundred thousands of advertisements. We all live in an Empire of Signs, 

Mother + Son Interview : Veronique & Oscar Cauchi, Surf Champion

Oscar Cauchi was born in Antwerp (Belgium) 16 years ago.  At the age of 11, he moved to Porto with his family, a move dictated by his father's business. 

Mother + Daughter Interview : Pop Singer & Song Writer Bea

If you would have told me at that time that she would one day become my assistant at Pirouette (that was in 2013!), it would have seemed a long shot. But if you would have told me that she would become a pop singer one day, I would have totally have bought into that idea. This…

Boutique Petit Pan opens in London

Boutique Petit pan opened in London (Hampstead) last May and is about to launch colorful sewing workshops for mother and daughter.

Vignette of Angela’s desk at her home in Luxembourg

From Seattle to Luxembourg : follow Wallpaper designer Angela van der Meulen

Angela van der Meulen moved to Luxembourg six years ago from Seattle, little did she know this change would spark her creativity to a whole new level. With a transitioning family and phase two of parenting facing her she was ready to embark on a long held creative dream,…

India week

India en famille: Playing Is A Key For Success, little demonstration

This summer we went to India en famille. Only virtually, to play, dream and learn. It was fun and it left us lots of vivid memories. Not to mention a lot more knowledgeable about this remarkable country.

Summer Holiday Stories Part III

Where do our favourite childrenswear owners and designers go on holidays? Some destinations will make you dream, big time! Third part of the best summer 2013 holiday memories of cool families : Oeuf Clothier in South of France, Naif Magazine in Spain, Zid zid kids in Tangier,…