Maxine likes ballet, princesses and anything pink. She loves playing make believe. Alexandre likes football, he is an Arsenal fan.He loves mythology, reading, playing football and being outdoors. Niloufar Bakhtiar – Clignet is an interior designer and co-owner of London store Bobokids.

Maxine & Alexandre

What do you want to be when you grow up Maxine I want to be a ballerina…I would also like to do lots of different jobs..and then go work with mummy! Alexandre I would love to be a football player ! No really: a scientist to do with space, or maybe an archeologist?

What is your favourite famous person Maxine Bloom from Winx, because she is strong, pretty and kind – Alexandre Percy Jackson, Edward the Black Prince

What makes you happy Maxine Being with my friends and family – Alexandre Being with friends and my family…we laugh a lot!

What makes you sad Maxine When people are mean or unfair – Alexandre The killing of the whales, wasting

Your favourite book Maxine A fairy book – Alexandre Percy Jackson series, No and me by Delphine de Vigan

Your favourite films Maxine Grand Galop: a series about girls at a stable. And Winx – Alexander Asterix and Obelix

Your favourite animal Maxine Kittens and dogs .. small ones ! – Alexandre Snow leopard

The best holidays you ever had Maxine Patmos in Greece, because I can go alone to the bakery – Alexandre Patmos in Greece, because I am very free there

A place that you would dream to visit Maxine NewYork ! – Alexandre The Louvre museum in Paris

Your favorite outfit Maxine Jeans with flowers on them – Alexandre Arsenal gear !

What is the piece your like the most from your wardrobe Maxine A black tutu ! – Alexandre A blue bermuda

The next item you would be happy to get Maxine A magic wand!! – Alexandre A book

If you had a magic wand, what would you do with it right now? Maxine and Alexandre Teleportation to Patmos


Your favourite children’s brands Bonpoint, Monoprix, Amaia on Chelsea green, Finger in the nose

Your favourite children’s stores I love the kid’s stores in the middle east…Messy and you oversupplied…but the kid is king! FAO Schwarz in NY and of course bobokids !!

Do you buy a lot online and if so what Yes!..I buy all I can online ! Space NK for a little indulging. I am a huge fan of…They have everything!!  I mean everything!.. Ocado is also a great relief

A website that inspires you All the museum websites…And of course !

The criteria you consider when you buy something for your children Will THEY like it as much as I do? Will it draw a smile? Do they need it? ( not always followed!)

Last item you added to your child’s wardrobe For Maxine, a lovely Sonia Rykiel dress and cardigan. Full of colours. And a black base of course! For Alexandre a nice pair of elegant shoes…Trying to get him used not to only wear sneakers and AllStars!

Most precious item you bought for your child Art: The last ones are a diptych photography by Mathilde de lEcotais and a painting by artist Yann Sciverras…Street art !

Best gift you gave for a child’s B-day Art …again and again

Items that are hard to find Nice coats for girls…Not too classic…Not too fashion ! Nice hats for boys! I usually buy from the adult section !

Favourite pieces in your children’s wardrobe For Maxine : a white sundress by Marie-Chantal…Lovely! For Alexandre a grey linen blazer….A shesh!

The book on your bedside table The prophet by Khalil Gibran…very inspiring, you can have a different take of it at each stage of life…I have been reading it since I am a teenager!

An unforgettable place you’ve travelled to Petra in Jordan

The ideal place for a family summer holiday Patmos island in Greece…I have been going since I’m 5  ! and my kids love it too!