Retailer: Bricks & Mortar Series, in conversation with Charlotte Day, Dandy Star

Moving into the world of bricks & mortar retailing can be a big step for an independent label. On-line retailing with direct to consumer sales is normally the preffered route of most independent labels. But opening a bricks & mortar store can bring awareness of your…

Dandy Star Super POP!

Dandy Star's Winter collection is very Pop and colourful, as usual. The tees, sweat shirts and socks are like a dose of  fizzy vitamines and we love this joyful approach to a wardrobe - the best way to enter cold grey weather.

Dot to Dot London

It's Dot to Dot time : the bi-annual trade show for independent children’s brands will open its doors Sunday 25 & Monday 26 of January, at the Music Room in Mayfair.  On display : 30 brilliant UK brands, each with a refreshing take on children's fashion and design.

12 days before Playtime Paris

Children's trade shows Playtime Paris is preparing its 16th edition under the theme Luna Park.  The doors will open Saturday July 5, allowing professional visitors to discover 400 brands, 4 trend spaces, installations, animations and more. A major rendez-vous for buyers and…

Children’s store : Hop Like A Bunny

Hop Like A Bunny  is a premium e-tailer as well as an independent boutique based in West London, launched by Maria Torregrosa. Baby and children clothing, toys, accessories, furniture from the creme de la creme are on display : Finger in the nose, Simple Kids, Atsuyo et Akiko,…

Portugal, new production paradise

Portugal has a great manufacturing tradition: textile, shoes, furniture, ceramics. From small independents to luxury brands, most of the fashion labels produce their clothes and shoes around the city of Porto: Paul Smith, Isabel Marant, Stella McCartney, Ralph Lauren, Burberry,…

Playtime Paris

What’s up Playtime?

Lots of exciting things going on for Playtime, the most creative and dynamic children's trade shows in Paris, New York and Tokyo : PlayWithDesign is back in Paris - Playologie, a virtual trade show and fantastic B2B tool is in preparation (launching in June 2014) - Playtime…

Hot Hot Dandy Star Light Box!

Dandy Star's Magic light box diffuses a soft glowing light that's perfect for bedside reading or a beautiful way to keep the dark at bay in a kids room.  A great item to add to the Christmas gift list (yes, already November! )...

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Dandy Star

Brand : Dandy Star Website : Date of creation : 2005 Country of origin : U.K Country (ies) of production : UK, Portugal,Turkey Name of owner/founder(s) : Charlotte Day

Bubble London : First Children’s Trade Show of the Season

Since its creation in 2008, Bubble London has evolved from a boutique trade show into a larger event with a more diverse brand offer, targeted to a wider array of retailers. Event Manager Tabara N'Diaye gives an overview of this coming session (16 & 17 June).

Dandy Star : Shoreditch Pop Up

With the current obsession about stars, glitter, pastels and everything Ziggy Stardust looking, Dandy Star has never been so popular. Good news for little fans of the brand: the tees, hooded sweats and accessories will be available at a pop up shop for a week -  Shoreditch Box…

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