Company profile : Le Carrousel

Name of the brand : Le Carrousel® Creation : September 2010 Country of origin : France Country of production : France Name of the founder : Marie Laure RENIER

Paper dresses

. . Thanks to Faith Tilleray, the passionated woman behind children's wear label Damesfly for introducing me to the work of  Isabelle de Borchgrave. On her blog Faith writes : "I am totally inspired by the work of Isabelle de Borchgrave. We’re working on some painted  pieces…

Another Pop Love

. . . . The three magazines were side by side at the new stand, their romantico-naturalist covers matching so well. Style of the time.

Lulu, 10 years old – London, UK

Do you remember what your dreams were when you were 10 years old?  Lulu has a timeless passion for horses but she is also a kid of her times, dreaming of visiting New York and wishing to have her own  laptop. Alison Spence her mother is the designer and founder of new girl's…

Happy in OEUF

. . . . I like the happy faces of the children wearing Oeuf. The "Eco Friendly Fair Trade Clothes" reflect comfort, humour, amusement, confidence. All is needed to make parents and children satisfied... .

We Love Switzerland…

Jasmine in the Swiss mountains -  Tee-shirt Maan, short pants Bonton, cardigan  Petit Bateau. Vintage posters on display at Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland.

At play in Provence

Pictures taken at La Bastide de Richeaume, a lovely B&B with tons of charm at very friendly price. Breakfast is served in the garden under a tree, with homemade jams, fruits, delicious bread and viennoiseries. Highly recommended!

Babiekins n.6 is out

. . Babiekins issue number 6 is out.  300+ pages : a succession of great fashion stories including the ones of Jessie Kenney p.212 (photos below), Nina W Mellon p.242, Kelly Roper p.308 (photos above).  . .

Sara Williams on dyslexia

    . A Contemporary Textiles Artist, Sara William focuses on dyslexia and the problems Sara has encountered both during her school life and beyond.  The inspiration for her embroidered drawings comes from a school workbook completed by an eight year old dyslexic…

Introduction to TwoNewYork

I had a crush on Two, a Brooklyn based brand of kaftans, dresses and children's tee-shirts. I first saw one of their pieces  on a beautiful girl in the streets of NY (The Sartorialist), without knowing who it was from. Not long after, Monica Patel (co-founder/designer of the…

Italy – numbers on the children's wear market

    According to a survey published in the magazine Fashion (Feb 11), Italians spend 4.3 billion Euros in 0 to 14 years old clothing. Most successful is the newborn segment. 56% of store owners report sales are down, 40% flat, 4% up. What are Italian children's wear buyers…

Bikinis, sun suits and summer dresses

  Classic, timeless shapes and delightful prints capture the innocent and playful spirit of children making Dagmar Daley's designs a big favorite of Pirouette. Don't miss the key items of the season : patterned vintage-inspired bikinis, the return of the "sun suit," and…