What to look out for at Pitti Bimbo 98 Day 2

Day 2 to do list After the excitement of day 1 I’m nicely warmed up to make a running start to day 2.  Plenty to see and lots of people to catch up with. 1. Starting off rogue It's great to be organised and prep ahead of the shows but you also need to leave time to…

What to look out for at Pitti Bimbo 98 Day 1

Day 1 to do list Having had a sneaky peek at a number of the FW24 collections it seems sophistication will be in the air from the 17th of January in Firenze, Florence. ‘Black is back’ for another encore. We are the first to advocate the use of colour in kidswear…

Good Morning Pitti Bimbo!
Pirouette Chat Show
LIVE filming Day 1 PB98

Good Morning Pitti Bimbo! Pirouette Chat Show - LIVE filming Day 1 - PB98 Watch live filming at 11am Wednesday, 17 January @ the UniCredit Bimbo Arena An eclectic mix of guests join Katie for a quick chat… Gossip, grumbles, opinions and experiences –…

Pitti Bimbo 98 announces ‘PittiTime’ theme for AW24 show season

Time travel to Pitti Bimbo 98!For the forthcoming AW/FW24 selling season “PittiTime” is the theme of Pitti Immagine’s winter fairs and the new Pitti Bimbo ad campaign, directed by Leonardo Corallini and coordinated by creative director Angelo Figus. The…

Jo Gordon knitwear

A look back at the Kids’ fashion SS24 selling season

Some quick thoughts on SS24 prior to focusing on AW/ FW23 It’s almost time to switch our focus to the AW/ FW23 drops, but before we do let’s have a quick look at the SS24 selling season. On the whole there was a lot of promising feedback, and opportunities are there for the…

Pirouette SS24 show season schedule

A preview of what Pirouette is up to at the shows this SS24 selling seasonThe sun is shining and it’s that time of the year again… And of course we have an number of events taking place at then trade shows. So whether you are a designer, buyer, press, agent,…

Pirouette panel at Pitti Bimbo

Panel talk – the business of kids’ fashion

Pirouette panel talk at Pitti Bimbo '96Katie of Pirouette talks with Piero Iacomoni of Monnalisa, Mogens Jepsen of Molo, Shoshana Kazab of Fuse Coms & Kidswear Collective. They discuss their origin stories and the difficulties and opportunities in kids’ fashion at the…

Coup de Coeur awards

‘Coup de Coeur’ selection FW23

Our 'Coup de Coeur' selection for kids' fashion & lifestyle products for AW23 / FW23.What a creative & encouraging AW / FW 23 season! Pirouette walked the aisles, browsed the stands, chatted to the designers and selected some of the best pieces from Pitti Bimbo and CIFF…

AW23 shows

Post Show Season AW23.
Initial thoughts…

Some initial thoughts about the AW/ FW 23 show season. From Pitti Bimbo, to Playtime to CIFF Kids - all the shows built upon their prior outings post lockdown. So with so much at stake for brands, retailers and the shows this season I thought it would be good to share my first…

Pirouette 'Coup de Coeur' AW23

Pirouette’s trade show schedule
for AW/ FW 23

So for many 2023 looks set to be a tough year. Independents will undoubtedly need to be at their creative best use their ability to quickly adapt to meet the challenges ahead. We know though just how resilient this industry is. New independent bricks and mortar stores are…

Pitti Bimbo 95 video diary

Kids’ fashion SS23 collections, from Pitti Bimbo 95 Back at Pitti ….for their first stand alone show since you know what! More content to follow! Battle of the looks…

Pitti Bimbo 95

Full immersion at Pitti Bimbo 95

PITTI _ ISLAND Pitti Bimbo is back as a standalone show after 2 editions sharing the stage with parental unit Pitti Uomo. It seems we can expect more special projects, an increase to the number of International brands, and the welcome return of the Apartment. Pirouette is here…