Tag: basics

BABY
Odette Williams new collection
We met Odette Williams in New York a few years ago, when she was just starting her line with adorable kids aprons and cooking sets. We've since remained in touch as she is such a lovely lady, and her products are so beautiful and well made, and really capture the essence and innocence of childhood. ...
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BABY
Estella Organic Cotton Collection
Summer has finally arrived here in Europe -- school is out and the weather has been warm and wonderful! My kids have been spending an awful lot of time running around in their undies, and the baby in a simple onesie or bloomers. Easy peasy! I just picked up some sweet little summery pieces from ...
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KIDS
Cos Online
Have you heard about COS for Children? COS is owned by H&M, but is a more sophisticated version of the famous high street brand. I had actually almost forgotten about its existence until a few weeks ago when I stumbled past the Parisan branch, and remembered: this place is great! Simple, very nordic designs for ...
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KIDS
Stripes! From American Apparel
Have you done your back-to-school shopping yet? I've only just started to organise myself now that the kids are back in school, and thankfully it's still warm enough for them to wear their summer wear. But I did place an order with American Apparel for some cute basics. I love their stripes! Above pictured are: ...
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BABY
Koeka, so cool and clever!
Koeka is a Dutch brand which is really well known here in the Netherlands. The collections are so down-to-earth clever and smart, excellently designed in a very un-pretentious, innovative and functional (typically Dutch) way. The collections are very versatile, with all the necessities one needs for babies and children, and it all looks so amazingly ...
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Little Label -- best for basics
Little Label is an Amsterdam-based brand that is perfect for your child's everyday basics. Onesies, pyjamas, hoodies, underwear, you name it -- Little Label has it all. Everything is made of a great quality, thick and warm cotton, easily washable and with a beautiful fit. I'm loving the Dutch, modern simplicity of their collection: it's ...
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BABY
Deerling, the new basics
I love dressing both my daughters in tights with a little dress and cardigan on colder days, but I'm getting so, so frustrated with the tights I have bought so far. No matter how cheap or expensive they are, they either don't fit well, fade badly or shrink terribly. Do you remember that feeling of ...
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BABY
Gray label, new from Amsterdam
Last week I had the most delightful meeting with Emily Gray, the cute designer/owner of the newest Amsterdam kid's label Gray Label. We met at Le Pain Quotidien, which is always a treat, but the fact that we could sit outside on the terrace in T-shirts made it even more memorable! Emily gave Ava, who ...
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BABY
Sweet, from Sweden: adorable onesies from Sture & Lisa
This little gem landed on my doormat yesterday -- perfectly in time to post about for Valentines! Sture & Lisa is a Swedish brand that manufactures trendy and fresh baby basics, with that funky style that is oh-so-typical for Swedish design.  All made from 100% eco and fairtrade cotton and printed with low-impact ink, these ...
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There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing! We love these 3 in 1 scampsuits by @muddypuddlesuk that are waterproof!
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Homemade Happy Halloween bunting made from stamps! So simple with a few materials and so effective too! Craft link in bio.
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One week until Halloween… we can’t wait to make our traditional Brown Butter Maple Pecan Popcorn! Link in bio.
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Make your own super-sized spiderwebs!!! Just paper & scissors. Decorations, games, and fun to follow! Spin the spider on the spiderweb even. Link in bio to make this amazingness!
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Sustainable halloween costumes – dressing up capsule tips! See our archive post, link in bio. We love this one!
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Two autumn bakes to warm up the soul, see our new post, link in bio.
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Slow Sunday = simple and relaxing leaf rubbings. All you need are some leaves (very newly picked or pressed ones), think copy paper, and a writing tool. Make tjem@into cards to send to loved ones. ️ Link in bio for full post.
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The best way to avoid pre-bought Halloween costumes that aren’t environmentally friendly… make your own! But finding the time is another thing. So why don’t you make superhero leaf masks this year. Go for a walk. Collect leaves. Press them this weekend, and then decorate them in a week or so. What a great way to embrace Autumn and have fun! Totally free too. Your superpower, a creative & cool solution! 🦸‍️ 🦸‍️ 🦸‍️🦸‍️🦸‍️ Link in bio from @soloskates lovely post a few years ago!
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Pretty sure pumpkin season is in full effect. Try our Pumpkin Laksa, yum!
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Do you know our gorgeous #babyccinoboutiques ? This one, MookieMerino offers a premium and luxurious baby sleep bag made of pure organic merino wool. @mookiemerino is award-winning sleeping bag is perfect for all four seasons, lightweight, safe, extremely soft on the skin and unisex.
1 month ago
Here’s a video of our latest ShopUp in East London (shot and edited by our lovely and talented friend Nadine Brandt). It encapsulates the ShopUp atmosphere really, really well, and it makes us so excited for the next one!
3 years ago
Check out our new book! 9 months: A month by month guide to pregnancy for the family to share. PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY HERE: UK: http://amzn.to/2n6eCT7 / US: http://amzn.to/2nVWOZo / AUS: http://bit.ly/2nDYggy
4 years ago
Our beautiful new book, '9 months: A month by month guide to pregnancy' for the family to share, is AVAILABLE NOW! You can order it here: UK: http://amzn.to/2n6eCT7 / US: http://amzn.to/2nVWOZo / AUS: http://bit.ly/2nDYggy
4 years ago
Check out the cool vibes of our Shop Up event in London in December!
4 years ago
Our 2nd live shopping event in Brooklyn was amazing! Great shopping, delicious treats, tons of kids activities and a super cool family photo booth!
5 years ago
Esther shows us her recipe for delicious mint syrup.
5 years ago
Our live shopping event in London at Chelsea Old Town Hall in 2015 was a big success and so much fun.
5 years ago
Here we show you how to harvest rhubarb from the garden, and make it into a delicious compote. If you make oatmeal at the same time, you have made a delicious and nutritious breakfast that your family will love! (Ours do!)
5 years ago
This gym bag is such a fun and easy project, also for beginners this is a nice sewing project. Esther, Emilie and the kids had so much fun going to the market choosing all the supplies. The fabrics from Little Cube are the cutest!
5 years ago
Our first live shopping event in Brooklyn was a great success. We loved seeing the best boutiques under one roof, combined with great food and fun activities...and some dancing! Hope to see everyone this year again on September 18th & 19th at 501 Union, 501 Union Street in Brooklyn.
5 years ago