Tag: Fashion & Accessories

KIDS
Alice à Paris
I have a real soft spot for the French kids clothes; living in Paris for 5 years has made its mark... Alice à Paris is a perfect example of French style: Simple cuts, high quality material and lovely, muted colours. There are not a lot of pieces on offer, but each one is beautiful. And what ...
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BABY
Waddler
Just after the birth of their first baby, Philip and his wife Marina waved bye-bye to London and moved to South America so their son "spent his first years picking avocadoes in a tropical garden, riding bareback with gauchos and dining on the Andean speciality: roast guinea pig. He saw the forests come alive with ...
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KIDS
Hucklebones at Chic eKids
Before my daughter was born, and when I had just the two boys, Hucklebones was one of those brands that made me long for a daughter -- oh to dress her in beautiful, timeless pieces -- the dresses, the winter coats, the blouses, etc. Anyway, now that I do have a little girl, I am ...
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GIVEAWAYS
Win! Bird print skirt from Bellieboo
This lovely skirt has come a long way... Yumi from Bellieboo brought it back from Japan especially for one lucky Babyccino Kids reader! The skirt, which is made from a nice and soft quality jersey and has a lovely bird print on it (inspired by traditional Japanese kimono prints), is a size M, which would ...
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KIDS
BB+++
I love the new collection from Buisjes En Beugels (BB+++). It might have to do with my sudden craze of all things yellow, but I LOVE this yellow silk skirt that I got for my daughter. (That photo actually is my daughter Sara with her grandfather's horse). Kellie, the super creative woman behind BB+++, always ...
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KIDS
Hold it up with Dapper Snappers
Nowadays a lot of children's trousers are sold with the elastic band inside, so they can grow with the belly size of your kid and it's all a big improvement. However, sometimes there's still the odd pair sold without the elastic inside, which admittedly has a much nicer fit but does come with the problem ...
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GIVEAWAYS
Win!! Adorable 'Gold' baby girl outfit from Smallable
As a very pregnant mama, Smallable is a dangerous shop for me to browse. And especially if I go over to the baby girl section... (The baby boy section is equally cute, but fact is, I'm going to have a little girl!) Wish I could participate in this amazing give-away...  Gold is a fairly new ...
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KIDS
Poppy and her dog Fred
This weekend I wore shorts for the first time this year -- yay!! And my daughter wore her dress without leggings and was running round the garden with bare feet -- Hurray! Time to write about the delightful summer dresses from Poppy. Bringing to mind the best from Fifties fashion, these dresses are just what a ...
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GIVEAWAYS
Win! Madre Perla T-shirt and necklace
Remember Madre Perla -- the fashionable Dutch children's brand I wrote about last week? They're the ones with the fun necklaces my kids love. Well, here's the exciting bit... we're giving away one flowery T-shirt and necklace of choice (for girl), and one  cowboy T-shirt and necklace of choice (for boy). Both very cool and ...
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KIDS
Fun fashion from Madre Perla
Last week my colleague and I were enjoying the nice spring weather (oh, finally!) with a walk through the center of Amsterdam. We sat down in a café to have some traditional Dutch apple pie (I'm pregnant after all) , and I suddenly noticed a lovely young lady sitting across from us carrying one of ...
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GIVEAWAYS
Masala Baby dress (and win!)
I love bright colours -- especially in this cold, grey winter season a splash of colour does wonders to my mood. And my daughter loves dresses she can twirl in -- the moment a dress twirls, it is labelled a princess dress! So when we received a beautiful dress from Masala Baby, a NewYork-based label, ...
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KIDS
What's the story with Oilily?
About 40 years ago, a young Dutch couple, Willem and Marieke Olsthoorn, started a children's label called Oilily. Marieke had a unique talent for design, and Willem had an independent feel for business. They gathered an unconventional bunch of people around them to help grow their brand, all driven by the same mentality as Marieke and ...
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KIDS
Ola and Olek
We do get really spoiled, writing for Babyccino... it so much fun discovering lovely new kid's brands as a job and finding out more about them. Before I had kids I seriously had no idea that there were so many great brands out there, ranging from cheap and cheerful to seriously luxurious. My newest discovery ...
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BABY
Madison Browne does cashmere
My husband and I joke that the upside to English weather is that you never have to switch out your winter wardrobe for your summer one, and you can wear cashmere all year long! (Seriously, yes -- summer is really that bad here.) Now, buying cashmere for your kids does seem a bit indulgent... but ...
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KIDS
Sleep tight
Kideko is one Australian children’s brand that just gets it right. The super stylish owner Shelley Mason has extended her range of bedlinen to include pyjamas in the distinctive retro-inspired print she has made her own. The pjs are made with cotton jersey, which means they’ve got enough stretch for those of us who have ...
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BABY
The Emperor's New Clothes
Although they're pricey, I just can't help loving these beautiful Wovenplay dolls.  It seems everything Wovenplay makes outdoes the next.  Simply beautiful. You can find Wovenplay and many, many other great designers at The Emperor's New Clothes -- a stunning online boutique of beautiful children's products, some that you'll recognize and some that are sure ...
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BABY
Sydney's little star
The synchronicity of life never ceases to amaze me. One day I’m at work chatting to our style director and he’s telling me about a cool little kid he’s just seen in the lift. Then a couple of days later I have a quick fix of The Sartorialist and low-and-behold there he is! It turns ...
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FOR MUMS
Moi et ma fille
Receiving packages in Paris is a nightmare! The post is notorious for losing most packages. The other option is private delivery companies, but the delivery times are often between 8 am and 6 pm. There is no way that I can stay in my flat for a full 10 hours, so I always miss the ...
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FOR MUMS
Shirin Kids
A few days ago my daughter's teacher came up with a new nickname for her: she now calls her Kate Moss. This is slightly due to the fact that she insists on wearing a pair of over-sized purple sun glasses to school and never wants to take them off, even when it is raining (actually ...
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BABY
Lili & the Funky Boys
It is always great when you find two different design aesthetics coming together to create a completely new look… This is what happened when Dutch designer Esther Loomen mixed French cool with Dutch practical design ideas. A wonderful new children's clothing label called Lili & the Funky Boys was born. The label was founded in ...
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KIDS
Berry's Berry
When the girls were in Paris, Esther and I were chatting about the different perceptions we had about Japanese design. Esther, coming from a background in architecture views Japanese style as clean, minimalist, muted colours and general zen-ess, whilst, with my background in animation, I think of Japanese style as bright, funky and crazy. Japan ...
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BABY
Babyccino selections...
The uber cool kids' clothing website, Little Fashion Gallery, has given us our very own section on their website with all our favorite picks! We each got to choose four things, which I can assure you was difficult considering they sell all the best brands of clothing, furniture, and accessories! Go and have a look, ...
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BABY
Not so big
Tucked behind the Les Halles here in Paris, close to the lovely quartier around the rue de Montorgueil lies the kid shop treasure trove called Not So Big. It started out as a children's concept store but quickly started to develop its own beautiful line, now available throughout France and Japan. Why is it such ...
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Check out the cool vibes of our Shop Up event in London in December!
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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!
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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.
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