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5 Questions with Micky & Nikky from Knit Planet
Family businesses are our very favourite businesses. Knit Planet’s Micky and Nikky are just the sweetest, most positive couple. Partners in business, as well as life, they have a young brand and a young family. That’s a lot, we’re sure you’ll agree! We wanted to know more of their story -- and their secrets to ...
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Handmade knitwear from Mouse In The House
How beautiful are the images above? The gorgeous embroidered knitwear is from a Seattle-based brand called Mouse In The House, which I discovered while I was in the Pacific Northwest earlier this year. The brand was created by husband and wife team, Ashley and Scott Jensen, who aim to create quality heirloom pieces that can ...
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FASHION
Everyday knitwear from Knit Planet (and a trip to the Pumpkin Patch!)
Last week we waited patiently for the rain to stop so we could pay a visit to the pumpkin patch here on the island. We threw on as many layers as we could find (we're still living out of suitcases filled with summer clothing, so we're getting creative with our layering skills!) and headed to ...
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BABY
Jumpers for women from Babaà Knitwear
I've made it no secret that Babaà is one of my favourite labels for kids. I adore Marta's vision and the whole ethos behind the brand. The knitwear is perfectly simple, straight-forward, timeless and extremely good quality, meant to be worn and passed down from one child to the next. We have jumpers from Marta's first ...
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BABY
Olivier Baby and Kids, at the ShopUp this week!
Olivier Baby and Kids is one of my favourite places to find cosy cashmere products for the kids. Last winter Marlow lived in her little bonnet and all the kids had one of their snoods, each a different colour to keep things easy when bundling up before leaving the house. This year they've added hand-knitted pom-pom hats (with ...
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BABY
MamaOwl -- a one-stop shop for merino wool and beautiful knitwear
It seems like so many of our blog posts in the past few weeks have been focused on cosy knitwear!! Tis the season, I guess... and it's a beautiful one! In addition to a roaring fire and lots of hot chocolate, beautiful, thick, cosy knitwear is one of my favourite things about the winter season. (Seeing these ...
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BABY
Beautiful fashion and knitwear from Omibia
Last year at the ShopUp, a sweet lady came up to me, presenting me her beautiful business card and telling me about the brand she was setting up, a collection of luxury children's fashion and knitwear called Omibia. She told me she hoped that next year she could join us for the ShopUp, and I ...
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BABY
Stay warm with cosy knitwear from Miou
Brrr... It's so cold all of a sudden! No snow yet here in London, but we're waking up to a frosty lawn every morning and I'm sending the kids off to school layered in knits! How gorgeous is the knitwear from Miou? The colours are so rich and the baby alpaca wool soooo soft! I ...
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Organic cotton knitwear from Miou Kids
So often these days, as you look around at children's brands, you see so many things that look alike. One trend inspires the other, people naturally draw inspiration from the same things... and you end up with lots of clothes that look the same. Which is why it's so fun to see brands doing their ...
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KIDS
New Spring/Summer collection at Babaà
How pretty is the new spring collection at Babaà? I love the fresh colours and loose-fitting styles. That emerald green cotton jumper is soooo perfect for spring. Oh spring. I can't wait!! p.s. Babaà is one of the 17 amazing shops offering prizes in our BIG giveaway! To enter to win a free Babaà jumper (among ...
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BABY
Playtime Paris standout: As We Grow
When we passed the Playtime stand of As We Grow last week, we were immediately drawn to the striking colours of the alpaca yarn used for the beautiful knitwear. As We Grow is an Icelandic brand which executes 'slow fashion', exclusively using raw materials, without harming the environment or practising any mass production. The pieces are ...
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BABY
Playtime Paris standout: HBB Industria Argentina
We will be posting our Playtime Paris re-cap soon with a summary of highlights from the show, but there were a few new standouts that we wanted to share, and we'll do so over the coming week. The first is HBB Industria Argentina, a New York-based label specialising in 'folk chic' clothing, all made in ...
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KIDS
Chunky woollen jumpers from Babaà
Is there anything better than a sunny, crisp Autumn day when you can leave your bulky coats at home and just head out in woollen jumpers?! (Those days are few here in London, so it is extra special when that happens!) The children's knitwear from Babaà is my favourite! Everything is hand made in Spain ...
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BABY
Misha and Puff sunsuit
We've raved about Misha and Puff here before... but I just wanted to quickly post about this adorable sunsuit. I bought it for Marlow and I'm pretty sure it's the cutest thing I'ver ever seen in my life. I'm going to make her wear it every single day until it no longer fits her! It ...
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Cute crochet toys & decorations from La De Dah Kids
La De Dah Kids is an Australian brand with the sweetest collection of crochet toys, accessories and decorations. Take a peek at their bean bags and crochet floor mats - how cool are they?! They also have the most adorable collection of hand rattles and soft toys. Marlow has this little striped monkey (below) and loves ...
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BABY
Coos & Knits
As we've mentioned before here, we are big fans of Toto Knits. We're also enormous fans of the inspiring blog, Coos & Ahhs (and even more so after meeting Amanda at Playtime last week!).  So it was super exciting to learn about the collaboration between the two: a capsule collection called Coos & Knits featuring muted ...
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BABY
Miou Kids
Miou Kids is a brand I recently discovered and have fallen completely in love with. It consists of a fair trade line of gorgeous knit designs, all handmade from baby alpaca wool by artisanal women in Peru. The designs and the quality of the knitwear is amazing! Ava was wearing a Miou Kids cardigan and ...
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BABY
Alpaca Pie, children's knitwear made with love in Peru
After recently discovering the adorable Alpaca Pie range of knitwear, I very quickly scooped up this gorgeous Knotty Dotty cardigan for baby Marlow (pictured above). Isn't it so beautiful? I am so in love with it, I'm tempted to also get the matching little booties (pictured below). The Alpaca Pie knitwear is made from the ...
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Babaà, children's knitwear for everyday use
Babaà is a new Spanish brand of handmade knitwear and I am loving everything about it. I love the brand ethos: all their knitwear is handmade in Spain, designed for everyday use, and is built to last from one child to the next. The unisex designs are perfect for families like mine where clothes get ...
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BABY
Fable Baby & Nursery
Fable baby & nursery is, thanks to Pinterest, my newest Etsy discovery. Every little thing is cute and useful in this shop. First, their fabric is all hand printed in the sweetest prints on organic cotton. Secondly, every item was carefully designed with the baby & mom in mind: the t-shirts are longer to prevent ...
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BABY
Cabbages & Kings
I am loving the hand-knit goodies from the newly established Cabbages & Kings. Aside from the gorgeous colours and designs, I like that the pieces are practical too. The leg/arm warmers, for example, have a little fold-over muff to act as mittens or booties on little babies. And the scarves can either be worn around ...
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BABY
Mamy Factory
Mamy Factory is a new Paris based boutique that offers a most wonderful range of hand-knit baby and toddler items. All the products are knit with love by real French grandmothers aged 59 to 91 years old, so there's a lot of care and dedication that has been put into each hat, cardigan or slipper. ...
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KIDS
FUB collection
I recently discovered the Danish children's brand, FUB,  which specialises in beautiful, organic cotton and wool knitwear for kids aged 6 mos to 8 years. I love the little details like elbow patches, wooden buttons, and clever accents of colour. I also love that many of the pieces can be worn by girls or boys ...
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Who can believe it’s just four days to go until Christmas Day? What a year it has been! Whilst the holidays shall undoubtedly look different for the majority of us this year, we wish you a safe, cosy and happy festive season. We will be taking a break for a few weeks, to relax, recharge, and enjoy time with our families. See you back here in 2021! @esthervandepaal #babyccinokids
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“For me and for many, 2020 has been a year of ‘Slow and Simple’. Our lifestyles and livelihoods were forced to slow down, to adapt or at the very least relocate to our living rooms... And so, as the year draws to a close, I’m looking forward to celebrating a Christmas and New Year that reflects the slower and simpler direction my life has taken this year.” Our contributor Sydney shared the ways (and why) she’s slowing down this Christmas, this week on the blog. (She also shares this simple craft too). Discover through the link in our bio. @sydney.piercey #babyccinocrafts
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With just over a week to go until Christmas Day, how are you feeling? Ready and raring to go? Or (swipe) utterly exhausted already! However you’re feeling, from gift ideas, craft ideas, cooking ideas, and alternative ways to spend this year safely at home, we have got you covered. Head to our blog for more. Link in our bio. @esthervandepaal #babyccinokids
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Looking for simple yet fun ways to entertain your little people at home? Try this ‘Toy box treasure hunt’ shared by our contributor Sydney on the blog. Link in bio @sydney.piercey #babyccinocrafts
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What’s your favourite drink this time of year? Our contributor Mariam shares this spiced Kinderglühwein punch, a wintery German tradition to be enjoyed by all the family. Head to the link in our bio for this delicious recipe. @_maays___ #babyccinoeats
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Pretty paper roll snowflakes! Discover through the link in our bio how our contributor Bella made these using just paper rolls and glue! Such a beautiful craft! @bellamartinelli #babyccinocrafts
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“Do you know The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse? It is a book for all ages — from eight to one hundred and eight. And it is a book full of hope and full of positivity. The perfect book for a gift, but also, as a treat for yourself.“ Read our contributor Lara’s review of this book by @charliemackesy via the link in our bio. @laraoflondon #babyccinoreads
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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!
2 years ago
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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
3 years ago
Check out the cool vibes of our Shop Up event in London in December!
3 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!
4 years ago
Esther shows us her recipe for delicious mint syrup.
4 years ago
Our live shopping event in London at Chelsea Old Town Hall in 2015 was a big success and so much fun.
4 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!)
4 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!
4 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.
4 years ago