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I'm back from a wonderful fashion-filled weekend in New York interviewing kids fashion designers about their Fall/Winter 2015 collections. Join my on my journey from The Playtime Paris to Playtime New York trade shows meeting kids fashion designers from around the globe. I'll be posting stories on social media: Dashin Fashion Facebook Page, twitter @dashinfashion, and Instagram - dashinfashionkids.
One of my favorite brands out of Stockholm is Shampoodle, that was started back in 2006 as a hobby for the witty and creative couple Jakob Wästberg and Helene Stevenberg. Building on Jakob’s experience as a photographer, advertiser & developer, and Helene’s experience as an art director & graphic designer, Shampoodle offers fun and comfortable Scandinavian kids collections with a tagline “childishly comfortable clothes”.
When I first met Tina Tuchinda last August I was really excited about discovering this up and coming children’s brand based out of New York. The truth is we started our video interview at the Tuchinda booth but had to cut it short since there were lots of interested buyers. So at Playtime Paris in January I was sure to find some quiet time to meet Tina again and get an update on the Tuchinda collection.
At Playtime Paris I had the pleasure of meeting Camilla Ridley, creative director behind milliemanu, a gorgeous girl’s and women’s collection from the UK. I passed by the milliemanu booth and was immediately drawn to learn more about the designer and colorful collection.
Before milliemanu, Camilla was in the women’s fashion world for 20 years including her own label – Camilla Ridley that was sold all over the world.
At Playtime Paris I had the pleasure of meeting Bonnie Matthews, designer of Blu Pony Vintage who introduced me to the history of Blu Pony Vintage and her new Fall Winter 2014 collection.
Before launching Blu Pony Vintage almost four years ago, Bonnie created a photography production company in 2008 producing fashion shoots. Her photo shoot “Little Rascals Meets Ralph Lauren” inspired Bonnie to launch Blu Pony Vintage, filling the gap for early Americana apparel in the kids market.
On January 24th I had the opportunity to interview Sebastien de Hutten, organizer of Playtime Paris, prior to the opening of the 15th edition of the trade show held at the Parc du Floral in Paris, France. More than 400 designers exhibited their Fall/Winter 2014/15 collection to over 8000 visitors, including buyers from 69 countries. What’s interesting is that Playtime Paris has a real international drawing power and continues to attract both designers and visitors from around the globe. So what makes Playtime Paris so special that it attracts international visitors?
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