Twitter Feed

Melijoe Trunk Show

by Kari Nyack

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Melijoe Trunk show at a very lovely little restaurant called Bumpkin in South Kensington.

Melijoe is an online global destination for all the top designer kids fashion brands. Founder, Nathalie Genty was tired of the lack of stylish clothing for boys after her first son was born in 2003, her frustration led to a business idea and four years later in 2007 Melijoe.com was launched.

Here are a few snapshots of my favourite pieces

IMG_2543Missoni  beachwear

IMG_2550I spy a bit of Mischka Aoki FW14

IMG_2552Funky high tops by Supertrash

IMG_2551Dapper formal wear for the boys by Junior Gaultier

IMG_2559High tops for boys by DSquared

IMG_2557Love this tartan winter coat by Scotch R’belle

IMG_2548This is the cutest little sweater dress for babies by Chloe

 

 

Startrite shoes Press day

by Kari Nyack

It has been absolutely ages since I last did a blog post, Christmas to be exact *shame. But I do have a good one for you – Startrite shoes catwalk show. Watch the video for the latest SS14 trends and whats in store for AW14 below.

Short and sweet I know!

Double Press day!!!

by Kari Nyack

Last week I had the pleasure of being invited to view the new Joolz pram collection soon to be launching in Mothercare by the end of this year.

Usually I do not tend to write about baby products and focus on more the fashion side of things as it relates closer to my services, but I was intrigued by this brand and their eco friendly ethos.

Joolz is a fairly new company, Creative Director Emile Kuenen, came up with the idea in 2005 whilst cruising the canals of Amsterdam with his friends. The Joolz Day was the first concept created. Today the Joolz Day is available in more than 20 countries worldwide.

1blog

 

Joolz strongly believe the world needs to move towards a healthy and sustainable way of living. Within their positive design philosophy, they look for innovative solutions that contribute to this transition. They believe it all starts with creating high quality products that are long-lasting and durable, ensuring that you will only ever have to buy one pushchair. The packaging has also been carefully taken into consideration with a positive approach to re-usable, sustainable ideas to contribute to the reduction of carbon footprints. Every box from the available range can be recycled into practical and quirky products – a lampshade, a bird house, a picture frame or even a chair. Passing down a positive environmental influence to the next generation!

3blog

 

The Joolz Day is designed with the consideration of human ergonomic factors, aiding parents in maintaining a correct posture and giving maximum support to the child.

8blog

 

The Joolz Day Earth collection is inspired by nature, with colours such as Parrot blue, Turtle green, Elephant grey and Monkey maroon. Each Joolz Day Earth has a stylish brown leatherette handlebar and safety bar, black wheels and a silver chassis.

10blog

 

A clever, sustainable birdhouse with a view from the Boundary Rooftop in Shoreditch (which I may also add, provide an amazing breakfast! ; )

sustainable birdhouse

 

After my well needed Cappuccino caffeine fix, I head onward to Soho House to view the SS14 collections represented by Fuse Communications. I just had to take a quick snapshot of the xmas decorations in Oxford Street on this lovely sunny day – a rare occurence!

xmasdecoxfordst

 

With so much to see, I have narrowed down a few snapshots of each brand.

Mischka Aoki is one of my favourite childrenswear brands, with their unique show stopper pieces. Like no other brand I have ever seen, it is no surprise their collection has launched in Selfridges and Harrods for the AW13 season.

MAFusecomms

 

Another one of my favourite childrenswear brands is Pale Cloud. Pictured below is the ultra limited edition Swarovski dress. The 100% pale pink chiffon dress features 29 Swarovski Elements crystals and is available in very limited numbers, 10 pieces in each size to be exact! The dress will be available at Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge for the SS14 season.

Palecloudfusecomms

 

Love this metallic PU biker jacket by Angels Face

Angelsfacefusecomms

 

Beautiful metallic ballerinas by Step2wo

Step2wofusecomms

 

Mini A Ture provides summery blue and yellow hues in plaids, polka dots and striped light weight fabrics and knits.

Miniaturefusecomms

 

New to Fuse Communications is all-natural, ethically produced toy brand Maya Organic. They are made using  traditional Indian handicraft techniques in a town called Channapatna in India. The products are coated with a natural and non-toxic resin called ‘lac’, which gives a high shine finish and acts as a protective coating making it both durable and safe.

Mayafusecomms

 

Another new brand due to launch this November is Oyu Moyu – a story filled new approach to luxury childrenswear. Oyu Moyu clothing is grouped into ‘stories’ rather seasonal collections. Every piece comes with an accompanying illustrated story from the world of Oyu Moyu, which has derived from the relationship between designer Oyuna Tserendorj and her 3 year old son. Oyu is an inquisitive little girl from a nomadic tribe, and her trusted companion Moyu is her Mongolian goat. The collection is made from one of the world’s most highly regarded luxury cashmere brands.

oyumoyufusecomms

 

I love this funky graphic tee from Little Fashion Gallery’s own collection

LFGfusecomms

 

New to Aden + Anais, are these animal comforters called Musy Mates, my fav is the elephant.

A+Afusecomms

 

To finish off in time for the festive Halloween season, I have to add these little spider shoes by Inch-blue.

inchfusecomms

Next AW13 Press Day

by Kari Nyack

On Wednesday I had the pleasure of attending the Next AW13 press day. Camera in tow, off I head to Oxford Circus to see what affordable yet on trend delights this high street giant has (soon to be) in store for us.

Next3

At the childrenswear section, an MDF flatpack garden display meets us. Poseable wooden bunnies are sporting next seasons accessories.

Next2

Something for the younger boy…..

Next4

Monochrome colourways for the older girls….

Next6

Polka dot shorts for younger girls…..

Next8

Monochrome accessories for the little babas…..

Next5

Sparkly party sneakers for younger girls…..

Next10

Love these Ash style high tops with sparkly encrusted toe caps.

Next11

I just have to throw in my signature leopard print find!

Next12

Fairytale graphic prints……..

Next13

Funky bird graphic polo shirt for older boys…

Next14

I just had to check out the Home collection. I love love love this chair.

Next15

Fantastic cluttered garden shed style display! Wish my shed looked like this!

So there you have it, a little taster of Next childrens and home for AW13. Hope you enjoyed!

 

CONNECT

facebook twitter email

Categories

Style my Baby London © 2011-2012. All content is sole property of Style my Baby London unless stated otherwise & may not be reproduced without permission.
Photographs by Wendy Grant Photography. Website design by icklem.com