What’s a path to success in an era of epic consolidation?
Toy Box Predictions
Experts weigh in on the state of the toy industry and what will be hot this year.
All In The Family
Alan Steber, vice president of Sara’s Prints sleepwear and Widgeon outerwear, on building a business the old-fashioned way: through quality products, loyal partnerships and treating everyone like family.
Designer Chat: Lena Aboo – Sonatina
We talk with Designer Lena Aboo from Sonatina.
Amy Sparks, owner of Once Upon a Time, makes customers’ wishes come true through fairy tale-inspired merchandising and old-fashioned service.
Above & Beyond
Children’s designers go the limit to appease parents who demand style without restrictions.
Playtime gets funky with quirky textures, bright colors and goofy prints.
The Wonder Years
From Grimm’s fables to Disney classics, designers have always been inspired by the fantasy, beauty, history and myths surrounding fairy tales.
When it comes to children’s fashion for Fall ’18, hygge takes the form of sheepskin-lined booties, fur-pom beanies and butter-soft cardigans across muted palettes of blue, gray, cream and rose.
Noé & Zoë Jumps into Converse
Noé & Zoë has tied the knot with Converse on a Fall ’18 collection. It takes the relationship to the …
Textured layering is on the radar for Fall ’18. The forecast calls for urban details like camo prints, dyed furs, a stormy palette and oversized knits.
Why personalized bundles, nostalgia-themed items and sustainable attributes are the leading gifting trends for 2018.
Running a boutique on America’s last frontier demands more than just stylish duds: Function is key.
Lisa Huang, product line manager of Patagonia’s kids’ division, explains how the iconic outdoor company turns its eco-conscious, anti-corporate ideals into profit.
Designer Chat: Chicago native Anne Harper.
Little Me to Make a Splash with Rashti & Rashti
Little Me has signed a licensing agreement with Rashti & Rashti for a line of bedding …
Alexa, Connect to Customers
Once only plausible in the world of science fiction, today Americans simply ask a question aloud and receive an answer via a …
The dawn of a new year is like a fresh canvas, a period of reflection, planning and cleansing.
Recognizing excellence in design and retail across the children’s fashion market for 2017.
From the moment Geri Damone and her daughter Chrissy Cunningham opened Cheeky Chic Baby & Kids Boutique in the summer of 2014, they were focused on bringing a taste of New York to their new home in Scottsdale, AZ.
But Sometimes I Still Do…
Joan Calabrese, legendary children’s couture designer, entrepreneur and all-around Renaissance woman, left a legacy of beauty that goes well beyond her beautiful dresses.
Designer Chat: When Syreeta Johnson welcomed her daughter to the world in 2012, she knew it was time for a better work-life balance.
Timely Kids' Industry Information & Inspiration
BØRN TEAMS WITH SYNCLAIRE BRANDS FOR KIDS’ LINEFebruary 22, 2018
Everything from playful floral-accented maryjanes to sporty velcro sneakers.» Read More…
Sesame Street Launches #ELMOtivation CampaignFebruary 1, 2018
A wholesome celebration in honor of Elmo’s birthday.» Read More…
Lights, Camera, Fashion!January 21, 2018
Pitti Immagine Bimbo presents ‘Pitti Live Movie’, a Florentine festival of cinema-themed fun and fresh kids’ designs.» Read More…
Sesame Workshop Adventures to The Land of NodJanuary 10, 2018
The co-designed products bring to life Sesame Street’s famous characters through the vintage and artisan design elements The Land of Nod is known for.» Read More…
5 Must-Buy Trends for Fall 2018
The season’s personality runs the gamut from allover glitter and galactic graphics to muted hues and cozy knits.» Read More…
Show Spotlight: Children’s Club
Shawn Hazan, vice president and brand director at UBM Fashion, shares new changes to New York show dates in 2018.» Read More…
Comotomo Reports Record Sales
The brand attributes success to innovation and a loyal customer base.» Read More…
Teething Bling Goes Exclusive
Smart Mom LLC is making BuyBuy Baby the sole seller of Teething Bling, starting in February.» Read More…
Mud Pie Turns 30
The celebration will include updates to the company’s branding, distribution system and special services to retail partners.» Read More…
The Toy Network Launches in 2018
The company targets the toy, gift and book specialty markets.» Read More…