Tropical prints, crocheted cover-ups and bead-adorned denim make for easy, breezy fun.
In The Swim
Modest silhouettes in soft pastels and playful prints suit this classic creek island backdrop swimmingly.
Designer Chat: Piccoli Principi – Lidia Colombo
Inspired by family memories and travel experiences through the Caribbean with her husband , Colombo launched Piccoli Principi, a children’s swimwear line in May 2017.
Hibiscus Beach Kids – Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Stephanie Barimo and Amy Abbott teamed up in 2013 to open Hibiscus Beach Kids—a one-stop shop for young beachgoers and adventurers.
The Right Stuff
Denise Coloma, owner of Boy Meets Girl in Coral Gables, FL, celebrates a quarter-century of success.
Why Instagram TV could be the next big thing for your business.
Meet Naomi Wadler, the 11-year-old activist whose passion and determination earned her a national spotlight.
Designers cater to kids’ wide-ranging tastes in the form of whimsical animal motifs, glitter galore, empowering messages and mini-me sophistication.
Scene & Heard: August 2018
Dsquared2 Goes to Prom
Twin designers Dean and Dan Caten of Dsquared2 are celebrating the fifth anniversary of their children’s takedown with a ’50s-inspired “5th grade …
Good & Plenty
European Trend Report: Pitti immagine Bimbo
What’s hot for Spring/Summer ’19 swimwear.
Whimsical dresswear exudes ethereal beauty in shimmery metallics to soft pastels.
Looking to sleigh holiday sales?
Sapling Child Teams with Kristin Cavallari, Little Belle Nightlights’ Bright Idea, LÍLLÉbaby Introduces Minnie Mouse.
How some boutique owners are enticing customers with add-on experiences and special sales to boost traffic and bottom lines.
Child safety is an issue that transcends national borders, party lines and, of course, retail tiers.
Meet this Manhattan 10-year-old whose mix of moxie, maturity and simple style makes her a trendsetter.
As American children grow larger, so does the sales potential of the plus-size market.
When iconic designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka launched their brand 30 years ago, kiddie couture was not on their radar.
Behind the Seams
A look Behind the Seams: July 2018.
Fusing her curiosity for retail with a passion for parenthood, Pamela DiCapo opened the doors of Lauren Alexandra in 1994.
Winter collections are coming in all sheeps and sizes.
Meet the new viral trend: Cable Bites.
Tweens hit the streets, layering uptown fabrics with downtown cool.
Timely Kids' Industry Information & Inspiration
Kidbox Helps Children Make ChangeAugust 8, 2018
Find out the twelve children who have been elected to the company’s Kids Board of Directors.» Read More…
Puma and Tinycottons Collab for Fall
Inspired by the London market, the D.A.Y. Market collection features three new shoe styles and matching apparel.» Read More…
Ju-Ju-Be Launches New PrintsJuly 31, 2018
There’s something for everyone, from sophisticated black-and-white to whimsy characters popping out of ice cream cones.» Read More…
Children’s Club Reimagines August ShowJuly 25, 2018
The New York-based trade show updates its floor to offer a new perspective on the marketplace.» Read More…
Pitti Bimbo 87 Recap: Not Your Mother’s Trade ShowJuly 5, 2018
Pitti Immagine Bimbo captures the colorful experience of childhood with lively decor, fun events and, of course, fabulous fashion.» Read More…
Up Close with FIT’s Michelle YoonMay 3, 2018
A graduating senior and winner of the Future of Fashion Childrenswear Critic Award, you’ll want to keep this young designer’s talent on your radar.» Read More…
Bivona & Company Expands ED Ellen DeGeneres LineMay 2, 2018
Four new furniture collections to please any parent.» Read More…
Fuzzy Babba Donates to BCCAApril 26, 2018
Known for its slipper socks, the company is warming the hearts (and feet) of cancer patients.» Read More…
Hello Kitty Goes To The BeachApril 12, 2018
Sanrio and O’Neill partner for Hello Kitty swim collection.» Read More…
Toms Launches Disney Princess Collection
Toms wants girls to “Break glass ceilings, not glass slippers.”» Read More…