The New Abnormal
Kevlar-lined bulletproof book bags for back-to-school? Girl empowerment messaging in support of anti-sexual assault and harassment movements?
Mónica Algás, CEO of Boboli, achieves success by offering philanthropic values, kid-friendly designs and, most of all, always knowing her next move.
What’s Selling: Le Petit Kids – New York, NY
For American parents looking to discover luxurious childrenswear labels from across Europe, Rebecca Butman is here to help—no plane ticket required.
Designer Chat: Dinui
As childrenswear designers continue to hone in on the sophistication of adult styles, South Korean designer Minjee Lee credits her background in women’s wear as a key to her success.
Accessories provide grand sales opportunities with today’s most coveted qualities—convenience and customization.
Hear Us Roar!
Designers are giving small voices a big platform with female empowerment messaging.
Lights, Camera, Fashion!
Pitti Bimbo show rolls out the red carpet for buyers.
Old meets new this fall.
Mini style gurus radiate confidence in European labels of contemporary cuts, bold colorways, mixed materials and dazzling embellishments.
The retro fabric and once closet staple of nerds, old professors and The Brady Bunch has received a cool makeover.
Experts weigh in on the state of the toy industry and what will be hot this year.
What’s a path to success in an era of epic consolidation?
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.
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.
Children’s designers go the limit to appease parents who demand style without restrictions.
Noé & Zoë Jumps into Converse
Noé & Zoë has tied the knot with Converse on a Fall ’18 collection. It takes the relationship to the …
Playtime gets funky with quirky textures, bright colors and goofy prints.
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.
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.
Timely Kids' Industry Information & Inspiration
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…
Delivering Good Honors Female LeadersMarch 28, 2018
The three women will be celebrated at the annual Women of Inspiration Luncheon in New York.» Read More…
Soft’n Slo Squishies Make YouTube DebutMarch 27, 2018
The toy label expands digital reach with a 10-episode web series.» Read More…
DockATot Releases Super Chic BassinetMarch 22, 2018
Because baby always deserves the best.» Read More…
The Magic of Mickey Comes to LílléBabyMarch 20, 2018
…complete with Disney doll carriers!» Read More…
How Toys R Us Closing Affects The Toy IndustryMarch 19, 2018
Juli Lennett of NPD says things aren’t as bleak as they seem.» Read More…
Winnie the Pooh Inks Diaper Bag Deal
Disney Consumer Products has partnered with Petunia Pickle Bottom.» Read More…
Tea Goes TweenMarch 14, 2018
Tea Collection is sizing up for Fall 2018.» Read More…
Claire’s May File For BankruptcyMarch 9, 2018
The accessories retailer, and nostalgic site of many teens’ first piercings, faces difficult times.» Read More…