Grab a Bite
Meet the new viral trend: Cable Bites.
Tweens hit the streets, layering uptown fabrics with downtown cool.
What’s Selling: Gypsy Girl Boutique
Determined to offer stylish yet sophisticated silhouettes in sizes 8 to 16, the ambitious momtreprenuer finally made the leap when Gypsy Girl Boutique went live at the beginning of 2016.
The Licensing Experience
As consumer fatigue continues to rise, licensors rely on experiential partnerships to stay relevant.
Delicate Seams offers tween girls transitional undergarments.
Designer Chat: Kristina Hastings, Mod Girl
A chat with designer Kristina Hastings of Mod Girl.
Scene & Heard: June 2018
Watchitude Releases Apple Watch Bands, Ooh La La, a Kids’ Spa!, Pitti Bimbo Visualizes Vibrant June Edition
Sherie Judah, co-owner of American Jewel, on the value of accessories and the even greater importance of staying loyal to retail partners.
Knocking it Out of the Park
Lisa Burik, owner of Frankie’s on the Park, inspires tweens with age-appropriate fashion and the value of giving back.
Candy Pink whips up delectably soft loungewear with a dash of tween-approved ’tude.
In the age of “Instababies,” the perfect photo gone viral can boost your bottom line.
Behind the Seams
3 Marthas: an appliqués company you can trust.
A chat with Amanda Hsiao, designer, Baby Gap.
PBS and Zappos Launch Adaptive Apparel Line
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, PBS Kids and Zappos Adaptive partnered for a line of gender-neutral, two-way reversible …
Personalization – the No.1 consumer trend this year.
Advice for selling to the new generation of gender-explorative children.
This fall, collections come alive with tails swinging from pants, ears perched atop hoods, pompoms filling ice cream cones and googly eyes staring down passersby.
In The Bag
This tickled-pink mama never thought twice when it came to what color to buy for her newborn: Millennial pink.
For American parents looking to discover luxurious childrenswear labels from across Europe, Rebecca Butman is here to help—no plane ticket required.
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.
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.
Accessories provide grand sales opportunities with today’s most coveted qualities—convenience and customization.
Designers are giving small voices a big platform with female empowerment messaging.
Timely Kids' Industry Information & Inspiration
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…
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…