Collégien – Slipper Socks from the South of France

Getting cosy for winter in the fluxlings household. That means jumpers, tights and slippers all ready to nest until the next non-summer-summer arrives. I first came across Collégien a couple of years ago when ...

A menagerie of organic kids fun from Ava & Luc

We’re getting used to seeing a range of animal prints on kids clothing, but it doesn’t often come in quite such an all-encompassing package as the collection from Ava & Luc. Including long and short sleeve...

House of Fairy Tales – Eyes Wide Open art this summer

Children have their eyes wide open to just about everything, with the only restriction perhaps being their parents own open-mindedness in letting them experience new things. But flip the coin, and having child...

Diesel Kid sparkles with Swarovski! New kids collection

Some little girls just love sparkles - and so do some Mums! There's no getting away from it. So if your daughter is scoring high in the thoroughly modern Princess department then here's one from Diesel Kid and ...

Grubbies – kids dungarees for happy play

Kids dungarees can never go out fashion in our opinion, and are equally as perfect for little boys and little girls. But really great ones can be difficult to find. So when we first caught sight of new British...

Coucoumanou – New kids furniture range handmade in Bath

  CoucouManou is a quirky, evocative new furniture brand producing amazing child friendly pieces with their own style aesthetic. Fluxlings speaks to designer Nell Beale on launching CoucouManou, and her artisa...

Camp Bestival – the perfect festival for kids

Camp Bestival is the nom de plume when it comes to summer festivals designed for families with kids. This year’s festivities may just be your Olympics saviour from 26 to 29 July. Let’s pray for some sunshine…o...

Cosatto Trof Baby Highchair has cool feeding habits!

The words baby highchair and design statement may seem to be at opposite ends of the style dictionary, especially for the uninitiated in modern day baby products. Take the chairs you see in any restaurant wi...

Bubble London previews SS13 kids fashion

We had a fantastic trip to Bubble London - the kids fashion tradeshow - this year. I took fluxling #1 along and we had a great journey down on the train from Manchester before hitting the Design Centre at Angel...

On the Sly (A Pas de Loup) – Kids Film Review

On the Sly (A Pas de Loup) sees Olivier Ringer direct his daughter Wynona Ringer in the role of Cathy, a little girl who is convinced her parents can't see her. To prove she is right, she decides to disappear ...

Aravore – Retro Chic Childrenswear by Yanina Aubrey

Yanina Aubrey is the creative brain behind organic, handcrafted luxury childrenswear brand, Aravore, for babies and children from 0-6 years. Launched in 2005 as a collaboration with her sister Norah, Aravore of...

Blabla Knitting for kids!

Blabla….Blabla…what a great name for a kids company! As soon as I looked through the range of children’s knitted dolls and soft furnishings I could tell that this wasn’t your usual ‘dolls and soft furnishings’ ...

Rachel Riley – Queen of vintage

Rachel Riley's winter collection this year epitomises what we have come to expect from the France-based fashion designer. Rachel Riley fills a gap of imagination for parents and children alike. The kind of clo...

Picaloulou handmade children’s knitwear

Picaloulou is a brand new, company creating handmade children's knitwear. With traditional knits made from an Alpaca / Merino blend farmed in the UK, these are the best luxury kids knits we’ve come across in a ...

Arrietty – New animated film of The Borrowers

Arrietty (Saoirse Ronan) is a member of a race of thumb-sized people called Borrowers, so named because they sneak out of the nooks and crannies of human houses in order to 'borrow' whatever they need to surviv...

Armani teen range launched at Harrods

Giorgio Armani celebrated the launch of their first UK Armani Teen range for ten to sixteen year olds, with a launch event weekend in Harrods at the end of July. Children were invited to take part in an exclusi...

Fantasy Chairs for Little Angels: Childrens Chairs

If you can imagine an undersized world – maybe Alice has grown too much this time – you can populate it with Little Chairs. A new children’s furnishings company, Little Chairs creates beautiful childrens chairs...

Andrea Crews makes fashion

"The idea of our workshops with kids is to sensitize them to fashion, and more generally to art as well as to ecology by recycling and customizing clothes, in a funny, playful and colorful way." Andrea Crews -...

Gola kids launch playtime footwear!

Gola, the British sports brand who have given us some classic trainers for the last 100 years, are about to launch two new styles for kids  into its Gola Classics line. Plus the kids range will now be available...

Jo Paterson

Jo Paterson is a brilliant fashion photographer who has been inspired to move into children's fashion and portrait photography by the sheer energy and imagination of her subjects. She has been working on this w...

Watch Me Move – Summer animation at the Barbican

The Animation Show 'Watch me Move' is an exhibition / festival that’ll appeal to anyone from a serious animation junkies to young families. At the Barbican this summer alongside the 170 actual animations, th...

New Generals: Scandinavian Kids Undies

From butterflies to bees flying in grid formation, or monster beetles scurrying across cotton, the Generals of New Generals unfold across this wonderful children's underwear range created in monochrome graphics...

Fred Perry for kids

Doing it for the boys! British label Fred Perry announced some exciting news last season with the introduction of a new boys wear range for seriously cool kids. The brand, named after legendary three-time...

Bang Bang

Design duo Louise Lundholm and Mia Risager are the creative brains behind innovative Danish childrens brand BangBang clothing. Although they didn’t originally see themselves in design (Mia wanted to work with...

moshi moshi Kawaii

From Japanese good luck charm, to in-print phenomena, Moshi Moshi Kawaii is the most fun your kids can get from a strawberry flavoured bunny. The aim of the game is to find Strawberry Moshi and her boyfriend,...