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Paul & Paula attends many fairs during the year.

To meet people from the industry, discover new trends and brands and most of all to mingle with the industry. We like to share our finds and must haves!







P.O.P. Pitti Optical Power from 21-23 June in Florence

Pitti Bimbo 87

Pitti Bimbo 87

Next month I will be off to Florence again. And a visual and virtual spectacle will be waiting for me. Stripes that move, sway and cross again and again. The trade show will elicit new horizons of perception and perspectives on reality. A visual and virtual spectacle.

Because the theme for this summer is: P.O.P – Pitti Optical Power

No black and white in Fortezza da Basso but rather a kaleidoscope of full colour patterns to make living interiors playful and hypnotic between 21-23 June 2018.

The world of children’s wear will meet in Florence again and I am so curious to see what our kids will wear in summer 2019.
Pitti Bimbo in Florence is the world’s top kids fashion trade show. The kids wear business gathers to see new season’s trends, kids catwalk shows and to attend fabulous events and parties.

A lot of new exhibitors will show and the event schedule is packed. As usual!

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Pitti Bimbo #86 – highlights

Pitti Bimbo #86
Yesterday I shared some impressions from the famous fashion shows from Pitti Bimbo. Today I will share some of my highlights and favourites.

It is always my first show of the season and that means that all my favourite kids fashion people are coming together and there is a lot of catching up to do. Then all the events and shows… it is usually two really busy days for me. Packed with lots of information, news and inspiration…

Above: Kiboro was at The Nest again and showed their new collection of the cutest kimono onesies.
The Nest, curated by Little Pop Up, showed an exclusive selection of small independent brands.

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Pitti Bimbo #86 – catwalk images

Pitti Bimbo #86
The world of kids fashion met in Florence from 18.-20.1.2018 for Pitti Bimbo and what a show it was. FORTEZZA DA BASSO was busy and for those three days the true capital of children’s wear!
Many fabulous events including panels and discussions, three fashion shows and the big celebration of the 50 year anniversary of Monnalisa.

A great atmosphere with a positive vibe!

Today I am sharing some shots from the catwalks with you:
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Pitti Bimbo – 18. – 20. January 2018

Pitti Bimbo – 18. – 20. January 2018

Cinema will be the theme for Pitti Bimbo – taking place in Florence, Italy from January 18-21.1.2018. And the Fortezza da Basso will be devised, for this edition, as a sort of film festival where each venue represents a specific genre.

The leading key international fair dedicated to children’s fashion and lifestyle is waiting with projects dedicated to new market segments, special participation’s and a focus on emerging talents.

There will be a total of 540 brands / collections and out of that number 315 foreign brands (55% of the total).
And 128 new brands and reentries. Exciting fair ahead I would say!

Pitti Bimbo will be devided in 10 Sections: Pitti Bimbo, Sport Generation, #Activelab, SuperStreet, EcoEthic, Apartment, KidzFIZZ, The Nest, Fancy Room, Fashion at Work. Truly something for everyone. From luxury to casual, from street wear to organic basics.

Are you ready? Will I see you there?
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Highlights from Ciff Kids – Summer 2018

Ciff Kids

My recap from CIFF Kids in August is a little late but… I managed, just about, to publish it in the same month. Before the show I shared a few posts about newcomers or lifestyle brands that I absolutely wanted to see and they all did not disappoint.

The show was fresh, lots of pastels, a wonderful lifestyle section, fashion shows under the sun and many lovely people to catch up with.

Let’s have a look at the highlights from Ciff Kids – Summer 2018 edition:

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