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The global event, staged in London, features a fashionable schedule of runway shows and performances as well as a mix of playful activities for children and parents. Global Kids Fashion Week partners include charity Kids Company and the V&A Museum of Childhood.
Stylish parents and children can experience a playful performance of current and next season trends in children’s fashion! The event will run for two days from 18th – 20th March 2013 and will take place at the Freemason’s Hall, Covent Garden, London. GKFW aims to educate and inspire people about Kids’ fashion – celebrating how this specialist category has thrived and evolved over the past five years. The event is sponsored by AlexandAlexa.com, the global style destination for kids, who have played a major role in the growth of this market.
Wonder which stylish celebrity kids and parents will be sitting front row??? ! We can’t wait to see…. The event is going to be amazing!
Featured designers attending Global Kids Fashion Week 2013
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The refined elegance of high-fashion brand Chloe was born in 1952 as an alternative to haute couture and spurring the establishment. This French fashion house was founded in 1952. The mini-me collection was launched for AW 07 capturing the same spirit and taking direct inspiration from the mainline womenswear range, paying homage to the elegant, chic and quintessentially French heritage of the luxury designer.
This British designer opened his first men’s clothing store in 1970, with a showcase in Paris six years later. Now firmly established as one of the world’s leading labels, Paul Smith continues to dominate the luxury fashion market with his quirky designs and punchy colour palettes. Paul Smith Junior was launched in January of 1991. Since then, the Paul Smith kids collection has continued to create fun, unique designs that fashion forward children love to wear.
This innovative designer launched his first collection in 1986, and soon became the youngest fashion designer to be awarded the acclaimed tribute of ‘New Fashion Talent’. With his trendsetting style he has redefined the luxury fashion market, and paved the way for other designers to follow. His children’s line Little Marc Jacobs offers fashion forward collections for the stylish youth of today.
What makes John Galliano Kids collections so different is that they translate children’s fantasy, creativity and glamour mix with inspirations sourced from around the globe. With strong British roots and couture sensibilities, the John Galliano brand creates a magical world of discovery mixing savoir faire of the street with the refined techniques gleaned from its Atelier- no dream is out of bounds.With Creative Director Bill Gaytten the House is at the beginning of a new era.
Tommy Hilfiger’s children’s wear collection offers a playful and spirited take on the brand’s iconic American preppy style. Kids Tommy Hilfiger clothing lets you discover classic, timeless pieces and fun casual designs that kids and parents both love.
During her studies of Graphic Design, Anne Kurris met and became good friends with Dries Van Noten. After graduating the pair worked together and Kurris became Van Noten’s graphic designer, designing his catalogues and invitations. Her children’s collection was launched in 1998, inspired by pop art, nature and characterised by bright colour combinations and a strong sense of graphic design.
Ash was founded in 2000 from the passion and knowledge of two creatives; Leonello Calvani and Patrick Ithier. Their glamorous yet rebellious designs reflect a background in French luxury and Italian craftsmanship. The look is uniquely fashion forward and promises to take the wearer on an exotic trip in search of new horizons, giving a new lease of life to dull wardrobes and shoe collections.
Diesel – Famous for their urban style and ultra-cool denim, this luxury Italian brand has been led by a number of talented designers, and since their debut onto the market in 1978, they have created clothing for stylish individuals who express their personality and modernity by their way of dress.
Founded in 1972, Nike went from being a small US footwear distributor to an unrivalled global marketer. The Nike kids range includes everything from super cool kids Nike Blazers and high tops, to tiny baby Nike trainers and boots. The active range helps children to reach their full athletic potential and features technical Nike football boots for kids and sporting essentials such as tracksuits and t-shirts.
I Pinco Pallino offer a touch of romance and creativity to the luxury childrenswear market. Founded by Imelde Bronzieri and Stefano Cavalleri, the brand continues to bring its hand-made know-how to every season. With its ‘love and understanding’ philosophy evident in every stitch of its pretty dresses, delicate footwear and sumptuous accessories, these are dream-like pieces.
SuperTrash girls range grows out of the main adult brand, a true it-girl label with an independent sense of fashion and style. The brand stands for living a successful life, being sophisticated and not being afraid to show who you are. This collection combines classic Parisian chic with a girly sensibility that all little princesses will adore.
Jottum is the brainchild of Dutch fashion designer Anky Groothof. Inspired by her early career as a costume designer for theatre and opera companies, the designs of this collection take on a wonderfully elegant appeal, using fabrics of exquisite quality and unique patterns in a wide variety of colour palettes.
Wildfox Couture is an American born knitwear brand that combines great style with an unsurpassed quality. Their unique take on fun fashion has gained the brand a cult following amongst celebrities and trendsetters, paving the way in the casual apparel market with their vintage inspired t-shirts.
Finger in the Nose – This authentic children’s brand was born in the heart of Paris, creating all styles for all ages. As well as bringing a true sense of rock ‘n’ roll attitude to kids’ wardrobes, Finger in the Nose combines functionality and practicality, uniting the stylish look of an adult garment with the playfulness of a child’s, using only quality, durable materials perfect for mischievous, hard-wearing kids.
Zoobug is an award winning children’s eyewear brand and producer of London 2012 Olympic Sunglasses for kids. Set up in 2006 by ophthalmologist, Dr Julie Diem Le, Zoobug specialises in beautifully hand crafted sunglasses and glasses for children aged 0-12. Zoobugsoffer the same 100% UV protection as adult sunglasses and they will protect, look great, and feel comfortable on small faces, allowing children to be proud of their eyewear.