UK childrenswear brands at Playtime Paris
There are 51 brands at Playtime Paris debuting their latest AW20 collections this weekend, showing some of the most creative contemporary style the UK has to offer the international childrenswear market.
From design-led denim and workwear-inspired collections offering the best in minimal styling, through to classic heritage duffle coats, colour-changing outerwear and creative overalls, alongside thoughtfully-designed changing bags, the UK group in Paris has it all.
Sustainability, ethical manufacturing and innovative detailing are some of the biggest trends that brands will be showing in Paris for the latest edition of Playtime, which attracts leading childrenswear buyers from around the world.
Here are some of the highlights from the UK group co-ordinated by UKFT, supported by a grant from the Department for International Trade (DIT).
APOLINA *offers modern embroidered Childrenswear with a sense of craft.
Binibamba * has a range of sheepskin buggy liners, rugs and clothing for Binibabes with their own style.
Britannical * is a luxury children’s coat specialist, which proudly boasts British craftsmanship and ethical and sustainable credentials.
Claude and Co * is a unisex clothing range designed for little individuals aged 0-4.
Dinoski * offers roarsome winerwear for kids, made from recycled plastic bottles.
Faune * is an award-winning vintage inspired nightwear brand for children that is ethically sourced made from 100% cotton.
Grass & Air * is an award-winning brand of urban, colour-changing kids’ outerwear.
Hannah & Tiff * (PICTURED ABOVE) delivers contemporary, simple, high quality childrenswear featuring hand quilting, embroidery and exotic detailing.
Holly Hastie * is a British brand offering sparkly, fun, colourful luxury fashion for girls’ aged between 1 and 14.
kidunk * is an award-winning play clothes range that combines comfort, technology and style.
Knit Planet * is a range of modern knitwear for stylish kids: chic, comfy and colourful
Kokori * is a blossoming girlswear brand for 2-12 years old. Our aim is to produce garments of the highest quality fabrics with sophisticated little details that will weather enduringly.
MABLI * offers natural knitwear designed in Wales.
Magnet Mouse * has developed baby and maternity wear with magnetic fasteners, which allows you to dress your baby in second and have more time for cuddles not struggles.
Nellie Quats * is an award-winning children’s clothing print, featuring Liberty print and linen, designed and made in the UK.
Owa Yurika * offers directional Childrenswear: where Japanese aesthetics meets London cool.
Pippins Denim * offers comfortable, functional and long-lasting denim for ages 1-6 years using conscious denim. Woven in Italy, sewn in England.
Tchutcha * is a design-led ethical brand of socks for babies and kids, featuring colourful modern designs that are made with love and care. The cotton is organic and socks are made in a small factory in France.
The Natty * brings conscious style to everyday life. Mixing attention to detail with ethical manufacture, The Natty stands for sustainable, playful living and a celebration of simplicity and style.
The Middle Daughter * is exclusively a girlswear brand for ages 2-14. The concept is to create fashion-forward pieces with a minimal aesthetic, offering a modern wardrobe for the fashion-savvy girl.
Töastie * offers award-winning outerwear for tiny explorers: responsibly sourced and inspired by nature.
We A Family * is a Workwear-inspired label for children between 2 and 6 years old. Dreamed up in london, crafted in Spain, sold worldwide.
Zellie Baby Backpack * provides clever bags and accessories to keep you organised whilst out and about.
The full list of UK exhibitors are as follows:
Age of Innocence M 05
Angel’s Face S 19
APOLINA * F 05
Beau Loves J 27
Belle Enfant H 18
Binibamba * Q 05
Britannical * Q 23
Caramel P 05
Claude and Co * B 02
Dinoski * C 15
Dotty Dungarees H 34
Faune * S 21
Fin+Zee i 07
Grass & Air * NN #12
Hannah & Tiff * L 13
Holly Hastie * H 29
Illytrilly R 15
Inch Blue D 19
Indikidual J 03
Jellycat D 01
kidunk * F 34
Kite Clothing G 30
Knit Planet * K 01
Kokori * N 12
Little Borne B 03
LOLA + BLAKE N 09
MABLI * G 09
Magnet Mouse * M 06
MIMI & LULA J 18
Mini-la-Mode M 01
Miss Nella R 10
Nellie Quats * F 01
Olivier London L 04
Olli Ella i 17
Omibia L 08
Owa Yurika * S11
Pippins Denim * NN #1
Poco Nido G 11
Roly Pony F 12
Rockahula Kids E 11
Smalls * F 03
Sunny Side of London B 15
Tchutcha * R 17
The Bonnie Mob M 09
The Natty * New Now #2
Töastie * K 08
We A Family * G 19
Wynken G 37