There’s no need to play dress-up in Mommy’s DVF anymore. DVF Loves GapKids is back for its second collaboration this spring with the launch of the GapKids + DVF Explorers Collection.
Gap and Diane von Furstenberg unveiled the new collection Wednesday night with a private shopping event at the Gap flagship store in Manhattan Read More
Santa Claus at Catimini!
Tomorrow, from 2p.m. to 5p.m., Santa will be making a pause goûter at the Catimini boutique at 1125 Madison Avenue (at 84th Street) for a fabulous afternoon of holiday shopping and snacks. Children are invited with their families to this up-beat event and share their Christmas wishes with Santa, discover that perfect Chanukah gift or browse the hip children’s wear. There will even be a special mail box delivering directly to the North Pole, and of course, you can pose with Mr. Claus.
A trendy destination for stylish young ones for more than 35 years, Catimini offers a vibrant, yet chic design concept that is a solid match for New York City kids avec attitude.
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The aggressive market for upscale children’s clothing boutiques is roaring loudly. Fashion titans Gucci and Armani have opened up pricey outposts Uptown and a bevy of specialty stores are blossoming all around New York City. These boutiques offer designer duds, high-end toys, artsy furnishings and often plenty of gifts that even parents can enjoy.
Joining these ranks is British retailer Caramel Baby & Child, which recently opened its first stand-alone across the Big Pond.
This past Thursday, October 4, the third floor of Azure (333 East 91st St.) was completely transformed into a kids’ wonderland.
At Azure’s children’s amenity space (which includes a play room, game room, and TV and library lounge), Scooter brought together 92Y, The Little Orchestra, New Victory Theater, magician Seth Dale, and balloon twister Brian of Balloonscapes, Read More
As kids prepare to head back to school and parents expect to be shuttling them from sports practice, to rehearsal and a slew of other extracurricular activities, trendy Japanese brand UNIQLO is launching a whole new kids’ collection just in time.
Due in stores Friday, September 7, the fall/winter 2012 UNIQLO Kids collection will keep city boys and girls, from 3 months to 12 years old, stylish for all their many affairs.
“We are excited to launch our new UNIQLO Kids and Babies collection in the U.S.,” said Mr. Shin Odake, UNIQLO USA’s Chief Executive Officer. “Adding this product category is a natural step for us as we widen our consumer base.”
“This Back To School contest is the first of several contests Nina Kids will run this fall, including giveaways later in the fall of styles worn by Vivienne Jolie Pitt and other celebrity kids,” said Mary Robertson of Nina Kids.
The contest, which begins this Sunday and runs until August 18, will consist Read More
Sharone Komoroff, mother of two and owner of Upper East Side fashion boutique, Pachute, has expanded her brand to Sag Harbor with a pop-up store called Pachute East. Scooter wanted to know more about her parenting in New York, the new store and how her kids are beating the heat:
Kids at Play
What’s not to love when a kid gets to enjoy an afternoon filled with balloons, face painting and colorful books? Elizabeth Street, the go-to site for trendy moms in the city, recently hosted a book launch for children’s author Kelly Florio Kasouf’s debut title. “The Super Adventures of Sophie and the City: All in a Day’s Work” follows Sophie as she discovers her dad’s work in fashion publishing. Ms. Florio Kasouf based the story on her own experiences with her late father, Steven Florio, who was CEO and president of Condé Nast for over a decade. Diane Von Furstenberg and Isaac Mizrahi make star appearances, as Sophie realizes some terrific life lessons. The book is available at Amazon.com, Barney’s, Bergdorf Goodman and Fred Segal.