Month: April 2015
smokks dresses for girls and moms

SMOKKS Interview + Giveaway

No buttons, zippers or hooks but pockets for stuff: those were Hallie Burton’s design requirements when she founded SMOKKS, her line of beautifully made girls’ smock dresses. “Our 4-year-old had A LOT to say and we actually listened! She was very adamant about pocket height and size and dress length.…

Mother’s Day Gifts, Carina Schott

We all loved her Christmas gift guide so much that we asked Carina Schott, owner of Nonchalant Mom, to help us out again. This time she’s handpicked hard-to-find skincare, unique clothing and uncommon gifts for a Mother’s Day on holiday! Mother’s Day (May 10) is my favorite day of…

kids summer shoes

Summer Shoe Season

Summer shoe season is upon us.  Away go the boots and the thick socks, in come brightly colored, air-conditioned shoes made for splashing, tromping, and general good fun. Whether your kid is into extreme adventure or shiny pretty things, we’ve selected a handful of styles to suit…

girls denim dress

Stella McCartney Kids: 9 Denim Picks

1. Sig Floral Dress | 2. Bellflower Daisy Dress | 3. Bess Denim Dress | 4. Jules Denim Shirt | 5. Rudy Denim Dungarees | 6. Miller Baseball Shirt | 7. Pedro Jeans | 8. Eddie Denim Shorts | 9. Nina Daisy Jeans One of our…

harajuku style

Harajuku Girls

Photos by TokyoFashion.com and MasaManiA.com Harajuku style originated with teens on the streets near Harajuku Station in Shibuya, Japan. It’s an exuberant, playful look best defined by its vibrant mix of  colors and bold patterns worn in layer upon mismatched layer. In the noble pursuit of kawaii, or cute, Harajuku girls…

The New Playroom guide

The New Playroom by Megan Schiller

We’re living in the digital age. And as much as we are dazzled by painting and drawing on an iPad, there’s nothing quite like unplugging and getting our hands dirty. Our talented friend and founder of the Art Pantry, Megan Schiller, agrees. Megan has been a longtime leader in building…