We can't show you too much but here are a few pictures from a very wintery shoot shot by Christopher Auger-Dominguez. Jasmine Astronomo-Berger was the stylist and Dana Curtis did hair and makeup and Daisy Payero volunteered
her time and talent to help to put together the set. You might remember Christopher's work as he was the photographer behind the super hero shoot earlier this year.
Look out for the whole story in the Winter Issue coming out at the end of this week.
From our two favorite designers comes a holiday pop-up shop at the beautiful Erica Tanov store at 204 Elizabeth Street New York. There is an opening party with cocoa and cookies on Saturday Nov. 21st from 3-5. If you are not in New York you can pick up both Jess Brown and Wovenplay goodies online.
We spent a lot of time preparing for our photo shoot - hand making vintage fabric kites, flags, a tent and a raft - thanks to the creative vision of our prop stylist, Sarah Tippetts. Look for the story in our next issue out next week.
Moozlehome is a lifestyle boutique with a mix of vintage, textiles, art, home and children's products with a strong graphic influence. We love the teepee's adorned with flowers and leaves with vintage floral fabric and the crochet baby blankets and booties.
Recently Jasmine got together with Ami Suma who she got to know after she commissioned Ami to paint the walls of her children's rooms. Esme and Max [pictured below] loved the experience of seeing the creation take place in front of them and live on in their rooms.
Ami is a graduate of FIT and she majored in fashion design/fashion
Illustration. She took a job as a fashion writer/reporter and has
written for publications such as Elle Japan, Figaro Japan, and Marie
She soon became disenchanted with working exclusively in the
fashion world and at the same time felt distant from her own
creativity so she decided to give up her job.
In 2005 a friend saw some of her
sketches of funny and goofy toys. Her
friend was so impressed she invited Ami to an exhibit that she was also
in. Ami had sketched several series worth at this point and agreed to
exhibition was a success! She loved the reactions and
seeing people laugh and feel happy while engaged with
her toys. She hopes to continue creating fun and fantastical toys for
She had another inspiration while flipping
through a children's magazine and noticing a spread about a child's
room which featured decorative walls. Embellished walls was not at all
common (at least not while she was growing up) in her home country of
Japan. She loved the idea and was moved enough to think about painting
whimsical, out of this world, murals especially for
wanted to create a customized room where a child could feel safe and
happy; a place where they could imagine and dream. A space like no
other, that's just theirs! Her idea is to collaborate with her clients
and mesh visions together to come up with a collective end result. She
does not want to be thought of as an artist who pushes her own agenda
but more a painter who can provide a fun service for families.
There are so many reasons why we love Pomme. They have a beautifully curated collection of design and art by many of our favorites, including dolls from Jess Brown, photography by Davina Zagury [who does their inspired annual doudou portrait project] and soft sculptures by Tamar Morgendorff as well as unique vintage items and beautiful objects sourced from Europe.
This 'Back to School' wall installations features magnetic sticker images by the French designer Laura Fischbach. If you send her a photo of your child she will turn it into a full-size magnetic image.
The team behind Pomme recently opened 'Peite Pomme' in Tribeca for babies up to 18 months. The tiny jewel box of a store is full of carefully selected treasures for babies and parents-to-be. Timeless french dolls from Petit Collin Since the 70's who can resit a Monchhichi Gorgeous Parisian clothes from Zef French classic, BonTon Brooklyn design duo Atsuyo&Akiko who have made an exclusive cotton reusable bag for the Tribeca store printed with "-je t'aime tribeca-" which have rapidly become the ubiquitous Tribeca shopping bag. Ketiketa for ethical baby bohemian chic as well as clothes from Flora and Henri, Makie, Bebe Ravi, Tane Organics.
You can find the full Pomme at 81 Washington Street Dumbo, Brooklyn
and Petite Pomme at 186 Duane Street [between Hudson and Greenwich] in Tribeca
Reported by Associate Editor Jasmine Astronomo-Berger
Sophie Chalumeau takes photos of kids in their own clothes and environments. We love her natural eye and perspective on kids and she regularly contributes to the Small street style section. Last week she sent us some fabulous photos from her family's Halloween in Holland- 'Halloween, the dark side'
liaMolly is a sweater collection designed by Seema Sudan, that is deeply rooted in the culture of knitting and inspired by traveling the globe, discovering magical places, studying fashions past and cultures around the world. Seema's children's collection is designed exclusively for Anthropologie and are the most original knit designs we have ever seen. We fell in love with the bold colors spun into flowers, stripes, spots, and plaids. Our faves are the Cozy Posy Sweatercoat, Lil' Pup Cap and the Chickadee Scarf.
liaMolly also has an amazing Woman's collection. For Seema's Fall Collection she payed homage to to the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans, the city that inspires her and where she lives with her family.