Fashion Forecast

CIFF KIDS Spring/Summer 2019 edition

A fleeting visit to Copenhagen for the day entailed visiting Ciff Kids to see the latest collections for spring/summer 2019, with the opportunity to catch up with familiar faces, watch a catwalk and discover some new brands. This kids trade show takes place at Forum during Copenhagen Fashion Week close to the centre of the […]

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Pitti Immagine Bimbo 87 SS19

Pitti Immagine Bimbo 87 gave us a vibrant glimpse into what we can expect from brands in the upcoming SS19 season! Held on June 11 in Florence, this exclusive three-day fair proved to be an extraordinary platform in presenting contemporary lifestyle trends for children’s fashion. Highlights from this edition include the debut of the Philosophy […]

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Bubble London FW18

Bubble London is the UK’s largest trade show for kids fashion!  Celebrating  its 10th year, Bubble London returned showcasing the Fall/Winter 2018 collections this past January at the Business Design Center in Islington! This season showcased several fabulous designers including Balloon Copenhagen, The Faraway Gang, Tao & Friends, and Fred’s World by Green Cotton. With over […]

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Vancouver Kids Fashion Week Recap!

How about a little fashion forecast to start off the week with our recap from Vancouver Kids Fashion Week! In their third season and a focus on some darling brands,  We are highlighting a few designers starting with VonBon and Os & Oakes. Vonbon’s casual but hip collection featured soft colors, plaid, and beanies, all made with […]

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Playtime Paris

Next stop on our trade show list is Playtime Paris! Celebrating their 22nd edition, Playtime Paris delivers all the up & coming trends in children and maternity fashion with over 500 international brands representing their latest and greatest collections. Over 5,000 professionals in the fashion arena recently attended this bi-annual event that brought together art, fashion, and SS17/18 […]

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Pitti Bimbo 85

Trade show season is upon on us and to kick it off we’ve got the scoop from Pitti Bimbo! Pitti Bimbo was a fanciful event filled with positivity and confidence; a true wonderland for moms, minis, and children’s fashion fanatics! The fair wooed thousands of visitors and buyers with fabulous presentations, fashion shows and projects at […]

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Mini’s Summer of Love

With spring/summer 2017 collections releasing we are spotting a mini LOVE trend. From statement I love you’s, feature hearts and graphic love hearts there are three amazing brands promoting Love this spring/summer for our minis. Whether it is just saying I love you, a political agenda or just a heart on a dungaree we just […]

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Retro Sports SS17

Spring is upon us and now it’s time to celebrate the spring/summer 2017 collections currently launching online and in stores. We all look forward to sunnier days wearing floaty dresses and comfy shorts which is normally paired with outdoor play. At Mini Maven we are loving that Bobo Choses, Oaks of Acorn and new brand […]

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Mini Rodini 2nd Limited Edition Release

Minis… set your alarms the second release from Adidas Originals by Mini Rodini launches March 9th. The first limited release from this dream team collaboration launched two monochrome items, a track suit with the distinctive Rodini mouse print and a sneaker in the first of five of a yearlong global collaboration. The second release consists […]

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Playtime Paris: Winter Edition

The 21st edition of Playtime Paris played host to over 500 children’s wear brands showing their autumn/winter 2017 collections. An ever expanding Playtime felt busy in Paris with a positive outlook on the current children’s wear market. The Trend Space celebrated a party folk theme with daring blends of color and textural materials with a […]

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Mini Rodini SS17 Launches!

We’re simply smitten with the first release of Mini Rodini’s darling SS17 collection launching today! Inspired by the small Italian Island on lake Lago Maggiore the  sustainable brand presents us with adorable denim knits, their signature animal motifs  which include lions, unicorns and dancing frogs! You will note the floral prints of roses reflecting the gardens too! […]

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The Year of The Rooster

This Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rooster, begins on Saturday January 28th and lasts until February 2018. Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac. This year it’s the Year of the Rooster, the tenth animal in the cycle. The next Year of […]

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Super Sports x Kidswear Collaborations

Mini Rodini and Tiny cottons are changing the face of kidswear with iconic sportswear collaborations. Puma and adidas have teamed up recently with two of our favourite kidswear brands creating super luxe sportswear for the playground. With the recent revival of the 1970s and 90s these lively collaborations are inspiring a new generation full of […]

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Bedtime Style

Choosing what our little ones wear to bed is ultimately about comfort but we love a bit of mini style for lounging about and having a snooze. Super soft slim jersey separates are perfect for the busiest of sleeper preventing tops riding up and allowing the most efficient of crawler morning and nighttime comfort. Cute […]

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Wolf & Rita X JC Castelbajac

Oh Minis we have two beautiful brands collaborating! Spring/Summer 17 sees an exciting collaboration between the Parisian Fashion Designer label, JC de CASTELBAJAC Paris, and Portuguese children’s wear brand WOLF & RITA. Items are simple and sophisticated in the usual understated style of WOLF & RITA whilst using a familiar primary palette of JCC with […]

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