Ideas and Updates from the Blog

Gender Neutral Children’s Clothing – Must it Be So Black and White?

Gender Neutral Children’s Clothing – Must it Be So Black and White?

The big news in the children’s fashion industry this week is that Celine Dion has just released a range of gender neutral clothing with fashion brand NUNUNU. Have you seen the advert yet? The odd and slightly baffling advert for the clothing range shows Celine Dion ‘saving’ all the babies in the maternity ward from a life of pink for girls and blue for boys. As if by magic she changes them out of there gender stereotypical pink and blue outfits and into clothing from her new gender neutral range. So far so good – if a little bemusing. Challenging...

Read more →


Why My Grown Up Leggings Cost Nearly £50

buying handmade leggings

Why My Grown Up Leggings Cost Nearly £50

Why do I charge nearly £50 for a pair of grown up leggings?  If you have ever wondered how to price handmade items or how sellers come up with their prices this blog post aims to tell you just how and why my leggings cost what they do.

Read more →


Starting School: Home Clothes vs School Uniform

Starting School: Home Clothes vs School Uniform

What is the first thing your children do when they get home from school?    Do they head straight to the fridge for some much-needed food – my children are always hungry when they get home! Perhaps they lounge on the sofa to catch up with their favourite programmes. Or maybe they head to the garden to run around and get some fresh air and let off steam.         Do you know what I ask my children to do before they do anything else? Get changed. Take off their school uniform and put on home clothes. I think...

Read more →


Why I Charge More for Bigger Sizes

Why I Charge More for Bigger Sizes

Have you ever wondered why bigger sizes cost more than smaller sizes in some children’s clothes shops? Perhaps you refuse to shop in places where bigger sizes cost more because you think it is unfair or discriminatory? I received an email recently from a lady who wanted to know why a dress in age 9-10 years cost £13 more than that same dress in  0-3 months. It is a great question as charging more for bigger sizes isn’t the norm across the children’s clothing industry – or rather, charging so much more for bigger sizes than smaller sizes isn’t the...

Read more →


8 Cool Organic Children's Clothing Brands

8 Cool Organic Children's Clothing Brands

8 years ago today I gave birth to my first child. As the flowers and ‘congratulations on your new baby’ cards filled the living room, so did a sea of baby blue clothes for little boys. I longed then, as I do now, for funky baby clothes. For some cool children’s clothes that were comfy and easy to wear. As that baby has grown up I have also become more aware of our impact on the planet. I am aware that what we do will be left behind for that baby to deal with. It is one of the reasons why...

Read more →