There are children’s fashion clothes you discover where you can’t help thinking “My size, please!?” Pale Cloud is infact such a brand and the clothes are also being recognized as excellent design among industry experts. The Junior Magazine announced today that Pale Cloud won the prestigoues Junior Design Award 2012 for their Spring Summer 2012 collection.
The coming collection for Autumn Winter 2012/13 from the Swedish based designhouse is a strong follow up, with a trendy colonial feel; beautifully tailored coats and blazer, slim low crutch pants, highly detailed dresses and tops with both chunky and delicate knits using only the finest of wools. Heavy embellishment on delicate sand washed silk, pleating detail and leather trim are combined with peacock feather prints and fur for a luxurious look of statement dressing. Complete the outfit with essential accessories in hand knitted cashmere knit and semi-precious jewellery perfect for sophisticated little girls.
© Photo Sigve Aspeland for Pale Cloud
Pale Cloud is available (for the girls that do wear children’s size 2 – 12 years) from leading department stores like Illum Copenhagen, Barneys New York and Harvey Nichols Kuwait in addition to some carefully selected indepenedent shops.
We also highly recommend the article Pale Cloud, a story of love and passion if you want to know how it all started.
Little Scandinavian – Pale Cloud
Acne Studios is part of the creative collective Acne, “Ambition to Create Novel Expression” which was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 1996. Co-founder of the Swedish brand Jonny Johansson created one hundred pairs of jeans in raw denim with red stitching and gave them away to friends and family. This became the foundation of the clothing branch of Acne, now known as Acne Studios. Today Acne Studios designs, markets and distributes fashion apparel and jeans worldwide. The styles for Spring Summer are structured, sharp and tailored yet some are more feminine. We have made our favourite picks…
© Acne Studios
We also recommend heading over to find your perfect pair of jeans in the Acne Denim Guide.
Acne Denim Guide
Born in Norway in 1988, Siri Tollerod was discovered by scout Donna Ioanna while shopping at H&M. Tollerod went to Milan, to model for the summer before returning home to finish her high school study’s. Immediately upon graduating, she signed with Trump Models and was asked to shoot for Vogue Italia with Steven Klein. She moved to NY in April 2007 to pursue full-time modeling. Within that first year she was featured in a DKNY campaign, opened and closed the spring D&G shows, was on the cover of 10 and shot Prada Sport with Steven Meisel. Today Tollerod is one of the hottest models at New York Fashion Week.
Models.com Siri Tollerod
The founder of ELLA, Elinros Lindal, clearly is a highly talented business women, a creative designer and a caring person. With a BA-degree in psychology and mass communication, a career in journalism and publishing and finally an MBA degree from Reykjavik University, Elinros founded ELLA slow fashion in 2011. ELLA is for the sophisticated women that don’t want to compromise; High end luxurious fabrics tailored into beautiful timeless pieces, without harming the environment. The style is elegant and formal yet very feminine, perfect for your working wardrobe or other formal occasions.
ELLA is very proud of being a Slow Fashion Brand, with respect for the professionals who develop the designs, for the materials, for the environment, both ecologically and economically, and respect for you. Every piece is manufactured in limited numbers in Europe with a high emphasis on quality and traceability, considering the impact on workers, communities and ecosystems. Sounds good to us! I have my eyes on that gorgeous orange dress! Perfect for a blogger-working wardrobe!?
ELLA online shop
Fashionista.com – Slow Fashion Movement Picks Up Speed in Iceland
TheEcologist.org – Slow Fashion
Photographer Cathrine Wessel, originally from Norway, has been living and working in New York since the late 80’s. Catherine started photographing and documenting the music industry and the she moved on to shooting recording artists and music labels. She emphasizes capturing real moments and moved naturally on to photographing sports, travel and later fashion which, is where you find most of her work today.
© Photo by Catherine Wessel for Boden, source blog.andersonhopkins.com
Also, she’s my second cousin! Turned out she’s a friend of my friend here in London! It’s a small (fashion) world! And I’m so proud to have such a huge talent in my family! In other news Cathrine Wessel has recently ventured into fashion design with the brand With and Wessel, but that’s another story…
With and Wessel