An alternative parent/kid website and zine for the generation who have grown older but not up. The kind who are more likely to be found down the skate park with their kids than teaching them table manners. For the parents who thought they’d never be parents and the kids who think mum and dad are cool (well, kind of).
Fashion
Little Dudes

Little Dudes

African fabrics are making their way into childrens’ clothing and hurrah to that! The most stylish and interesting (girls’) clothing we’ve seen lately is made from colourful, fantastically patterned African fabric. If you like that style then check out Isossy Children who use African and Asian textiles, with many of the pieces in limited edition...
Worn Again

Worn Again

In today’s throw-away world where space is at a premium, few childrens’ things are worth keeping in your loft for 30 years to pass down to the next generation. The only things I’ll be keeping are the beautiful clothes and toys my partner’s mother has knitted, crocheted and sewn for our son. 30 years ago...
howies Launch Kids Jeans

howies Launch Kids Jeans

Those good folk at howies, who’s ethics, quality and design we greatly admire, are now doing jeans for kids in “100% organic cotton with no added silly stuff”. The five-pocket jeans have an adjustable elastic waistband and are triple needle stitched on the inside leg for toughness. We are in possession of a pair and...
6 of the best...Sweaters

6 of the best…Sweaters

Dress it up, dress it down, spend a little, spend a lot. A sweater is a versatile friend. Here are six of the best.   Tootsa MacGinty ‘Peace Sweatshirt’ £25   Indikidual ‘Mr Moo’ £22   Mini Rodini ‘Crocodile Sweater’ €47.90   Wildfox ‘Heartland Baggy Beach Jumper’ £74   Simple Kids ‘Weasel Boy Sweatshirt’ £49...
Desert Storm

Desert Storm

Oh the excitement when two great things come together! Clarks Kids Originals have collaborated with Liberty on their classic desert boot to bring two styles, one with the eponymous flower print on the outside, and a more subtle option of red suede with a flower print lining. The collab is part of their celebration of ‘A...
Waanaki LA Vintage

Waanaki LA Vintage

Waanaki, which means ‘to live undisturbed, to live in peace’ in Ojibwemowin (Anishinaabemowin), is a new online shop out of LA that focuses on hand-selected vintage pieces for children between the ages of newborn and six. Their mantra: buying vintage, deadstock and gently used clothing reduces waste and helps lower your carbon footprint. In addition...
All In A Day's Work

All In A Day’s Work

Our first fashion shoot! Photographed by the hugely talented Diane Sagnier, styled by The Small Folk editor, Poppy, and modelled by Elwood and Lilah. Who said never work with children or animals? We had a ball. Yeah ok, the tiger wasn’t real, but we danced to the Jungle Book soundtrack and ate gingerbread men to...
Dapper Whippersnappers

Dapper Whippersnappers

For East Londonites, Dan Coopey’s vintage kids stall, Whippersnapper, at Netil Market is one to stop by. There you’ll find carefully selected kids clothing, toys, textiles, prints and furniture from the 1920’s through to the 90’s. His blog has his new discoveries, inspiration and event info on so check it out and drop him a...
6 of the best...Jumpsuits

6 of the best…Jumpsuits

Call it wishful thinking, but we reckon the sun will come out soon and it will be jumpsuit and flip flop weather, yay! So in preparation, we bring you six of the best jumpsuits (one for the girls, sorry boys).   Boys&Girls Wrap Shorts Jumpsuit £15.75 boysandgirlsshop.com   Bobo Choses Ice Cream Playsuit £30.50 custard-online.co.uk...
Autumn/Winter Sneak Preview

Autumn/Winter Sneak Preview

Last week it still felt positively wintery when we were doing the rounds of the Autumn/Winter 2012 press days in the driving rain. So forgive us for taking you back there on what looks like the first spring/summer day of the year, but there are some gems coming up that we just have to share....
6 of the best...Raincoats

6 of the best…Raincoats

In the words of East 17: Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain. Yes, last week we may have featured six of the best sunglasses, but in typical April form, this week it’s all about the wet weather. And as it looks set to continue, we thought it fitting to pick out some...
Interview: Boys&Girls

Interview: Boys&Girls

Kati Martin of Boys&Girls designs super cool, super bright ethical kids clothing, loves nothing more than hanging out at the skatepark with her kids and uses the best quote ever to describe Boys&Girls – “more parks and playgrounds than paddocks and ponies”. We did a quick interview with her to find out more… When did...