"When I showed up the kids and the backstage energy just blew me away! I took out my flash, found a space in middle of the action where I can pull the kids aside, and just let these beautiful little people with tremendous souls be themselves in front of my camera."
Check out our Q&A with the designer of the newest (possibly coolest) childrenswear brand, Unauthorized as they recently wrap Playtime Paris and get ready to show on the petitePARADE runway at Children's Club this August!
They are the Fashion Designers of Tomorrow: Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, Meredith Braum & Soo Yeon Lim all graduated from Parsons School of Fashion and concentrated on childrenswear. Get to know a bit more about them and their impeccable, innovative and unique work upon graduating.
We rounded up your Independence Day style that will guarantee you a spot on the best dressed list at your families BBQ this 4th of July. Wear any or all the items in our #petitePICKS and show us your independent style using #petitePARADE!
We got to chat with Alessandra Chiavelli, the CEO and daughter of Il Gufo's founder before their fashion show at Pitti Bimbo 85. Honestly, there's nothing like a pair of classic Italian sandals with a summer outfit to get us ready for the warm holidays. Sand was dropped into Florence's city center on a warm Italian night, it teleported us straight to Morocco with its desert-themed collection where stripes met solids...and denim.
Check out the new Little Marc Jacobs campaign shot by our friend, Lee Clower and some petitePARADE mini runway alumni. Post your favorite shots using #petitePARADE to show us what you'll be rocking next spring!
There are so many influential dads in this world, from our personal lives to those we see on stage or in movies. We're big believers in going outside, falling down and learning how to get right back up. We asked some influential papa's about special advice they live by and this is what they had to say.
Roast marshmallows around a firepit as dusk falls in the countryside, see the stars come out and enjoy the sounds of crickets chirping. Family travel experts Kid & Coe offer their top locations for family escapes outside the city this summer, where long summer days segue into long summer nights, days are spent on endless beaches and artisanal picnics and organic ice cream are the flavors of the month.
Danielle Steckler, founder of Paper Palate, found time to sit down and chat about cooking indoors and around a campfire. Sharing her kitchen with friends - laughing, getting their hands dirty and being together "are the best times we have" said Danielle. "Life is just too fast these days so slowing down to cook a meal together is precious."
The three-day-weekend is officially here! Summer Seventeen is in session - but before we layer on the sunblock and blow up the pool floats; first things first, we have your must-have swimwear picks whether you're beach, pool or island bound!
Giana co-designed 5 prints with the brand and we're pretty sure you'll want all of them! From Kermit x Supreme to Moschino and Dior - the coolest tee's that are about to enter your 7 year olds wardrobe - were designed by one. Check out our interview with the fashion illustrator, Dear Giana.
When you're a fashion design student in NYC, your dream is to see your hard work come to life in a fashion show. For six graduating designers, this dream came true as their looks were chosen by WGSN Trend Forecaster and friend of petitePARADE, Erin Rechner and featured in the Future of Fashion fashion show at FIT.