CWB’s pick of kids’ accessories.
Sass & Belle
Sass & Belle specialises in thoughtfully designed accessories and decorations for boys and girls. The aim of the brand is to bring bold and fun design to functional everyday items, all whilst keeping a stylish sophistication to complement the home. From wild animal bags through to a colourful selection of bookends and bento boxes, the focus is on detailed and intricately drawn illustrations on high-quality products.
The Sticky Lemon collection includes backpacks, drawstring bags, duffle bags and small accessories, such as pencil cases, socks, temporary tattoos and embroidered pins. Quirky, colourful and bold, all with a nod to retro influences, Sticky Lemon combines colour blocking with patterns and illustrations, renewing its colour combinations seasonally.
D for diamond
The D for Diamond jewellery range from Gecko offers 100 designs for children, from birth to pre-teen. Pieces include earrings, bracelets, pendants, necklets, rings and watches, all manufactured in rhodium-plated sterling silver and/or yellow and rose gold vermeil. Many pieces include a small diamond, while others feature pearls or brightly coloured enamels. Motifs such as angel wings, hearts and emojis all feature, as well as pieces with a cartoon comic aesthetic to appeal to older children. Many designs include tags on which dates and initials can be engraved to meet the popular trend for personalisation. The collection is also backed by an attractive catalogue for use at the POS, while branded packaging makes it ideal for gifts to mark special occasions in a child’s life.
Mimi & Lula
Mimi & Lula is a new London-based kids’ accessories brand for 3-10 years offering bags, hair accessories, jewellery, dress-up and a soon-to-be stationery range. The styling of the range is “deliberately diverse” to reflect the varied tastes and style choices of young girls. Providing 120 options, expect to find everything from sequin-covered wings and pom-pom necklaces through to glittery dinosaur bags. Also key are everyday hair clips designed to stay in all day and a range of gift-led sterling silver and 14k gold-plated jewellery packaged in branded boxes.
Billy Loves Audrey
Australian accessories brand Billy Loves Audrey is represented in the UK by childrenswear agency Solobi. Catering for boys and girls from six months to six years, it offers socks, tights, hats, scarfs, handbags, purses and hair accessories. Lovingly designed in Melbourne, reflecting a magical world of adventure and play, each collection sees Woodland Animals and characters come alive. Embellishments range from stick-up ears and pom-poms through to sequins, linen glitter and tulle sparkles, all combined with the theatre of play.
www.billylovesaudrey.com / www.solobi.co.uk
The Pop Cutie brand of jewellery and gifts features Danish design inspired by the Harajuku style in Japan. The collection includes necklaces, rings, hairclips and headbands as well as stationery gift packs. Pop Cutie is represented in the UK by childrenswear agency, Vida Kids.
www.popcutie.eu / www.vida-kids.co.uk
Founded and designed in the UK, kids’ boutique accessory brand Rockahula Kids offers quirky, high quality products designed with a childlike sense of fun and playfulness. Catering for both boys and girls, the collection includes hair accessories, jewellery, bags, sun glasses and sun hats incorporating everything from glittery unicorns and dinosaurs through to pom-poms and knits.
Titlee, which means butterfly in Indian, offers delicate and quirky jewellery for children and adults. Made entirely by hand in Paris, collections are brought to life by teams of expert welders, enamellers and gilders. The jewellery is gold plated, making it allergy safe and skin kind, with the kids’ collection including pins, bracelets and necklaces from age five years, and many of the designs also available in adult sizes. Trade customers can benefit from the brand’s plywood and paper-cut displays to help merchandise the collections in-store.
www.titlee.co.uk / www.cartableenfants.com
Loola & Goo
Friends Louise Harlen (Loola) and Julia Baker (Goo) are the creators of girls’ accessories brand Loola & Goo. The duo’s first wholesale collection is largely inspired by the theatricality of Roaring 20s flapper girls and includes crowns, flapper hairbands, motif hairbands and ostrich feather tippets in a colour palette of gold, teal, pink, ivory, plum, mint and peach.
A Little Lovely Company
The Little Lovely collection includes a series of lightboxes, unique word banners, garlands, neon lights, items for children’s rooms, seasonal home decorations and kids’ bags in a choice of enchanting designs. The Big Backpack features a number of pockets, including two side pockets, making it ideal for children’s daily needs. Made from a sturdy material, it is lined with nylon and has adjustable shoulder straps. The Mini Backpack also has adjustable shoulder straps as well as an extra front pocket for smaller items and a main pouch big enough to hold a school lunch and snacks or pyjamas and a toothbrush for a sleepover.