Where I am the weather is heating up and approaching one hundred. So am I making swimwear or short outfits for little monkeys to wear in the sun? Well, what we are making lots of are Santa Monkeys and Angel Monkeys. Hopefully tey are on your list of things you would like to see under someone’s tree, or to see them wear during the holidays.
As the owner of No Slippy Hair Clippy ®, Annie Salyer is immersed in all things girly — bows, ribbons, flowers, barrettes, and fabric. But this mother of two boys isn’t complaining. “Honestly, I think most girls love hair accessories,” she says. “I grew up with four sisters, and we were always putting clips, ribbons and bows in our hair. I definitely have more of a passion now, especially after serving as the sole Hair Clippy designer the past six years.”
“Sugar Babies” located in Old Town Temecula, California is one of the most unique boutiques we’ve recently discovered. Sugar Babies, is a Specialty Shoppe that carries the best quality toys, gifts, shoes, clothing and accessories. Owner Lisa De la Torre prides herself in handpicked items that are age appropriate and only found in the most discriminating stores.
Masala (mə sä′lə) 1. a pungent and aromatic mixture of ground spices used in Indian cooking. 2. A distinctive and delectably vibrant brand of children’s clothing! Defined by its lusciously spicy signature colors of clove brown, saffron, turmeric yellow and raani pink, Masala Baby manufactures its unique apparel from fabrics exclusively sourced from India. Constructed with traditional techniques such as handloom, block print, hand screen, hand embroidery and applique techniques, this comfy and stylish clothing line offers plenty of modern, global appeal.
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market’s 50th anniversary, June 23rd thru 29th! This comprehensive wholesale merchandise resource amps up the “WOW!” factor by bringing buyers and exhibitors together to show off the newest products and the hottest trends in children’s products. This is one show you won’t want to miss, and we thought we’d entice you with a few colossal showstoppers from Judith Edwards Designs, Cherished Moments, Custom Woodz, and MaryJack Studios.
With Chicago’s Top Celebrity Chefs Saturday, July 24, 6-8pm
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® hosts its “Shop Late Night” charity shopping event on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Attendees of the “Late Night” will enjoy an evening of late night shopping, celebrity chefs, international wines and great entertainment.
Shop Hop Productions announces the Baby Shop Hop, an online shopathon that provides Baby Industry Businesses a guaranteed way to grow their business while giving back to the community, and gives Shop Hoppers a reason to shop for a cause.
Young artists usually have their first private showing on the famous gallery known as The Refrigerator, in homes across the country. However, second-grader Liv Larson’s parents loved their daughter’s creations so much, they transformed them into a collection of delightful greeting cards, Liv Notes! The overall response to Liv’s art was so positive, that the Larson family realized they were onto something special.
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® is proud to announce that Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream will lead the keynote presentation at this year’s July Market, on Monday July 26.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Hero Jones Designs! Leaps and bounds above the ordinary, Hero Jones Designs takes well-deserved pride in its super, hand-crafted, high-quality line of uniquely fun pieces that little girls and boys go ga-ga over! As the executive director of a Minneapolis theater, Amy Jones is the brains and brawn behind the Hero Jones Designs label. She’s proud to come from a large family of artists who help provide savvy creative inspiration for her extraordinary designs.
MMPI leads the way in providing more qualified Fair Trade resources to meet the ever growing demand from retailers looking for high end, quality handmade products from around the globe to help differentiate their business. The Fair Trade Federation will host a pavilion at The California Gift Show® and The Chicago Market: Living and Giving®, offering buyers a broad spectrum of quality products, created by artisans who know how to service buyer’s needs with price points, a variety of styles, superb quality and excellent customer service.