New Brands to Market
There are a lot of great trends to sift through this season. We have culled some newbies to bring retailers a few of the market innovations that carry perfect designs for display throughout the fall and winter seasons. Focus holiday shoppers on earrings with a practical twist from Triple Sweet; continue the accessory trend with matching head and toe bumbums; show off a classical yet playful look with Olivia & Owen; and offer doll lovers of any age a modern Lille Huset dollhouse.
Triple Sweet Earrings Add a Spare to a Pair
In addition to the Triple Sweet Collection, the brand also offers a variety of unique earrings from around the world. With more than 200 pairs to choose from, customers are sure to find something they love. Best sellers include flowers, hearts, butterflies, hoops, pearls, ladybugs and peace signs.
Triple Sweet also has a beautiful line of birthstone earrings. The earrings come in 14K and 18K yellow gold and white gold, and they can be purchased in threes.
Triple Sweet also offers different backing options. There’s a screwback option, perfect for younger kids who tend to get their backs caught in clothing or bedding, or a more traditional pushback. No more crying when an earring appears lost forever, because that’s what Triple Sweet is all about — making girls happy!
Visit www.triplesweetshop.com for triple the fun.
Add Finishing Touches, Head to Toe with bumbums™
Each pair comes with two signature flower “bb” baubles that easily attach to the shoes via two mini straps and fit the entire size range of shoes (currently toddler 9 to kid size 3). bumbums were designed to look stylish on their own, but feature a simple attachment method to mix or match various baubles to suit any mood. All shoes are made from 100% leather or suede that is protected with Scotchgard™.
bumbums also offers Bixie baubles, which feature a hair clip backing that attaches directly into the hair or on headbands to perfect the coordinated look favored by the stylish youngsters. Baubles are available in an array of designs and colors to coordinate outfits from head to toe.
bumbums is launching in stores in October and future plans include an infant line of shoes and baubles, limited edition baubles, licensed baubles and a boys’ line.
Perfect for the fall and holiday seasons: www.mybumbums.com
Olivia & Owen Offers Comfort and Style for Every Occasion
& Owen children’s apparel uses the finest materials to create elegant and classic looks. Designer Christina Lari’s styles are ideal for both playtime or an evening with guests.
The original collection consists of six styles for boys and girls in a variety of colors. These pieces are meticulously created from Pima cotton and detailed with subtle accents. One of the best sellers is the Isabelle Dress that comes with embroidered hearts, embroidered double heart or just plain white, making it a perfect canvas for monogramming.
Another adorable option is the Teddy set, beautifully detailed with a silk charmeuse ruffle. The fall/holiday line includes navy, heather grey, and crimson reds.
For more info, visit www.oliviaandowen.com
Lille Huset Furnishes Dollhouses with Creativity
Outside of being adorable and craveable, Lille Huset is practical in its functionality. The best part is it features zero plastic pieces because kids can create accessories for the paperboard house from things that are already in the average house. Don’t worry, your customers don’t have to be creative on their own, www.lillehusetideas.com has a weekly blog filled with ideas about how to make the house grand.
Lille Huset comes with a big eco mission: they make everything in the U.S.A. and all material is recyclable, compostable or repurposable. Customers can choose from six different designs, made especially for children to design. Future plans include a set of paper dolls and replacement walls to change the house style as the mood suits.
Discover the limitless options at www.lille-huset.com