Tutu Du Monde – Girls Halloween Collection

Halloween is almost here! And for those of you who find yourself supergluing a misshapen bat wing onto an old gym t-shirt the night before Halloween, this post is a warning to you – be prepared!  Now, I am not criticizing homemade costumes – if you can do it and do it well, I raise my glass to you! But for the rest of us, buying is the only way.


Why leave Halloween costumes to the last minute when you can simply order them online now and let the stress melt away? That is what I plan on doing, and Tutu Du Monde‘s beautiful Halloween collection is where I shall start, and probably end my browsing!

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HM Studio

I’m going to make my first week back all about fashion – darlings. (Word association, sorry). And because it’s Back to School Week and we all have a ton of school admin crap to read (or not if you are me), I shall make this post light on words, heavy on pictures. Let’s begin here.

HM Studio Kids AW16 Fashion Style

All I have to say is look at this brilliant new Studio AW16 kids collection by H&M (yes – believe it).

HM Studio Kids AW16 Fashion Style

This collection is where powerful tailoring meets Swedish heritage and handicraft. Using patterns and embellishments from Swedish folklore, the collection’s details and textures draw inspiration from animals of the forest. Oh yes siree. Here are more more MORE images – click on each image to see the full picture. Then drool. 

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Top 10 Purrrrrfect Cat Fashion Pieces for Kids for AW16

Did anyone else let our a giant WHOOP of yesterday (once the kisses and assurances that everything was going to be OK) on your kids’ first day back at school? I’ll start. ME!  Now don’t get me wrong. I do adore my kids. Just in ever so slightly smaller doses than you get from 24/7 for 8 weeks on the trot. Like THISSSSSSSSSSSSSSS (insert giant hand width) MUCH!

Now, as well as back to school heralding the end of summer – it also means the start of winter. Not in the literal sense, but most certainly in the wardrobe sense. And as always at KSJ HQ, we like our readers to be on top on trends. So over the coming weeks, we shall be paying attention to our fave AW16 trends and how to get the look for them kids. Today – it’s purrrrrrrrrrfecty obviously, about cats. My favourite type of cat. One that is not a living actual creature. So, to the CATwalks we go…


First up Gucci. My complete obsession and unrequited love – largely due to my epic fail of not having married a billionaire. Next we have Loewe – which I was told, in a very passive-agressive way some years ago by a complete bit£% i used to work with at a designer fashion brand, is pronounced Low-aire-vey. Whatevs – they too had cats!


So here is how it works for kids.

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Brand Crush – The Animals Obervatory

Today I have let a blogger pal loose on my site – Anika Birchall, who writes a lovely kids fashion and interiors blog Homework. She’s going to let you know about one of 2016’s hottest launches for kids – The Animals Observatory by Bobo Choses former creative director, Laia Aguilar and Jan Andreu. And let me tell you early doors, I’m quite obsessed….


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Star Wars – Kids Style Wars

Unless you have been living under a stone,you will have heard the build up to the most anticipated films of the year – errr in fact the last ten years – Star Wars – The Force Awakens. And fashion is of course on the bandwagon. Now those of you that know me know that I am a little bit sick in my mouth at any licensed product but I have to say, I have managed to pick ten pieces that are, well, out of this world. Look…

Let’s quite literally kick off with these beauties by Adidas £45.


As Obi-Wan Kenobi says “Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them” – this zip through looks super expensive but is cheap as chips £9 – oh yes George at Asda.

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