Welcome to EDITORIALS on Babiekins, where we celebrate real, wild, magical childhood! We have an eye for quirk. We’re high-fashion, but we value whimsy over tradition. Playful childhood is more important to us than making kids into copycat adults. And we believe life changes when you see it through the eyes of a child! (Want to submit an editorial for consideration?)
“A subculture, in a kaleidoscope of fashion
Prowl the streets of Harajuku…” – Gwen Stefani
Photography by Julie A. Martin (@artfullyuncommon on Instagram)
Model: Leah (@riripoohleah on Instagram)
Location: Harajuku, Tokyo
“Thumbelina what’s the difference if you’re very small? When your heart is full of love you’re nine feet tall!” – Danny Kaye
Photo Story / Photography / Creative Direction / Handmade Props: Aleah Ford Photography
Styling: Ginger Torrado
Let’s dance and move
To the beautiful waves and summer sun.
We laugh and eat
with family and share the festive fun.
‘Tis it’s the season to be merry
And the celebrations have just begun.
We head to the beach for sun, sand and sweetness! Captured by the talented Kim from One Acorn Photography, we share beautiful Australian outfits perfect for our festive season.
Photography by Kim One Acorn Photography
Styling by Sammy Chasing_Soph
Model Sophie wears:
Outfit 1 // Rose dress supplied by Peggy
“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go.” A Merry Mix explores the nostalgic awkwardness of having grandparents chose your clothing during the winter holidays. Shot in New York City where anything goes, the creative team behind this editorial can’t get enough of this merry mix of textures.
LOOK 1: MACY / THE ANIMALS OBSERVATORY: Striped Long Sleeve Shirt, THE ANIMALS OBSERVATORY: Striped Cardigan, FISH & KIDS: Floral Skirt, CARAMEL: Rose Polka Dot Scarf, MAISON MANGOSTAN: Pink Jujube Clogs
LOOK 2 : JOSHUA / THE ANIMALS OBSERVATORY: Navy Sweater, CARAMEL: Panda Trouser in Orange Houndstooth, MAISON MANGOSTAN: Pomegranate Hiking Boots, Vintage Henley Shirt worn under Sweater, Hat – Stylist’s own
LOOK 3: MACY / FISH & KIDS: Floral Tablecloth worn as shawl, BOBO CHOSES: Denim Zipper Shirt, CARAMEL: Black Pants, CARAMEL: Red Socks, MAISON MANGOSTAN: Blackberry Boots, GOOSE AND DUST: Glasses
LOOK 4 : JOSHUA / CARAMEL: Jellyfish Jumper in Rosewood Stripe (Sweater), CARAMEL: Plaid Deer Shirt in Tartan Red and worn under – THE ANIMALS OBSERVATORY: Pants, MAISON MANGOSTAN: Pomegranate Hiking Boots , CARAMEL: Pigeon Hat in Dark Brown , FISH & KIDS: Stripe Sweater, Tied around waist
LOOK 5: SAMANTHA/ WILD & GORGEOUS: Leopard Coat, BOBO CHOSES: Navy Velvet Bodysuit, BOBO CHOSES: White Lace Dress, MAISON MANGOSTAN: Black Apricot Boots, WILD & GORGEOUS: Leopard Bag
LOOK 6: JOSHUA / THE ANIMALS OBSERVATORY: Velvet Button Down Shirt, CARAMEL: Lion Jumper in Duck Egg Blue Stripe (V-neck Sweater), LA MINIATURA: Bowie T-shirt, CARAMEL: Woodpecker Rose Polka Dot Scarf, CARAMEL: Black Pants
LOOK 7: MACY / THE ANIMALS OBSERVATORY: Blue Ruffle Shirt, CARAMEL: Olive Green Corduroy Pants , MAISON MANGOSTAN: Pink Jujube Clogs, VINTAGE Floral Apron: Stylist’s Own
LOOK 8: SAMANTHA / FISH & KIDS: White Floral Dress, FISH & KIDS: Blue Printed Kimono Jacket, BOBO CHOSES: Elastic Waistband, MAISON MANGOSTAN: Pomelo Beige Suede Loafer
LOOK 9: SAMANTHA / CARAMEL: Kangaroo Jumper in Dark Brown , CARAMEL: Deer Shirt in Sky Blue Check (worn under), CARAMEL: Duck Trouser in Tomato (Red Corduroy Pants), MAISON MANGOSTAN: Cherry White Shearling Ballet Flats
Behind the scenes:
Matching sweet tulle with denim. Ripped jeans with edgy black. Vintage coolness with tartan print.
Pairing with layers to carry us through the seasons.
We love classic kids fashion that can be worn over and over again. And never get bored.
Yet don’t conform to what is expected. Create your twist and make your own trend.
Put together the outfit that makes your Babiekin happy!
That is because – YOU is you.
Photography and Styling by Sammy Chasing_Soph
Model Sophie wears:
Outfit 1 // Harper Tulle Skirt supplied by Peggy, Milk and Soda sunglasses, vintage denim jacket, custom t-shirt and Dr Martens boots.
Outfit 3 // Fro the Label Suspender Pants, Mini Rodini Tartan top and Eve Jnr leather jacket and Rollie shoes.
Oh, so cozy! We love these soft cuddly kids’ styles for napping, lounging and good old-fashioned playing. Especially with the earlier sunsets and the colder nights (brrr!) we’re really treasuring warm weekends in. What’s your favorite way to spend time together as you treasure these happy golden years?
CREDITS // Film Photography and Styling: Abby Kail