Playtime New York, August 2015

Attended by wholesale buyers, media, and design professionals, Playtime is the trade show for the best American and International brands with events in New York, Paris, and Tokyo. Today I'm thrilled to announce that Sugarcane will be exhibiting at the upcoming Playtime New York on August 1-3, 2015!

Made out of hand loomed textiles from the Philippines, Sugarcane is a new girls' brand designed and made in California. Its clean silhouettes place the focus on its intricate weaves, resulting in an effortless globetrotter style. Its bib dress and bib tank are inspired by indigenous costumes of the Ati people. Founder Ria Faust sources directly from the weavers to make a difference in global communities, help preserve the art of loom weaving, and support its women artisans.

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Earlier this year Julie and I went to New York to check out children's wear trade shows and find out which would be the best fit for Sugarcane. It was a lightning quick trip but I'm glad I did the research before deciding. Here are a few outtakes from our short trip.

walking to the trade shows in a blizzard

walking to the trade shows in a blizzard

i wasn't prepared for that chill, ny

i wasn't prepared for that chill, ny

At Playtime we met the incredibly kind and lovely Lulu, owner of Allegria Boutique. She invited us to check out her shop. Luckily, Williamsburg was on our itinerary and we were able to pop in after brunch at Cafe Mogador. Her shop was so dreamy.

at allegria boutique, williamsburg

at allegria boutique, williamsburg

at allegria boutique, williamsburg

at allegria boutique, williamsburg

this is what I call optimistic

this is what I call optimistic

elephant photo for amelia. also my weather app predicted "light flurries" 

elephant photo for amelia. also my weather app predicted "light flurries" 

we made it to purl soho five minutes before closing!

we made it to purl soho five minutes before closing!

see you again in august! without the snow

see you again in august! without the snow

i'm going but i'm leaving my mark!

i'm going but i'm leaving my mark!

It'll be a family affair in August with Ricci and Nectar helping me staff the Sugarcane booth. Wish us luck! 

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