Mini Mode LFW Week Debut
Mini Mode made its London Fashion Week debut on the 16th of February, with ‘mini’ models showcasing both established and emerging childrenswear designers from around the world. Excitable children, stylish parents, influencers and fashionistas alike were there to witness Mini Mode come to life at the Hellenic Centre.
The inaugural event was a glamourous and magical affair featuring the latest A/W 2018 collections and buy now S/S collections of twelve childrenswear designers. The audience was wowed by young dancers and singers between main shows, but it was an original rap by model Jayden Pyramm that stole the show.
Founded by, Amanda Rabor, also known for her global kid’s fashion brand Isossy, Mini Mode is about empowerment and building self-esteem for kids, whilst establishing a new and consistent platform for the kid’s fashion market. Created by Amanda in collaboration with a network of creatives, influences, marketing experts, visionaries, media partners and sponsors who share a passion and vision for the growing kids fashion market.
“London Fashion Week is iconic, and we thought that it was time to create a platform for kid’s fashion during the UK industry’s renowned London Fashion Week. It’s time for the kid’s market to be taken seriously and recognised as the economic powerhouse it is” – Founder, Amanda Rabor
Mini Mode Featured Designers
A collection of cutting-edge contemporary pieces for kids and tweens, with a focus on oversized chic pieces. This collection offers jackets, hoodies, pants and tops exclusively to Mini Mode.
Amelie et Sophie
Featuring designs centered around detail, balance, form, and aesthetics. Architect and mother of 3, Margaret Plutecka has created a brand dedicated to little ladies from 3 to 12 years old. As a little house of couture, each piece is meticulously handmade in Warsaw, Poland, from the highest quality silk, wool, cashmere, cotton, linen and others.
Specialising in the design of high-end organic and vegan fashion for kids, Infantium Victoria offers a true alternative to mainstream fast-fashion. Influenced by a deep fascination for romantic themes and nostalgia, they deliver clothes full of individuality, bemused and inspiring at the same time.
The newest collection ‘Passion and Play’ explores velvet and velour, chiffon, scuba and jerseys into a warm blend of deep colours with tactile wonderment. Expanding on last year’s presentation adding additional prints and easy to wear casual pieces, including unique t-shirts, sweats pieces and Isossy printed velour leggings. Isossy provides an individual and exciting offering perfect for Back to School and everyday wear.
Lady V Couture
Lady V Couture newest range featured fourteen handcrafted grown, each with their own unique story. Working with some of London’s best designers and seamstresses to create shimmering dramatic dresses for little princesses-in-waiting.
Daniele Alessandrini Kids
With a strong focus on the comfort and wearability that the active life of children and teenagers require, the Daniele Alessandrini childrenswear range represents the same soul, and identity of the Daniele Alessandrini brand.
Aimed at fashion-conscious children and parents, this collection caters for 6 months to 14 year olds with a penchant for cutting-edge style, quality and comfort. LOUD Apparel embodies the blend of British creativity and the minimalistic Italian design.
Each season with Plumeti Rain is a wonderful surprise, with a blend of delicacy, exclusive prints and a dash of poetry. The handcrafted clothes made with materials of wool, cashmere and cotton, along with tulle and glitter ensure a detailed and trendy design with a touch of fantasy with each creation.
Barn of Monkeys
Barn of Monkeys is a creative fashion lab offering a unique approach to the concept of style, in kid’s fashion for both kids and keens ages 2 to 16 years.
Each item is handcrafted to perfection with an edgy twist, ensuring each item is unique on its own. This luxury, ready-to-wear kidswear brand headed by mother and daughter designer duo, Layla and Nada Amer known for their rebellious tendency for the eccentric. The new collection features oversized bows and ethnic tribal prints, drawing inspiration from colourful cultures, symbolising a fun and free spirited personality.
Offering a totally sustainable and comfortable option for little one’s ages 0 to 7 years. With a range of warm and soft story colours made for spirited people that climb, crawl and play.
Where’s that Bear?
A brand devoted to a love of fashion and children, Where’s that Bear? is predominantly unisex for kids ages between 1 and 6. Clothes are beautiful, cut, simple and modern with an interesting colour palette. Bear loves hide and seek and features throughout the new collection, can you spot him?
Mini Mode supports the Osteopathic Centre for Children (OCC) and donated 20% of all ticket sales to the charity. The OCC provides specialist paediatric osteopathy for prenatal women, babies, children, and teens on a donate-what-you-can basis.