CIFF YOUTH SS21, taking place in Copenhagen, August 2020

With the recent turn of events, the Copenhagen based kids trade show CIFF Youth has been postponed and will now instead take place in August 2020. CIFF announced earlier this year a change of venue and dates for its Youth division. The kidswear trade show was to move into the Copenhagen city centre and take place in June, a decision that has now been revoked. Announced today was the news that...

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How to Make your own Sourdough Starter

Have you been dreaming of the perfect sourdough bread, flavoursome and complete with golden crust? The first and most important thing you will need to get going on your new sourdough adventure is a starter culture. What is sourdough starter? The starter culture is a colony of wild yeasts that are now living in flour and water – nurtured by routine “feedings” to keep them happy....

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Home based family activities

Being confined to our homes, with perhaps more times on our hands than what we are used to, I thought it could be useful to share a few ideas on how to fill the days with meaningful home based activities for the family. Write to friends and family. Photo: Freddy Castro Go old school! We are all in this together and to receive a handwritten card or a drawing, when separated can truly brighten the...

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Happy Summer by Minimalisma

We all need a little happiness, and especially perhaps at times like now. So I'm delighted to introduce the new collection from one of my favourite brands; soft baby and kids basics by Nordic eco-brand Minimalisma. The garments are all carefully crafted, made with love in natural materials such as luxurious silk, cashmere, merino wool and organic cotton. The entire collection is made for...

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Nordic in London? What’s on for April!

Traditions & Holiday 1st of April - April's fools day Aprilsnar, Aprilsnarr eller Aprilskämt is the equivalent of April's fools day is popular throughout Scandinavia. The practical jokes and hoaxes are reserved for mornings only and should be revealed in the afternoon. 5th to 13th of April - Scandinavian Easter holiday The last week of the fast, between Palm Sunday and Easter day has two...

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