The Best children’s nightwear cosy pyjamas and nightdresses

by Scandinavian mum

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The weather is changing, it’s getting darker and colder. In the evening everyone really just want to cuddle up and with such a gorgeous selection of children’s nightwear that’s out there why just not make bedtime into one fun pyjama party!? Bring on cosy autumn nights with the latest range of snuggly children’s pyjamas and nightwear from the wonderful North.

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Katvig, more than 10 years with colourful organic children’s clothes

by Scandinavian mum

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Katvig’s aim was to detox the fashion industry, being one of the most sustainable children’s clothing brands available. Known for its bright and colourful apples and stripes as well as its concern for the environment, it’s been a firm favourite among children and parents alike. Founded in 2003 by Vigga Svensson. With a strong passion for a happy childhood and a bright future, Katvig products would be manufactured according to fair trade standards, in organic cotton and organic recycled cotton. Last week Ms Svensson made the sad announcement, due to finical difficulties they were closing down.
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The Jumpsuit anno 2012

by Scandinavian mum

We are happy to announce that the jumpsuit, or playsuit if you like, is back in stores! With a variety of styles, colours and patterns your darling daughter is sure to find her favourite for the summer! See items in this set via Polyvore.

© Polyvore Clip Art by Little Scandinavian

In this set, from left: Finger In The Nose Parrot Print Jumpsuit £72 – alexandalexa.com | My Cinnamon Girl Mimi Jumpsuit £10 – mycinnamongirl.co.uk | Katvig Navy and grey stripe Jumpsuit £25.90 – yellowlolly.com | Katvig violet and purple organic cotton Jumpsuit £27.50 – tootsieandfudge.com | Mini Rodini Pineapple Jumpsuit £40 – scandinavianminimall.co.uk | Finger In The Nose Denim Playsuit £72 – alexandalexa.com | Mini-A-Ture Sandshell flower print Lua jumpsuit £31.99 – Nordic Kids | Lille Barn Ditzy Blue Jumpsuit £25 – kidsen.co.uk | How to kiss a Frog Jumpsuit “Sandy” rose €50 – kidsstars.de | Christina Rohde CHF 74.00 – boutikids.ch

Yellow Lolly – additional 10% off SALE items

by Scandinavian mum

Just a small post to let you know that YellowLolly.com are currently running a promotion, offering an extra 10% off all sale items! Simply enter voucher code save10 at checkout.

There are some beautiful items still available, check out Mini A Ture’s spotty Katrine cardigan. And some amazing bargains from Katvig.

The offer ends tomorrow, 7th of July 2011.

Meet Helene from Barnyardkids

by Scandinavian mum

We are about to explore different independent shops offering Scandinavian children’s fashion.
First up is Barnyardkids, a UK based online shop offering childrens clothes for 0-6 years olds by Scandinavian designer labels Mini Rodini, Smafolk, Katvig, Ej Sikke Lej, Duns, Urban Elk, Ida T, Moccis, Molo and Name It. We met up with lovely Helene from BarnyardKids last week to find out more.

Helene with her son, Sterling.


Little Scandinavian: What was the background for starting up Barnyard Kids and when did it all happen?

Helene: Barnyardkids formed in June 2008 and began trading in November 2008. My son Sterling was born in September 2007 and I quickly discovered a lack of good clothes for babies and young children. After a bit of research, I decided there was a gap in the market for good quality, cool and fun clothes, so decided to launch my own business. Although I’ve lived in England for 20 years, I was born and brought up in Sweden, so was instinctively drawn to Scandinavia for the brands I wanted to offer. By the way, ‘barn’ in Swedish means ‘child’ hence the name ‘barnyardkids’.

Little Scandinavian: How do you select the brands and styles? What is important to you?

Helene: Barnyardkids only stock Scandinavian brands and have an extensive collection from popular brands like Smafolk, Katvig and Ej sikke lej, and a selection of our favourite pieces from lesser-known brands such as Urban Elk and Duns Sweden. Initially it was important to stock clothes that are organic or oeko-tex certified, but we’ve had to compromise when we got Molo Kids and Name-It onboard as they are not organic, but we love their clothes. And the fact they’re Scandinavian!

Little Scandinavian: Do you want to share your favourite picks from the Spring Summer 2011 collection with us? What made you choose these items and are there any strong trends and exciting news we should be aware of for this season?

Helene: Regarding trends for 2011, denim is making a big comeback and will be popular this year. This prompted us to get Name It onboard as they make really cool affordable denim. The Katvig SS11 collection is very strong and selling well, the quality is even better than normal. Mini Rodini are as cool as ever, and Molo Kids have produced some great new t-shirts for this season. Smafolk continue with their fun retro prints; the owl and cow prints are big sellers at the moment, and their car, digger and animal prints are always popular.

Little Scandinavian: Thank you Helene and we wish you and your family a very Happy Spring and Easter!

Helene’s favourite picks for Spring Summer 2011

Elk print body wrap by Urban Elk £19.99
Dana dress by Name It £14.99

Oniver boys jeans by Name It £19.99
Tractor body by Smafolk £15.99

Ralphie short sleeve car t-shirt by Molo £24.99
Velour stripe sweatshirt by Katvig £27.99


Barnyardkids have free UK delivery for all orders over £20. To find out more visit www.barnyardkids.co.uk

Barnyardkids, Scandi kids fashion online

by Scandinavian mum

Visit Barnyardkids for Scandinavian baby and children’s clothes for 0-6years from eco-friendly labels like Smafolk, Katvig, Ej sikke lej, Duns Sweden, Urban Elk and Moccis brands.
They also stock cool brands like Molo Kids and Name It denim that will provide any little urban trendsetter with the perfect wardrobe for the coming spring and summer.

Helene at Barnyardkids will make sure that you receive the best customer services and she really makes the whole online shopping experience not only safe but also enjoyable. Helene, originally from Sweden and a mum herself, provide the service she would like to receive herself and stock products that are not only cool and trendy but also sustainable with high quality.

Barnyardkids use recyclable packaging to wrap and send your clothes beautiful and ship it off within the next day, recorded deliver. And spend more than £20 shipping is free (which you easily do browsing through the affordable and tempting selection of kidswear).

See the lovely feedback she receives here and visit www.barnyardkids.co.uk.

Katvig rock t-shirt £16.99
Name It pasto jeans £19.99