Talking Bobo is a way of being. Non-sensical to adults but a very real and natural way of being for children, where imaginations run wild and reality is turned on its head.
The collection itself is born out of a series of original stories and poems (also available to buy) that eventually come to life in the form of prints and shapes you find in every range from the magical universe of Bobo Choses.
Wynken: Disco Safari
If there was an award for best collection name of the season I feel sure that Wynken would be claiming first place with the fabulous Disco Safari!
Inspired by the song lyrics of French electro band Yella, Wynken has created a collection of warm and earthy tones with burnt orange, red earth and lion stripe combined with purple haze and hot blush pink and red. Whilst this season's prints are inspired by 70’s disco club flyers, African wax prints and animals of the savannah. Dream theme!!
Bobo Choses: For President
Bobo Choses is our first Spring/Summer collection of the year and WOW! What a way to start... For President is everything we love about Bobo - soft naturals meet beautiful bolds and quirky, colourful prints abound.
Ear-to-ear smiles, friendly pet lions, funny pepper presidential candidates, big tomatoes and smiley-fingered hands - this collection is SO much fun and one the kids are guaranteed to enjoy wearing.
ET Phone Mini Rodini
I was never not going to write about this collaboration, E.T has been my favourite film forever, I have watched it scores and scores of times, I have a whole box of ET themed merch in tucked away in my loft and a giant stuffed toy in my room, I cried when I rode on the ride at Universal Studios in Florida. You get the picture, OBSESSED.
Keeping this collection a secret was harder for me than the first 3 months of pregnancy, I have basically been almost self-combusting with excitement in the months since it was first announced and it is such a relief to finally be able to shout it from the rooftops - ET PHONE MINI RODINI HAS ARRIVED!!!
Wynken: Fiesta Forever
Wynken is the most beautiful fashion brand from London, creating childrenswear that we stock from 6 months all the way up to 12 years. Established in 2014, Elbe Lealman (formerly Head Designer at the fabulous 'Folk') created Wynken after becoming a mother, realising her dream of creating a contemporary and creative children's clothing collection with a strong design and quality focus. Clothing that parents love to buy and children love to wear!
Fiesta Forever is a gloriously rich collection, muted tones combine with colours that pop! There are textured fabrics, beautifully bold prints, soft velour and faux fur jerseys and chunky alpaca knits. Colours include mallow pink, umber, otomi blue and buff and buttermilk tones together with burgundy and fiesta green plaid.
Be Whatever You Want to Be with Bobo Choses Catalogue of Marvellous Trades
It's here! The eagerly awaited AW20 collection by Bobo Choses, The Catalogue of Marvellous Trades.
Firstly, WOW What a week last week! And what a BUZZ launch day was! Drop 1 landed with us on Thursday 16th July and the excitement in the days that ran up to launch was palpable. We always thought this collection was something pretty special and to see that cross-over amongst all of our wonderful customers really was a joy to behold, thanks to each and every one of you for your orders.
New Collection: Bobo Choses Growing Young - A Dance Romance
Hands up who has impeccably dressed kids but often neglects to buy anything new for themselves? I know I'm not alone! With the latest Bobo Choses Growing Young collection we are all out of excuses. Featuring prints and shapes from the kids collection, Bobo have given some very best pieces a little twist and come up with the most amazing capsule collection for growing-young adults who appreciate creativity and love to have fun!
For those not already familiar with their SS20 collection, A Dance Romance, it is (as the name suggests!) inspired by the joyful world of dance. With this collection, young-at-heart dancers are encouraged to let themselves go, feel the rhythm, dance and feel happy and if you've seen any of their brilliantly bonkers promo videos you'll have seen what they mean!
There are too many womenswear pieces on our must-have list to feature here. There are some stand-out t-shirts and sweatshirts, some lovely knits (we adore the oranges knitted short sleeve jumper) but also some beautiful printed shirts and midi skirts.
This is our second season carrying Growing Young and our first to feature menswear, we have chosen a few keys pieces that we think will appeal, taking twinning possibilities to tripletting possibilities if you are that way inclined!
Accessories include beautiful silky scarfs in either a leopard, chachacha kiss and all over pineapple print and some very cute short socks available in lips and leopard!
For the home we love these bamboo plates and cups - available separately as sets of four with the plates priced at just £26 and cups at £17.
"When dancing, there isn’t a right way and a wrong way, there’s just your own way. Dancing gives us a feeling of happiness; makes ourselves feel confident and becomes a way to express what we cannot put into words."
Available online now in women's sizes XS-L and Mens S-L.
New Collection: Repose - People
Next week the SS20 launches start in earnest, we are busy unpacking and sorting and uploading and listing, there's honestly not enough hours in the day! Its always a really exciting time though and in the depths of a wet and windy winter here in the UK it does mean we dare start daydreaming of the warm and sunny days ahead!
One of our brands is doing things a little bit differently this year. Amsterdam based Repose AMS will release four collections across the year, two main and two capsule and one has already dropped! The first main collection and Repose's ninth, People, launched in December and it really is the most beautiful collection centred around love and belonging.
Moving away from the usual seasonal drops has allowed Repose AMS to re-write the rules. Where one might usually expect to be browsing tank tops and tees in the depths of winter to wear in the months to come, this collection is perfectly suited to this very moment which is a rather lovely thing!
The first drop features some beautiful knitwear together with fleece pants and jackets which will keep your little ones cosy during the colder months as well as some lighter weight pieces as we transition in the Spring.
Their must-have signature striped skater dress comes in a peachy and golden block stripe this season and we adore the twirl dress, a long sleeved woven vichy checked dress with gathered waist and back fastening. A classic design that looks so beautiful on.
We also adore these hair clips, sold singularly and available in squared or rounded shapes in a choice of five colours: Caramel Brown Marble (Rounded), Soft Powder Pink (Rounded), Multi Marble (Squared), Sand Brown Marble (Squared) and Soft Blueish (Squared).
Repose clothing is the perfect marriage of design and comfort blended with a harmonious combination of colour, shape and texture and we applaud them for daring to try something new. We are really excited to see how their vision pans out across the coming year and hope you enjoy the idea as much as you will the collection, available to view in full here.
The Animals Are Here!
We are beyond excited to welcome The Animals Observatory into the Junior Edition fold for the first time and what a collection to start with!
The lovechild of Jan Andreu and former creative director for Bobo Choses, Laia Aguilar, The Animals Observatory is a timeless brand. Both children and adults are drawn to its sense of playfulness, comfort and aesthetic, all of which based on the philosophy of an old motto that Laia often repeats to her children: ‘Be a good animal, true to your instincts’.
With lots of adorable pieces for your smallest smalls, the baby-suits are some of the cutest one-pieces we have seen in a long time. There are lots of beautiful patterns but our favourites here are the hot pink Halley's Comet and more muted but equally gorgeous busts in beige.
For those super sunny days there are some lovely playsuits and dresses for older girls. We adore the apple patterned terry towelling playsuit and the gingham sleeveless dress with peach placement print is so elegant, if only they did grown up sizes!
As well as all of the beautifully light and summer bits there are some lovely pieces that are perfectly suited to the not so sunny days that make up much of the great British summer! These trouser and jacket combos are the perfect marriage of style and comfort.
The Animals Observatory has 10 Manifestos but out of all of them it's number 5 that resonates the most with us: "Love Above All, Equality Above All, Kindness Above All" - available across a range of styles and colours.
Indulge yourself further with a look at our complete collection here or come visit our store in the heart of Brighton's North Laine area and see this beautiful new collection in all its animal glory!
Bobo's Never-ending Summer
As a child, Jane Goodall was given a cuddly chimpanzee toy named Jubilee and her passion and love for animals was ignited.
In later life Jane's adventure led her to the Gombe Stream National Park in Africa where she spent her life watching and learning about chimpanzees, she is now credited with being one of world's foremost experts on the species.
Never-ending Summer, the SS18 collection from Bobo Choses tells the story of young Jane, focussing on the questions she sought answers to as a child, curious about the world around her.
To pick our favourites from this sublime range has been an almost impossible task, quite frankly we are as in love with this exciting new collection as we are in awe of Jane's inspiring work.
The baby range boasts some brilliant brights as well as more muted khakis and greens and the most beautiful range of knitted culottes which look fabulous at any age.
For the older girls there are some simply stunning sundresses and skirts which we loved teamed here with the Novesta Forest sneaker.
There are some really fun shorts and tee combos for the boys and lots and lots of unisex pieces, we love the jumpsuits that look just as fab on boys as girls.
Never-ending Summer is our biggest collection yet with some 150 pieces in the range and we've also extended our range up to 9 years! From wardrobe essentials and swimwear to hats and bags, we've got it covered!
Indulge yourself further with a look at our complete collection here or come visit our store in the heart of Brighton's North Laine area and see this beautiful new collection in all its glory!