Saturday, June 28, 2008

HC Forum Giveaway

The winner is:
Your surprise gift will be mailed this saturday.For those who hasn't win, just post more threads, the next drawing will be on July 10th, 2008. Thanks everyone :)

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

"Summer is..." Designers

Here are some of the designers who are participating in HC "Summer is..." launch.

All designs are outstanding and beautiful, our designers really did an awesome job in this launch.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

HC Designer Features: littlewildthings and mikandrob

Take a look at this patchwork dress by designer littlewildthings. All the fabrics really compliment each other. The denim ruffle and pockets add a surprise element to this adorable garment.

Find this 3 pc set here:

And this euro dress by mikandrob is as adorable also. This dress features Olivia the pig applique, and will be custom made from size 2 - 8.
The opening bid for this dress is only $9.99, it's a real bargain and it won't last long, get this here before it's gone:

Monday, June 16, 2008

Fashion Shows Video from Pitti Immagine Bimbo 2008

Fashion Shows Video from Pitti Immagine Bimbo 2008

HC Designer Features: george*gabrielle*couture and tiny*jewels

I don't like featuring my self, but I have to do it this time because this garment and the jewelry made by tiny*jewels go together.

This is george*gabrielle*couture's version of vintage chic. It is available in 26 different colors and will be custom made from size 2 - 7.

You can get this dress here:

And these jewelries go great with it. I LOVE the colors in this one. The designer tiny*jewels always know how to make to die for blings. I would love to be able to collaborate with this designer one day.

Check out her ebay store for more awesome jewelries:

HC Designer Features: graciebelldesigns and toddlerwinks

LOVE the color palette in this one, so fresh and fun. The Twirl Skort and the Bubble Top by graciebelldesigns was with Over 4 yards of To Die For Ginger Blossom Fabrics.

The opening bid is only $0.99, get it before it's gone:

Girls love to twirl, and this set is perfect for it. The designer toddlerwinks appliqued the tee with fairy. This set will be custom made from size 18 month - 6, and it is perfect for that girly girl.

Buy this set here:

HC Forum Giveaway

We apologize for the delay. But the winner is:
Your surprise gift will be mailed this saturday.For those who hasn't win, just post more threads, the next drawing will be on June 26th, 2008. Thanks everyone :)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Blues

You can't go wrong with blue. I love all shades of blue. Below are HC designers who used blue in their design.

First is boutique*layceeloo. This cute 2 pc capri and swing top is created from the ever so popular Sis Boom line of fabrics. The set will be custom made in size 2 - 6.

Get the adorable set here:

The second designer is victoryskids. The first set is a great summer dress, or you can just add long sleeves tee and a pair of jeans, and you're ready for cool weather. And the garment certainly leaves a lot of room to grow. The second set is a top with matching bloomers. The rooster print is so darling, and the red bloomers just makes all the colors in this set pop.

The opening bid for both set is only $19.99. Get it here before they're gone:

And pair any of the sets above with this super adorable boutique bow by teach*em*young. This designer really knows how to mix and match color beautifully.

Get the exquisite bow here:

Monday, June 9, 2008

HC Designer Features: sew*dainty*boutique and lil*belle*designs

A wonderful patriotic set by sew*dainty*boutique. This super cute Patriotic Decoupage Jean Skirt and matching T is ready to ship.

Celebrate 4th of July with style and get the set here:

This set by lil*belle*designs is perfect for every day wear. Very simple and chic. This 2 pc set consists of denim halter and matching shorts and it features paisley applique and ruffles.

This garment will be custom made and you can start bidding on it here:

HC Designer Features: mikandrob and glamour*bows

I love how beachy this set looks. Made out of 100% cotton quilt fabrics from Moda. So simple but yet still have the boutique and one of a kind look. The opening bid for this 2 pc set by mikandrob is only $19.99.

Come and get it here:

Pair the garment above with these Sweet Strawberry Bows by glamour*bows. The color is fresh and bright and will balance and compliment the set above.

Make it a complete ensemble by bidding on them here:

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Bargain Alert: Corinthian Mills

O.K designers, you'll love the bargain you'll find in this online fabric store. It carries quite a few designer cotton fabrics.

I saw this designer cotton fabric for $10 at other online store, and in Corinthian Mills it's selling for $2.99.

It's not as large as some other store, but it has an ample collections, and the price is really cheap, you'll get a lot of bang for your bucks.

Check out Corinthian Mills here:

HC Designer Feature: crazy*couture and jsgav

Applique and boy's garments are definitely not in my repertoir. I can do a little bit of both, but I just don't have the patient. I truly admire designers who can do applique work, because they take a lot of creativity and a lot of time and last but not least a lot of skill.

That's why I have to feature a couple of HC designers that do both appliques and boy's clothing.

The first one is crazy*couture. This Pirates tee and clam digger pants set will be custom made from size 1 to 5T. Absolutely adorable and totally boys!

Find this awesome set here:

The second one is jsgav. This Under the Sea Shark set consist of appliqued hooded top and appliqued dark denim shorts. And the set will be custom made from size 2 to a size 10. Your boys will love this!

Find this unique set here:

Bargain Alert: Vincent Shoes and Fabric Depot

O.K, I know I featured Vincent Shoes before, but I just have to feature it one more time because of this sale. They have a lot of shoes marked down starting today, it is up to 75% off.

Today I got 3 pairs of shoes + shipping for $25.00. Now where can you get children shoes for that price. Children's feet grow very fast, I know my kids' do. My kids also hard on their shoes, they do a lot of activities. So I'm all for high quality shoes that won't break the bank. And these shoes are just so adorable, these are designer's shoes, and not the ones you can find the style easily in regular store, they are truly unique. Your kids will get tons of compliments! Oh yeah, especially for model/photographer mommies whose sons and daughters do alot of modeling, you can definitely afford to grab several pairs for both props and everyday wears.

Just like these 2 indoor shoes below, each are on sale for $6.25.

Don't forget to use coupon code TFG20 to get 20% off your total purchase, no minimum purchase. So go visit this awesome site and fill up your shopping bag with these Swedish children shoes:

The second store I'm going to feature is Fabric Depot. They have 40% off all regular price fabrics in their online store. You'll find a lot of designer's fabrics on sale, from Moda, Alexander Henry, Michael Miller, etc. Just like this Kaufman fabric titled The Cow Says MOO, regular price is $9.49 and it is on sale for $5.69.

You'll love this fabric store! Go visit Fabric Depot here:

Friday, June 6, 2008

Interview: Claude Diwan of Deux Par Deux

Claude Diwan, the owner of Deux Par Deux Children Clothing line

Haute Couture For Kids had a once in a lifetime opportunity to interview Miss Claude Diwan, we collected questions from our members and we submitted those questions to her. Haute Couture For Kids hopes that this will give our members an insight view from one of the fashion industry’s insider.

1. From Johnett - How did she get started in designing, when did you start doing it professionally, and why do you choose to design children's clothing?

Claude Diwan: Today,i am 48 years old.I started this business when i was 26 years old ,right after graduating school....Although my studies were not in designing,i always had a strong understanding in it as i grew in a family were mother, father and sister had a children wear business (very classic dresses....nothing to do with the Deux par deux look).So startng a business in this field was not a totally unknown territory

2. From Nancy - Did she intern or apprentice, when and where?

Claude Diwan: Not really.But at the same time,yes in a unformal way as I always helped my mother in her designs.

3. From Karen - Starting out, were you doing everything yourself (ie: designing, selecting fabric, sewing, finding/photgraphing models, finding wholesale/retail outlets) yourself, or did you have partners/outside help? Do you have any helpful hints for designers who are on their own?

Claude Diwan: When I decided to launch the Deux par deux......

Read the rest of the interview here:

Thursday, June 5, 2008

HC Designer Features: wifeandmotherofpilots, graciebelldesigns, and daisydanes

This is an awesome 5 piece set in a size 4/5. You will get this awesome polka dot peasant top, appliqué knickers, halter swing top and a set of bows to match. You can't beat the price, this sample set by wifeandmotherofpilots is starting at just $9.99.

Don't let it get away, bid on it here:

I really LOVE the fabric on this garment, very fresh, and of course we all love blue. The designer graciebelldesigns will custom made this set from size 12m - 5.

Come and bid on this 2 pc outfit here:

The first time I saw this garment, super comfy was what came into my mind. Don't we all just wish that all of our clothes can be comfy AND stylish too? Well, you can find both in this set by daisydanes.
Get this darling set here:

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

HC Designer Features: littlewildthings and teach*em*young

O.K, LOVE the fabrics used by littlewildthings in this garment. So colorful and so much fun. If you're going to hit the tropics, or going to have Hawaiian theme parties, you totally have to get this one.

This set will include a shirred to and custom twirl jeans to fit your little girl, and will be custom made in sizes 3-8. Find this adorable set here:

And don't forget to grab a pair of boutique bows by teach*em*young. The color palette is similar to the garment above, they will compliment each other.

Make your garment a complete set and get this super cute bows here:

HC Designer Features: id*by*tm and doodlebug*baby

Do you know those resort collections high end designers make in between seasons? These 2 garments remind me of it, although they are very perfect for summer days, the color and style is just timeless. And do you ever wonder what to wear in a photo session? Well you can't go wrong with white, and you definitely can't go wrong with the garments below.

White garments always look classy and expensive. But you don't have to pay a lot of money for this 3 piece White Gauze Cruise Set though, it is totally affordable and super comfy.

This set by id*by*tm will be custom made from size 12M - 8. Bid on it here:

And eyelets are really big right now. I've seen them in some fashion magazines. It is very popular both in children and adult fashion.

And this 2 pc eyelet set by doodlebug*baby will only be recreated once. So don't let it get away, get it quick here:

Monday, June 2, 2008

HC Designer Features: mamigirlboutique and queen*bree*designs

Look at how much fun this little girl has wearing this dress by mamigirlboutique. This garment was made with Michael Miller Fabrics, and I really adore the details on the apron. The Lampions Dress and Apron will be custom made from size 3t to 7.

Don't let this set slip away, bid on it here:

It is a fact that American's favorite color is blue. This cute set by queen*bree*designs features very pretty shades of blue with a little touch of brown.

This outfit includes the twirl skirt with double layers of Bellbottom fabric and white ruffles, then add a denim bodice with Bellbottom applique, and shirred striped backing.

Find this cute set here: