Out of popular demand, we have just handsewn a few Amazonian featherheads for dressing up. We added an elastic band at the back for big and small Amazonians. Enjoy!
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Are you a young designer eager to join a curated community ?
Join ShopElsewhere, a collaborative movement launched by Ogilvy & Mather that encourages creative designers to recommend one other’s products.
Here’s how it works: When a client buys a coral shirt dress from one designer, that dress will have a QR code linked to a product that matches, goes well with the dress but is made by another designer, like a MISCHA bag. The QR code includes a map to the other designer’s studio.
The result is a personalized shopping experience taking a client through the rich and vibrant designer community in a city, based on select products.
What I also love about the idea is that ShopElsewhere offers a personalized, designer-driven experience along the lines of a high-end department store. In this case, however, the product creators themselves make the selection.
The brainchild of OgilvyAction Hong Kong, they are calling all Hong Kong-based designers who want to get involved. The next phase will connect designers worldwide.
Interested? Connect via their website.
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Open Studio today – Thursday, May 9 until 7pm and tomorrow (Friday May 10th) from 10am-7pm.
Come visit us!
La Petite Caravane Showroom
307 Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel.: 9136 8990
Here is Finn, our talented backstage photographer, wearing our linen Paco Acai shirt.
We love creative spontaneity! In the middle of our photoshoot on the beach, Finn pulled out his camera to take photos of his friends and parents.
Here are some of his shots!
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We are thrilled to announce that you can now find La Petite Caravane’s Copacabana collection at the beautifully curated petit bazaar concept store on Queen’s Road.
Petit bazaar is a wonderful haven for children in Hong Kong, where you can find a selection of beautiful toys, books, cutlery of all prints and colors, vintage inspired children’s furniture and clothes.
Here is our Claudia Fuchsia dress, en vitrine, announcing the news.
You should come today to their delightful Wednesday Storytelling at 4.30pm.
petit bazaar concept store:
80 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai 灣仔皇后大道東80號 +852 2528 0229
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Boots are made for walking, shorts are made for climbing!
Our Copacabana collection continues with Avia, our agile climber who wears our Annabelle Carnaval Shorts.
And classic Clemence Snowdrop blouse
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Come join us for tea and cakes tomorrow, Thursday May 2 at our showrooom from 3pm!
Our favorite Chef Patissiere, Emma Renfrew will be making us special treats to enjoy.
Emma’s passion for patisseries dates back from her time spent in the kitchen with her mother and grand-mother. Emma revisits traditional pastry recipes, making tradition ever so delightful to the palate. She also invents her own recipes, among which we count the poached pear tarte tatin or carmel profiteroles in butterscotch.
For the anecdote, Emma is a very good friend of ours. We once met Emma and family for a stroll along the beach front. Emma had mentioned bringing some cake for the children’s gouter. I half understood what “Cake” meant to Emma, and packed some biscuits in case there would not be enough cake for everyone. Emma pulled out not one, but two incredible chocolate cakes with sprinkles of coco, which we all finished in less than an hour. (and forgot all about our biscuits!)
I should have remembered – Cake is to be taken very seriously in company of Emma!
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To share with you some of our designs from the Copacabana collection, here is beautiful Avia dancing to the sound of waves and bossa nova in our Astrud Dress, Azul waves.
We called our dress “Astrud” in honor of Astrud Gilberto, the famous Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer.
This wave print was the original print that inspired us to take you to Copacabana this season.
Astrud is a soft cotton A-line dress with a gathered waistband, a back opening that closes by tying a bow.
And two front pockets to collect sea-shells. Inside voile cotton lining.
A limited edition of 8 pieces.
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Our new Copacabana collection is now online!
Check out our online store at www.lapetitecaravane.com
We offer free shipping to Hong Kong, and to purchases above 150 euros worldwide.
We hope you will like our collection with its vibrant prints and colors as much as I enjoyed designing it!
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Come join us to celebrate Springtime in Copacabana at our showroom, starting tomorrow.
We will also launch our collection online shortly. Will keep you posted!
Thursday and Friday, April 25-26. From 10am to 7pm
Gouter chez La Petite Caravane
Thursday, May 3. From 2pm to 7pm
Friday, May 4. From 10am to 7pm
Thursday-Friday, May 9-10. From 10am to 7pm
Wednesday-Thursday May 22-23. From 10am to 7pm
If you can’t make it any of these dates, just let me know when you want to drop by!
Our online shop: www.lapetitecaravane.com
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One of our inspirations for our Copacabana collection is Edifício Copan in Sao Paolo, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the late Brazilian architect who beautifully celebrated curves.
I took this photo during one of my trips to Brazil. I love the contrast between concrete and Nature.
The building was completed in 1966.
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