Bubble London isn't just about buying; our free Look Who's Talking seminar programme helps retailers and brands alike to plug knowledge gaps, develop new skills and grow their businesses. See the A/W17 line-up, and stay tuned for details of our S/S17 speakers...
Sunday 29 January:
10.30 - 11.00: Made in Peru; from luxurious fabrics, to sustainable supply chains.
In our first A/W17 seminar, babywear buyers and designers will join CottonConnect to discuss Peruvian manufacturing. Learn more about this fascinating country's super-fabrics, talented artisans and sustainable supply chains.
12.30 - 13.00: Trend update: Fiona Coleman.
Trend consultant Fiona Coleman introduces the season's key cuts, colours and themes.
15.30 - 16.00: Perfect Pitch: Mooi by Lienkie, Principesque - Stories to Wear, The Great British Baby Company, Cuddle Mates.
Our Perfect Pitch programme sees up-and-coming designers deliver five minute presentations on their brands. Learn more about their stories, successes and plans for the future...
Monday 30 January:
10.00 - 10.30: Made in Peru; from luxurious fabrics, to sustainable supply chains:
Another chance to learn more about Peruvian manufacturing - from supply chains, to the country's famous Pima cotton.
11.30 - 12.00: Trend Update: Fiona Coleman
Discover A/W17's most important kidswear trends with leading consultant Fiona Coleman.
12.30 - 13.00: In Conversation With: Lucy Enfield and Sophie Worthington, Wild & Gorgeous. Chair: Estelle Lee, Smallish Magazine.
We talk to Lucy Enfield and Sophie Worthington, the designers behind childrenswear brand Wild & Gorgeous.
13.30 - 14.00: Buyer's Panel: Chair: Fiona Coleman. Panellists: Orchard Agency, Milkshake Boutique, Arnotts, Base London.
Top retailers and agencies will share their buying tips in this exclusive panel discussion, chaired by trend expert Fiona Coleman.
15.00 - 15.30: How Independent Retailers Can Grow and Compete in 2017: Rachel Peterman, Carousel & Co.
Looking to grow your business this year? Hear unmissable insights from experienced retail consultant Rachel Peterman, who has worked with Michael Kors, Bloomingdales and Gucci Group Watches and Jewellery.
16.00 - 16.30: Perfect Pitch: Deena London, Goganga, Squidge & Pip, Hannah & Tiff, Run a Mocc.
More 'perfect pitches' from up-and-coming Bubble brands - including Rising Star finalists Goganga and Hannah & Tiff.