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15 & 16 July 2018, Business Design Centre, London

Seminars and features


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, while our schedule of special features is guaranteed to inspire! Below is what we had to offer from our A/W18 show, keep checking back to see our S/S19 line up... 

Sunday 28th January: 

12.00 - 12.30: Gender Neutral Fashion for Kids - here to stay? 
Chair: Helen Baron, Absolutely Mama. Panel: Amanda Constance, Editor of Education; Andrea Carter, Another Fox; Linda Gill, Kissy Kissy; Natasha Ascott, Muddy Puddles, Nikki Gibson, White Bunny Boutique.
Is gender-neutral fashion just a passing fad, or a defining moment in the future of childrenswear? Our industry experts tackled the topic that has got everybody talking, debating whether this is the season to ditch the pink and blue division in store. 
 
13.45 - 14.15: Trend Update - Fiona Coleman
Which colours, themes and key looks should you invest in this buying season? Lleading trend consultant Fiona Coleman had the answers. 


Monday 29th January: 

10.30 - 11.00: In Conversation with Tamara Ecclestone

Baby & Little London's Danielle Wilkins chatted to Tamara about her baby care brand, Fifi & Friends, which was inspired by her daughter Fifi and her popular ITVBe reality TV show Tamara's World. 

11.15 - 11.45: The Future of Retail - Katherine Westmacott, Trouva
Successful shops go above and beyond being a simple space for selling. Retail expert Katherine Westmacott explored the ways in which independents can diversify to offer a full buying experience both on and offline. Embracing the global potential of the internet with the personal element of a bricks-and-mortar store to create the retail theatre that guarantees you remain your first stop for customers, wherever they may be located. 

12.00 - 12.30: Buyer's panel
Chair: Fiona Coleman. Panel: Amy Whittard, Mothercare; Emma Mackenzie, NotSoBig; Inger Breitenstein, Breitenstein Agencies; Becky Elliott, Bababoom

Exclusive insights from some of the kids' industry's leading buyers and retailers. 

13.00 - 13.30: Trend Update - Fiona Coleman
Discovering a/w 18's most important kidswear trends with experienced consultant Fiona Coleman. 
 

Special features Jan 18: 
Bubble Runway brought the collections to life with catwalk shows throughout both Sunday and Monday. 

Rising Star Award - discovering emerging talent at Bubble, our January 2018 Rising star winner was Grass & Air!

Stand Out Competition - awarded to the brand with the best stand presentation, our January 2018 winner was Selfie Clothing!

CWB Independent Retail Awards - we found out which stores had won in this year's retail awards. 


If you are interested in speaking at our next edition of Bubble London please contact Nicole Siswick on +44 (0) 1484 846069 or email [email protected] 

 

  


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