SHOP FOCUS: 21 ITEMS BY EMILE ET IDA
Two designers from Petit Bateau and Huit joined forces to create this loveliness, by Elizabeth Adetula
Emile et Ida is a French childrenswear label set up by long-time friends Delphine Papiernik and Céline Kadara. Both of them had grandparents who were tailors, and both have industry calibre; with brands like Petit Bateau, Huit and Kickers featuring in their collective CV. Delphine and Celine launched Emile et Ida in 2010 as a tribute to their parents. The brand is focused on providing comfort and quality, and the creative duo say their inspiration comes from ‘everywhere,’ from their travels, to press, movies and books. Emile et Ida prides itself on being multi-functional, playtime wear, which caters to both boys and girls from 3 months to 14.