TOOTSA SS16

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TOOTSA SS16

Why Tootsa’s new-season collection is all about the ‘ooh-la-la’

 

We have always loved the bright and cheerful collections offered up by Tootsa. Their unisex clothing, with its play-led design, means kids can look great while still being kids, comfortable enough to run, jump, scoot, bike or crawl around pretending to be zoo animals (as you do). And – bonus! – the clothes stay looking good wash after wash.

Their spring/summer 2016 range certainly doesn’t disappoint, either, as we noticed with glee at last month’s Dot to Dot show (as we riffled greedily through the rail). Inspired by all things Francais, it combines timeless French style with vibrant flamingos, cycling animals and happy beach prints in coral, blue, yellow and green. They’ve basically invented fun-chic.

Tootsa MacGinty SS 2016. Photo: Tom Pietrasik Seignosse, France June 13th 2015

 

Tootsa MacGinty SS 2016

 

Tootsa MacGinty SS 2016. Photo: Tom Pietrasik Seignosse, France June 12th 2015

 As usual, the quality is exceptional and we cannot fault their attention to detail – especially with the signature piece of the collection: Picasso knitwear. What better way to introduce your child to the world of art than with crazy, colourful characters inspired by Mr Surreal himself?

 

SS16's hero piece: Picasso knitwear

SS16’s hero piece

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In Mummy and Mini-Me sizes, no less…

Plus, we’re excited about Tootsa’s move into swimwear this season, with a graphic red and navy whale print inspired by the shoals around the coast of Baleine, and a beautiful ‘Biarritz’ parasol beach print. Top that off with a cool collaboration with Saltwater sandals, and their creation of a bold, colour-block unisex design, and we’re ready to start planning that summer holiday.

 

What’s more, it’s all available from this week! Visit their new website tootsamacginty.com.

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