Busy mums, and mums-to-be are covered in this month’s hotlist.
From sun-seeking family-friendly holidays to entertaining afternoons away to wardrobe essentials (sustainable, of course), the turn of spring is covered in this month’s Citizen Enfant’s April hotlist.
WEAR THESE VEJA x Bonpoint
This season, VEJA has collaborated with French luxury house Bonpoint to co-design a baby model in 100% organic cotton canvas. The redesign includes VEJA’s classic Ollie kids trainer, available in two stylish colour ways; butter and dandelion orange, and taupe with a punch of neon yellow, featuring VEJA’s classic V logo, alongside Bonpoint’s curse logo embossed on the heel of the shoe. The Ollie style is made of 100% organic cotton and 100% recycled polyester lining, with velcro straps, embroidered to ensure the trainer is easily recycled when no longer wearable (available in sizes 22 to 35). And the Baby range is ideal for for baby’s first steps, made of 100% organic cotton canvas, with a 100% recycled polyester lining with a fine leather sole, known for its quality and softness. (from size 17/18 (3-6months) and 19-20 (6-12months))
USE THIS iS Clinical
For busy mums, or mums-to-be, skinstreaming is the new beauty buzz word that is at the centre of attention. When thinking of your own skin concerns comes at the bottom of your to-do list, skinstreaming aims to pair back skincare regimes, combining products that target skincare concerns while achieving optimum results. LA cosmeceutical brand, iS Clinical, have the perfect products to help. The PerfecTint Powder SPF 40 has SPF protection as well as being a mineral make-up powder in a clever twist-up, re-fillable, and travel-friendly design, available in five, blendable tints, both skincare and make-up throughout the day. Extreme Protect SPF 40 is a mineral based SPF that physically blocks damaging UV /UVB rays which moisturises and protects, available in both translucent or slightly tinted shades, perfect for the summer months and, can be layered underneath make up for SPF protection and an instant hydration hit. What’s more, iS Clinical products are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mums.
HOLIDAY HERE Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece
Football protégés (and parents of) will be delighted to hear that the world-renowned Chelsea Football Club Foundation, will be returning to the Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece, for another season. Run by the club’s foundation, the international soccer school offers an outstanding development programme designed to motivate, educate and inspire those with a love of the game. For children aged 4-16, a trip to Greece gives them the chance to train with UEFA-qualified professional coaches who are also DBS and First-Aid certified as well as safeguarding approved to ensure the highest levels of coaching and safety for all young players. Training sessions take place six days a week, covering all aspects of the game, from dribbling to shooting, as well as organised five-a-side matches. Along with The Chelsea Football Academy, the resort also plays host to the world-renowned Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre and the adventure-seeking Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Additionally, Sani Resort set in a 1000-acre eco-reserve is surrounded by nature with 110 hectares of protected Sani Wetlands and the Sani Forest that stretches 20km and is filled with incredible nature trails, making it perfect for little guests to learn about the surrounding wildlife.
SHOP HERE bndle.com
Bndle is the new online marketplace where parents can shop independent and ethical brands. Founded by new parents during, the couple wanted to build the platform that was useful for first-time parents: one destination to browse and shop for cool baby brands and access expertise. The marketplace has everything from clothing and toys to feeding essentials, beds and home accessories. You’ll find a range of small brands like Eddie & Bee, SnoozeShade, Eco Rascals, Little Moxy, Martha Oh My!, and Snugs Baby. There’s also a range of thoughtful gifts for new parents and kids, from beauty bundles to arts and crafts sets. Save time and focus on the moments that matter.
BOOK THIS Little Angel Theatre
Little Angel’s spring season is packed with vibrant productions, family puppet-making workshops, holiday clubs, storytelling sessions and craft activities running through easter and beyond. New digital productions of The Instrumentals and The Flying Bath will be available to watch from 14 – 16 April as live performances of the two shows continue through the Easter holidays. Across the country, children can enjoy Little Angel Theatre’s 2023 touring productions, which include I Want My Hat Back Trilogy, The King of Nothing, The Singing Mermaid and The Instrumentals. Little Angel and Fierylight co-production The Smartest Giant in Town, which recently completed an extensive tour, has been nominated for an Olivier award for Best Family Show for the production’s West End run at St Martin’s Theatre.