The IllustraBimbi clothing line, born from the idea of transferring onto fabric fairy tales and nursery rhymes drawn by the best illustrators of children’s books, is enriched with seven new patterns. The characters of Nicoletta Costa, one of the most important children’s authors and illustrators in Italy, translated all over the world, embellish the GOTS certified fabrics used to make dungarees, rompers, shirts and shorts for boys and girls
Boutique apparel firm IllustraBimbi dresses children and adults in fairy tales. This has always been the motto of Cinzia Grassi, owner of the company and creator of the concept to transform fairy tales and nursery rhymes into “pages” to wear.
A dream that has become more and more reality with the birth of the new collection designed by Nicoletta Costa, one of the greatest interpreters of the “planet of childhood” on an international level, thanks to her ability to preserve the spirit of childhood within herself and to see the world through the eyes of a child. Nicoletta Costa is also one of the few authors who can boast two television series inspired by her characters, Julio Bunny, and soon the new animated adventures of Olga The Cloud, Nina & Olga, which will fly in the fall on Rai Yoyo.
For the occasion IllustraBimbi has created a dedicated line, “I tessuti di Nic” (Nic’s Textiles) on which we find her best-known characters: Julio Bunny, Olga The Cloud, Gelsomina and her friends from the woods, the beloved Cats, funny animals transformed into letters of the alphabet, the little houses of the dream landscapes of her books, and finally the latest, Blue Bear.
The collaboration of the famous illustrator with IllustraBimbi is a wonderful opportunity to have her characters also on accessories for the bedroom such as bumpers or bedspreads for cribs, all strictly organic, and takes place at the same time as the birth of Nicoletta’s e-commerce website where you can find many other products, some of which are customizable, all born from her beloved characters.
While the first release of the children’s clothing line and the fabrics have just been launched on the IllustraBimbi website, the collection, enriched by bathrobes, bedspreads, bumpers and pillows, will be available as a preview on the e-commerce site entirely dedicated to Nicoletta Costa’s branded products, which will be launched online by the end of May. The site will contain the complete collection of IllustraBimbi, as well as exclusive and customizable products, all featuring the magical characters of the famous author.
The partnership between Illustrabimbi and Nicoletta Costa will be further enriched with new releases also for the autumn season, reserving for mothers and children many more quality products!