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Safety, functionality and ecology, main trends for Kind + Jugend

The show has published the expected main trends for the next edition

25/05/2012

Security, functionality and ecological aspects are the main trends in the babycare industry, according to the report published by Kind + Jugend, the trade fair to be held from 13 to 16 September in Cologne, where about 950 companies will showcase their newdevelopments in strollers, car seats, baby furniture, toys and fashion, among other categories.

For furniture companies, quality and sustainability are the key factors. Most of them are taking into account ecological manufacturing processes. As for colours, white is still in, partly in combination with other colour shades. Firms continue to focus on durability and the possibilities of flexible use of furniture, as is the case of convertible cribs.

Children's fashion companies are going for casual and comfortable clothes. Red, blue and green are displayed in delicate tones or with strong contrasts. There are also trendy colour combinations such as yellow and red or yellow and white.

The criteria to excel in buying a child car seats are safety, functionality and comfort. Installation using the isofix system has become a standard. Some seats also offer Top Tether, a belt system that offers an additional third anchor point.

The central issues in the world of strollers are functionality and design, with many companies betting on customization of products according to specific requests from customers. Practicality is also very important, and products offer easy folding systems and the ability to change wheels in accordance with needs.

As for toys, ecological aspects also dominate, as well as all those that promote the development of children and the use of all skills and senses.

Innovations in the field of hygiene are also expected. Along with design and durability, manufacturers give special importance to quality, safety and sustainability, with special attention to the materials used in manufacturing these products.

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