BEAR FACTS: The luxury French children’s wear brand Bonpoint is launching a limited edition with the Chinese contemporary artist Jiji’s Hi Panda motif. Designed by Bonpoint artistic director Christine Innamorato, the collection includes cotton pyjamas and T-shirts available for babies, children, older girls and their mothers, all printed with a moody-faced panda wearing the Bonpoint’s signature cherry logo.
Prices range from 49 euros, or $90, for a child’s long-sleeved T-shirt, to 59 euros, or $110, for a woman’s short-sleeved T-shirt. The collection will hit selected Bonpoint boutiques on Sept. 13 including Beijing, London, Miami, Milan, New York, Paris, Shanghaï, Tokyo.
Antoine Arnault, Berluti's managing director, holds a minority stake in the Hi Panda series.