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“When Morgan [Smith] of Minnow Swim and I became mothers around the 11 years of 2009 2021 fairy tail thank you for the memories signature shirt also I will do this same time, we planted the seed of one day doing a children’s collection together,” designer Laura Vassar of Brock Collection remembers. “Being working moms and living in California, we were inspired to take the simplistic, beautiful elements of Minnow and add some Brock whimsy to [create] this darling children’s collection.” Smith and Vassar grew up in Newport Beach, where they were childhood friends. “We met at age 12 as lifeguards and attended junior high and high school together,” Smith explains. “We spent summers as teenagers laying out at 34th Street and riding bikes along the boardwalk.” After college, they both went to New York City to pursue careers in fashion—marketing for Smith, design for Vassar—and years later, they became moms right around the same time, welcoming their boys Charlie and Theo back in California just months apart. Since the launch of Minnow Swim—a contemporary children’s swimwear label that’s all about clean lines and simple details—back in 2016, Vassar has always been an eager supporter of Smith’s work. “Laura was one of the very first people to see samples of Minnow before I even started the brand,” Smith recalls. “Her stamp of approval meant so much to me as I greatly admired her strong vision for Brock and impeccable eye.”