Beauty | Clarisonic Mia Fit cleansing brush

Clarisonic Mia Fit | currentbody | beauty review | cocomamastyle

Facial cleansing brushes have made their way from the spa to the home thanks to brands like Clarisonic but what makes them so special? I tried the Clarisonic Mia Fit to find out. Imagine the difference between cleaning your teeth with toothpaste on your fingers or, as we actually do, with a toothbrush. Then think of […]

Outfit of the day | Knitted dress

Cable knit jumper dress | Warehouse | House of Fraser | Cocomamastyle

The jumper dress is a winner in winter with comfort and warmth rolled into one easy to wear piece. But how to elevate this simple sweater dress from down-time dressing to versatile must-have? Take one Warehouse cable knit fit and flare number in navy and embrace the jumper dress for all occasions. Cable knit dress, Warehouse c/o House of […]

Mini style | Fur trimmed coats and jackets for girls

TU girls coat | cocomamastyle

Keeping children warm and toasty at this time of year can be a bit of a challenge; if yours are anything like mine they spend half the time refusing to wear a coat full stop! While finding winter coats that are the right mix of durable, cosy, practical and affordable is on the wishlist of […]

Styling a bump with Mothercare

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Last month I launched a competition in collaboration with Mothercare to offer one lucky mama-to-be a photoshoot experience with a professional hair stylist and make-up artist, plus a capsule wardrobe of maternity clothes from Mothercare, collated and styled by me, Helen. We had some great entries and the winner, Liz, a first time mum-to-be, joined us for a fun afternoon […]

Label love | Cru London leather bags

label love | cru london leather bags

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of social media and in particular Instagram; not only is it a great source of style inspiration – if you can get past the stage of absolute envy for all the covetable images you’re scrolling through – but it can introduce us to some fantastic independent brands which we may […]

VIDEO | Style Update: Transitional jackets

VIDEO | Style update | autumn winter | jackets

We may be in winter coat territory now but there’s definitely something to be said for investing in a great transitional jacket. Whether rushing about ferrying children in the car, on and off public transport with a pram or just here, there and everywhere, sometimes layering up is key. Try a knit, coatigan then a gilet on […]

Gift list | Rockbox boxes rock

Gift list | cocomamastyle | rockbox

Raindrops on roses may look pretty and whiskers on kittens are cute but brown paper packages tied up with string or any beautifully boxed gift for that matter, will always be one of my favourite things.  If like me, a pretty package makes your day, then chances are it’ll make someone else’s too, so for a luxuriously presented gift […]

VIDEO | Mother of the Bride outfits

video | mother of the bride style

While the pressure to look good at a wedding lies primarily on the bride (I’ve just done it and I felt a whole lot of pressure!) next in line is the Mother of the Bride. For my latest video I teamed up with online fashion and occasion wear specialist Kaleidoscope to put together three flattering and stylish […]

10 of the best ankle boots under £150

debenhams | boots | cocomamastyle

At this time of year, there’s one essential that I’m asked for advice on and that’s ankle boots. Finding the right colour, heel height, ankle height, detail, it’s no mean feat and almost an annual ritual for many of us. So this season I bring you 10 of the best ankle boots under £150 to complete […]

Outfit of the day | Autumn layers

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When it comes to autumn style the key to success is mastering layering; with chilly starts and unpredictable weather during the rest of the day reach for lightweight layers to allow us to dress to cover all bases. But how to make it a considered, styled outfit and not just thrown on? Combine neutrals, textures and a splash of seasonal colour […]