5 Ways To Reinvent Your Wardrobe

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So you’ve edited down your wardrobe, now what? I briefly mentioned in the 5 step wardrobe detox post some ways to rework the items that made the cut to get more wear from them but this post details 5 key ways to re-work the contents of your wardrobe to reinvent your style and try new outfit ideas. 1. High/low style […]

5 step wardrobe detox

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It’s that time of year when we look to cleanse our body, mind and (well this is a style blog!) our wardrobes. A mid-season wardrobe detox is a great way to make life easier in the morning, with refined outfit options a tidy, well-organised closet works wonders to facilitate stylish outfit building – if you can find your clothes, […]

Mini style | Winter neutrals for little layers

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While a milder than usual winter may be on the cards, winter wardrobes still need a little attention and layering becomes even more important when it comes to children’s outfits; invest in neutral knits and cosy coats to build their wardrobe around for warmth, comfort and ease. From newborn baby dresses to older boys’ chinos and mini baby coats to big girls’ […]

SALE PICKS | The Dressing Room must-haves

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When it comes to top boutiques, they don’t get much better than award-winning The Dressing Room, St Albans but as we’re not all a stones throw from Hertfordshire, the great news is they have a fab online store stocking covetable brands including Twist & Tango, Becksondergaard, J Brand and Ash. I had a sneak peek at […]

Tried & Tested | Baby Beau change bag

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Several years ago when I was searching for the best accessories in preparation for my new life as a mum, high on my list was a change bag. Not just any bag with pockets and sections and all the accoutrements one expects from a baby changing bag but a nice (read: stylish) change bag. I’d never […]

Walk a mile in my ankle boots

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From school runs to shopping and running errands there’s nothing us mamas need more at this time of year than a great pair of ankle boots, well, perhaps some extra childcare and a christmas bonus too would be nice but for now, let’s talk boots. The ideal everyday boot for me has a low to mid block […]

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

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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 […]