Weekend fix: Cos modern classics


It may be Fathers’ day this weekend but let’s not forget ourselves! Treat yourself with a little sale purchase from H&M’s grown-up sister brand Cos. They describe their designs as timeless, modern, tactile and functional​ and that’s just what a mum needs in her wardrobe, right?

Fly the GB flag with Next


Now that the Diamond Jubilee celebrations are just a memory, there’s another excuse to get all patriotic (no, you can leave the footie shorts to the boys) with the Olympics. Fly the GB flag once more with Next’s scarves. Cocomama shows how she’ll be wearing hers. How will you wear yours?

Style challenge: school run chic

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When Joe Browns launched a School Run Style Challenge to inspire mums to create wearable, casual chic for running after the little ones I couldn’t resist. And as my mummy motto is ‘Be practical but stylish’ this sounded right up my street. Fancy RayBan-esque sunglasses or floral plimsolls for under a tenner? Ways to wear coloured jeans? Stripes with florals? Look no further…

Style solutions: 1 dress 6 ways


If only we could buy an entirely new outfit for every wedding, summer party or work do. But as we don’t all have Mrs Beckham’s budget or contacts we need one multi-function dress which can take us wherever we need to go. With just a few tweaks to accessories one simple dress can take on a whole new look. A mum of two recently contacted cocomama for just this type of inspiration…