Last minute gifts & stocking fillers from Hema

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What is it about cool European brands? They just get it so right when it comes to inexpensive, well, stuff. I’d heard a lot about Dutch brand Hema recently and particularly its quirky stationery (who doesn’t love a neon notebook?!) but I had no idea how much more there was to the store. I was […]

New launch | Petit Bateau x Cédric Charlier

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Any brand which features stripes as their signature is a favourite in my book and when a designer collaboration is mentioned, my style radar really sounds the alarm.  Tomorrow Petit Bateau launch their second collaboration in as many months (did you see the adorable Petit Bateau x Fifi Lapin tees?) and this time it’s with […]

Christmas jumpers: your festive must-have

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You can’t have missed that this Friday is Christmas Jumper Day, a relatively recent annual event to raise funds for Save The Children, a great cause.  I’m sure many schools and nurseries, like ours, will be encouraging little ones to rock up in their best festive knit for a donation to charity.  Of course you […]

Coco Mama meets | Mini Madam & Mini Gent

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I love hearing about new start-ups by mums who’ve been inspired by their experiences of motherhood to create something new or unique.  As well all know, becoming a mum does give you a new perspective on life, and how many times have you thought ‘I wish I could buy…’ or ‘I wish someone made…’. One […]

Little style | Paddington inspired looks

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It’s safe to say that Paddington Bear is having a moment; you can’t have missed that the little Peruvian chap has a movie out very soon and if there’s one thing I think of when it comes to Paddington, it’s duffle coats. As the film premieres today, what better time to be inspired by his […]

New launch| Petit Bateau x Fifi Lapin

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Today sees the launch of an inspired collaboration between blogger, IT-bunny and furry fashionista, Fifi Lapin and French fashion favourite, Petit Bateau. If you’re not familiar with Fifi Lapin, she’s a celebrated blogger adored by the fashion industry, who shares illustrations of her bunny alter ego modelling designer looks.  Named by Vogue as ‘an unlikely […]

Video | mama & me winter boots

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Just like the all important winter coat purchase, you need a pair (or two!) of boots that will see you through the colder months and beyond, keeping you warm and of course stylish. Online shoe store, Cloggs.co.uk specialise in branded footwear and invited me to choose a pair of UGG Australia boots for myself and […]

City-themed style picks for little ones

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Look in most children’s clothing departments on the high street and you’ll find a NY slogan, London-themed print or Eiffel Tower emblazoned on everything from sweaters to socks, such is the popularity of these global favourites in kids-wear prints. We’re no exception in our house and when Coco Lily found a Paris print tee (pictured […]

Wear it now: Pineapple prints

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Whether you’re off on holiday or embracing the great British summer, now is the time to squeeze a playful fruit print into your wardrobe, when the sun’s shining.  This year it’s all about the pineapple. And if the sun disappears quicker than you can say ‘pina colada’ you’ll still have something tropical to brighten a […]