Outfit of the day | Printed skirt

Coco Mama Style | octer | topshop skirt

Skirts are having a moment right now as dresses take a back seat for a while. Wrap styles, tie waists and A-line shapes are all big news in the world of skirts and the length to wear? Why, a midi, of course. Style notes As a general rule, the most flattering skirt length on most women is just below the […]

Celebrity style | Holly Willoughby

celebrity mum style | holly willoughby

I wrote yesterday about building an outfit and shared my Easy Outfit Formula in terms of putting together colour and print for a balanced look but what this doesn’t cover is shape. There’s a difference between getting stuck in a style rut and having a failsafe outfit combination which you know flatters and you can reach for […]

VIDEO | Easy outfit formula + WIN!

cocomamastyle | win | £100 voucher john lewis | video | easy outfit formula

With every post here on cocomamastyle.com I aim to bring you tips on what to wear and more importantly how to wear it. Putting together a stylish outfit that’s flattering, current and practical can sometimes feel like a feat in itself without having to do this in 10 seconds flat while racing for the school run or while a baby is attached to […]

VIDEO | Spring Summer trends: White shirts reworked

cocomamastyle | trend video | white shirt

White shirts have been worked and reworked this season with volume, structure and detail to elevate this wardrobe classic from layering tool to the focal point to build an outfit around. The key: keep the focus on the shirt with the rest of your outfit pared back and always, always wear a nude – not white – bra. […]

VIDEO | Spring Summer trends: The bomber jacket

cocomamastyle | trend video | bomber jacket

The bomber jacket is hot on the heels of the blazer as the day-to-night jacket staple and if the Autumn Winter previews I’ve seen recently are anything to go by, it’s an outfit topper that’s here to stay. For a more grown-up look it’s less about the padded nylon numbers and more about lightweight, dressier fabrics in […]

VIDEO | Spring Summer trends: Orange

cocomamastyle | trend video | orange

This season’s catwalks were in a tangerine dream as this zesty hue took the lead as the must-wear colour. Whether worn top-to-toe as seen at Michael Kors or as an accent colour, it doesn’t matter how you wear it this summer, just add an injection of orange into your wardrobe.  Watch my top tips on squeezing […]

Mama loves | Unique gifts from Uncommon Goods

cocomamastyle | uncommon goods | handmade  bespoke jewellery

  It almost feels like an oxymoron to say that personalisation, monogramming and one-offs are a big trend in fashion that’s gained serious momentum over the past few years. Pair that with ‘push’ presents and anniversary gifts (like these) creating more excuses to add to our mental gift wish lists and having your own original piece of style is more […]

VIDEO | Spring summer trends: Tie dye

cocomamastyle | trend video | tie dye

Elevate your tie dye from boho beach style to sleek work wear with inspiration from the likes of Altuzarra and Narciso Rodriquez on the catwalks. This more subtle dye-work has a contemporary feel and lends itself to a more grown-up wardrobe where these prints instantly update looks for the new season. Shop the video and 3 top tie dye […]

Outfit of the day | Updating a breton

CocoMamaStyle blog | outfit of the day | breton top | denim a line skirt

I’ve told you that stripes are big news this season and suggested alternatives to the Breton top (watch here and read here) and it’s such a big trend I’m not going to stop just there – so watch this space for more. In the meantime, if you’ve a drawer full of stripey tees, don’t throw them […]

VIDEO | Spring Summer Trends: Stripes

cocomamastyle | trend video | stripes

Stripes are next up in my Spring Summer Trends video mini series (watch the previous video here) but it’s not just about reaching for your favourite Breton – though you can still wear it – so this season think bold and bright. I’m easing you into the trend with the subtler end of the striped spectrum as it’s still […]