VIDEO | Style Update: the florals to wear now

video | style update | new florals

Floral prints are a summer staple but how to wear them the 2016 way? Why, in a botanical print, of course. Watch the video to find out all you need to know about the florals to wear now and how to style them, then shop this look and more below: Shop the video Top, Yumi | Bag, Next […]

10 of the best | Cross body bags

cocomamastyle | 10 best cross body bags

When it comes to mum essentials, the cross-body bag is way up there in the list of mama must-haves. One of the first blog posts on Coco Mama Style back in 2012 covered this key item (see the post here) and while I’ve gone from one to two daughters since then, the need for a cross-body bag remains: […]

VIDEO | Style Update: 5 skirts to wear now

video | style update | skirts

For every woman I meet who loves the ease of throwing on a dress in summer, I meet another who struggles to find dresses to fit; after all, we’re expected to be one size from top to toe to fit an off-the-peg frock. Fortunately for women falling into the second category, skirts are everywhere this […]

Buy it now | Why I’m wearing #StyleforStroke

cocomamastyle | style for stroke | miss magpie spy | stroke

What: Illustrated fashion t-shirts for #StyleforStroke Why: Top illustrator Miss Magpie Fashion Spy has collaborated with Style for Stroke in this collection of 4 limited edition t-shirts raising funds for The Stroke Association. Fashion and Style PR expert and long standing supporter of The Stroke Association, Nick Ede, launched an exciting initiative bringing the glam world of […]

VIDEO | spring summer trends: Ruffles

cocomamastyle | trend | ruffles

Flounces and ruffles were key details on the catwalks for spring summer and the high street has taken this on board with feminine shapes flowing freely. While the Spanish señorita look was popular on the runway, for everyday style the ruffles are more subtle.  Choose from simple structure as the focus or flowing florals and find […]

Outfit of the day | gingham + coral

CocoMamaStyle | OOTD | gingham shirt La redoute | black and sigi jewellery | radley bag

When it comes to quintessential summer style you can’t beat light blue gingham, white jeans and a peachy keen splash of coral and this outfit sums that up. I remember the excitement of putting on a brand new checked dress for the summer term at school with pure joy at breaking free from the restricting uniform […]

Remembering those precious shared moments | AD

Youtube | cadbury | vlog

We all have precious shared moments with our children that will stay with us forever and hopefully with them too, whether it’s snuggling down to read a favourite story, singing together or teaching them a new skill. In this vlog I’ve shared some of my treasured shared moments with Coco Lily; the namesake of this blog and my eldest daughter. Win a digital […]

VIDEO | Style update: Coloured suede

cocomamastyle | style update | coloured suede jacket

The leather biker jacket is a wardrobe staple for many but how to update this top layer to bring it into the present? Try coloured suede instead. Watch my top tips on this key updater and shop the video and other top picks below: Shop the video Navy suede fringed jacket, c/o BHS 3 of the best: coloured […]

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 […]