Mama must-have | Drystar waterproof jackets

Drystar Metallic raincoat mac | cocomamastyle

Why, yes, it is the middle of summer but despite a few days of hot sunshine the rain is never far away on this green and pleasant isle. With this is in mind, what better time to share with you the must-have anorak, nay Glamorak, you need in your life. The primary purpose of CocoMamaStyle is to share practical yet […]

VIDEO | Trends: How to wear metallics

Youtube | Video | metallic

Update your look with metallics for day to night style. With top tips on how to style high shine fabrics, this video will inspire you to rock some shimmer and shine in the daytime through the rest of summer and into the new season. Shop the video Metallic pleated top, Next [ON SALE] – New version here 3 of the best: […]

Swimwear style guide

cocomamastyle | speedo | swimwear style guide

Oh, hello sun! And school summer holidays! Whether you’re heading to (even) sunnier climes or hoping the Great British Summer will stay for a while, great swimwear is key for poolside glamour and for actually swimming in without being pulled off by your tot. To give you a helping hand I’ve updated my ultimate swimwear style guide […]

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

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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 […]