Styling a bump with Mothercare

styling-a-bump-with-mothercare

Last month I launched a competition in collaboration with Mothercare to offer one lucky mama-to-be a photoshoot experience with a professional hair stylist and make-up artist, plus a capsule wardrobe of maternity clothes from Mothercare, collated and styled by me, Helen. We had some great entries and the winner, Liz, a first time mum-to-be, joined us for a fun afternoon […]

WIN | Mothercare maternity wardrobe and photoshoot

mothercare cocomamastyle competition

I’m thrilled to launch a competition in collaboration with Mothercare to offer one lucky mama-to-be a maternity photoshoot experience with a professional hair stylist and make-up artist, plus a capsule maternity collection from Mothercare, collated and styled for you, by me, Helen. With so much change to your body and lifestyle during pregnancy, maintaining that sense of identity […]

Must-have | Dune reptile flatforms

cocomamastyle | dune | must have flats

It’s no secret that I love my heels but if there’s one flat shoe that has won me over, this is it. I’ve mentioned these Dune flatforms in an outfit post here before and this is why: “I styled a client in them who was looking for everyday shoes for mum-ing in that weren’t ballet pumps or converse and […]

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: […]

5 top tips for cool and chic maternity summer style

maternity summer style tips | cocomamastyle

There are challenges every season during pregnancy but summer, with temperatures rising and holidays on the horizon, is the hardest time of year to manage – sartorially speaking – when you’re growing a baby. It’s a few years since I was pregnant and seeing through the warmer months with a bump but I remember it well and […]

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 […]

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 | Quick style fix: Glitzy knits

cocomamastyle quick style fix glitzy knits

Can you wear glitter on the school run? Or lurex while lounging? The answer is a very stylish yes! This short video features my top three sparkly knits for autumn/winter and tips on how to wear them for day and evening, and there’s even one for those pregnant mamas too. Items featured 1. Primark sparkle […]