Ten sale buys to wear now & later

wear now wear later 2014 thumb

It’s all too easy during the sales to impulse buy, ending up with pieces you wear once or twice while the sun shines then pack away come autumn and are so over by the time next summer comes around.  Fear not, I have trawled the sales to find 10 key buys which not are not […]

Maternity looks for £50 and under

george maternity style

This time last year I was almost 5 months pregnant and embracing my growing bump in both figure-fit and flowing dresses daily.  This year I’m back in my trusty shorts and jeans with the odd nursing dress thrown in for good measure but I haven’t forgotten what it was like to have to find and […]

Flatter your figure: swimwear guide

cocomamastyle.com swimwear guide 2014

Bikinis, one-pieces, tankinis, monokinis; the options are endless when it comes to swimwear styles, yet finding the right shape, print and cut for your body is somewhat harder now that you’ve grown a human being or two (or more!) in there.  To help you find the right style for your shape I’ve put together a guide […]

Mama-friendly neutral shoes

neutral snake print shoes

The low block heel sandal, the skater shoe, and the pointed flat; three mama-friendly shoes to keep your feet comfy and your style current. But how to get even more wear from these key styles so you can team them with anything?  Go for a neutral.  And no, that doesn’t necessarily mean plain (ahem, boring), […]

Wear it now: Pineapple prints

wear it now pineapple print

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 […]

Mama and me | summer checks

mama and me checks

It barely feels like we’ve made our way into 2014 and yet already we’re heading for the second half of the year and the summer sales are in full swing, not to mention diaries full of BBQ’s, summer parties, picnics, weddings, and the rest… The perfect time for slipping into that summer favourite, checks. Think […]

Buy it now | summer trousers for kids

buy it now summer trousers

Online clothes shopping is a mum’s best friend in many ways but sometimes a real life review (because reading my style notes on CocoMamaStyle.com counts as real life, honest!) of an item can make it much easier to find what you’re after and reduce those trips to the Post Office with returns! With this in […]

Mama style crush: Jessica Alba

Mama style crush Jessica alba

It’s been a while since we had a celeb mum get the look so today here are not one but two outfits stealing the style of one of my mama style crushes. Actress and mum of two, Jessica Alba manages to look effortless (yes, I’m sure she has a team of nannies, cleaners, cooks, stylists […]

Boho is back at H&M – if it ever went away…

hm boho

You may be forgiven for thinking boho is so 2004 or perhaps you’d say ‘Sienna, who?’, but thanks to the likes of Isabel Marant influencing the high street, that bohemian vibe is well and truly here this season and working its way into our summer staples. You can hold the tiered maxi skirts, skimpy vests […]

Quick fix under £50 | F&F scuba skirt

quick fix £18 F&F scuba skirt

Today’s quick fix under £50 is just right for working mamas; the office-staple pencil skirt is brought right up-to-date thanks to F&F at Tesco. Not only is this skirt in the fabric of 2014 (scuba), it has a digital, mirrored floral print (so current) and it’s in black and white with a pop of neon […]