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 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 […]

Ten of the best slogan tops (and what they should really say!)

10 best slogan tops

After a couple of quiet weeks here online with a mini-break from blogging I’m back and full of stylish posts to take us through into summer.  Because it is just round the corner isn’t it? [insert wishful thinking here!] While we wait for those hazy summer days, if there’s anything you’d like to see more […]

Mama and me | Yellow stripes

mama and me | petit bateauyellow stripe

Most mini-me looks featured here involve mother/daughter outfit inspiration but fear not, mums of boys, because today I bring something just for you – though it’s pretty unisex and I may just pinch this idea for me and my girls! Essentially it’s a jeans, tee and trainers look but has the seasonal twist of a […]

Mama and me: shoes for Mother’s Day

Clarks ss14 platform

You can’t possibly have missed the fact that this Sunday is Mother’s Day and you’ve probably been bombarded with gift guides for your own mum or to pass on to your offspring – or rather your other half! – circling your lust-haves. Unwrapping something new is all well and good but what we really want […]

Skater shoes: High Street vs. Designer

skater shoes

Listen, can you hear that?  That is the sigh of relief from fashionistas everywhere as they slip their stiletto-fatigued feet into this season’s style saviour.  Yep, another flat shoe is having a fashion moment and this time it’s the skater shoe that’s given a sartorial makeover. Of course the best thing about this latest must-have […]

4 ways to wear pastels & denim with George

pastel denim george asda

It’s been a while since we had a look at what the supermarket clothing lines have to offer and as the spring season is in full swing (in the shops at least, if not consistent with the weather!) what better time to pick up a few wardrobe updates and make that weekly shop feel less […]

Spree vs. Steal: Floral sweaters

spree steal floral sweater

Floral front sweaters; an easy way to add interest to a casual day look, without sacrificing comfort.  But which would you choose? 1.  Warehouse, £20  2.  J Crew, £118 For other Warehouse sizes try Debenhams and House of Fraser Love the look but fancy something darker?  Take a look at these… 1. Warehouse, £20 2. […]