Last minute gifts & stocking fillers from Hema


What is it about cool European brands? They just get it so right when it comes to inexpensive, well, stuff. I’d heard a lot about Dutch brand Hema recently and particularly its quirky stationery (who doesn’t love a neon notebook?!) but I had no idea how much more there was to the store. I was […]

New mama must-have | teething necklaces

mama and belle teething necklace | breton

Do you ever come up with what feels like a genius idea, only to discover someone’s already thought of it? I certainly did when I thought to myself “what I need is a necklace my teething baby can chew” and yes, they already exist! It turns out that fellow mum, Suzy, also had this idea […]

Ella Bella Scarves giveaway

win scarf giveaway

One of my mottos in life is ‘You can never have too many scarves’. I am a self-confessed scarf addict. I feel naked without one. They’re like my security blanket. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for a statement necklace to finish an outfit off but with little ones, something big, bold and scratchy isn’t […]

Mama loves | Statement necklaces under £15

boohoo necklace

The instant way to up your style ante is by throwing on a statement necklace to take even the simplest of jeans and tee looks to pulled-together-stylish-mama level. And as big bucks jewels aren’t really conducive to mum-ing around in (even if we could splash out!), comes to our sartorial rescue with their purse-friendly, […]

WIN | Exclusive BeckSondergaard scarf

WIN becksondergaard scarf | competition | cocomamastyle

If there’s one essential accessory that should be in every mama’s wardrobe it’s a scarf and I’m sure I’m not the only one with an entire drawer dedicated to this lightweight, must-have that can turn jeans and a tee into a complete outfit with one drape around the neck. You can pick up the perfect […]

Rock the must-have colour for 2013


Those trend-setting colour gurus Pantone declared THE colour for 2013 as 17-5641 – that’s Emerald to you and I! – And just when you get one new colour on your shopping list those fast-paced Pantone peeps are one step ahead, already listing their top 10 colours for Autumn 2013. Phew. But before you give up […]