VIDEO | Accessories Hot List with Laura Ashley

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Accessories are just as important as the clothes in your wardrobe when it comes to putting an outfit together; they can update your look and give a nod to new season trends without a big investment or too much courage required. Introducing a few well-chosen accessories (I’ve done the leg work for you!) will see […]

What to buy now & wear all year

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As the world’s fashion weeks kick off all eyes are on the runways for what’s going to be influencing our style this autumn.  Before you faint at the thought of planning your wardrobe two seasons ahead and you’re still wrapped up in this winter’s purchases, bear with me because this advance knowledge can help you […]

5 of the best: silver backpacks

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You don’t need me to tell you how practical a hands-free backpack is when you’re on mum-duty, but have you seen the crop of metallic lovelies on the high street right now?  Snap up a silver backpack to carry all your essentials (and more) and you’ll add instant polish to your winter-into-spring style.  Here’s my […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]