Outfit of the day | Printed skirt

Coco Mama Style | octer | topshop skirt

Skirts are having a moment right now as dresses take a back seat for a while. Wrap styles, tie waists and A-line shapes are all big news in the world of skirts and the length to wear? Why, a midi, of course. Style notes As a general rule, the most flattering skirt length on most women is just below the […]

Quick fix under £50 | Zara printed trousers

Instant update | zara trousers | cocomamastyle

If you embraced printed trousers this summer you’ll be pleased to know they’re still hot for autumn/winter.  And if you shied away from this bold statement piece now is your chance to jump on the floral pant bandwagon. This season the prints are darker to reflect the cooler months and with a base of navy […]

10 of the best | Totally tropical

Top 10 tropical

Brighten up any day – whatever the weather – with a totally tropical look.  From Michael Kors-inspired palm tree prints to in-your-face florals and exotic bird motifs, go as bold as you dare.  Keep Hawaiian prints to flip-flops and swimwear and opt for darker rainforest palettes for work wear.  This season’s symmetrical and mirrored prints […]

Floral cardigans: fun not frump

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Mary Berry’s floral cardigans have been the highlight of the Great British Bake-Off for me each series (yes, really!) and although Mary’s off our screens, I’m still getting my floral fashion fix as the High Street is currently awash with variations on this lady-like piece.  So what better time to pick the best blooms and, […]

Mama loves: Monki tunic dress

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What: Kaleidoscopic floral print dress with keyhole back detail. Why: Perfect for mum-ing in style. The tummy-skimming cut, knee-length and busy print will flatter and disguise anything and everything your day (or toddler!) throws at you. Early stages of pregnancy? Distract from your growing tummy until you’re ready to share the news, and save it […]

mama loves… Topshop

topshop

Look beyond the traditional maternity and nursing brands and with a bit of effort you’ll find some gems in regular shops, in this case, Topshop. A must have style to dress-up your nursing wear wardrobe…