Valentine’s wish list


Yes, the shops and internet are flooded with Valentine’s gift ideas and yes, it probably is an overrated day of forced romance, and what we really want is a peaceful day with a hot cup of tea, no tantrums and dinner made for us but we can hope for a little present too, surely! Here’s […]

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 […]

Little Lady Grey


The Beckham effect isn’t limited to David and Victoria’s style as now (of course, for it was always going to happen!) mini fashionista Harper Beckham is already making an impact with her little lady style.  It’s been reported that sales of grey and navy clothing are increasing dramatically as a result of Harper’s pint-sized style and high street […]

Leopard for little ladies: the jury’s out

leopard cardi

Who doesn’t love dressing little girls in adorable outfits, but while they are subject to our tastes it’s perhaps important not to treat them like our own mini mannequins and draw some lines. But what are your little lady no-no’s? For me, it’s black and animal print. Sometimes Coco Lily wears top to toe pink, sometimes blue, […]

Daily dose: must-have shirt dress


It’s a shirt dress, it’s denim and it’s polka dot. Do you need any more persuading? The shirt dress is a comfy, casual must-have in your mum wardrobe, it’s practical and easy to throw on all year round. Layer over a striped vest or under a chunky knit. For a younger look just team with […]

Daily dose: weekend lunch


A comfy weekend look for a day out. Keep those feet dry but smart with low-heeled ankle boots and avoid wet hems with skinny jeans tucked in. A printed blouse dresses up your look from a casual tee. Jacket, £35, Dorothy Perkins; Scarf, £5.15, Pieces; Blouse, £29, Joy; Jeans, £28, Dorothy Perkins; Bag, £99.95, Gap; Boots, […]

DVF for Gap Kids: The wait is over

DVF gapbodydouble

Today is the day Gap launches its hot new collaboration with Diane von Furstenberg for the baby and toddler market. The collection features bold prints and colours on rompers, vests, dresses, leggings and accessories. The DVF signature wrap dress is reworked for little ladies with a dress front and shorts back, so it’s perfect for […]