VIDEO | Spring Summer trends: White shirts reworked

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White shirts have been worked and reworked this season with volume, structure and detail to elevate this wardrobe classic from layering tool to the focal point to build an outfit around. The key: keep the focus on the shirt with the rest of your outfit pared back and always, always wear a nude – not white – bra. […]

VIDEO | Spring Summer Trends: Cold Shoulder

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Watch the first short video in my Spring Summer Trends mini series with top tips on how to work the cold shoulder trend. It’s a trend detail that’s flattering no matter what your age, shape or size and adds interest to your look while also updating your style for the new season. Shop the video […]

Runway to school run | Prada’s chic geek

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The cropped flare is the trouser shape of the season, but don’t be daunted, they are easier to wear than you might think. It’s just about getting used to a new silhouette again. Make like Prada and inject some colour into your everyday school run style with ochre and cobalt and pull it together with […]

Detail | Fringed bags

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Bring a boho vibe to your new season wardrobe and update your bag with fringing. Tote, satchel or backpack; the choice is yours, just make sure it’s fully fringed.  Add flares and a peasant blouse and you’re all set for spring. 1. Brown shoulder bag, H&M | 2. Suede hobo bag, Next | 3. Chartreuse backpack, […]

Runway to school run | J Crew Fall 2015

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It’s that time of year when the fashion world has a crazy month of catwalk activity and we get a peek at what might be in store for us in seasons to come.  What better time to put together a runway to school run look for you, inspired this time by J Crew’s autumn/winter 2015 […]

New in: H&M Studio

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Another day and another new collection launch, but don’t worry this isn’t going to become an ‘ooh it’s new, go and buy, buy, buy‘ habit on cocomamastyle.com because as you know, I like to bring you style ideas and inspiration to tweak your own wardrobe with just the added extras to complete a look (so […]

Boho is back at H&M – if it ever went away…

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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 […]

Mama & me | H&M’s coordinating prints

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Mini-me style doesn’t have to be a carbon copy of yours but when there’s a print that matches as well as this it would be rude not to pull some coordinated looks out of the bag. This oh-so-cute monochrome cat print from H&M works perfectly with this season’s burgundy tones.  Just add leggings and Chelsea […]

Quick fix under £50 | new season H&M bag

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August may seem too early to be talking about the new season but as magazine shelves fill with the fashion-packed September issues enticing us with the trends we’ll be lusting after throughout the colder months why not start with a few quick fix wardrobe updates to start your Autumn wardrobe in style.  Think ahead and you’ll […]

Valentine’s wish list

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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 […]