VIDEO | January favourites

cocomamastyle january favourites

In a change from the usual style videos, today I bring you my January favourites; those style and beauty must-haves I couldn’t live without for the past month. 1.  CocoMamaStyle pick: Faux leather leggings, Zara Online and in store now, £25.99, Zara 2.  CocoMamaStyle pick: Mesh panel sweater, Cos Alternative: white version, £45, Cos 3.  CocoMamaStyle […]

Free Yummy Mummy prep service? Yes please!

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With England facing the biggest baby boom in 40 years (eek!), there are more and more of us mamas around and thankfully retailers are starting to take note by creating not just new products but services to make our lives easier.  Hooray! What more could we ask for to get us ready for impending mama-hood […]

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 […]

40 of the best boots


Last week a fellow mum on Twitter posed a question about the best footwear for this weather. They need to be showerproof and easy to slip on (she originally asked for waterproof but when I suggested gardening clogs as a practical solution this brief was altered!) and suitable for mummying in. So here is the ankle boot, […]

Foxy mama


Earlier this week we looked at the best owl picks on the high street, today it’s the turn of the fox. Whatever your style, there’s a foxy piece for you. Top row L-R: Sweater, Aubin & Wills; Blouse, NW3 @ John Lewis; Top, Yumi @ Oliver Bonas; Blouse, Aubin & Wills Bottom row L-R: Tunic […]

8 of the best denim shirts (and how to wear them)


No mum-wardrobe is complete without a denim shirt. They’re comfortable, versatile, easy to wear and there’s a style to suit everyone. Top L-R: Tunic, Vince @; Oversize, Topshop; Dip-dye, Mango @ John Lewis; Contrast, Sheinside Bottom L-R: Classic, H&M; Embroidered, River Island; Light wash, Topshop; Chambray, J Crew Style tips Swap your cardi for a […]

Daily dose: into the blue


Make a bright statement with this striking blue skirt. Wear with shades of white and grey and look for pretty embellished detailing to complete the look. The elasticated waist is great pre- and post-baby as your shape changes and if you’re conscious of your tummy, wear the vest loose or choose a flared fit top […]