Rock the must-have colour for 2013

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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 […]

Ways to wear: camouflage

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I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve raved about wearing prints for mama-duty to disguise marks and sticky fingerprints, so it’s even better when the ultimate hide-all print – camouflage – is bang-on-trend. You may think camo should be left to the military (which, by the way is another hot trend this season!) or perhaps that it […]

Ways to wear: Winter florals

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We all know that when it comes to pattern, it’s every mama’s best friend; disguising sticky fingerprints, stains and camouflaging the lumps and bumps we’d rather hide.  So if you love flirty florals in Summer, there’s no need to ditch them when it comes to Winter.  Look for darker tones and heavier fabrics or layer with chunky knits, […]

40 of the best boots

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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, […]

10 Autumn wardrobe updates

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All it takes are a few easy additions to your wardrobe to bring your look bang up to date.  These 10 mum-friendly trends will instantly up the ante for your new season style. 1. Plaid shirt Checks, plaid, tartan whatever your choice, this is an easy print to wear with denim for throw-it-on style. F+F […]

Trend: Red alert

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From oxblood to scarlet and cherry to burgundy there’s a rouge to suit you this season.   1. Boden, 2. Great Plains, 3. Fat Face, 4. River Island, 5. Wallis, 6. Isabella Oliver, 7. H&M Mama, 8. H&M Mama, 9. Wallis, 10. Zara, 11. Topshop, 12. Accessorize, 13. Topshop Style Tips Feeling brave? Jump in the deep end […]

Daily dose: stripey mama

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As we head into Autumn, keep your bump warm with a chunky knit striped sweater, printed scarf and comfy-casual boyfriend jeans. Take summer’s nautical look into the new season with deep red accents. Owl print scarf, £4.99, New Look; Striped sweater, £36, Boyfriend jeans, £45,  Loafers, £45, all Topshop; Bag, £65, River Island;

Daily dose: pony club

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Not a mum-to-be? Then here’s a daily dose for you. This season Marks & Spencer have some great pieces in store to give your mum-wardrobe an edge. Look no further than this high street stalwart for on trend prints and accessories. This quirky pony-print blouse will liven up your day wear and it’s button front […]

Daily dose: Hello yellow

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Mustard can be tricky to wear but when teamed with navy and denim you can’t go wrong with this zingy hue. Your mum-wardrobe is calling out for rolled-up boyfriend jeans and for a super stylish day look wear them with brogues and a blazer for chic and easy mum style. Necklace, £29, Jigsaw; Blazer, £19.99; […]

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

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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 @ My-wardrobe.com; 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 […]