Archive | January, 2013

FUNKY GIRAFFE

22 Jan

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Dribble bibs for dribbly little ones are essential, especially during teething! I was recently send a selection of stunning bandanna styles from Funky Giraffe to review.

If you have yet to discover Funky Giraffe I think the following might just tempt you, and no-doubt convert you to their brand. I love all of their styles and designs. Stripes and stars are super chic.

My daughter is not a great dribbler (I think it is more of a boy thing?) so I forwarded our samples to one of her friends, Jack. He is the perfect model and tester. Doesn't he look cute!?
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SNOW DAY

18 Jan

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They said it would snow but I didn't believe it. The weather reports are always wrong, right!?  Not this time!


Barbours, Hunters and snow boots at the ready. Make sure you wrap up warm and enjoy the snow white. It's so beautiful out there!

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22.01.13

17 Jan

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A Missoni sweater - That's perfect with a bump. It's currently on sale!



Another great stripe sweater, this time from Serephine.



A good maternity and nursing bra is a must. Avoid plain and boring with 'The Sophie' from Panache. (Panache have a stunning maternity lingerie collection and I lived in both my styles when I was pregnant and breastfeeding.)



A chalet chic chunky knit. Just go one size up to cover your bump.  Remember, your maternity wardrobe can be made up of non-maternity items as well, if yo ... Read More

DOT COM GIFTS SHOP

17 Jan

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I have recently discovered an extremely cute home-wares and gift site - DotComGiftshop. It immediately reminded me of Not On the Highstreet, but a lot more reasonably priced. It is now my first port of call when looking for house nic-nacs and unique gifts for loved ones. There are some great baby gifts too.

If you have yet to shop the site I really recommend it. In the meantime I have a lovely little guest blog from them. There is lots of shopping advice and an insight into the tempting treats they have on offer for the little munchkins in your life.

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NOURISH ME

16 Jan

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This cold weather really takes it's toll on your skin. I always find that with the cold temperatures comes dryness, and that dull skin tone that makes you look far from perky. A nice sumptuous body lotion is the perfect answer. One of my favorite beauty brands - L'occitane - has just the one.

Shea Honey Mom balm is specifically formulated for mums and mums-to-be. There are no hidden nasties and all ingredients are natural and rich - It is 100% safe to use with a baby on board.

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KRISTEN BELL

16 Jan

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The gorgeous Kristen Bell always looks super stylish and has certainly got it right when it comes to maternity dressing.

Pictured recently running errands during the build up to the Golden Globes she wore a stunning blue maxi, teamed with the ultra chic Isabella Oliver Lucy Leather jacket.

The waterfall front is perfect for a growing bump and this style staple will remain part of your wardrobe for years to come. A true investment piece.

Get yours here - It's currently on Sale!



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TOPSHOP MINI

15 Jan

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Whilst you are shopping Topshop for some new maternity looks, why not have a peak at their Mini collection. Perfect for little fashionistas in waiting.

Last time I was in Oxford Street I took a trip to the maternity department to view the divine Topshop Mini Range, which I think you might agree, is just far too cute!?

If you didn't know already, great news - you can also shop Mini online!









 

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15.01.13

15 Jan

Blossom
Blossom mother and child is a favorite maternity boutique of mine. Their black jersey top is a maternity wardrobe staple.



Why not team your new top with some new skinny jeans? Emily Evans London are the ultimate in maternity wear luxury.



I have the Nico from Il Tutto as my changing bag and I just love it! Get yours here



As you know I love stripes and the same goes for spots. This cute spot print knit from Topshop maternity is divine. Would look great with those new skinny jeans (and your new changing ... Read More

MOTHERS LOVE BY GIVENCHY

14 Jan

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This is one of the latest images from Givenchy's SS13 campaign and I just love it.

Riccardo Tisci is renowned for creating controversial images - think that Rottweiler T-shirt. He likes to get people talking and create pictures that we have not seen before. His latest campaign is no exception.



Gorgeous model mum Mariacarla Boscono is photographed with her own baby daughter. The image to me represents the epitome of motherhood- strength, vulnerability, love and beauty.

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SALE PICKS – 09.01.13

9 Jan

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Here are some of my favorite maternity sale picks!

Isabella Oliver's easy leggings are a must have. You can wear regular leggings during pregnancy, but I found they do not have the necessary stretch - They just go baggy and mis-shaped. After a few wears you resemble Nora Batty!



My favorite Isabella Oliver dress - The Isla Stripe, is now in the sale too! Cut a chic silhouette in Caramel and Black.



The perfect cover up, bump or not. This stylish knit poncho by Joseph is divine.



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