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DREAMY

15 Jan

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'Who say's you can't re-invent a classic?' Indeed.

It's my big 3-0 c0ming up next month so for something to do, and because my husband recently asked for gift ideas, I have been having a little dream about what I might just love to receive - The re-worked Saint Lauren Cassandre has totally caught my eye. Isn't she dreamy? And what's even better, I haven't spotted her on any a WAG or celeb wanna-be.

OK, so Cassandre is not going to be very practical as a new mum with toddler and newborn in tow. But it's my birthday, and anyway, baby (and no-doubt A) will b ... Read More

MADDERSON LONDON STYLE DIARY

15 Jan

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Just before Christmas I signed up with Madderson London to feature in their first ever style diary. So far I have styled three looks from their stunning collection of luxury maternity wear. You can follow each look here and on the Madderson website.

As well as a chic and stylish maternity collection, Madderson London have recently launched ready to wear. Their press party is at the end of the month and is sure to be a star studded event. Zara Tindall and Holly Willoughby are already big fans, both recently pictured wearing their designs. As you can imagine I am really excited to ... Read More

PICK ME UP

14 Jan

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I am now 32 weeks pregnant and feel like my wardrobe needs a little pick me up. By day I have been living in those favorite maternity skinnies, chunky knits and mannish shirts. The investment jeans are still going strong but up top I am struggling. Thanks to that inevitable baby bump, non-maternity styles are starting to look simply too small. There is nothing more unattractive than a pregnant woman trying to squeeze out the last few wears of her regular wardrobe when it just doesn't fit. Today's outfit (maternity jeans 9London and shirt Ralph Lauren) is my case in point. I just a ... Read More

THE TARTAN SNEAKER

14 Jan

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The tartan sneaker, a simple, chic, slip-on, brought to you last fall by Celine and lusted after by myself ever since. Unfortunately said pair were a sell-out (let me know if you find where I can still purchase?! I am thinking these would be perfect for post-baby walking in style.) but you can now buy into the trend once again thanks to the high street (here) and at a fraction of the cost. I would hurry up though as these too are flying fast.

I love with a bare leg, but seeing as we are still in the throws of winter a leather pant and chunky sweater will have to do. Shall I?
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BEDROOM DETAILS

13 Jan

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So here it is, as promised in my resolutions post, the first interiors blog of 2014.

After recently finishing a year long stint of renovations, I'm talking new roof, windows, rendering, knocking down walls, re-building, re-plastering, bathrooms, painting, decorating and finally furnishing (all whilst living under said same roof, pregnant and with a toddler ) I like to think I know a little bit about interiors and design.

Pinterest is the best place to be when looking for interior style and design inspiration. When we began our house project I sta ... Read More

THE EVER-CHIC CAMILLA SHIFT

8 Jan

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Look three for my Madderson London style diary, featuring the Camilla shift dress. A chic everyday style statement that is just as stunning after dark.

I have been wearing this look a lot over the festive period, it's just so comfortable and effortless. At 30 weeks effortless when getting dressed is mandatory. Made from luxurious double-knit Italian jersey, with exquisite gold trim detailing, the Camilla Shift is more than just your regular maternity LBD. It's also surprisingly warm so perfect for these cold days we have been having. As with all ML pieces this is a styl ... Read More

BUNDLE ME

7 Jan

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A necessary accessory for winter is a soft and cosey footmuff of some sort for your stroller, to keep your little one warm. Blankets, forget it, they get kicked off in no time. (Well by A anyway.) Last winter I invested in a sand footmuff to match my Bugaboo Cameleon, this year I have been sent a JJ Cole Bundle me. In chic grey with beige sheepskin interior. Little A has never been more snugly (or stylish) whilst out and about.

My only qualm, which I must mention, is that the sheepskin is a pain to keep clean, especially with this weather we have been having. But, it wa ... Read More

RESOLUTIONS

6 Jan

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I have been a little slack with my blog posts over the Christmas period. But I figure like me, you guys have all been enjoying your time off, over-indulging and relaxing, and so probably haven't had time to even notice (or miss me)...?

Sadly it's now all over for another year. But with the start of 2014, instead of feeling blue, January blues as they say, I have decided to see this new year as a positive new start. After all those January Blues are  just a frame of mind. So that's my resolution number 1 - always remain positive, focus forward and never look b ... Read More

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

1 Jan

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Happy 2014! Lat night was the first time ever (as an adult) we have spent New Years eve at home, doing nothing, and it was actually really nice. We sat up watching Graham Norton then snuggled in bed for Big Ben and the fireworks. Weren't they spectacular?! And how lovely, we were asleep by 12.15 and did not wake up until 9.30 the next morning. That's a pretty good start to 2014. Little A was a star and let us have a much needed lie-in. She obviously needed one too.

I hope you all had a fabulous evening, whatever you were up to, and may this new year bring you love, laug ... Read More

SO FAR…

28 Dec

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I have finally purchased the first few pieces for number 2. I always said I would wait for the sales so am pleased I managed to resist until now. At just over seven months nesting has already kicked in. (Seems earlier this time?) My morning was spent sorting through A's old newborn clothes and realising that actually I do need some additions. She was a summer baby, this one will arrive at the beginning of March. It might be snowing - I have nothing warm, or cosey.

So, you might have seen on my Instagram, This afternoon I invested in two super cute knitted pieces from St ... Read More
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