I've loved fashion from a young age, there was nothing I enjoyed more than dressing up in my Mum's high heels ( I remember a red pair I literally fell head over heels with) and would draping statement 80's necklaces around my neck, strutting to Michael Jackson on the radio.
I do love kids' winter style so as soon as the temperatures start to drop I love getting the boys layered up in jumpers and toasty warm coats, to see us through the freezing weather in Yorkshire.
PinterestLondon is always a whirlwind for me, and last Wednesday was no exception. Taking my Mum along for a rare night away and quite the party (more of that soon), I had some exciting meetings by day (as always, I'll reveal more when I can)- as we made our way through chic coffee shops in Farringdon to the place I call home in the city, Charlotte Street Hotel, a bustling yet relaxing hub where meetings can turn to dinner easily, and being so close to Soho and the production company I have a TV series in development with, makes it the ideal place for my blogging and TV career to meet.
I love working with me&i and have collaborated with them for years now-they're a seriously cool, super-fun, vibrant Swedish brand for kids (and ladies too), that really embody that retro vintage vibe for modern families everywhere. Look at the bright kids line below-bursting with funky prints, truly happy-making fashion for kids of all ages.
My talented friend, artist and blogger Emma Kaufmann of Emma's Pet Portraits got in touch recently offering to add some much-needed bursts of colour to our living room and new home.
My most favourite opera of all and the very first my mother saw in her teens, made for an extra special evening at The Grand in Leeds for Opera North's epic operatic and most tragic love story, La traviata.
Saturday evening saw me take out my favourite lady, my Mum, for a night at the opera-Opera North's 'The Marriage of Figaro' to be precise for a spot of culture in a spotty dress!
Welcome to my new monthly feature-Who's The Daddy! A huge fan of blogs penned by fathers, I wanted to showcase the rich, insightful and damn right captivating male bloggers who share their point of view on all things parenting and beyond, right here on my blog, once a month with a guest post from each contributor. I'll be tweeting about it using the hashtag #whosthedaddy too if you want to get involved!
I don't have a daughter but I know that lots of my readers do, and being a big fan of heidi klein, (the UK’s first luxurious one-stop beachwear destination) I had to share their exclusive swimwear collection for girls ages 2-10 years. They are utterly beautiful!
It's a real honour to be hired to model for luxe bag company Nova Harley again after the successful shoot last year.
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I love a bit of colour clashing and a print clash come to that (but more of that another time)-quirky, a little bit eccentric but style with edge.
If you guys follow my style blog mummysgotstyle.com too, you'll know I'm a bit bit obsessed with fashion and how empowering and transformative clothes can be-and now the weather is turning, it's time to add another coat to the collection.
Yesterday I went all bright and colour blocked, I put together a bright, vibrant ensemble of blue, fuschia and yellow with my cropped jumper (Topshop), dress (Fever London) and bag (Nova Harley).