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I love ruffles like I love coffee and that’s a lot. They have an air of frivolity to them, feminine, romantic…bad ass. So, I’m kind of all over this summer’s trend for Bardot inspired cold shoulder tops, in every hue, print and style. I love them, but…………… ….what’s up with […]

I’M WEARING…BRA-FRIENDLY COLD SHOULDER TOPS {MUMS THAT SLAY}


The Mama Style List no 9
Welcome to the latest issue of The Mama Style List a round up of a few of my favourite things right now. This week is all about the spectacular, the shiny and the summery, as I wrap up the birthday celebrations for both MG and myself and get ready for […]

THE MAMA STYLE LIST NO. 9 – PICNICS, PARTY HATS ...


#MumsThatSlay Linky 6
Hello and welcome to the third #MumsThatSlay blog link up. Last week, I had a solo kitchen disco, hopefully some more of you wonderful style mamas will get involved in the action this week. This week, I’m talking about embracing my middle years, as I turned 35 today. I’d love […]

#MUMSTHATSLAY NO 4



Style After Nine Turning 35 8
You’ll have to excuse the tardiness of today’s #MumsThatSlay post. Today is my birthday, my 35th birthday to be precise and after a pretty mega house party/BBQ on saturday night, I’m only just feeling myself. Gone are those days of bouncing back, all bright eyed and limber with just a paracetamol […]

ON TURNING 35 IN STYLE


Baby Sun Hats Little Hotdog Watson 7
If your baby is anything like my Lolo, the sun’s rays are big meanies that make babies whimper, cower and cry. That’s why, as the days get warmer and brighter, it’s all about baby sun hats to keep your precious one summer-proofed in style. Now the trick is to choose a […]

THE RULES OF WEARING BABY SUN HATS


best illuminators
Whoever said ‘black don’t crack’ was lying, because I’m cracking. Thanks to Facebook’s daily memory prompt, I can see just how quickly I’ve cracked from my days pre-motherhood to now. I can really only put it down to two things, less sleep and more stress. But never mind, I’ve got […]

#MUMSTHATSLAY NO. 3 – THE BEST ILLUMINATORS FOR MUMS THAT ...



#MumsThatSlay Linky
Happy Monday! Welcome to a new week and our second #MumsThatSlay linky. What a great inaugural style fest we had last week? Many thanks to Storybook Apothecary and Minis and MORE for sharing some fab mama beauty blog posts. This week I’ve been celebrating the BBQ weather in BBQ-ready gingham. […]

#MUMSTHATSLAY NO. 2


Style After Nine Gingham Fashion for all stages Gigi Hadid
I have just spent the last few days straddling panic and bliss. Panic, because it’s that time of year when my mama flesh goes on show and bliss, because yey, it’s been warm enough for me to get my legs and arms out. So, the pleasure of glorious summer weather far […]

TREND WATCH! GINGHAM FASHION FOR ALL MAMA STAGES


Style After Nine Bomber Jackets for Boys 12
I find boys often get overlooked when it comes to fashion, which is why I’m celebrating them in this post and rounding up the best bomber jackets for boys. There is so much more to boys’  fashion then jeans and t-shirts. Yes it partly comes down to what their mates […]

DA BOMB! THE BEST BOMBER JACKETS FOR BOYS



Rachel Riley Metallic Sandals on The Mama Style List
Welcome to The Mama Style List No. 8. #TheMamaStyleList is my fortnightly round up of new buys and wants for the kids and I. This week I’m wishing I was pregnant again, envying kids’ kitchens and ready to slum it like Solange. Clockwise from Top Left: I think Baby Lolo […]

THE MAMA STYLE LIST NO.8 – SLEEP, SOLANGE & STYLISTS