Mummy and Me – Marching Band

Band-camp is a phrase I associate with the American Pie movies. But let me tell you – today that look is hot hot HOT for the new season. And we are going to show you how to get the look for you, and for your little girl. Let’s go!

First up, it would be rude not to start with the Ladies – it’s us first afterall. And what could be better than a bit of Saint Laurent? OK – we can dream…Cropped Wool Blazer £2,565 My Theresa.

Womens and Kids Military Fashion Style Saint Laurent Stella McCartney (1)

The GREAT news is even if we can’t do it for us (because who can at that price?) – we can get that look for our girls for a lot less thanks to this Mel Majortette All in One £87 by Stella McCartney Kids.

Womens and Kids Military Fashion Style Saint Laurent Stella McCartney (2)

So quick march guys and get busy with this trend.

Sing me a lullaby

For those of us who are tone deaf… singing sweet lullabies to our newborns is not a pretty sound! That’s where the music box comes’s perfect for playing them a night night tune to fall asleep to that’s bearable to listen to. Here are my faves depending on your music taste:

1. If you are a fan of Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong and Simon And Garfunkel then this retro cushion by Les Petit Vintage €40 is just your thing. Charming designs and all hand-made.

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Style Spotter – Lean on me

INJECT a splash of colour in your kids room with these simple yet quirky side-tables by Frank Flavell £175. They literally lean against the wall and their super clever design means that they don’t move an inch.


What a perfect place for all their most precious bedtime necessities (aka the CRAP), the drink, the clock, the book (if you are lucky), the scrunched up paper aeroplane that they HAVE to keep or the zillions of rainbow loom bracelets that their besties have made for them … need I go on?

And now for the hardest part..which colour to choose from. I’d vote for yellow.

Available from & Then Shop £175.