Nail it down

I am a gal who likes nothing better than taking time out for a manicure.  I have, however, on many occasions found myself unable to take this time out when life and children get in the way.  Well, move over ‘time-pressed mamas’, may I introduce the ‘last minute pseudo manicure.’  I have just discovered the world … Continue Reading

The School Run Outfit I Can’t Stop Wearing

Before I had my three boys, I never thought I would write a sentence that contained the phrase…”I have found the perfect school run outfit.”  The sentence in itself sounds awful; and also appears to demonstrate that you actually care what people think of you whilst dropping off your kids at 8 am in the morning! … Continue Reading

Brow Pal

I’m constantly searching for what I like to call: ‘minimal effort make up tips’.  Some people love makeup and the ritual of re-applying it throughout the day – but that is not something I subscribe to. For me, applying make up once in the morning is more than enough; unless I’m heading out that evening to … Continue Reading

The Good Web Guide Interview with NotSuchAModelMum

 Check out fashionable parenting on Instagram in the company of friends Jessica and Caroline.  Friends Jessica Arora and Caroline Barton met on the Parisian modelling circuit trudging from casting to casting fourteen years ago. They now have five children between them and have set up a fashion, lifestyle and mum blog NotSuchAModelMum. They were recently featured on @boden_clothing’s Instagram feed and site. … Continue Reading

New Black Dress!

My old favourite black ‘Self Portrait’ dress has become what I call “wardrobe gold”- namely,  a ‘little black dress’ for all occasions, for all seasons, and most importantly…it is a dress that I feel great in.  This dress will be my friend forever, and it is nigh impossible to usurp it from its “King of … Continue Reading

& Other Stories Love with one BIG Drawback

I love nothing more than discovering a new brand that ticks all the boxes, and this brand I have stumbled upon incorporates all the elements on my wish-list: style; luxuriant fabrics; and interesting use of techniques (such as embroidery, pleated prints and well thought out silhouettes.) However, I seem to be a bit behind on … Continue Reading

Life in the Hood

Gone are the ASBO days of the nineties, and early naughties where anyone wearing a hoodie was arrested, or at least let off with a caution.  The ASBO police would have a hard time nowadays at the fashion weeks, with half of the fashion industry trotting around in hoodies.  That old guilty pleasure of stealing … Continue Reading

NotSuchAModelMum Interview by Boden

It’s Valentine’s Day with a difference. We asked best pals and business partners Jessica and Caroline from @notsuchamodelmum to let us in on the secret to great style and lasting friendship in our Palentine’s Day shoot special. Who needs cards when you can have cashmere instead?