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The Ultimate Dressing Up Box?

Pearl Lowe is our kind of (former) rock chick. When she had her brood (she has four children), she put music to one side and returned to her first love – design. It was a way to keep her creative side happy and spend time with her children. With an emphasis on textiles (she’s a vintage-loving fiend), her latest collection is a luxury lifestyle brand for children – Petite Pearl Lowe. And it’s a little girl’s dream come true. (I know one who said, “Wow, wow, wow” when she saw the pictures. Quite a review.) P.S. Come back soon to read Pearl’s five parenting truths.…

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Join the (J) Crew

This adorable little chap is nearly as excited as I am that J.Crew has launched a baby collection.                     I have in the past written of my undying devotion to The Crew – and I am THRILLED that at least one of my favourite people is pregnant so I have the excuse to shop their smallest offerings. It’s a carefully curated selection of own-label designs, and a mini boutique of cool labels (Oeuf, Petit Bateau and the lovely Rikshaw Design). Here’s some of my favourites, you can shop them here.    …


Tried, tested, confirmed: the baby (and beyond) list

This post is dedicated to the new (and newish, and soon-to-be) mamas I know out there. There is evidently something about May (or nine months beforehand) – it is a month for good baby-related news. Welcome to family life. When I was pregnant, and certainly when C was a newborn, I was a sitting target for baby-related retail opportunities, but, when it comes down it, what I really needed was very little. Herein lies my tried-and-tested list  – the things I would recommend and use again and again.…