4 Must-See School Run(way) Items

School’s finally out for the summer! Hurray! Or is it? On the one hand, there is finally that exhilarating feeling of freedom. (Well, as free as you can be with three children in the house… ) Six whole weeks of school-run-free bliss! No more early morning panic, being late no matter how early we get…

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3 Reasons to Rediscover Zara

Mostly Mum has been prowling the shops again! Well, they do say that ‘old habits die hard’, so why break with tradition? And then there is the fact that it’s summer and the shops are simply brimming with too-cute-to-be-true sparkly objects like the earrings pictured below. (Yes, hands up, I am a bit of a…

Slides: Could you, Would you, Should you?

Fashion’s a funny old world! One minute, a certain item is the most undesirable object ever imaginable and then the next, that self-same object is an absolute must-have! Enter stage right, the slide sandal, in what would probably be its most recognisable form: the Adidas Adilette. Hmm… Love it or loathe it? 🤔 If you’re…

Mostly Mum’s Hit and Miss Fash Finds

The early part of this summer has been a bit hit and miss where Mostly Mum’s fashion finds are concerned! Even though the fashion budget is exceedingly tight since our recent transformation from a family of four to five, I normally pride myself on being able to sniff out some amazing (often high-end) pieces through…

Style Stalker – Paris

I know, I know! Mostly Mum has been unusually quiet of late… But she does have a really, really great excuse… She was in the fashion capital of the world, the City of Light, aka Paris, of course, stalking the absolute latest in fashion trends… Oh and we managed to squeeze in some sightseeing with…

Steal Her Star Style – The Mostly Mum Method!

Mostly Mum has been obsessed with ballet flats since… oh about forever! But if I were to put an actual date on my ballet-inspired shoe obsession, it would have to be the summer of 1989 when I acquired my first two pairs of ballet flats (one red and one white) to match the outfits (oh,…

Harry and Meghan – a Modern Fairy Tale?

After a whirlwind royal romance and engagement, Meghan Markle’s Big Day has finally arrived! Today, Saturday 19 May, at midday, Meghan will glide down the aisle of St George’s Chapel in Windsor to marry her Prince, Harry. And how do we feel about this rather momentous occasion here at Mostly Mum HQ? Honestly? A mixed-up…

The Clutter Clinic – Top Tips to Halve your Hoard

Mostly Mum is on a mission – to finally, once and for all, get on top of her hoarding (gulp!) tendencies! Yes, hands up over here! We at Mostly Mum HQ harbour hoarding habits. We don’t mean to… It just sort of happens… A trip to Primark here… An outing to H&M there and we…

The 20 Pictures that Prove Kylie Minogue is a Classic Style Icon

My Kylie-inspired Louboutin court shoes, Prada bag (bought in Paris in 2003 because I’d seen a pic. of Kylie toting a brown suede version! ❤️) and gold lamé cushions (those ‘Spinning Around’ hot pants, anyone?!) Kylie is fifty this year, or to be more precise, at the end of the month! Sharp intake of breath…