Category Elsie’s style


I HAVEN’T done an ‘Elsie style post’ for ages! Donkeys in fact. So the other day, when there was a break in the heavy rain we’ve been having, I decided to take my wee poppet outside and encourage her to take part in her very own ‘photoshoot’. She was striking all kinds of poses – some of them worked and some of them didn’t quite work so well (!) -but

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I TOOK Elsie to Yorkshire Sculpture Park a week or so ago. It was the perfect place for her to scamp about, run amok and ‘break in’ her amazing new boots. Her ‘Hattie’¬†monkey boots from Young Soles that are made from the softest navy leather and feature the most stunning contrasting Liberty print shoelaces. I have to say when these luxury boots arrived for Elsie, I couldn’t stop touching the

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‘Love’ly footwear from Brantano

ALL us parents know, that footwear for little ones can cost a small fortune. Their little feet and wiggly toes just love to grow, don’t they?! Which is wonderful and charming, but sometimes means you can go through an alarming number of pairs of shoes in as little as 12 months. And it’s not just shoes either, but sandals for those glorious hot days, wellies for the wet or snowy

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Hats off to Olivier Baby

YESTERDAY was one of those beautiful, crisp but sunny Autumnal days. The perfect day to head to the park (with ‘rabbit’ obviously) kick about the fallen leaves and wear a fancy hat. Elsie that is, not me. I have much to learn from my daughter when it comes to head attire! This was no ordinary hat though. No, no, no. This was an extraordinary luxurious cashmere hat from the stunning

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FRIDAY FIVE: My favourite childrenswear companies

WITH Elsie now approaching her 2nd birthday (I still can’t believe how quickly it’s gone!) it’s safe to say I’ve become acquainted with some fabulous childrenswear brands over the past few years. It’s hard to whittle them down, the choice for girls being particularly fantastic, but here are five of my favourites currently. And some top tips on what to buy from each one. ———   Mothercare An obvious one

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