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12 Breastfeeding-Friendly Summer Dresses

I love a light and flowy number in summer. These dresses perfect the July heat and especially practical if you’re breastfeeding. Someone asked recently what brands and styles I could recommend for post-pregnancy, so I’ve picked out a couple from TLM Edit and some I’ve spotted across the internet. As always, the shops are teeming with gorgeous summer outfits but not all are made equal. If you’re breastfeeding, you need something with shoulders you can slip on and off or with buttons that can be easily undone. Here are my favourite no-hassle dresses to help you look fabulous this summer with baby in tow.

For the weekend

Electric blue and purple midi dress, TLM Edit


I can’t resist a floral print in summer and this blue and purple midi is flattering in all the right places. The V-neck gives easy access for feeding your little one.

Electric blue and coral oriental dress, TLM Edit


My collection of boho maxi dresses just gets bigger and bigger. This electric blue pick just does everything right: it nips in at the ribcage and gives the illusion of having long legs!

For your luxury staycation

Endless Nights Maxi Dress, Free People


Free People has so many casual and chic maxi options. I picked this one for its V-neck and front-tie detail. It’s practical, very flattering and comes in three colours: black, tangerine and mint.

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Blue and white tie midi dress, TLM Edit


For versatility, this dress gets first prize. Throw on over your swimsuit at the beach, slip on with some trainers during the day or don with some heels in the evening. The tassel and tie detail gets points for practicality too!

Green tunic midi dress, TLM Edit


Tunic dresses are the best option if you’re after something light and loose-fitting. The floral blue and yellows make this my favourite choice to garden parties and summer soirees.

For the office

Kyla ruffled midi dress, Melissa Odabash


I love the relaxed feel of this dress with its simple ruffle and button details. Pull on some espadrilles and pair this with a straw bag. Adjust the shoulder straps and unbutton the front to make things most comfortable for you.

Lyon broderie cotton dress, Hush


Broderie anglaise is such a pretty and timeless pattern. I’d usually opt for this sort of pattern in white but this yellow shirt dress from Hush is just so eye-catching and summery.

For your summer soiree

Dress with bow details, ZARA


Zara always gets it right when it comes to simple and effortless style. I love that this dress is made from 100% organic cotton and is super breathable.

Off-shoulder boho midi dress, TLM Edit


Off-shoulder dresses are an easy go-to for post-pregnancy style. Show off your shoulders and collar bones with this eye-catching boho midi — and slip off easily when baby needs a feed.

Santorini tiered maxi dress, Free People


This dress has me dreaming of holidays, sunsets and long summer nights. I like the puff sleeves and chest tie details.

For making a statement

Ivory print double v maxi dress, Topshop


I know this one has a pretty low V so might not be for everyone but the green leaf print on ivory is just irresistible. Have you seen the sleeve detail? This is a summer statement dress!

Julie off-the-shoulder floral cotton dress, Dodo Bar Or

£213 (was £356)

This dress captures the essence of flower power. The reds, oranges and browns are straight out of a 70s vacation and I love it. Huge earrings and strappy sandals are a must.

Speaking of holidays… have you booked your summer staycation yet?

Big Fashion

Best Of The Rest : The Sales

Who has time to trawl the high street to check out the sales? No, I thought not. Even if you were inclined to give it a go, the sight of rails with only size 6’s and 16’s left (lucky you if you are one of those!) is enough to make me walk back out the door as quickly as I went in. Over the last few months, I have been waiting in the wings to see if a few items on my wishlist have appeared in the summer sales. And a few have. Here they are!

Maje Sailor Style Bonded Leather Jacket WAS £479 NOW £335

Now is the perfect time to grab an authentic leather jacket. Buy it before you need it in the sale!


Isabel Marant Black Voile Top WAS £195 NOW £75

Oooh a little ruffle. The dress version is now sold out, but grab a bit of Marant with this cute top.



Toast Linen Short Sleeve Tee WAS £55 NOW £27

Hard to think this retails for £55. Phew, that’s alot for a white T Shirt. It is because they fit like a dream and YOU can get it at almost half price. Comes in lots of other jewel colours.

Linen Short Sleeve Tee

Anthropologie Maree Printed Trousers WERE £88 NOW £61

Printed trousers will see you through the summer and into Autumn. There is no hiding from them. You wouldn’t be able to hide in these anyway.


Mango Embroidered Panel Dress WAS £49.99 NOW £24.99

Even if this style is a la mode, at this price it doesn’t (really) matter if it only gets a couple of wears along the promenade. Holiday dresses here.  School run dress here.

Embroidered panel dress | MANGO


Ash Isha Black Boots From Katie & Jo WAS £203 now £53

Ok, only one size left (40 – my size) so if you are quick, you may beat me to it. (I am including you as want you to beat me to it as I already have some tassled black boots (not as nice as these though!)

Isha Boots, Black



Maje Stretch Lace Dress Was £290 NOW £145

Pretty as a picture and from one of my favourite labels Maje.


Hush Florence Dress WAS £60 NOW £40

Perfect school holiday dress. dark enough to show the dirt and long enough not to flash!

Florence Dress


Puma Activewear Leggings WAS £55 NOW £41

I am yet to purchase any new activewear as I have no reason to (!) but if I was I would go electric blue with a bit of black panelling. Activewear sales have already overtaken denim in China. Will it happen here?

Soludos Smoking Slipper WAS £88 NOW £44

Tan colour & platform heel – great on the legs!


New Balance Red 620 Trainers WAS £70 NOW £45.50

Sporty and cool. I LOVE New Balance!

Image 1 of New Balance Red 620 Trainers


Have you found any bargains? Tell me if I am missing any! xx




Big Fashion

‘School Run’ Dresses

Despite the weather going two steps forward, one step back, at least it is going in an upward curve towards a consistent 20c by the end of May. I don’t know about you, but I felt completely stung in the wardrobe department during the last ‘heatwave’. The only clothes cool enough (temp wise) were maternity dresses that were still lurking around from two years ago.

Anyway, not to labour on about an unsatisfactory wardrobe or the British weather, I have done a little advance planning so I am more prepared when it is time to don less attire. These are my top ‘throw on dresses’.  They are simple and understated – easy to whack on when you are in a rush but want to stay cool.

G Star Boyfriend Denim Shirt Dress £100

Can’t go wrong with a shirt dress and in denim, it’s an even younger vibe.


Danielle Dress £75 Hush

If you dare to wear a bit of red, keep jewellery plain and shoes flat. Voila!

Florence Dress £60 Hush

Love the electric blue.

Whistles Josi Black Dress £95

Love a little black dress in the summer and this loose fit dress from Whistles is casual and chic.

Image 1 of Whistles Josie Smock Dress

Onlymyrina Summer Dress £23

For this price you could buy the mustard and the navy. It is long enough to wear solo and just about short enough to wear over jeans if you get a bit chilly.


Blue Summer Dress £34 Gap

Was undecided whether to put this on my upcoming ‘Holiday Dresses’ or here. So versatile – you could build sandcastles in it and hot foot it down the road to school.


Set Summer Dress £280

The price reflects the quality, so if you were looking for something that will last a few years in a universally flattering colour, this is for you.


Vanessa Bruno Sleeveless Ruffle Dress £210

I am very attracted to this colour. So much so, that I want this dress.  (Although to pull of the low slung waist you have to have pretty long legs.)


Zalando Essentials £13

No, she she isn’t in scrubs (a surgeon doesn’t belt their waist!)  It also comes in five other colours. At that price, it is worth a look.


Stay tuned for ‘Holiday Dresses’ and if you need some inspo in the slacks department, you may like this post





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7 Little Black Dresses

On my cyber hunt for a wedding outfit for March, I was a bit sidetracked by lots of lovely Little Black Dresses.  Like men, they appear when you aren’t looking for them. (Not that I have been wanting any to appear since I have been married but you know the old wives tale!)  If you are lucky enough to have a glamorous event in the next few months and your old LBD is a bit tired, below are a 7 dresses to inspire.

Kate Spade Open Backed Bow Dress £378

Pretty back. The low back makes the more traditional fabric of satin a bit more risque. Perfect for a family party.


Cynthia Rowley Off Shoulder Pleated Dress £244.99

I have a thing for this seasons ‘off the shoulder’ trend. For good reason too – it’s so feminine and forgiving.


Alice + Olivia Organza Mini Dress £945

Ok, with that price, it’s not a dress that you can just whack on your Paypal and hope that a few Ebay sales will make it go unnoticed, but with the gorgeous feather detail – it is definitely one to bookmark for a special event.


Maje Crepe and Lace Dress £124.50

This dress has such a sexy back, that’s if you are able to go without a bra… Not for the faint hearted, but it might make a few people whoozy!



Self Portrait Cut Work Layered Dress On Sale at £196

I love this brand. It is definitely inspiring me to take my wardrobe into this decade. Not sure it would totally suit me, but want someone to buy it!


& Other Stories Floral Lace Dress £165

This could take you from work to a restaurant.  Looks better in the flesh…


Isabel Marant Ruffled Naoko Dress £295

This dress has Bohemium glamour nailed. I love it…


Happy shopping!

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Jumpers With Detail

School Run Boots

School Run Trainers

Embroidered Jackets

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Events Fashion Places

Four Fairies And A Prince: Pop Up Shop

Four Fairies and a Prince invites you to it’s pop-up shop at 330 Kings Road, London from the 20th of April to the 5 May, 2015.

Invitation - All Welcome

Something for everyone

They will showcase its Scandinavian-Dutch quality clothing, accessories and toys for children aged between one and ten years old. I absolutely love their website – there something for your handsome Prince and little fairy, from clothes, to wands to party accessories.  It’s in collaboration with Cecilia of Scandinavian Fashion and Andraya from MeMe London, so there will be something for adults and children alike.


Scandinavian Fashion

Stackable Bracelets

Stackable Bracelets

Look forward to seeing you there!

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Camilla Crawford: Liberty Obsession

My ‘all things’ Liberty obsession started when I knew I was having a girl and I could finally let the proverbial floodgates open and start day dreaming about floral fabric without it being weird.

I don’t pretend to be anything other than a traditionalist when it comes to dressing A.  Despite admiration for little tots swathed in denim, leggings and cute mini converse – I have tried it with A and she just doesn’t suit it (as much as a 10 month old doesn’t suit things…)  Apparently soon (umm, very) she will have a mind of her own so I need to get my Peter Pan collar and Alice band fix in now.


My ‘go to’ lady for sweet tops, bloomers and dresses is the delightful Millie Crawford, a London based mother with a knack for sewing up a storm in the size and fabric you require, both quickly and reasonably priced. What’s not to love!

Peak Princess