Chateau de Mama

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Baby + Child, Style

My Favourite Online Baby Bow Boutiques

So I have this thing with baby bows. I just love how they ‘complete’ an outfit and I literally must have more than 20 of the damn things!  Thankfully baby girl is very cooperative and keeps them on her head for me (most of the time!) Long may it last! For those of you who love a good bow as much as I do, I’ve compiled a list of my fave online baby bow boutiques below. You’re welcome! 🙂 Disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate ...
Maternity, Style

6 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Maternity Capsule Wardrobe

Considering how much I love to shop, I really impressed myself with how few maternity clothes I bought when I was pregnant. The thoughts of buying things that were only going to last me a few months really made me stop and think, what’s the point? (I’m not normally this sensible just FYI..!) I managed to get through my entire pregnancy by buying just a few key items and styling them up in various ways to make them look and feel different. ...
Maternity, Style

Top 10 Maternity Dresses for Summer Weddings

I’ve missed sooo many weddings back home already this summer given that I couldn’t fly after 34 weeks, however that hasn’t stopped me from rounding up my favourite Boohoo maternity finds for the season! Un-pregnant me would normally steer away from anything too ‘body con’, however I reckon being pregnant is the perfect excuse to go for something a little more fitted than usual. Don’t be shy to show off that baby bump mama! Any of these ...
Baby + Child, Style

New Baby Gift Guide

I feel like every other week someone I know is having a new baby, so I figured it was high time I put together a newborn gift guide in case you’re also experiencing somewhat of a ‘baby boom’ and need some inspiration! I always figure that the couple will receive tons of clothes from other well-wishers, so I generally steer away from that, plus babies grow out of clothes so damn fast. You can’t go wrong with something personalised, or unique ...
Luxury, Style

8 Ways to Save for Luxury Items

I often hear people say ‘oh I wish I could have that’ or ‘I could never afford that’, and I used to think the very same thing, usually when I saw someone with a gorgeous designer bag go by, or whatever it was. Until I realised, I (probably) could have it, maybe not right there and then, but if I wanted it badly enough and was willing to save for it, eventually I could have it. While some of us may be able to save more ...