Weekday Lookbook

Weekday Lookbook

Now that the baby days are over and leggings are no longer a pre requisite, rediscovering my wardrobe has been back in full swing for a while. It can be difficult though, getting the balance between boring practical and stylish. Sadly as a headless-chicken-esk stay at home mum of two sometimes practicalities do have to weigh in, Mulberry and messy play don’t mix. I don’t think practical has to mean drop however and as such I have teamed up with Look Of The Day – LOTD to bring you my parenting with style weekday lookbook.

Monday

Monday is playgroup day, afternoon pre-school for the boy, phonics and swimming for the girl. It is a full on busy mum day ferrying toddlers to places they need to be. Running around, picking them up, getting them changed and fed. Weather permitting I am mostly on foot hauling 4 stones of toddler and double pram. I need comfort as much as I need style. I have my trusty black back pack. I fought the back pack for as long as I could but I have finally succumbed, and they’re ‘in’ at the minute so it is justifiable. A stable pair of black jeans, Adidas originals and combat green hoodie. Teamed with bright lippy and mum bun we are ready to go.

weekday lookbook - monday

Tuesday

‘Tuesday me day’  the day of the week that is mine, well mine and the Mr usually. Both children do pre school Tuesday and once dropped off it is straight to the gym. Post gym life admin is tended to, blogmin and the work load is tackled. Some Tuesdays, OK most Tuesdays Mr Tammy and I partake in a date afternoon of some descript. We lunch somewhere, drink wine and use it as an excuse to get out the house and pretend it is Saturday night. My look of the day is therefore usually something smart, something I feel I have dressed up in and made an effort with, these pink high wasted pleated trousers are the perfect smart-casual look, especially when teamed up with some heels. I love the colour, detailing around the waist and length. They are a must of army up and coming Portuguese getaway.

Weekday look book - tuesday

weekday lookbook tuesday trousers


Wednesday

Wednesday I may be feeling a little sorry for myself after Tuesday and my outfit often reflects this. The kids I and have the morning together either in or out of the house and the girl has pre-school in the afternoon. The boy and I have a date to spend some time together. For fragility I have an oversized all-the-rage slogan tee teamed up with my trusty Zara jeans. The red of course needs some statement lips to go with it.

Weekday lookbook - slogan tee wednesday

Thursday

Day trip day. Thursdays we have the whole day, no pre-schools, playgroups or swimming lessons. Thomas land, the Zoo, any attraction really we’re there. I love this pinny combo for days like today. It is perfect for any season too. A short tee in the summer, long sleeve top and tights on those colder days. I have teamed it with this beautiful bag. It has a shoulder strap or an over the body strap and a separate bag inside to keep all those essentials – saves me stressing that I’ve left the car key on Bertie Bus at Thomas land.

Weekday lookbook - thursday penny

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Friday

We’re back out and about lugging the pram to playgroup, the park, the town. Again we’re out and about most of the day – ‘these boots are made for walking’ and that is precisely what’ll they do. I love these black Chelsea boots with a the gold detailing. They go with everything and the gold really makes the boots stand out from the crowd.

weekday lookbook - friday boots

Shop My Look – Weekday Lookbook

Shop My Look - weekday Lookbook

Left to right; Olive hoodie LOTD Chelsea boots LOTD Pleated Trousers LOTD Back Pack – New Look Slogan tee – LOTD Pink bag – LOTD White shirt – H&M Pinny – LOTD Adidas Originals – JD Sports

Have you got any new or essential items that get you through your busy week? Have you got a season must have or a go to pair of shoes? I’d love to hear from you.

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16 Comments

  1. October 23, 2017 / 6:01 am

    You look much more stylish than I do on my days home with my daughter! Hell, you’re still more stylish than I am when I go to work most days. Love the pinny. #familyfunlinky

  2. October 23, 2017 / 9:02 am

    I think I’m always Wednesday!! #familyfun

  3. October 23, 2017 / 9:21 am

    Oooh soo many great outfits here!! I love the pinifore and the Girl Power Tshirt!! Great Mama style!! #familyfun

  4. October 23, 2017 / 10:37 am

    Some great outfits! Love Tuesday’s trousers and Friday’s boots. #FamilyFunLinky

  5. October 23, 2017 / 1:44 pm

    Love your outfits! One day I will get my style back…!! xx

    #familyfun

  6. October 23, 2017 / 2:41 pm

    What a great idea to share your style like this. I love the pink trousers. #familyfun

  7. October 23, 2017 / 3:50 pm

    I love the ankle boots, they look so comfy and versatile X #familyfunlinky

  8. October 23, 2017 / 4:54 pm

    I’m Wednesday, everyday, and I go to work! Go figure! You do look mahvelous! M’wah! #familyfun

  9. October 23, 2017 / 8:14 pm

    Oh wow I just want to go shopping now! Love your outfits and your day of wine! 😀😀 #funfamilylinky

  10. October 24, 2017 / 12:08 pm

    Looking gorgeous. Those outfits are adorable. Love the looks xx #familyfunlinky

  11. October 24, 2017 / 5:14 pm

    I love the blue boots because they are of a good height, high enough to look stylish, but low enough to be able to still run after the children while wearing them

  12. October 25, 2017 / 5:38 pm

    I just wear jeans and a t shirt most days, I look a frump. I have a lot of weight to loose at the moment, so I don’t really buy clothes. You look amazing everyday!

  13. October 25, 2017 / 6:24 pm

    You are looking so stylish. I’m lucky if I make it out of jeans and a tee, and now with the winter setting in here in Sweden, leggings to go under the outdoor trousers!! I’m no where near your level!! #familyfun

  14. October 28, 2017 / 12:34 pm

    Great outfits. I tend to live in jeans and hoodies but really want to change. Getting dressed up in nice clothes is the one thing I miss about not working, but you’ve just proved it’s still possible to look nice in everyday clothes too, I just need a budget for a new wardrobe now 😂

  15. October 29, 2017 / 2:59 pm

    LOVE that dress! #familyfun

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