Motherhood’s a game changer, isn’t it? Suddenly, there’s this tiny human who demands all your attention, and finding time for yourself, let alone keeping up with your style, seems like a dream from another lifetime. But here’s the thing: getting your style groove back isn’t just nice, it’s necessary for feeling like yourself again. So, let’s take a look into how you can rediscover your style as a new mum and really own this new chapter in your life.

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Embrace Your New Body

First off, your body’s done something amazing, so let’s give it the love it deserves! It might feel like you’re in someone else’s skin, but that’s okay. You’re not meant to fit into your pre-baby jeans right away (or ever), and that’s perfectly fine. What works now? Think about clothes that hug or flow in the right places—wrap dresses, roomy tunics, and yes, those ever-forgiving leggings. These pieces can make you feel fabulous without sacrificing comfort.

Find Functional Yet Fashionable Pieces

Let’s talk about practicality. You’re probably doing a million things at once, so your wardrobe needs to keep up. Easy-access tops for breastfeeding, stretchy fabrics that move with you, and anything with pockets (because pockets are life). And just because it’s practical doesn’t mean it has to be boring. There are loads of brands out there nailing the chic-yet-comfy look, so you don’t have to compromise.

Inject Personal Touches

Accessorising is your new best friend. It’s the easiest way to feel stylish without overhauling your entire wardrobe. A cool scarf, a funky belt, or a statement necklace can elevate your look in seconds. So, why not treat yourself and buy silver jewellery that will help you elevate your outfits in seconds? A little sparkle goes a long way, and it’s a simple way to pep up your day-to-day mommy chic.

Simplify Your Beauty Routine

Gone are the days of leisurely getting ready. Now, if you can snatch five minutes in the bathroom, you’re doing great. Streamline your beauty regime with multi-tasking products—think BB creams, lip and cheek stains, and a killer dry shampoo. It’s all about getting maximum impact with minimal effort, so you can feel somewhat put together even on the messiest days.

Organise Your Closet

An organised closet can be your sanctuary. Keep it tidy with your go-to pieces easy to grab. This isn’t just about convenience; it’s about making those rare moments you have to dress up a bit more enjoyable. You don’t need a sea of clothes you never wear staring back at you. If it doesn’t fit or you just don’t feel it anymore, pass it on. Someone else can give it the love it deserves.

Rediscovering your style as a new mum is about adapting to your new life while keeping a piece of the old you. It’s about finding joy in the little things—like a new piece of jewellery or a five-minute makeup routine that makes you feel ready to take on the world. It’s not just about looking good, but feeling good, embracing this wild new journey of motherhood with all the confidence and style you’ve got.

Check out my other beauty and fashion tips for more inspiration.

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Last Update: Thursday, 30th May 2024