Dressing your age whilst keeping stylish and practical is challenge enough to anyone then throw in looking after young children too and where do you start? Make sure your clothes can deal with the challenges of the day, after all, when junior has darted off into the bushes, you don’t want to be bent over retrieving him as a gust of wind blows your skirt skywards. A trouser suit is stylish and practical – not only will you avoid any flashing accidents but you can wear a funky top and still be able to cover it with a jacket if the little miss/master finger paints you during dinner. Recreate a similar style with separates teaming together smart trousers and a tailored jacket if you don’t fancy a suit or try out a glam tuxedo for an evening do.
Suit – Autograph single breasted suit in chocolate mix, £144 at Marks & Spencer.
Top – Embellished mesh top, £35 at Next.
Shoes – Bronze jewelled mules, £30 at Next.
Earrings – Double filigree hoop earrings, £5 at Accessorize.