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5 Spring Style Tips for Busy Mums on the Go...

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1. Go for comfort without losing style - Opt for flexible and breathable fabrics that will allow you to move freely and easily with your kids as you all enjoy the warmer weather. Light cotton khakis in a slim fit with a flat front can be worn many ways - pair them with a lightweight twinset and pretty ballet flats or with a breezy tunic and sandals. The Gap offers multiple khaki styles for all body types.
Gap Womens Motorcross Khaki Demi Panel Hip Slung Slim Flare Pants

2. Ditch the all dark palette - Let the renewal and excitement of spring bring out the color in your wardrobe. If you can't say goodbye to your dark clothes at least punch up your accessories with fun color - orange handbag, pink sandals, turquoise scarf, violet patent leather belt, sunny yellow anorak...go for it! BUT not all at the same time. Look for Baekgaard's colorful leather accessories. Your kids will appreciate the lightened up, more playful look!

Caribbean Blue Lemon Baekgaard Tartan Brights Vibrant chic Genuine leather hold everything walletWomen's Slim Dress Belt with Rectangular Buckle - Pink
3. Choose a great day bag - For mothers with small children a wipe-able and roomy day bag is essential and sometimes form unnecessarily loses out to function. Choose a cross-body bag or one with deep shoulder straps so you can be relatively hands free at a moments notice. Le Sport Sac makes fun, lightweight bags in all shapes and sizes and all are super easy to clean. Don't be afraid to choose a wild pattern or bold color - not every handbag needs to be taken so seriously!
LeSportsac Erika Tote,Love Patch,one sizeLeSportsac Sofia (Twinkle)LeSportsac Deluxe Everygirl Tote,Jardin,one size
4. Double Duty Beauty - Lipstick can also be used for blush! Select a neutral pink color with a creamy consistency (steer clear of matte formulas), dab lightly on cheeks and blend with your finger, layering more if needed. Using one product multiple ways will cut down on money and time spent (who has time for full makeup anyway?) and will lighten your handbag's load. Try Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer.
Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer, Fig, .09-Ounce Tubes (Pack of 4)Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer, Guava, .09-Ounce Tubes (Pack of 4)Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer, Champagne, .0975 oz (2.6 g)
5. Tame hair with panache (especially on busy mornings when you're trying to get the brood out the door) - Barrettes or headbands are great for stylishly pinning hair back, concealing bad hair days or adding pizazz to a more conservative outfit. Go for a bold print headband, a slim headband with a gauzy fabric flower or leather barrettes to keep strands out of your face. Macy's offers a lovely range of options for most ages and wallets.

New Liberty Headband