Peek into my closet and you’ll find prints, patterns, and graphic tees poking out of every corner. For me, these are the parts of fashion that make dressing up fun. They’re the flavor, the punctuation mark, the conversation starter. And over the years, I’ve realised there are a few prints that transcend seasonal trends, so I’ve invested in these and mixed them up in my everyday mum outfits. One of my all time favourite prints for my mum street style—camo—looks all kinds of awesome on little dudes, so I’ve added this print to his closet, too.
When incorporating camo into our mum street style, striking a feminine balance against this masculine print is key.
Follow these easy ways to add glam or create a perfectly soft contrast to your army print look.
- An armful of chunky gold bracelets
- A head-turning shade of red lipstick
- Highlighter yellow ballet flats
- Soft, romantic (slightly sheer) tops
- Relaxed lightweight sweaters
- A touch of lace, eyelet, or applique
I snapped these photos of T at the break of dawn—our little man is one early bird that beams the moment he wakes. Once we go through our getting ready routine, we’ll sprawl on his play mat while he scrambles after balls, squeals, tries to hug his “big bro,” Nap the corgi, and unloads and reloads all his toys into his tiny toy cart. This much activity at such an ungodly hour is still a harsh transition my mind and body are adjusting to. But the second T turns to me with his bright eyes and endless smile, the sleepiness fades and I feel ready and excited for the adventures that wait for us that day.
Mum Street Style – Camo
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