Every mom wants to always look stylish but what are these style secrets to get us. Motherhood definitely has a way all mums ‘busy’ with no time for themselves. But amidst this, some women seem to have it all figured out, when it comes to their style.
It’s no secret that most moms struggle with their style and confidence after child birth. Which is commonly attributed to our postpartum body changes and of cus cloth sizes.
With all that being said, here are five (5) secrets of busy stylish moms to help with your style confidence now.
They Always Opt for Comfort
Busy mums always opt for comfort when choosing their looks. Gone are the days of fashion expression like “fashion is pain’ or ‘suffer for fashion’ and the likes. Rather, busy mums think about themselves by saying no to items that make them feel any discomfort. For instance, going for kitten heels rather than a 4 inched shoe, or picking mum jeans over leather pants etc. The go is to make comfortable fashion choices and still look stylish and confident while at it.
They Keep Colours Minimal
Deciding and matching different colours can be a bit time wasting for a busy mum. Hence, they opt for a minimalist style, by keeping colours in their wardrobe as minimal and neutral as possible. The goal behind this option is to make pulling looks and combos easier. On the other hand, It makes them look classy and stylish, and maturity thus a great choice for mums.
They always accesorise well
Wearing nice clothes takes a look from 0-50%, and accessorising takes the outfit from 50% – 100%. Accessorising is one of the most important things when putting together a great outfit, however for busy mums, they opt for the principle of ‘less-is-more’, basically they invest in simple quality staple accessories that transitions through different outfits. Good examples are simple pendant necklaces, black classic handbags, dark sunglasses, silk scarves etc.
They ACCESSORIZE well
They have Uniforms
Uniforms are those outfits or combination we love and already know that it makes us look confident, sometimes, they are also versatile enough to serve different types of occasions. Busy moms know this, thus they have lots of uniform looks in their arsenal to help them get ready in a timely and fashionable manner. Good examples based on individual personal styles include buttoned down white shirt+ different coloured bottoms, basic tees + jeans, black dresses, jumpsuits etc. Whatever they opt for they are always sure of an overall confident look.
They Wear Less Makeup
There are a thousand reasons why women love to wear makeup- from boosted confidence, to enhancing appearance, skin protection, perfecting photos etc., definitely wearing makeup is worth it. However becoming a mom comes with more responsibility, hence if the occasion does not call for it, busy mom are more accustomed to using less makeup and sometimes they hardly wear makeup in order to save time. However to be successful with this, they always ensure they have a good skin care routine that makes them look radiant in their natural looks.
Titilade Ilesanmi is a CommerciaL Lawyer turn Style Coach for mums. She has a goal to help mums build back their confidence and unlock their potential through style. You can reach her on [email protected] or Facebook & Instagram on @stylemejune