We know that life can be a bit chaotic when you’re juggling kids, work, and endless errands. But guess what? You can slay the style game while doing it all! So, if you’re ready to add a dash of ritz to your daily routine, here are seven fun and quirky tips to help you stay stylish on the move!
When you’re an on-the-go mom, versatility is your best friend. The trench coat is your trusty sidekick, ready to save the day. It instantly upgrades your look and comes with those magical pockets – perfect for putting all of your kids’ snacks, pacifiers, and small toys to keep the little ones entertained. On colder days, layer it over a cozy sweater; on warmer days, throw it over a light tee.
I’m sure pockets are not enough to fit all your things. So, we suggest that you pair your outfit with functional handbags that can fit all the mom essentials.
Opt for one in a chic, neutral color or a bold pattern to make a statement. You can even find ones with detachable straps for those rare moments when you can switch from “mom mode” to “me time.” Say goodbye to those bulky and unflattering diaper bags and hello to effortless style!
3. Wear Sunglasses
Stylish sunglasses could make you look glamorous even when you feel less than radiant. On those early mornings after a sleepless night, they’ll hide your tired eyes, making you look instantly chic.
They provide extra sun protection and allow you to sneak a few moments of peace away from curious toddler eyes. You can think of them as your paparazzi shield that helps you maintain an air of mystery while you dash through your busy day.
4. Have a Pair of Statement Shoes
A funky pair of kicks can take your basic jeans-and-tee combo from zero to hero. So, even if you’re chasing your toddler around the playground, your feet will be comfy and chic! Go for bold colors, eye-catching patterns, or even a touch of bling on your sneakers. These patterns and designs also help cover mud and stains if you’re always out for active vacations with the family, especially if you get camouflage or leopard print sneakers.
Instead of wearing your everyday leggings, because it’s just easy like that, replacing them with cute skinny jeans, you could upgrade your regular outfit. Leggings are often associated with activewear and loungewear, while denim screams outdoor wear. You wouldn’t want others to think you just finished your home workout!
The hat is your ultimate ally on a bad hair day or when you’re too busy to wash your hair (again). This is perfect for disguising the last-minute bun, braids, or messy curls before dashing out the door. It acts as a “get out of bad hair jail” card, making you look effortlessly cool!
7. Finish Off Your Look with a Shawl
Even easy after-school snacks could be messy if your child is very playful and energetic. Shawls have your back if you’re hiding food or a milk stain caused by your little ones! Try tying one around your torso for an effortlessly chic look, or wrap it as a headband when running late for a school event. They can even double as blankets or cloth towels for the kids.
Confidence Is the Key to Being a Stylish Mom
No accessory or trendy item can replace the power of self-assuredness. So show off these simple yet functional fashion pieces while letting your confidence shine through!
You’re not just a mom; you’re a fashion-forward supermom, and that’s the most stylish thing of all. Strut your stuff, conquer the world, and always believe in your fabulous self. You’re a mom with unmatched style!
By Erika Robertson
Erika Robertson is a creative writer, artist, and content strategist. She is an advocate for children and family mental health and wellness. In her spare time she creates public art, doodles ideas for children’s picture books, and relaxes over a daily pot of afternoon tea.