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Street Style Mums: Vicki Psarias-Broadbent, Honest Mum

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Street Style Mums Vicki Psarias-Broadbent

In today’s Street Style Mums, I’m talking to Vicki Psarias-Broadbent, of Honest Mum and Mummy’s Got Style

Street Style Mums Vicki Psarias-Broadbent

Vicki is a professional blogger with two successful blogs, Honest Mum and Mummy’s Got Style and also works as a model, film director and ambassador for many fashion brands. She has a fabulous sense of style and is a wife to Peter and mum to boys Oliver (5) and Alexander (2). Here’s what she had to say!

Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Bold, vibrant and glam hopefully! I’m definitely a dress girl.

Q: Have you always dressed this way?
A: Yes. I like to add skinny jeans occasionally but I feel more comfortable in a dress day and night. Even as a little girl I loved dresses but mum wasn’t a pink lover so I was in lemon, pastel blue and red. I had a really cool wardrobe as a kid!

Q: How important do you think it is to have style when you’re a mum?
A: It’s important to find your own style and not follow – find what works for you. I go for classics like an animal print or a LBD (little black dress) with some red lipstick as this look never goes out of fashion. The chef, Nigella Lawson says make up is her armor and I absolutely agree and count clothes in that too!

Q: If you have limited time, what are the essentials you do before leaving the house?
A: I always wear eyeliner, mascara, lipstick, powder and bronzer. I have been known to wear my ‘pretend I’m going to the gym’ kit for the school run like a nice Sweaty Betty yoga pants and vest combo with a chic hoody but usually I pull on a day dress as it compliments my figure. I have an hourglass figure and love a tea dress number most days.

Q: Do you think you ‘lose yourself’ when you have kids and if so, how do you stop that happening?
A: I think that saying you lose yourself is rather negative and I like to be positive, but when I had my first baby I definitely lost a lot of confidence after a traumatic birth. I had to redefine who I was as I felt my identity got skewed somewhat. With my second child, I felt empowered, it was a completely different experience as it was a tranquil birth and I had a lot of support around me as we’d moved to live to closer to my family. I did feel putting on my face even when most sleep-deprived with both helped me personally. It gave me the confidence to face the day and concealed my eyebags!

Style-wise I think I became more stylish after kids, once my boys were toddlers and I got my figure back. I bought classic, more expensive piece that were made to last. I mix designer and vintage with high street buys-I love Topshop for cute floral tea dresses and Uniqlo for cashmere jumpers and dresses in the winter.

Q: What are you wearing today? Where is it from?
A: I love Fever London for day or evening dresses (the photo was taken before dinner and cocktails recently)- here I’m wearing a little red number by Fever London with statement (mint and red blooms) necklace by Yosa, whom I’m a brand I’m an ambassador for.

I love bold jewellery, showstopping pieces that add real personality and glamour to any outfit. I find red really empowering too! My fine jewellery is my engagement ring, wedding ring and I have two eternity rings (very lucky) and a sapphire and diamond tennis bracelet my Mum gave me after the birth of my second son, Alexander. Day to day I can’t live without my monochrome Miami bag by Nova Harley, I keep my whole life in it including everything for the kids. I’m proud to be an ambassador and model for this beautiful luxe bag brand too.

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Fashion · Fashion & Beauty · Womanhood

Comments to Street Style Mums: Vicki Psarias-Broadbent, Honest Mum

  • Thanks so much for interviewing me Nadine, I’m honoured x

    Honest mum 5th August 2015 9:28 am Reply
    • You were a pleasure to interview Vicki! x

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:41 pm Reply
  • Lovely post Nadine, and beautiful as ever Vicki!

    Laura 5th August 2015 11:34 am Reply
    • Thanks Laura! Glad you stopped by! x

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:48 pm Reply
  • Wow, most definitely Bold, vibrant and glam x

    Rachel 5th August 2015 12:18 pm Reply
  • Vicki always looks very glam. I am something of a dressed down mum

    Jen 5th August 2015 1:10 pm Reply
  • Very glam! I am also in the glam mum camp – have always loved to be dressed up rather than down 😀

    Michelle 5th August 2015 2:12 pm Reply
    • Glamma Mammas! Maybe we should start a new blog?! haha x

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:48 pm Reply
  • I wish I had the confidence to dress myself up everyday x

    Sonia @ This Mummy Loves 5th August 2015 2:34 pm Reply
    • I honestly think that when I do dress up it gives me more confidence. Hope you give it a try x

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:47 pm Reply
  • Very glam! I love the idea of Street Style mums

    Gemma 5th August 2015 3:08 pm Reply
    • Thank you – I have more interviews in the pipeline, please stay tuned!!

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:46 pm Reply
  • What a great interview! I really like Honest Mum but didn’t realise Vicki had another blog too. I think finding your own style is a great way to look at things.

    Bek Dillydrops 5th August 2015 7:11 pm Reply
    • Thank you, I’m glad you enjoyed the interview:-)

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:45 pm Reply
  • My style constantlt changes and I am loving that I no longer have a work uniform!

    Emma 5th August 2015 8:02 pm Reply
  • Brilliant interview. I need to change my look again as when the hairdresser chopped my hair too short back in April I look weird lol

    angela hamilton 5th August 2015 8:41 pm Reply
  • What a great insight. I actually wore make up all the time until I had kids and then I felt empowered to leave the house without any on – feeling beautiful just in my own skin. I def agree that you have to find what works for you and be happy with it.

    Pinkoddy 5th August 2015 9:50 pm Reply
    • It’s important to feel good about ourselves. Glad you liked the post x

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:44 pm Reply
  • Reading this I feel empowered I have started having the confidence to take my own pictures now and not hide

    Ninja cat 5th August 2015 10:21 pm Reply
    • I’m so glad you feel empowered – this is the desired effect of these posts!!

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:44 pm Reply
  • I rarely dress up and have to admit I miss the opportunity of going to work and wearing something smart. I would love to find what suits me and get my style back

    Kara 6th August 2015 11:24 am Reply
    • We tend to go ‘less structured’ when not at work don’t we? I think I’d be shocked to see my waistline again if I put on something tailored!

      Nadine Hill 6th August 2015 4:43 pm Reply
  • Fantastic post – lovely to read a bit more about Vicki 🙂

    Sarah Bailey 7th August 2015 5:04 pm Reply
  • I think I am more confident in some ways since having a child. I certainly feel more confident about my style, but it can be difficult for those early months which are a bit of a blur.

    Erica Price 7th August 2015 6:18 pm Reply
  • Vicki sure is one stylish mum. I don’t really have a style if I’m honest! Mich x

    Michelle Twin Mum 7th August 2015 6:50 pm Reply
  • I love Vicki’s style, she’s a very glam mummy! I can’t say i really have a style either! Brilliant post, and a lovely interview

    Amy Squires 7th August 2015 9:58 pm Reply
  • if only we could all get up and have the time to get ready and lok glam lol, i can barely find time to brush my hair sometimes lolx

    lisa prince 10th August 2015 11:57 am Reply
  • I certainly need to find myself – I generally live in jeggings or floral print trousers, vest tops and blazers!
    Looking lovely as always Vicki x

    The Mini Mes and Me 10th August 2015 12:12 pm Reply
  • I like the idea of a ‘pretend I’m going to the gym’ look! I definitely have two main looks: when I’m at home I tend to live in jeans because I play with my children a lot and I’m not afraid to get messy, but I have a lot of smart fitted dresses that I wear to work.

    Laura 14th August 2015 6:56 am Reply
    • I think we have a few looks depending on our activities that day. I also like a ‘gym’ look…

      Nadine Hill 14th August 2015 8:54 am Reply
  • Vicki’s style has always impressed me. How does she do it?!

    VaiChin @RamblingThroughParenthood 16th August 2015 6:04 pm Reply

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