All posts filed under: Christmas

Countdown to Christmas – Advent Calendar Day 5

A while back I was invited to the shop launch of Papillon Shoes, shoemaker extraordinaire. Ever since, my kid’s shoe dilemma was solved. Classy yet comfortable, Papillon makes sure your little ones’ feet are looking their best. Fitting and foot health is of great importance to the team, who are all trained shoe fitters. There […]

Countdown to Christmas – Advent Calendar Day 2

Elfie, a divine new children’s wear brand, was launched in 2010 by sister duo Victoria and Rafaela. Tired of the listless mass market’s approach to kids fashion, they created Elfie. Their covetable pieces are innocent, fun, traditional yet adventurous. They are what childhood should be about. Behind the 2nd door of the Advent Calendar waits […]

Countdown to Christmas – Advent Calendar Day 1

Who likes to be photographed in their pyjamas? Me neither! But fear no more, unwrapping presents on Christmas morning in your PJs doesn’t have to be unglamorous. Behind the first door of the Advent Calendar waits a gorgeous cotton flannel pyjama from Charlotte & Co. Choose one of three lovely prints: stars, butterflies or flowers; […]

The Countdown to Christmas starts now

It’s here, it’s here, Christmas is here! Well, almost – Metropolitan Mum’s advent calendar starts tomorrow. And here are the rules: As it is common practice with Advent Calendars, every day from December 1st to 24th holds a different treat. A treat that remains secret until the moment of opening the respective calendar door. Every […]

That Christmassy feeling

The other day I took little L to Somerset House for a spot of ice skating. After the skates came off, we treated ourselves to vanilla cupcakes and danced around the gigantic Christmas tree. Ok, I didn’t dance, but I watched my daughter perform funny little ‘ballet’ moves, going round and round, losing herself in […]