Mom Essentials: Kelly Preston
A few of the actress’s favorite things
Besides being a gorgeous actress, model, and wife to Hollywood icon John Travolta, Kelly Preston is also a mom to Ella Bleu, 12, and Benjamin, 2. Here, the family-oriented Preston shares some of her go-to products for both herself and her kids. Many of them speak to her love of travel…especially the Louis Vuitton luggage!
|Jeans: Hudson, Ksubi Skinny Jeans|
T-Shirt: Vince, Splendid
Winter coat: A black Fay coat
Cold weather accessory: Hunter wellies, Uggs of all styles
Jewelry: My wedding ring, designed by Boucheron and wedding bands by Martin Katz. A necklace made for me by my daughter, Ella. Also Safia Day and my necklace with charms of the kids' photos that Johnny had made for me by John Wind-Maximal Art
Non-diaper bag: My bright Tod’s bag, my Jimmy Choo tan patent leather purse
Beauty product: A new skin cream I’m developing with Kirstie Alley
Who cuts and colors your hair? Caroline Wiseman in San Francisco, Dawn Shannon in Clearwater, FL
Who cuts the kids’ hair? Nikki Vizzini from Escape Salon in Ocala; she comes to our house and blows my hair out, too.
Kids’ shoes: Vans
Children’s brand: Splendid, everything is so soft! Kicky Pants, Coccoli, Paige Lauren
Sneakers: New Balance
Favorite book: Dianetics
Favorite children’s book: Goodnight Gorilla
Family vacation spot: Our home in Maine; we have amazing summers there and also great holidays! Also, South Africa, Paris, and Ireland.
Kids’ app: Monkey Preschool Lunchbox for Ben, Instagram for Ella
Favorite food to make with the kids: Pancakes, gingerbread houses
Favorite place to get a birthday cake: Dorie Kinney in L.A.
Candle: Hawaiian Ruby Guava by Pacifica
Stroller: Mamas and Papas Urbo Stroller
Coffee: Melitta Organic Tranquility Decaf
Organizational tool: Post-its! (haha) P-Touch
Healthy snack for kids: Organic fruit, Ezekial toast with organic butter and avocado. Late July organic mini-peanut butter crackers or mini-cheese crackers
Diaper bag: Gucci
Luggage: Louis Vuitton
Favorite parenting book: Let’s Have Healthy Children by Adelle Davis (it’s out of print, but I've gotten used copies online)
Best Mother’s Day gift: A video my husband recently made me. It’s on my website. Also, my children always paint or draw me something special, which I love.