Mom Essentials: Whitney Bromberg Hawkings
London mom Whitney Bromberg Hawkings relies on these essentials to keep her life running smoothly
As the director of communications for Tom Ford in Europe, the Middle East and India, it goes without saying that Whitney Bromberg Hawkings has a world-class wardrobe. But her style doesn’t stop at the closet doors. Here, the London mother of two shares some of her motherhood must-haves.
T-shirt: Alexander Wang
Summer dress: Vintage Mexican dresses that I have cut off quite short and wear with flat sandals in the summer.
Swimwear: Eres two pieces and Lisa Maria Fernandez one-pieces
Jewelry: Gold Verdura bracelet from my husband
Diaper bag: I hate diaper bags. I used an old Hermés carry-all that worked perfectly.
Beauty product: Illluminating Protective Primer by Tom Ford and Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer
Haircut: Billie at Real Hair
Kid’s shoes: Papillon for dress shoes and bright red Superga trainers for day
Kid’s clothing brand: Crew Cuts and Bonpoint
Novel: Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann (my college roommate)
Children’s book: Olivia by Ian Falconer
Music to listen to with the kids: Beyoncé or Nicki Minaj
Brunch spot: The Thomas Cubitt
Vacation spot: Biarritz
App for the kids: Peekaboo Barn and The Original Tale of Peter Rabbit
Food to make with the kids: Hello Dollys (a sort of American Flapjack)
Favorite place to get kid’s birthday party cake: Elderberry Bakery
Parenting book: The Baby Whisperer Solves All Your Problems by Tracy Hogg and Melinda Blau
Candle: Cire Trudon
Coffee: I don’t drink caffeine – just fresh mint tea
Organizational tool: iPhone
Healthy snack to share with the kids: Snog frozen yogurt, SAF Curried Kale Crisps and Apple Granola Bites
Luggage: Tom Ford
Best Mother’s Day gift: My children!