Dotty for the dress…

Dotty for the dress…

I keep making references back to the wedding I went to on Saturday, but this time this relates to my chosen outfit for the occasion.

As a family we had our first photograph taken and I posted it on both Facebook and Twitter. We’ve had lots of lovely comments about it, but surprisingly I’ve had a huge interest in the dress I was wearing & many people have asked where it was from. So, without further ado, I saw this as a fantastic blogging opportunity to tell you a little bit more about it.

Having had my baby just four months ago I was eager to find a nice outfit that I would both look nice in, and feel comfortable. And as always, I wanted something a little bit different. I didn’t want High Street or something that somebody else could potentially end up wearing! I mean that’s every girls worst nightmare isn’t it?!

So, I took to the pages of the Very website and had a browse through their massive collection. It took me some time, but I eventually settled for six different dresses. My husband nearly had a fit when he saw the delivery, but calmed a little when I told him that I would be returning five!

This is the beauty of online shopping. With a four month old baby, it’s not practical to go endlessly trekking around tonnes of shops trying clothes on. I could do this in the comfort of my own home. I was over the moon when they all fit! Having that extra little bit of baby weight, I was expecting them to be small in places, but they weren’t. How exciting. Now all I had to do was choose which style I preferred.

And so the Teatro Erin Spot Occasion Dress won! I felt instantly glam in it. It reminded me of something that Holly Willoughby might wear. This reassured me as she and I have the same type of figure.

The dress is of Satin feel but is made of 95% polyester and 5% elastane, and so gave a nice comfortable fit. It also stretched where it needed to. It has a gorgeous lace panel at the top and three-quarter length sleeves. The contrast of the lace next to the satin made it stand out and is what made it strikingly different. I loved it and it had too be mine.

I decided to team it with some black suede hidden platform stiletto’s that had gold studs on the heel. These were purchased from Republic. I got them for a steal for £26 reduced from £40. I also wore, during the day, a cropped black, long sleeve cardigan. This I found in an independent store for just £5.

On the day I decided to wear my full fringe down but had a messy ‘up do’. I had smokey black eyes & pale glossy lips. Upon looking in the mirror, I felt very ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’!

Feel free to click on the link above, which will take you directly to the page where you can purchase the dress.

I’ve included some pictures below 🙂

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