Like many people I know, I’ve spent the majority of the past two years wearing joggers, hoodies, and generally comfortable clothing.
Before the pandemic, I had something to wear for every possible occasion, but not all of them are quite what they used to do, which means when there is an event that forcing me to dress, I’m puzzled.
Earlier this year I found a dress which I absolutely loved (which I wore to the final Love Island party and almost every time I left my apartment in the summer).
I like dress a lot, but it’s definitely more suited to warmer temperatures and would look totally out of place at a Christmas party.
That’s why I went looking for the next best thing – and I think I found it.
Satin dresses are all the rage by the minute, with my best friend telling me that I have to wear satin every time I have a date, so I decided to start my search for the ultimate dress the.
I have a weakness for neutral tones, so when I spotted one Â£ 25 chocolate brown satin dress with a Bardot neckline, my interest was piqued.
It was love at first sight – there is a zipper on the back so you might need a little help getting in and out of the dress, but it’s worth it.
The sleeves have a level of flexibility with the coverage they provide, but can easily leave your shoulders bare – allowing you to add a trendy collar and accentuate your collarbones.
The material has a good amount of stretch but is strong enough that you don’t have to worry about wearing shapely underwear.
I ate as much as I wanted with it and didn’t find it glowing at the seams, I would say it is true to size and also very comfortable, which makes it perfect for wearing all night long (because there is nothing worse than going for a dress that leaves you nervous all night long while you are constantly adjusting it).
i really like it dress (which exists in other colors), the gathered effect is very complementary from behind even if I do not have photos from this angle.
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I associated the dress with a pair of strappy open heels – I’m normally a fan of pointed toe stiletto heels so it was a bit out of my comfort zone – they fit a bit big so I would recommend taking a size down.
They come in lots of colors and cost just Â£ 20! You can enter them here.
I finished the look with a woven shoulder bag that offered a change in texture, it accentuated the look really well and with its long strap, I didn’t have to worry about holding it tight.
You can get the bag here where at the time of writing it is reduced to just Â£ 15.