Friday, 18 September 2015

WhatLauraWore: The Forgotten Dress

Purple plus size skater dress

Last weekend, I spent some time in Cheshire with Mr WLL.  We went to the Trafford Centre in Manchester for a little retail therapy and for lunch, we visited some picturesque villages in Cheshire and went out for supper to a lovely Indian restaurant.  It was such a chilled few days and great to spend sometime together.


Purple plus size skater dress

I packed my things for the trip pretty quickly and while I was rooting around in my wardrobe for another dress, I came across this Lovedrobe dress that still had the tags on.  I remember ordering it last year from New Look or Evans, I can't remember which but it was one of the two, around the time that I ordered my dress for my graduation.

I love the skater shape of this dress as it is elasticated under the bust and falls in such a flattering way.  The lace detailing at the top is so pretty and makes a beautiful feminine addition to the dress.  I actually have this same dress in black with gold lace detailing, cobalt blue, navy and coral because I love the shape and fit of it so much.


Purple plus size skater dress

The purple colour of the dress is something a little different for me and looking back at the photos, I actually really like the way that this looks against my hair and skintone, despite the fact that I matched the decor of the restaurant we went to!

I paired it with my studded Primark sandals, a Mikey gold and diamante chain bracelet and diamante hoop earrings and my Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mac bag.


I loved wearing this dress and wish I'd worn it sooner!  I'm in the process of clearing out my wardrobe because I want to make space to be able to see, truly appreciate and get my use out of the things that I have.

What hidden gems have you found in your wardrobe?

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7 comments

  1. You look lovely and that colour looks really good one you

    Nashia | MakeupandBeautyMayhem

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  2. I love finding things in my wardrobe that I've forgot I own. This happens way to much with me. I think I need a clear out too.

    Katie x

    www.katiejaneonline.com

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  3. This is such a pretty colour and it really suits you, you look lovely! Hope you had a fab time away :)

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. That is such a beautiful dress and it looks amazing on you x

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  5. That colour looks amazing on you! What a lovely outfit :) x

    Christina Marie - xtinagsays.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. You can never go wrong with purple, it is a sign of insanity (perfect for me) and Royalty ;)

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