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Bonmarché Floral Sateen Dress

October 7, 2016

Bonmarche Floral Sateen Dress

Happy Friday! Today I’m sharing with you another dress from Bonmarché’s new arrivals. In my last post I wore the jersey floral tea dress that’s featured in the new TV advert. Staying with floral print, I also chose a more formal dress from the new collection.  This pretty floral sateen dress is perfect for a party or a wedding. It’s a very flattering length ending just below the knee. I find some fit and flare dresses are too short for me but this one is just right.

The deep V at the back offsets the high neckline nicely, and makes it very easy to zip up without dislocating your shoulder!

The dress is really comfortable and feels very light. It’s made of cotton sateen with 2% elastane for a little bit of stretch. The deep V at the back offsets the high neckline nicely, and makes it very easy to zip up without dislocating your shoulder! You could really show it off to maximum effect by wearing your hair up and adding some drop earrings.

I chose a red beaded bib necklace to break up the top half because a high neckline can look blocky when you’re busty.

As I have a long torso and very big rib cage (thanks for that mum!) the waistband of the dress sits quite high on me, so I added a belt for extra definition. I chose a red beaded bib necklace to break up the top half because a high neckline can look blocky when you’re busty. To avoid going over the top with accessories I decided on simple red suede court shoes and a roomy bag rather than a clutch.

The print is a navy base with peach and coral flowers so accessories in either of those hues would look good with the dress. I tried a few different colours but preferred the contrast of red.

How would you style this dress? Let me know in the comments!

Bonmarché Floral Sateen Dress

Bonmarché Floral Sateen Dress

Bonmarché Floral Sateen Dress

Bonmarché Floral Sateen Dress

Dress: Bonmarché | shoes: old (similar) | bag: eBay (similar) | necklace: Mikey (similar)

 

I was gifted the dress in exchange for a review. All opinions are unbiased and completely honest.

 

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25 responses to “Bonmarché Floral Sateen Dress”

  1. Love this!! Such a pretty floral dress!!
    Jaymie

  2. Love this!! Such a pretty floral dress!!
    Jaymie

  3. Kelsey says:

    So pretty! I love the fabric of this dress. If I wanted to style this dress a more casual way I might try booties and a cardigan. Great look!

  4. What a pretty floral print, and I love how you added the red accessories!
    Rachael
    http://www.threadsforthomasblog.com

  5. MonicaP says:

    Quite pretty ! I love the floral print against the navy background.

    Monica.

  6. Very pretty Emma! I love a dark floral for the fall and love how you styled it with the belt and larger statement necklace. Looks lovely on you!
    thanks for linking up with turnng heads tuesday
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

  7. Steph says:

    Love the dress! Your stylings really pop!

  8. Martina says:

    You looks wonderful.
    greetings from germany

  9. Nicole says:

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Very nice dress. It looks great on you.

  10. dan says:

    The floral dress is very nice and you look lovely ! You have styled it perfectly …
    With lower temperatures I think the dress would be great with a thick long cardigan and a pair of boots !

    Have a pleasant week …

  11. Patti says:

    Gorgeous floral dress, and the belt is the perfect accent. Thanks for linking,

    Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

  12. Laurie says:

    Love how you styled this with red. A great look xx
    http://www.vanityandmestyle.com

  13. Ada says:

    Hey Emma, you look great! You know I can hardly resist a 50’s inspired floral dress and red – that is my most favorite color. So I am glad you styled this with red accessories! I also think this dress would look lovely with yellow, white or with mustard – try it. I am wearing a rose-print romper in my latest post and I wore a floral dress yesterday and the day before that. So yeah I love florals for Autumn.

    As a matter of fact, I featured this below. Take a peak, beautiful. 😉

    http://eleganceandmommyhood.blogspot.com/2016/10/fall-prints-and-bell-sleeves-on-edge.html

    Happy Weekend!

  14. Michelle says:

    Lovely colour combination Emma. You look amazing in florals.
    Michelle xxx

  15. Gorgeous dress & color combo! love this dress on you

    http://www.michellespaige.com/

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