J by Jasper Conran Red Dress

February 22, 2016

J by Jasper Conran red frill dress

When choosing an outfit for Valentine’s Day I whittled it down to two – I eventually went with the Clemens en August black dress, but this J by Jasper Conran red dress is a more colourful alternative. The frilled hemline and chiffon folds on the shoulders add interesting features to what would otherwise be a plain shift dress. I wore the matching belt with it this time but adding a skinny gold rope belt instead would be another option (I just didn’t think of it at the time!). Another thing to remember for the next time I wear it is to put a little stitch in the folds on the shoulders so they sit flat and don’t flap about in the breeze! Trying to control my hair is enough of a battle at the moment!

The frilled hemline and chiffon folds on the shoulders add interesting features to what would otherwise be a plain shift dress.

To create a leg-lengthening effect I opted for a pair of nude heels. These suede peep toe shoes are by Menbur, a brand I hadn’t heard of before I spotted these on sale at Brand Alley a few months ago…they were just £15 so obviously I had to buy them! I’m so glad I did because they are such a bargain, just £15 for such good quality shoes, and they are more comfortable than they look. The suede is soft, there are no rough edges to rub blisters or sore patches – something that often happens when I wear heels. Out of interest I googled Menbur and discovered the website…seriouslyso many shoes! Have a look if don’t believe me…I nearly hyperventilated with excitement!

I co-ordinated the bargain-of-the-century shoes with a bag I bought on holiday in Cape Verde a few years ago, picking up on the snake print detail. To finish off the outfit I finished off the outfit with a gold tone bracelet from Asos and an Egyptian-style ring by Kevia which I bought from the Outnet.

Snakeskin bag

J by Jasper Conran red dress

Menbur nude suede shoes

Kevia red stone ring

Menbur nude shoes and snakeskin bag

Dress: J by Jasper Conran, shoes: Menbur, bag: bought on holiday, bracelet: Asos, ring: Kevia (at the Outnet).

Do you prefer the classic LBD for a night out or something more colourful? Let me know in the comments or tweet me @thestylesplash!

This is where I link up!


8 responses to “J by Jasper Conran Red Dress”

  1. Patti says:

    Gorgeous colorful dress! and your accessories are stunning. Thanks for linking up,


  2. Anca says:

    The dress looks great and it suits you so well. You look fab! xx

  3. What a fun flirty dress for Valentines and loving the details with it!

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


  4. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. The LRD with that bag is a great combination.

  5. Elsie says:

    I am in love with you shoes and bag Emma. You look love in that dress too 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.