I've ordered a lot of dresses from Hush this season. A few have been returned. But I've kept a few too and so I thought I'd tell you about them here (in case you are tempted).
First up the ones I loved and kept ...
This is the Cerys Shirred Dress £120 in Navy. It was on delay when I ordered it and I love it! It is soft and silky and can be dressed up or down. I would normally steer away from polyester but it is so light that I am hoping it will work for warm evenings on holiday. I think this will work perfectly on holiday or dressed up at home with heels.
I think this is my favorite though. Totally love it! Laurel off the shoulder dress £85, it is my first off the shoulder style. It can be worn with or without the belt and there is a 'bra shelf' inside so no worries about a strapless bra. It is really lose and flowing and oh so flattering.I think I am going to wear this at the weekend to a friends 40th birthday dressed up with nude wedge sandals.
This is also a keeper. Light and ideal for the heat of the Greek Islands and perfect to throw on over a bikini. This is the Grecian dress at £45 again it can be worn with or without the belt. The straps can be altered, perfect for me! It comes in a few other colours too. I'm tempted to get another one ...
This one I am undecided about. I will need to try it on again to show my daughter for her opinion. It is the Loren embroidered dress at £75 and also comes in yellow. It is quite lose and maybe not fitted enough for me? But it is lined and cotton and perfect for holidays.
I had high hopes for this Santorini dress at £69 but it didn't suit me. It was a bit tight across the shoulders (so size up) and I didn't like it's unfitted style. Nice but just didn't quite work for me.
This is the Magnolia dress at £89 and I chose it because it is off-white and cotton but it didn't quite work, I didn't like the shape at the hem or the fabric, too crinkled so it went back.
And finally another one that just wasn't quite right. The Carla dress at £69 should have worked but I just didn't feel right in it so it got sent back too!
I have a nice stock of new dresses now. I needed a clear out as many from previous years were too big and too lose in style that they were no longer showing off my shape. I think Hush has been the most successful. I only had success with one from Boden and another t-shirt style dress from Winser London which is my first Winser purchase and at only £49 in the sale was a good one to start with - this is the Parisian striped dress and it has a lovely lose fit to it (tummy skimming) and can be dressed up or down.
And since writing this I decided to send the white Loren dress back. It had button fastening at the back so impossible to put on by myself and my daughter agreed I have better dresses and didn't need this one.
Today is my 19th wedding anniversary so we are off out to dinner later.
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