Chi Chi Tamsin dress, £71.99
I just can’t get enough of Chi Chi London and their beautiful dresses lately – as you’ve probably gathered. Their website is the perfect place for a spot of fantasy shopping, and while many of the dresses do fall into the “fantasy” category, in that I’d have absolutely nowhere to wear them, even if I did decide to buy one, well, that’s what fantasy shopping is all about, isn’t it?
The ‘Tamsin’ dress shown above is one of those “nowhere to wear it” styles, that I love looking at nevertheless. The delicate embroidery sets off the strapless style perfectly, making this an absolute dream of a dress!
The ‘Karlie’ dress, meanwhile, is probably a little more versatile, being a classic sundress in a gorgeous shade of yellow. The broderie anglaise fabric is very summery, and will be nice and cool on a hot summer’s day.
The ‘Esme’ dress also uses sunshine yellow to create a dress that just screams “summer” – the daisy-print fabric doesn’t hurt, either! This strapless style is perfect for special occasions, but a cardigan or shrug over the shoulders will help dress it down just a little.
The ‘Rosa’ dress also has a pretty floral print, but this one has a bardot-style neckline, rather than a strapless one. I absolutely love this style of dress (and top, for that matter), and am so happy that we’re still seeing such a lot of it around at the moment: I started stocking up on bardot-style tops last summer, thinking they’d be gone from the stores by the end of the season, but they’re still going strong, and although they seem to be in fashion at the moment, the style is so classic that I don’t think they’ll ever go OUT of style, even when they’re not as readily available to buy.