I don’t really do dresses and I definitely don’t do midi dresses. But while I was having a style consultation with the Style Advisor from Intu Bromley recently, we spotted this French Connection tropical leaf print dress. It is so not my kind of thing, but one of the shop assistants was wearing it, and there was something about it that I really liked.
They didn’t have my size in stock, and I didn’t think any more about it, until I spotted it on the House of Fraser website – they sell lots of different brands, including French Connection.
When it arrived, I tried it on rather cautiously – you know when you’re about to put on something that you REALLY don’t think will suit you? I looked in the mirror, expecting to see a sack of potatoes staring back at me, but instead…. I loved it!
It’s the perfect dress for afternoon tea – which is lucky because I went to The Wolseley with my NCT friends last weekend. My absolute favourite place to have afternoon tea in London (and I’ve tested out a fair few), The Wolseley is that perfect balance between formal and relaxed….