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Thursday, 16 May 2013

Summer Must Have - No 4 - The Maxi Dress

It feels like I should be reflecting on 10 years of marriage today but oh no, I'm talking dresses. Happy Anniversary Mr SGS!
So bit of colour today as I show you my favourite maxi dresses for this summer. 
What more do I need to say about the maxi? Perfect for our mixed weather and for those of us shy about showing our legs. Make sure you find one that nips you in where you are at your slimmest and it should be long enough to skim the ground.
Now I wrote this before I bought my super versatile Tesco maxi so I'll just add the link in here for those of you who missed that post last week 
Here are the rest of my high street favourites..

First up, cheap as chips in 4 colours. You've got to love H&M!
H&M Jersey Maxi Dress
Boohoo have these gorgeous twist front dresses in both black and purple. Only £20!
Jess Crossover Front Dress
I like the sound of the built in tummy control in this next maxi dress from Next. Definitely going to check it out when I'm in store.
Next Turquoise Shape-Enhancing Maxi (also available in stone)
This floral one from Next also caught my eye - would work so well with a denim jacket:
Next Floral Print Maxi
Loving the Missoni inspired print on this next one from TK Maxx. It's also got a back and shoulders on it so you can wear a bra/vest underneath. Great neutral colours here too.
Chelsea & Theodore Print Maxi Dress
Finally, leaving you with a Boden favourite. Love these as the jersey is a gorgeous weight and quality. A tad pricy for some but the plain colours are a good investment. If you like but feel it's outside your price range, check out the sale later in the summer.
Boden Jersey Maxi Dress
A welcome bit of colour for today's summer essential - just one more to go tomorrow! 
Off now to celebrate the anniversary. Anyone who can stay married to me for 10 years deserves bubbles :) xx
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15 comments

  1. Happy Anniversary to you both! :) Enjoy the bubbles! I love the grey H&M dress would look cute with converse/sandals! Ax

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  2. Happy anniversary Avril, hope you both have a great day & plenty of bubbles ;) Some gorgeous dresses, love the colour of the Boohoo one in particular x

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    1. Its soft,, easy to carry,,, and shirts neck is keeps n good shape doesn't stretch , i would really like to purchased this soon because this dresses are coming back in style..
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  3. Lovely dresses.
    Happy Anniversary xx

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  4. happy anniversary!
    I love your purple flower tesco maxi the best!
    I too am after a maxi skirt for the summer - let us know if you find any good ones! :)

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    1. Oh I may have found a good one in Matalan - watch this space. Just getting the post ready! x

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  5. Happy Anniversary!! I love how they look on others but don't own a single maxi dress - I don't like to hide my legs in the sun!:) Love the Boden one though xx

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  6. I love the Missoni style dress!
    And happy anniversary! I hope you're having a lovely day x

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  7. Aw happy anniversary lovely lady, hope your having a fab time! X

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  8. Happy anniversary! I love wearing maxi dresses! I pretty much wear them all year round! Xx

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  9. Thank you for all the lovely comments and anniversary wishes. I wore my maxi for my anniversary dinner in Nice - was a great day. Here's to 10 more! x

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  10. Every bride should look more than perfect in her wedding da, and that is why chosing your bridal dress is so important. Thankfully there is a lot to chose from !

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