I don’t often get to review dresses – being a forty something plus size blogger, I don’t mix in the right circles, and in all honesty it’s not something that’s ever really bothered me. So when I was contacted out of the blue the other day and asked if I wanted to review a Lovedrobe dress, I was chuffed to bits, and with a night out coming up (and Christmas parties) i said “Yes, please!”
I loved this skater dress from the start; I was going out on a ‘Zombie Celebrity’ Halloween/birthday party pub crawl and although my only concession to the zombie theme was a spectacularly awful Mary Berry zombie mask (they are a thing, I had one, it fell apart)
I thought the dress was Gothic enough to be wearable for a Halloween theme. Not really Mary Berry but to be fair, the mask wasn’t either; the eye holes were in the wrong place, I couldn’t see through it and there was no mouth hole so with no way of drinking cocktails through it, it had to go very quickly anyway.
But enough about the mask; the dress was gorgeous. I did a little video below which might be one reason I don’t get asked to do reviews very often…I’m hopeless at video reviews. I’m staying at my Mum’s at the moment, dog-sitting while she jets off around the world, so I have nobody here to hold a camera. Anyway, the main points were;
Lovely quality, fully lined and feels very well made
The style is really great, you could wear it with tights, or as I did with leggings and lace-up boots. It’s quite dressy but not over the top. I don’t think it’s the kind of skater dress you could wear with jeans; that would look a bit odd. But with leggings it looked great.
Fit wise I think it’s true to size, it’s fitted rather than stretchy and it was a little bit loose on me – but I did opt for my usual size when I have dropped a bit of weight recently (stress and gym mostly) so it’s probably about right. I loved it!
At the moment it’s on sale at £41.25 (usual price is £55) and I’ll definitely be wearing it again over Christmas and New Year, Thanks to Lovedrobe for asking me to review it and I hope you like my video. If you like it, you can buy it here
(PS: Benji makes an appearance about ten seconds in…didn’t want to miss anything!)