The perfect summer occasion dress

Chi Chi Corinne Bardot dress

Got a day at the races planned? Maybe a Summer wedding coming up or a big party? I have a gorgeous little dress from Chi Chi London to share with you today. It can be so hard trying to find the perfect dress for an occasion. Summer is packed with ladies days, weddings and parties and I am always on the look out for a cute dress. The guys over at Chi Chi London let me choose my pick of the occasion dresses to share with you today.


Bardot dress


This Summer I have noticed that the Bardot shoulder style is everywhere. I love this style because it reminds me of the old Hollywood style of dresses. A big plus about them is they hide the tops of your arms, an area I like to hide at times. This dress has the added bonus of little straps that help the fold over detail keep its shape. I think these Bardot dresses are just so lady like. You can find my dress here.




All about the print


I love a pop of print and colour when picking a dress for an occasion, Especially if it is something fun like a ladies day at the races.  This dress has a gorgeous digital floral print in a bright blue colour. I teamed mine with nude shoes. This is the sort of dress that needs minimal accessories as I didn't want to take away from the print and pop of colour. 




Fit and Flare


My go to shape for occasion dresses is the flattering fit and flare. This dress is nice and nipped in at the waist and poofs out with a full skirt with added tulle underneath. When I am going somewhere fancy I love a flared skirt. It looks so girly and elegant in photos too. I am wearing a size 10 in my Corinne dress. This dress also comes in Petite. When it arrived it looked short, however, when I tried it on it was the perfect length sitting on my knee.




Make-up for all Occasions


I love a more natural makeup look to match my outfit when it comes to occasions. I love when skin looks like skin and not overly made up. Especially when it comes to daytime occasions. A red or pink lip makes a gorgeous statement with the print of this dress. If I am going for a statement lip I try and not overly do my eye makeup and vice versa. 




Got any weddings or parties planned this Summer? I have no weddings yet this Summer but I have plenty of Summer parties pencilled in. Let me know if you pick up this dress and tag me in your pics on Instagram so I can see how you style yours.

Thanks for reading,
Catherine.


* This dress was sent to me by Chi Chi London.


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