Vintage-Inspired Carnival Rose Dress by Eplisse

Now that summer is in full swing, I am going dress crazy for the first time ever thanks to the Easy Breezy Shorts I now wear under them to stop any painful chub-rub.

So you can understand my excitement this week when this gorgeous dress turned up on my doorstep in a funky pink drawstring bag from Taking Shape UK as it was another excuse to doll myself up!

This Carnival Rose Dress by Eplisse is beautiful in colour and shape. It cuts in at the waist, which really helps to show off my curves in a good way for once, and don’t get me started on how well it compliments my usually poor bosom!


Carnival Rose Dress by Eplisse

The 1950s vintage-inspired dress has a high waistline and a full skirt which gives a gorgeous hour-glass shape to my body, and it’s sexy in an elegant way rather than a ‘bare all’ way that does not suit my current body. There is a long zip on the back of the dress and an open neck which leaves space for a gorgeous black or silver necklace to add to the outfit.

It fits well in all the right places, and the dress I’m wearing is a size 16. The black and white colouring really does pop out- the photos do not do it justice and I really do mean that! The high waistline means my stomach is hidden in all the right areas by the long skirt so I really do feel confident when wearing it in public which honestly is a rarity for me these days.


Close-up of the Gorgeous Design


Covers and Flatters all the right places!


Vintage baby!

I teamed it with a little shrug and some black kitten heels. I am wearing it tomorrow for my nephew’s little birthday garden party as I cannot wait to show it off, let’s hope it doesn’t rain!

I was given this dress by Taking Shape for the purpose of this review. No payment was received and all opinions are honest and my own.


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