Yes. Two New Look dresses under £15! You do not need to adjust your computer screen.
Lovely new clothes needn’t be super duperly expensive. I love it when I can buy clothes AND still afford to feed myself.
So I thought I’d share these two little dresses with you, in case you’re in need of a little summer wardrobe update without breaking the bank.
Both of these dresses are from the petite range, but they are both part of what seems like a little collection of “shirred waist” dresses available at New Look. So if you search that term on their website, it’ll bring up a whole host of styles, prints and colours. I bought these online and also saw them available in tall, maternity, curves and their usual lengths too. So even if you don’t see these exact prints on there in your size, there’s quite a few others to choose from. Do head on over an take a peek!
These photos were taken in the beautiful grounds of Great Linford Manor in Milton Keynes. A park filled with trees, beautiful wild flowers and is situated right next to the canal – and quite often our go-to area on sunny days! It was such a bright hot and sunny day when we shot these. I even did the very “blogger thing” of taking the second dress with me in a bag, running into a nearby pub to change into the second dress, before running out again ready to take more photos. Does this mean I’m a real blogger now? Haha!
Anyways… First up is this bright blue floral dress with a very welcomed shirred waist, making it super comfy and pulling in on the waist in the right place. Price? Just £14.99!
What I loved first of all about this dress, is the colour. It’s a lovely bright blue. A real cheery happy-go-lucky kinda colour. I also love how it has little sleeves to cover up the tops of your arms if, like me, you’re a little conscious of them as we step into the sunnier months.
These dresses are quite lightweight in material too, which makes them light and breezy for those hot sunny days lazing by the canal or chilling in the garden with a yummy BBQ.
The second dress…
I just absolutely love the print on this. It’s such a beautiful green colour with a white ditsy floral print, again with that ever-flattering and comfortable shirred waist. I love the wrap style top half too. Price? Again, just £14.99. About the same price as an avocado these days.
Both these dresses completely cover your back too, so if you don’t want something with an open back (like so many dresses are in the summer!) then this covers it beautifully. The lightweight material is perfect, because even though you’re covered up, you’re still kept cool and not sweating under heavy material. Oh, and in case it’s helpful to know, I bought these in a size 14. I’m about a 12/14 at the moment and these fit really comfortably. I didn’t want to go too small (even though I’m on a mission to lose weight right now!) as I wanted these to be loose and breezy enough for those warm days ahead.
I hope you like them and I hope this post is helpful for anyone shopping on a budget this summer!
Shop the dresses at www.newlook.com …just search “shirred waist dress” and you’ll find the collection they have available.
Bag: Topshop – yeap, it’s THE bag of the summer! Go quick if you want it as it keeps selling out.
Shoes: Shoe Zone (these ones are old, but so bloomin’ comfy, and again such a bargain! I really recommend checking out their summer sandals.)