Roman Originals – Navy And White Lace Elegance

Hi Everyone
Yay! The sun’s out!! 
I’ve been waiting for some good weather to share this gorgeous dress with you all. Remember I confessed a new love for the Roman original’s brand? If you missed the first post featuring this fabulous brand, you can find that post here

I’m sharing today, this stand out from the crowd Navy and White floral Tapework dress. A classically shaped dress, I love the sleeve length and the slash neckline.
The gorgeous tape work in white really makes the dress a showstopper.

I decided on wearing my hair up with the dress to show off the neckline of the dress and give it a more formal look. It’s really windy so I will need to make some adjustments when I’ve finished these photos! I’m attending a friends 60th birthday across the road from this park here in Twickenham. 

I’ve teamed the dress with a white clutch bag and pearl and silver Jewellery. Navy sandals to complete the look. You don’t need anything powerful worn with this dress. It speaks for itself!.
Roman Originals is a perfect brand to shop for a special occasion outfit, there are lots of statement dresses available and the sizing for most dresses is 10 – 20. The stretch lace outer layer is resting over a soft lining and I love how it’s not at all restricting, it just floats over your skin.

You can see in this close-up the lace pattern and the layered tape work that develops the floral design. 

This park in Twickenham is so beautiful. I love this floral display in the background.It’s right on top of the Thames and  I’ve done a lot of fishing here! Nothing better than a quiet day, challenging the OH to catch the most fish. And I win sometimes!

One of the things that caught my eye about this dress, is that the pattern follows all the way round and not just on the front of the dress. exceptional quality at £65.00

And I love the deep V at the back, giving a nice finishing touch. Let me know what you think of the dress in the comments, I’d love to hear your views.

 Have you shopped at Roman Originals before? There are some bargains to be had on their website with up to 50% off here And some online exclusive designs too.

Fingers crossed that the sun keeps shining! 
XO Laurie

Dress co/Roman Originals
Bag – FandF
Sandals – Next
Bracelets – Claudia Bradby

66 Comments

  1. June 7, 2017 / 9:15 pm

    Love it – love your hair up too. It looks quite a detailed dress too, which I love. Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo x

  2. June 6, 2017 / 6:59 am

    What a gorgeous dress! I'm heading over to Roman originals for a look. 😀 Thanks for linking to #pocolo

  3. June 5, 2017 / 3:39 pm

    Oh I love the detail in the tapework, and I really like the low v back. Really striking and classy. Thanks for sharing with #DreamTeam x

  4. May 31, 2017 / 3:25 am

    Oh I love this Laurie. Black and white is my favourite combo and you look stunning. Thanks for sharing with us at #overthemoon link party. I'm sharing on social media. Hope to see you at next week's linkup

  5. May 30, 2017 / 5:34 pm

    Loving the print of this dress and the pop of white! You look flawless
    Thank you for linking up with Weekend Wear

    xo
    Mel

  6. May 29, 2017 / 8:39 pm

    The dress suits you so well Laurie. I love the simple elegant shape on you and think that you made the right decision to wear your hair up. It's a lovely, smart look and perfect for your outing.

    Anna x

  7. May 29, 2017 / 6:01 pm

    That is a lovely dress! The leaf pattern is gorgeous and quite a departure from summer floral prints.

    • June 5, 2017 / 9:14 pm

      Thank you Jessica! Thanks for stopping by xx

    • June 5, 2017 / 9:13 pm

      Thank you so much GiGi. Thank you for stopping by. I hope you return xx

    • June 5, 2017 / 9:11 pm

      Thank you Abigail! Thank you for stopping by xx

  8. May 27, 2017 / 9:03 pm

    Michelle! I accidentally removed your comment! Sorry xx

  9. May 26, 2017 / 2:33 pm

    i'm going to have to get myself to Abergavenny, Cwmbran or Ross on Wye when I'm next in the UK. I need a dress for my son's Founders Day and one for his prom

  10. May 26, 2017 / 8:33 am

    I love the dress, very elegant. The deep V at the back is a very nice detail. There's a Roman shop not far from me in Crewe so I'll pop in for a browse!

    Emma xxx
    http://www.style-splash.com

  11. May 26, 2017 / 8:11 am

    Have ordered a few Roman Originals. Late night buys but I hope I find something that looks halfway as good as do in yours. Will post my try-ons!

  12. May 26, 2017 / 3:41 am

    This dress is great. The texture is so interesting. And with black and white it is a classic that you can wear for years. Great find. Thanks for joining the Top of the World Style linkup party.

  13. May 25, 2017 / 7:39 pm

    Love this! I feel the back is where it really shines #sharethejoy

  14. May 25, 2017 / 2:02 pm

    Beautiful dress fierce sister, you look so lovely! and Yes finally the sun is here to in Seattle!

    Valerie
    xo

  15. May 25, 2017 / 9:48 am

    Beautiful dress Laurie. Love your hair up like this too 🙂 Thanks for sharing at The Wednesday Blog hop.

  16. May 25, 2017 / 7:54 am

    Very nice! And a great price!love it that it s not sleeveless! And your hair is fantastic blije that!

    • May 27, 2017 / 10:01 pm

      Thank you Madame.Glad you like it.I hope you return xx

  17. May 24, 2017 / 10:26 pm

    That dress is such a lovely fit on you and looks very good quality. A real knock out! #BestandWorst

    • May 27, 2017 / 9:10 pm

      Thank you Ruth. It's such an easy dress to wear xx

  18. May 24, 2017 / 5:53 pm

    What a dress! I love the tapework, the shape and the neck and back line. Just the dress for a special occasion. And your hair looks fabulous in that upstyle.

    • May 27, 2017 / 9:08 pm

      Thank you Mary.Roman is well worth looking at xx

  19. May 24, 2017 / 5:17 pm

    That dress is just stunning! You look fabulous!
    #bestandworst

    • May 27, 2017 / 9:07 pm

      Thank you Kim! Thanks for stopping by. I hope you return! xx

    • May 27, 2017 / 9:06 pm

      Thank you so much Heather! Makes a change to have the hair up. Actually it's been like that the last few days because it's been so hot xx

  20. May 24, 2017 / 11:31 am

    I've been at several consignment shops looking for good quality dresses and I've been very disappointed. Your dress looks gorgeous. I love the line and you look wonderful in it. Yes — your hair in an updo gives the entire look one of elegance.

    • May 27, 2017 / 8:57 pm

      Thank you so much Marisa. I hope you join me again xx

    • May 27, 2017 / 8:53 pm

      Thank you Karen. Thank you for thinking of me and I will stop by xx

    • May 27, 2017 / 8:50 pm

      Thank you Tina! I hope your having a great weekend xx

  21. May 24, 2017 / 6:11 am

    Very striking and dramatic dress. Love the v back. Your hair looks great in an up do.
    Gail x

    • May 27, 2017 / 8:49 pm

      Thank you Gail. I did get a bit wind swept though! xx

  22. May 24, 2017 / 5:59 am

    I love the back with the V line – very flattering! Great value for a beautiful dress. Yay for some good weather!! Thanks for sharing with #bestandworst xx

    • May 27, 2017 / 8:48 pm

      Thank you Sarah.I am loving this brand. So many lovely dresses on the site! And lets hope that sun stays with us! xx

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