Fashion and beauty blog for the more mature woman not ready to hang up the high heels yet.

13/06/2017

Laura Ashley - Feminine Floaty Style Maxi Dress

Hi Everyone!

I'm sharing with you today this gorgeous dress from Laura Ashley. I will be hosting on the fashion site tomorrow, so do pop over and say hi. I'd love your support! The link is here

Famous for their romantic and feminine prints, I have long been a fan.

My first bridesmaid dress that I wore at the age of 16 (yes, I had to wait that long!) was actually made from Laura Ashley fabric and I remember it like it was yesterday!


I've taken a stroll over to my nearby park to show this dress off and have come armed with sunglasses, umbrella and a hat. That is how unpredictable our UK weather is at the moment! On arrival, it was blowing a gale, so on went the hat.

laura ashley floral print maxi dress


I loved how the wind showed off how floaty the dress is. But I could barely keep the hat on my head! This Floral Print Ruffled Maxi Dress is a gobsmacking mere £35.00 on sale at Laura Ashley at the moment, so be quick to take a look. In fact, there are lots of lovely dresses available.


Laura Ashley Floral Print Maxi Dress

I love the frilled hem at the bottom of the dress. It also has an elasticated waist for comfort and a self-tie belt.


Frilled tie cuffs are a lovely detail added to the dress.The material is very very lightweight and has a Nude coloured lining.


It's that windy that my sunglasses get blown off my head! Then it starts raining! Sun, wind and rain! Typical! Head for cover!


Feeling like a Charlies Angels diva here! What do you think of the dress? I was watching a late seventies sitcom the other day thinking "I could wear that now and be on trend" I just love how romantic this dress is!



Shaded by a huge tree, no sunglasses, no hat and no umbrella. Just this bargain of a dress. I nearly chose this one I love the colour.
There are some beautiful designs on the site so do take a look.


I like the frilled detailing on the shoulder. This runs along the back of the dress also.


There's also a tie front on the dress. I left it loose and flowing, but it could be tied into a bow. I think this dress will be amazing later in the year with boots and a chunky knit cardigan too.



Oh look! One photo with sunglasses and no rain or wind! Just sun!
Have a great week everyone!

Dress c/o - Laura Ashley


Share:

69 comments

  1. Wow, this is fabulous, you look stunning in this Laurie, perfect backdrop I love. x Jacqui mummabstylish

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Have you got a link to the fashion site please Laurie. xx

      Delete
    2. Thank you Jacqui. I haven't got the link yt, but will pass it over once it's on there. Must be delayed xx

      Delete
  2. See what you mean about the changeable weather, Laurie. What a pretty soft print dress, which of course is pure LA and yes, the 70s vibe is there. When you described your winter styling idea I could so visualise that working. So, a dress for all seasons. And what about those platforms?! Amazing shoes! Where are they from?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Mary. I bought the shoes in Miss Selfridge last year. Although high, they are really comfortable. xx

      Delete
  3. A very romantic style Laurie, suits you perfectly! And they're tapping into the whole "modest" dressing trend. Gail x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Gail. So many lovely items on the site at the moment and a great sale is on! Can't resist! xx

      Delete
  4. It's a beautiful dress and looks very feminine ! It has a lovely print and suits you so well ... you are a modern Charlie Angel diva!!! :-)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Dan! Yes I feel like a 70's diva in this! xx

      Delete
  5. Laura Ashley style is so pretty and feminine! I love the dress!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hank you Heather! Glad you like it xx

      Delete
  6. Laura Ashley fabrics are stunning and this dress looks lovely on you. It's the sort of dress that could see you through summer to autumn too x
    #DreamTeam

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Helen! Thanks for stopping by. I hope you come back xx

      Delete
  7. This is a beautiful dress on you Laurie! I love the print and the colors. The style is so feminine and looks wonderful with those heels. Glad you got some sun!
    Thanks for linking too!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

    ReplyDelete
  8. Some absolutely stunning photos there and yes, you do look like one of Charlie's Angels #bestandworst x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Lisa!It's a feel good dress! xx

      Delete
  9. It looks gorgeous on you, Laurie! It's so girlie and romantic, so pretty! I agree it would also look fab with a chunky cardigan and boots. LOVE your shoes as well. Such gorgeous photos and what a pretty location!
    Suzy xx
    www.suzyturner.com

    ReplyDelete
  10. Such a gorgeous dress!! It's so feminine and fresh! And looks like a great twirl factor!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Twirl indeed Andrea! The wind did it all for me on this windy day! xx

      Delete
  11. I have such fond memories of Laura Ashley and the romantic Victorian prints that were her signature. They're not something you'd likely catch me wearing because I personally don't feel I'm sufficiently feminine/dainty to pull them off but I do so appreciate how charming they are :) yours looks really pretty, Laurie.

    ReplyDelete
  12. I haven't heard the Laura Ashley brandname in years! I didn't know there was still a Laura Ashley clothing line.

    Very feminine dress.

    Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Karen! Yes the brand is still very strong here in the uk. The site has some lovely items. Homeware too! xx

      Delete
  13. Beautiful -- perfect for a wedding, I think!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Michelle. Yes I think it's a good look for a wedding too xx

      Delete
  14. This dress looks so feminine, Laurie!! What a beautiful item!!
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

    ReplyDelete
  15. Oh what a gorgeous dress! I love the ruffles and flowing fabric. This print is just beautiful!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Ruth! I just discovered that when it's washed there's no iorning either! What a result! xx

      Delete
  16. You look beautiful in the dress Laurie, it is stunning :) One of my first dresses was Laura Ashley what I brought second hand. I loved it some much :) Thanks for linking up to The Wednesday Blog Hop :)

    ReplyDelete
  17. That dress is completely stunning! Must head to Laura Ashley asap. You are beautiful xx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you so much Vicki! Do pop along, the sale is amazing xx

      Delete
  18. I love this dress so much! You are stunning! And I adore the hat! Beautiful photos, my friend.

    Shelbee
    www.shelbeeontheedge.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you so much Shelbee! Believe me those gale force winds were hard to get the shots! I always choose the wrong day!xx

      Delete
  19. Hello Gorgeous! How did I miss this one its stunning on you.
    Same here long time fan of LA and I even collect the 1970's dresses after seeing the exhibition in Bath a few years ago!
    speak soon
    love Ash x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. That's so cool! I'd love to see some vintage one's. I bet I could remember some! xx

      Delete
  20. I absolutely love the print. Gorgeous. I've liked their fabrics and feminine pieces since my twenties. Very rarely buy in there nowadays. I don't know why. Most look at the weekend.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You must go look Anna! Some amazing bargains at the moment and the quality is amazing xx

      Delete
  21. Gorgeous!! This totally suits you and love the modern sandals to finish the look. Thanks for linking up #bestandworst pop by next week!

    ReplyDelete
  22. What a fabulous dress! Love the print! You look gorgeous!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

    ReplyDelete
  23. You look gorgeous in that dress and at some point I was thinking Charlie's Angels, and then you mentioned it yourself ... xxx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Ann! People always refer to my hair via Charlies Angels! xx

      Delete
  24. Love these florals. Such a gorgeous look from head to toe

    www.michellespaige.com

    ReplyDelete
  25. Such a romantic dress. You wear it well. The styling with the hat is perfect! Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style.

    ReplyDelete
  26. Gorgeous frock - perfect for the summer months x #POCOLO

    ReplyDelete
  27. Oh you look so incredibly beautiful. That dress suits you too a T. So feminine, soft with hidden details that just take your breath away. Beautiful

    ReplyDelete
  28. Oh Laurie I am in love with the last picture! You look soooo wonderful in this stunning romantic dress. Thanks for linking up :))
    I wish you a great Weekend, Tina

    ReplyDelete
  29. Such a romantic dress, I absolutely love it and it will be great with boots in cooler weather. Thanks for linking up with Jennie and me for Fabulous Friday!
    xo,
    Kellyann
    http://www.thisblondesshoppingbag.com

    ReplyDelete
  30. Blimey I haven't been into Laura Ashley in years! That dress looks stunning on you! #bloggerclubuk

    ReplyDelete
  31. This dress looks so perfect on you Laurie and the edgy way you styled it with those platform sandals! I still got my window shades by Laura Ashely in blue and yellow that I just looooove. Btw...your text is a beautiful example for a fashion blog so I am gonna link this in tomorrow's blogpost which is about great ways to write a fashion post.

    And will pop over to L.A. now...xo Sabina

    ReplyDelete
  32. As a child I would be dressed in Laura Ashley dresses. I love the fabrics and prints they use. #bestandworst

    ReplyDelete
  33. Just lovely! The print and flow are so pretty. Thanks for linking up, xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

    ReplyDelete
  34. The Laura Ashely dress really suits you! I love how you've styled it with those lovely shoes & hat as well. Thank you for sharing with us at #BloggerClubUK x

    ReplyDelete
  35. I love the way you look in thid dress, Laurie, and think its colour and shape really suit your hair colour and skin tone. Surely, you can wear it for lots of different outing. I've heard about how bad British weather could be, but what you experienced in one day sounds like a bit too much to handle.
    https://lookingfabulousat50.blogspot.com.au/

    ReplyDelete
  36. Gorgeous dress. It looks so comfortable too. Pinned it.

    ReplyDelete
  37. Wow - stunning dress, it really suits you!

    Tori | www.torisworld.com

    ReplyDelete
  38. What a GORGEOUS dress! Thank you for linking up!
    --Roxanne
    http://glassofglam.com

    ReplyDelete
  39. What a beautiful dress! I love the pattern and fit, very flattering!
    www.vanessaballi.com

    ReplyDelete
  40. Wow, this looks great on you! I never think of Laura Ashley for dresses!
    #anythinggoes

    ReplyDelete
  41. Looks a great dress, and you're right Laura Ashley was definitely memorable to me too growing up. I had LA curtains and loved them. And the Charlies Angel line made me smile, very Farah Fawcett! Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo x

    ReplyDelete
  42. That is gorgeous and look amazing in it! Love the shoes too
    Thanks for linking up to #AnythingGoes :)
    Debbie

    ReplyDelete
  43. I hardly have the words to say how pretty your outfit is. The dress is so feminine but the shoes just are crazy cute! The hat is the perfect topping! Thank you for joining the Ladies Who Link Up party! Peace!
    Cheryl
    http://www.northwestmountainliving.com

    ReplyDelete

I love to hear from my readers! So please leave a comment in the box provided. Don't forget to tick the notify box!

Let's stay in touch. Subscribe to my posts by clicking on the subscription box to the right-hand side

If you wish to chat about style or beauty privately, email me vanityandmeblog@gmail.com

Instagram Feed (do not change this title)

© Vanity and Me | All rights reserved.
Blogger Template Designed by pipdig