Havren Fit And Flare Dresses – A Must Have Dress That Switches Easily From Work To Play

Havren has to be one of my favourite labels that I discovered this year……

You may remember when I sported that gorgeous sequined jumper earlier in the year here 

Today I’m sharing with you this gorgeous fit and flare dress called Delilah  which is such an easy dress to wear, and gives a very flattering shape. I love the deep rich wine coloured flowers laying on a base of black, but with hints of white that brings the dress to life.

I have chosen to wear a plain long sleeved rollneck to wear underneath. A bit of a copy really because this is how it’s worn on the website, and I thought it looked really good.

But how easy will it be to turn this from a day to night dress ? Or even wear to the office? A smart shirt underneath would be perfect, and loose the top underneath put on some sparklies ( I’m thinking a large statement necklace to sit in that V-shaped neckline ) and some evening shoes, you’re good to go partying or a dinner!

I decided to showcase beauty of a dress at Chiswick park today. I have teamed the outfit with classic black court shoes and added a little glam with my Bronze coloured clutch. It’s so beautiful here in the park and eerily quiet. In summer, this park is heaving with walkers, and it’s strange to feel like I have the park nearly to myself.

I love how the dress flares from the waist, the large pleating detail sits beautifly. There is a jacket on the website that pairs up with the dress here which has just gone into sale, so grab a bargain ladies !
That jacket will go with so much!

How beautiful are all the autumn colours?

I just managed to get this shot outside of Chiswick house. Then it started to pour down ! I was hoping to show you more but I got a proper soaking!

Please do take a look at the Havren site. There are some beautiful items on there for the party season, and it’s so nice to find something a little different. The dress is available in blue too as seen below

I look forward to hearing what you think of the dress, I love to recieve a comment and here from you. Or if yo wish you can subscribe to get every post sent to your inbox

Xo Laurie

93 Comments

  1. November 26, 2016 / 10:27 pm

    A beautiful dress Laurie, it really suits you.
    Thanks for linking to #pocolo

  2. November 25, 2016 / 1:47 am

    This dress is beautiful and looks great on you! I really like the flare cut on dresses. Thanks for sharing this label. I'll definitely head over and see some of their other collection.

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:29 pm

      Thank you Keri. I have been working with Havren for nearly a year now and there is always something on their site that I really want. excellent quality too. Thank you for stopping by, I hope you like the other brands I work with x

  3. November 22, 2016 / 9:27 pm

    Given I've got no waistline at the moment owing to being pregnant I'd love to be able to wear a dress like this! #bestandworst

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:27 pm

      Aw Bless ! I hope your going to treat yourself after ! x

  4. November 21, 2016 / 9:36 pm

    That is such a pretty dress. I love how it flows out from the waist. It looks perfect for a summer party too. Thank you for sharing with the #DreamTeam

  5. November 21, 2016 / 9:16 pm

    I just love this dress! It is extremely flattering and I always think a girl needs at least one classic and flattering dress in her wardrobe xo

    Carla aka Mrs. R @ SimplifyLifeWithMrsR.com

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:19 pm

      Thank you Ylva! That's a lovely compliment . Thank you for stopping by x

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:18 pm

      Thank you Izabela.The dress will work just as well in the summer. Handy to get double wear! Thank you for stopping by x

  6. November 21, 2016 / 12:05 pm

    Love the look! Floral is so very elegant!

    Nina
    aworldofdresses.com

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:16 pm

      Thank you Nina. Thank you for stopping by x

  7. November 21, 2016 / 5:55 am

    that is a gorgeous dress and I love the floral pattern. You look fabulous and your photos are so pretty. Thank you for adding your post to my Fine-Whatever link up.

    Rena
    http://www.finewhateverblog.com

  8. November 20, 2016 / 7:01 pm

    Another great dress, you really do know where to find them. Agree on the cut being flattering and easy to wear, it looks great too. Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo x

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:14 pm

      Thank you Stephanie. I just got really lucky with some fabulous brands this year x

  9. November 20, 2016 / 5:08 am

    I really love the cut of the dress. The skirt lays so nicely and it's very flattering. I love the pattern and can see it go from the office to dinner quite easily. A statement necklace would look great in the v-neck of the dress.

    • November 30, 2016 / 9:13 pm

      Thank you Nikki. A statement necklace will look fab in the summer I agree x

  10. November 19, 2016 / 8:50 pm

    Beautiful dress Laurie, you styled it perfectly. I have one very simerla with red flowers 🙂 Thanksfor sharing at the weekend blog hop

    • November 20, 2016 / 8:35 am

      Thank you Sherry. A little slice of London for you ! Hope your'e well xx

  11. November 19, 2016 / 4:16 pm

    I'm so hopelessly lost when it comes to fashion, but I love your outfit and it looks like the location of your photo shoot was amazing! Thanks so much for posting this on the #fandayfriday link party! Hope to see more of your posts there soon!

  12. November 19, 2016 / 3:29 am

    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. I love this dress. It looks like you can wear it year round. It is so chic.

  13. November 19, 2016 / 12:36 am

    Loving the two together, it matches so well 🙂

    Sammy | Bargainbaglady.com [Link-up now live!] XX

    • November 20, 2016 / 8:33 am

      Thank you Sammy ! Thanks for stopping by, I will check out the link up xx

  14. November 18, 2016 / 7:35 pm

    You look so lovely in this dress. Beautiful photo shoot location too!

  15. November 18, 2016 / 7:28 pm

    I love the colors in the dress against the background. I can't wear anything with a waist just yet but working on it.

    • November 20, 2016 / 8:29 am

      Thank you Rebecca. Thank you for stopping by for a read. x

    • November 20, 2016 / 8:27 am

      Thank you Stephanie. Thanks for stopping by for a read x

  16. November 18, 2016 / 4:21 pm

    Beautiful dress, I like the blue flower design. And a gorgeous location for your shots too. #POCOLO

  17. November 18, 2016 / 9:29 am

    That's such a pretty dress! I love the print and colours. It suits you perfectly. 🙂 xx #PoCoLo

    • November 20, 2016 / 8:06 am

      Thank you so much Sarah. Thank you for stopping by xx

    • November 20, 2016 / 8:02 am

      Thank you Anna. This will be a hard worker ! So easy to wear too xx

  18. November 18, 2016 / 12:02 am

    My, my, my, Delilah, you truly are a temptress of a dress 🙂 I can see how this could be worn in a myriad of ways, Laurie, and I love it. Love love love.

    On the blog today, I'm talking about the hush-hush topic of self-love. Yup. Me, myself and I. I'd love for you to come over and weigh in, and share your thoughts. It's interesting to note that despite it being the 21st century, and we're preaching confidence and empowerment, the subject still remains somewhat risque.

    https://sheelagoh.com/2016/11/17/me-myself-i/

    • November 20, 2016 / 7:59 am

      Ha ha ! I can hear that song Sheela ! I will be popping over x

    • November 20, 2016 / 7:58 am

      Thank you Natassia ! Thank you for stopping by for a read x

  19. November 17, 2016 / 9:36 am

    Gorgeous dress! The dark floral print is beautiful. It looks great with the rollneck underneath. What a stunning location for photos.

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

  20. November 17, 2016 / 9:36 am

    Gorgeous dress! The dark floral print is beautiful. It looks great with the rollneck underneath. What a stunning location for photos.

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

  21. November 17, 2016 / 9:09 am

    Nice look, Laurie, and it brightens up what became a rainy day. Great choice of location, though, but just how did you manage to walk on that grass in those lovely heels? Did you get wedged in?!

    • November 20, 2016 / 7:53 am

      Ha ha! Thank you Mary ! I was waiting for that question! A great deal of balance I have to say! I'm used to it though, I only ever wear heels because I am short. Been wearing them since I was thirteen, so Iv'e had a lot of practice. x

  22. November 17, 2016 / 8:36 am

    Havren dresses are a bit of an undiscovered gem – very flattering. Love the berry shades on you. The backdrop is stunning!

    • November 20, 2016 / 7:50 am

      Thank you Gail. They are a bit of a hidden gem I agree. And their sales are fantastic. It's really good quality too x

  23. November 17, 2016 / 8:10 am

    The dress is gorgeous and I do like the sound of the office version styling with a white shirt. I haven't heard of the brand but just looked at the jacket online. A bargain in the sale.

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:42 pm

      Isn't it Anna. It's really good quality clothing too. I have loved everything from the brand so far x

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:40 pm

      Thank you Michelle. I agree with you, the shape is great for most figures x

  24. November 16, 2016 / 12:18 pm

    What a beautiful dress! So very elegant and feminine! And those shoes are stylish! Also love that park. England has got many beautiful parks and gardens!

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:36 pm

      Thank you Nancy! I really should make use of more of the gorgeous parks in London I have to say x

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:35 pm

      Yes I agree. It will look great with white silk I think . Thank you x

  25. November 16, 2016 / 9:25 am

    It's a gorgeous dress, Laurie and you look stunning in it! The photos are to die for… especially the one just before you got soaked. One classy lady!
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:34 pm

      Ha ha! You should have seen me by the time I left! Thank you Suzy xx

  26. November 16, 2016 / 1:21 am

    Stunning photos and a stunning dress! I love the dark floral colors in it! It's so pretty with your blonde hair!

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:23 pm

      Thank you Ruth. It's win win with this dress. I will wear in summer too . Thanks for stopping by x

  27. November 15, 2016 / 9:38 pm

    Looks really lovely:) and it's look really good with that top
    #DreamTeam

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:21 pm

      Thank you Katarzyna Thank you for stopping by x

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:19 pm

      Thank you Jacqui. I am loving the Wine colours out there at the moment x

  28. November 15, 2016 / 7:36 pm

    I really like how you've added the shirt under this dress Laurie (even if it is copying)…it makes me perfectly winterized! I hadn't heard of this company, but I'll be checking them out now!
    The scenery you picked is quite gorgeous—sorry for the rain though! 🙂
    jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:18 pm

      Thank you Jodie. The colour match is perfect.x

  29. November 15, 2016 / 1:42 pm

    Beautiful dress! I love it paired with the burgundy top. I can see the dress worn so many different ways!

    And what a gorgeous setting for your photos! Chiswick park is beautiful!

    Andrea
    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:17 pm

      Thank you Andrea. The park was lovely and I was so lucky to have it nearly all to myself! I think the dress will be great in Summer too x

    • November 19, 2016 / 9:14 pm

      Thank you Gemma. It fits beautifully, I love the material and I'm really pleased with it x

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