I can’t believe it’s March already! It’s a busy week for us, as it’s Granny’s birthday tomorrow and then I get to celebrate on Sunday for Mothers Day too. It still feels quite weird that Mothers Day is for me as well as my Mum. 6 years and that fact hasn’t quite sunk in. Just in case I get whisked off somewhere nice you might just find me Wearing Amy Childs Official for Mothers Day this year.
Amy Childs came to fame in The Only Way is Essex, runs her own boutique and has a successful online fashion range at Amy Childs Official. As I’m pear-shaped, with a butt that really doesn’t belong with my bust I decided to go with the Boho styling of the Georgie dress for a change, rather than one of the more fitted body con dresses within the Amy Childs Official range.
My dress arrived crease free and ready to wear – always a bonus.
The v shaped, straped neckline means there’s no need for a necklace. The long bell sleeves are a total departure for me as I’d normally go for three-quarter length fitted sleeves, but they work well with the lace inserts. The dress comes with a zip fastening up the back.
I picked a size 8 in the Georgie dress and it fits well. I’d certainly be fairly confident to try a body con option in the same size. It’s made of 100% polyester and can be machine washed at 30 degrees and ironed on the reverse with a cool iron. My only real issue with the dress, is with the lining. Great that it’s fully lined, but when you don’t have the best of legs and need to wear tights with a polyester lining, it’s a pain. Static overload, which of course makes the lining cling to you as you walk and the shape of the dress is impaired. I’m sure if my niece with her fab long legs was wearing this dress, she’d have the confidence to bare her legs and wouldn’t have the problem.
The Georgie dress is my first experience of the Amy Childs Official collection and for £49.00 it’s well made and good value for money. Looking around the collection I really rather like the Matilda and Caroline dresses.
Which would you pick? Will you be wearing Amy Childs Official for Mothers Day too?
disclaimer: we were sent the item mentioned in exchange for an honest review