Little black dress

A new black dress from Damart – AD sent for review

disclosure:  I was sent this dress for the purpose of review

I was recently sent a new black dress from Damart to try.  I seem to live in jeans these days so it was so refreshing to have the opportunity to wear a dress and feel like me rather than Mum for a change!

Damart is an online shop offering Ladieswear, Menswear, Footwear and Home Goods. I received this lovely black, empire line maxi dress in a size 10, made of 95% viscose and 5% elastane.  The dress is approximately 127cms long so a great length for me at 168cms (5ft 6in in old money).  I love the strap detail which helps give the neckline a nice shape.

 A new black dress from Damart

I’m barely a 34B so I’m always a bit worried about low-cut dresses making me look even more flat-chested, but with the gathering around the bodice I felt more confident than normal and my bra and straps were not visible.

A new black dress from Damart

The band around the waist also helps with my typical pear shape to highlight my waist rather than my hips and bum!  If anything I could have done with this being a slightly tighter fit at this point.  But in general, I’m really pleased with this dress, I can wear it during the day, or by changing accessories it can become more of a dinner dress.

 black dress from Damart

I followed the 30 degrees washing instructions, the dress has washed well, retained its colour and shape and irons easily.

So, what do you think?


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