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Party Season Takeover: Laura Ashley Party Dress

Posted by Katie Cliss Fashion blogger

9th Dec 2014

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With party season just around the corner, it's the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a new dress! I wanted something a little different to what I had seen on the high street so headed out to search through my local charity shops. Unsure of what I was after, I luckily stumbled across a beautiful Laura Ashley dress. I am a sucker for all things floral and so the striking pink pattern caught my eye instantly and I fell in love. 

The sweetheart neckline and full skirt of this dress make it a really flattering shape. The only downside for me was the length, and I was in two minds whether or not to alter such a classic vintage piece. However, I am a strong believer that a vintage item should be worn, not kept in the cupboard, so don't be scared to get chopping! For a more modern look, I simply shortened the skirt on my sewing machine and paired it with tights and pale pink heels. 

If you are after something similar, it can take a while to come across your this style of dress whilst out shopping but luckily the Oxfam Online Shop has plenty of Laura Ashley dresses waiting for you! Happy partying!

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