today I'm showing you two looks with one dress! I love shift dresses; a wardrobe staple and versatile to boot (they have a knack of draping over your body without emphasising those darn love handles so lets add flattering to the list!) I have a few in my possession already but I was excited to try the new edit from dorothy perkins!
this is my day look, I opted for the oriental print dress as it's feminine but modern. I've paired it with an over sized collar shirt and belt for a more casual look (plus my standard winter attire of hat and chunky tights) 

I'd also wear this with a chunky knit and flats, it's really easy to mix and match.
for my evening look I've kept it simple; the shape is so classic I like to wear it alone to show off the cut. I've worn my over sized pink coat, chunky chains and transparent clutch just to take it up a notch! 

I'm really taken with this dress, the shape is perfect for me! it also comes in some winning basic colours of black and red and there are some gorgeous floral versions (including cami ones) that I think will be popular... you can see the full range of party dresses here!

which look do you prefer.. casual or night out? 

back soon!

caroline x

*sponsored post, all opinions/awkward poses my own!


  1. hi caroline,

    I love how you style it with the shirt, a great look :)
    btw where is your tartan skirt form in your profile photo, I love it!

    Hanh x

  2. It looks absolutely gorgeous with that pink coat!

  3. That dress is just so pretty, and it looks wonderful with your coat! x

  4. I love both but I think my fave has to be the first!!!x

  5. This is such a pretty dress!
    And love both of the ways that you've styled it.


  6. I adore this outfit, that dress is fantastic !

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  7. I need this dress! It's so pretty!

  8. Beautiful!!
    It looks great with the pastel pink coat.
    And love your hat.


  9. Such a great post idea - gorgeous versatile looks!

  10. Where did you get the white shirt and belt from? :)

  11. I'd love to know where your collar shirt is from? I love it!

  12. That dress is so beautiful! I love it with the pastel coat :)
    Elise -

  13. That dress is amazing, I would not have thought it was Dorothy Perkins.

  14. your style is perfect!

  15. That dress is gorgeous, I really like it with tights and boots :)
    Amy x | A Little Boat Sailing

  16. Absolutely love this outfit! You look a lot like Kate Middleton here :) xx


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