Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser

I was sent this dress from House of Fraser.
Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser

Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser.

Hello friends, so how are you today?

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Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser:

Last week House Of Fraser asked me, if I would like to take part in a fun fashion outfit challenge.

Share an outfit that can be dressed down for the office and yet can also be styled up for a night out: The Desk To Drinks Challenge. (Just in case you go out then out out!!).

As part of the fun challenge, I got to choose one of their beautiful prom dresses to share how I would style it.

It just so happens I am looking for a new job so a nice dress for work and after work drinks with friends would be perfect.

House Of Fraser

I picked out a lovely plain cream dress, with 50’s styled cars. One that would not stand out too much, blending in nicely for work.

It would have also looked great for a night out with chunky blue shoes to stand out a bit more.

For some reason on ordering, I forgot to select the car pattern. Doh, what am I like!?

When my dress arrived then it was a big surprise as it was not one I thought I ordered.

At first, I thought; Oh no! Oh, no, no, no, no!!

This dress will be too loud for work. House of Fraser kindly offered me an exchange, even though it was my fault, but I decided to stay with this dress as I realised how lovely it was.

It could be me after all!?

I would just need to tone it down for work and only wear some nice heels for drinks.

Easier than I first thought!?

House Of Fraser dress
Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser

From Desk:

Firstly, I styled the dress with a black cardigan and low heeled boots.

It would look great in an office with a black blazer and black flat shoes, which are next on my shopping list.

It looks lovely dressed down for work.

Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser
House Of Fraser
Desk to Drinks Challenge With House Of Fraser

To Drinks: 

This dress is so pretty and loud I think it looks best with plain shoes or sandals.

Black, white, orange or red would be perfect. I went for red.

Love it with my red shoes.

So what do you think of my outfit ideas? How would you also style this dress from desk to drink?

I was sent this dress from House of Fraser. All thoughts are my own. I was not paid for this post. Thanks for supporting the brands that I work with.

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Claire Justine
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  1. Tamar SB
    17 April 2016 / 11:29 AM

    I love how you styled it! Good luck with the job hunt!

  2. 17 April 2016 / 9:44 PM

    It's a really lovely dress, but I would totally wear it for work without covering it up with the cardie. I rarely wear anything that is not a bright colour or two, or three though so my colleagues are used to it!I love how a simple change like shoes can totally transform a look. (love your red shoes btw!)

    • 18 April 2016 / 12:09 PM

      Hi Julia, aww thank you. I love bright clothes too, makes me feel happy wearing bright things 🙂

  3. Coombe Mill
    19 April 2016 / 8:23 AM

    It looks wonderful our new and I don't think it is too loud for work I think the flat boots dress it down perfectly #TriedTested

  4. 19 April 2016 / 9:50 AM

    You have the best dress sense…You always look fabulous.I love that dress…You have styled it so well x

  5. Natasha Mairs
    19 April 2016 / 8:53 AM

    That dress is just gorgeous!!! It's perfect for both day and night xx #TriedTested

  6. Mica T
    21 April 2016 / 9:09 AM

    That is a gorgeous dress, even if it wasn't the print you thought you ordered! I like it layered with the cardi for the office, and it's fantastic with the red heels for drinks!Away From The Blue Blog

  7. Margarett Murphy
    21 April 2016 / 6:05 PM

    Lovely dress. I like it with the boots.

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