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Fashion Over 40: Creative Mondays Blog Hop..

Happy Monday everyone. Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.

I brought this dress a few weeks ago for my holiday. When I seen it in the shop I loved it straight away. It screamed buy me! When I got it home and tried it on, I hated it! Far to wide, too baggy around the top.  So it was take it back to the shops and not have a new dress for my holidays or pack it in the case..

Then  though came into my head. What about wearing a black top underneath and finding a chunky belt to wear with it!? I tipped my t-shirt draw upside down and emptied my wardrobe to find a belt.

I am so glad I did as it looked a lot better.

Now I love it again!!

So floaty and keeps you cool or keeps you warm in cold weather.

Do you have anything that looks completely different with a belt or another item of clothing?

What I Wore~

To join in the fun:

  1. Link up your creative, recipe, crafty, outfit or anything creative posts on the blog hop below.
  2. Visit a few blogs on the list to make the hop fun for everyone.
  3. Please try to include the Creative Monday button or a text link back to my blog in the post you are linking up.
  4. Be great if you would like to follow? let me know if you do, so I can stop by and follow back.
  5. Don’t forget to tweet me your links so I can re-tweet them.

Creative Mondays 13/06/2016 has now finished.

33 comments so far.

33 responses to “Fashion Over 40: Creative Mondays Blog Hop..”

  1. FABBY'S LIVING says:

    You're all set for Summer dear friend with that lovely dress. Everything looks lovely on you too!Thank you for hosting the party sweetie.Hugs,FABBY

  2. Tamar SB says:

    So creative to smake it work in that way!

  3. Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas says:

    Thanks so much for the party and for your visit, Claire!! You in that dress is a great look!!Hugs,Deb

  4. Coombe Mill says:

    I love the way you've dressed up the dress with belt and vest.

  5. Winnie says:

    Gorgeous dress Claire! The kind I love to wear 🙂 I also like the colorThank you for hosting this party, and I hope you're having a good weekend

  6. vanity andme says:

    You styled it perfectly. LOve it !x

  7. Julia Nyanyo says:

    Good call with the belt and vest top – looks great. The print is really pretty and maxi dresses are so great for holidays.

  8. Mary says:

    Very cute dress! The belt makes it! 🙂

  9. Veronica Cid says:

    Dress looks great! Sometimes a belt or other accessories can really transform a look!I just started a link up too and would love it if you join. Come take a look at CidStyleFile.com #UntamedStyleThanks Veronica

  10. Anna says:

    You could easily take it in Claire, although it looks lovely with what you did 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox says:

      Thanks Anna, they way I am going I might grow into it! I have put so much weight on since Christmas 🙁

  11. Sheree Ho says:

    What a beautiful dress!! Thanks for hosting the linkup.xo Shereehttp://poshclassymom.comIG: @poshclassymom

  12. Shelbee On The Edge says:

    It is such an adorable dress! I love it with the belt. Although, I think you are exaggerating and I bet it was super cute without the belt, too! 🙂 But it really does look amazing belted. I love the pattern, too. I have a post to be published tomorrow about a tunic that I had to be creative with in order to make it cute again….I will link it up with you on Wednesday!Shelbeewww.shelbeeontheedge.com

  13. Rajesh says:

    Beautiful and fashoinable.

  14. RedTagChicLosAngeles says:

    Whoa you rock that maxi!!!Come check out how I styled some ruffles for work & play at the blog this week – Have a lovely week!Rebeccahttp://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

  15. pixiedusk says:

    You look really long while wearing it and the belt gave it shape! What a great way to style this dress =)

  16. Fashion Fairy Dust says:

    I'm glad you kept it Claire! The layered tank underneath is such a cool look and the belt gives it just the right amount of shape.Debbiewww.fashionfairydust.com

  17. Elegance and Mommyhood says:

    I love this maxi dress and how you styled it with the cami underneath. Do come by on Thursday and link this up with me. Thanks.

  18. Jessica Jannenga says:

    Great job, thinking outside the box. Love the top underneath and that belt is so pretty! I really am falling for maxi dresses! jess xxwww.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

  19. Julie's Lifestyle says:

    That dress is so pretty Claire. Thanks for hosting and have a nice week. 🙂

  20. Lauren at Wonderfully Made says:

    Hi I'm new to your blog and party and will be adding your link today. I love that dress and how you made it work. I also love the red polka dot top you posted earlier!

  21. Salma Saquaf says:

    Wow…love it!

  22. Jill Shepherd says:

    Thanks for hosting Claire, love the dress and the belt too! Hope you have a fabulous week!

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