What I Wore On Our 20th Wedding Anniversary

What I Wore On Our 20th Wedding Anniversary. Hello friends. Happy Thursday lovelies. How is your week going? 

It has been a mad busy week here,. Shopping for back to school things. Just my daughters school shoes and bag left to buy then we are finished!

On Tuesday evening me and my husband went out for a meal to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary. It was a beautiful evening. The sun was shining brightly, we could not have timed it better for a nice walk out.  Just the two of us was so lovely. A rare date night out. I also got to wear my lovely new dress that I had been sent to review.

Change your mind about something?

Last week House Of Fraser got in touch with me to see if I wanted to review one of 3 pretty dresses. This was the only one in a size 10, so I choose this one.

To be honest, I was in two minds over this dress. It was not be the kind of dress I would have usually gone for; if I was picking it myself.

I ready do like long dresses. They are great for just chucking on when you are rushing around in a morning. I mostly like ones with lots of material in them, bright patterned facric and ones that hide my shape well. As a mum of 4 I like to cover my waistline up! Bright colours are another thing I would always choose over plain black clothes. So totally the opposite kind of dress I would pick then!?

When I opened my parcel up,my first thoughts was how pretty this dress is. The material has a nice soft feel to it and the monochrome pattern is very fashionable.

When I tried it on, it fit like a glove. It felt really nice as it is a figure hugging dress. It has such a lovely cut to it. Long in length with a nice split to the left had side and a cute little split in the top to add a touch of class to it.

As soon as I popped it on, I realised how much I loved it. It felt lovely and stylish. Comfortable and modern. Classic and chic all rolled into one.

I teamed my dress up with flat sandals to complete my date night outfit. I was walking to meet my husband in town after work so I needed to be comfy. This outfit is all about the dress so I think you can get away with flat sandals for going out.

Perfect length too!

Linea Monochrome Print Maxi Dress:

  • Flattering and comfortable to wear, the Linea monochrome maxi dress is made from a soft jersey fabric.
  •  It is finished with a keyhole detail at the neckline and a side split on the left hand side as worn. 
  • Overall dress length is; 145cm.
  • Maxi Dresses
  • Round Neck
  • 96% Polyester, 4% Elastane
  • Machine Wash 40°C
  • Cool Iron
  • Care Instructions: Machine Wash 40°C
  • Size 8-22
  • Colour : Multi 
  • Price : £79.00


What I Wore: | Dress : c/o  House Of Fraser | Shoes : c/o New Look |

Me and mini selfies before I went out!

What do you think of my new maxi dress?

Is this the kind of dress you would go for?

About this post :

I was sent this dress from House of Fraser. to review. 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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50 Comments

  1. Tamar SB
    1st September 2016 / 9:06 am

    Great dress!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd September 2016 / 8:57 am

      Thanks Tamar 🙂

  2. Margarett Murphy
    1st September 2016 / 11:09 am

    Lovely dress. Looks great on you.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd September 2016 / 8:57 am

      Aww, thank you 🙂

  3. Bekah
    1st September 2016 / 12:04 pm

    That is really pretty – and happy anniversary!!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 5:59 am

      Aww, thank you 🙂

  4. Shelbee On The Edge
    1st September 2016 / 3:38 pm

    Claire, this dress is so pretty! Did your husband's jaw drop when he saw you walking toward him? Because you are stunning! I think sometimes when we go outside of our comfort zone and try something we normally wouldn't, we can be pleasantly surprised with the result!Shelbeewww.shelbeeontheedge.comShelbeewww.shelbeeontheedge.com

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:04 am

      Aww Shelbee, thank you for the lovely comment. I agree, I am glad I went out my comfort zone 🙂

  5. Winnie
    1st September 2016 / 5:35 pm

    GORGEOUS dress and it looks so wonderful on you! Just perfect

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:06 am

      Aww, thank you Winnie 🙂

  6. Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings
    2nd September 2016 / 6:06 am

    Hi Claire, the dress looks good and flattering on you. And it's the kind of dress you could get away with wearing day or night. Unfortunately I find maxi dresses make me look dumpy and I'm not comfortable in them.#PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:07 am

      Thank you Debbie 🙂

  7. Our Rach
    2nd September 2016 / 7:40 am

    You look stunning, it really suits you. Hope you had a wonderful evening #pocolo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:07 am

      Aww, thank you Rachel 🙂 Yes we had a lovely night…

  8. Dean B
    2nd September 2016 / 9:35 am

    Love that dress. You look stunning in it 🙂 Hope you and your husband enjoyed your Anniversary meal 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:12 am

      Aww thank you Dean 🙂

  9. Lins @ Boo & Maddie
    2nd September 2016 / 10:05 am

    It looks gorgeous on you, very stylish and beautiful cut. Happy happy anniversary!! X #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:16 am

      Aww thank you so much lovely 🙂

  10. Kim Carberry
    2nd September 2016 / 12:44 pm

    Gorgeous! That dress looks great on you! Happy anniversary 🙂 x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:19 am

      Aww, thanks Kim 🙂

  11. MotherofTeenagers
    2nd September 2016 / 1:10 pm

    I love a long dress, it makes you feel instantly more glamorous and you are right flats set it off perfectly. 20 years is a great achievement. Congratulations. #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:36 am

      Aww, thanks for the lovely comment 🙂

  12. Erica Price
    2nd September 2016 / 4:07 pm

    It suits you and I really like the length of it.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd September 2016 / 6:40 am

      Thanks Erica 🙂

  13. Talya Stone
    2nd September 2016 / 5:31 pm

    Ah happy anniversary! What a lovely dress looks fab on you.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:17 am

      Thank you Talya 🙂

  14. Ayesha Farhad
    2nd September 2016 / 11:00 pm

    Happy anniversary! love the dress! and its just the perfect length! Also love the pop of red lipstick! goes well with the entire look xx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:20 am

      Aww, thank you for the lovely comment Ayesha 🙂

  15. My Petit Canard
    2nd September 2016 / 11:09 pm

    Happy anniversary, such a massive achievment! Lovely dress, and I think it looks lovely on you too. House of Fraser are great for doing such a range of clothes, we love shopping in there! Emily #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:22 am

      Thanks Emily, I have some beautiful dress from them 🙂

  16. Jayne SMABL
    3rd September 2016 / 7:32 am

    What a lovely dress, you look lovely 🙂 I hope you both had a wonderful time celebrating your anniversary x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:25 am

      Aww, thank you Jayne. We had a lovely night together 🙂

  17. Kara Guppy
    3rd September 2016 / 10:22 am

    That is a gorgeous dress, it really suits you x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:28 am

      Aww, thank you Kara 🙂

  18. pixiedusk
    3rd September 2016 / 2:05 pm

    You have an amazing silhouette and figure! #pocolo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:30 am

      Aww, thank you lovely 🙂

  19. beautyqueenuk
    3rd September 2016 / 8:52 pm

    You look absolutely amazing, I love the dress x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:30 am

      Thank you for the lovely comment Rachel 🙂

  20. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    4th September 2016 / 1:04 am

    Pretty dress on a pretty lady!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:31 am

      Aww, thanks for the lovely comment Heather 🙂

  21. ana de jesus
    4th September 2016 / 5:38 pm

    This reminds me of a monochromatic jumpsuit I have, your dress is gorgeous and happy 20th wedding anniversary hun xxx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th September 2016 / 5:53 pm

      Aww, thank you Ana 🙂

  22. Sassy Disability Blogger
    6th September 2016 / 8:34 pm

    Happy anniversary , i hope you had a lovely time? the dress sounds lovely but you need to add alt text descriptions so blind people like me have a better understanding of what the dress looks like 🙂 xxx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th September 2016 / 12:17 pm

      Thank you so much for stopping by. I am sorry about this I never though of that xx

  23. Chilling With Lucas
    6th September 2016 / 9:35 pm

    It looks stunning, Happy Anniversary although you really don't look old enough to have been married 20 years x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th September 2016 / 12:18 pm

      Aww, thank you for the lovely comment :):)

  24. Stephanie Robinson
    7th September 2016 / 9:41 pm

    Love the geometric print and congrats on 20 years, and here's to many more. Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo and don't forget to send us a photo that sums up your summer, we'd love to share it in our summer collage X

    • Clairejustine oxox
      10th September 2016 / 7:16 am

      Thanks Stephanie 🙂

  25. Morgan Prince
    10th September 2016 / 4:14 pm

    Gorgeous dress! I always have a problem with maxi dresses, being a little short means that most maxi dresses are far too long. 🙁 You look fabulous. Congratulations on your 20th wedding anniversary – I hope you had a lovely time. xxxThanks for linking to #pocolo.

  26. Michelle Orsi
    11th October 2016 / 9:48 pm

    What a lovely dress. The print looks amazing on you

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