What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review.

Happy Tuesday 😃.

On Sunday me and my Daughter had a day out in Nottingham. Just the two of us. We had such a fun time together.

We were going to visit the Victoria Embankment but as my youngest son decided to stay home we changed our plans and we went to visit Nottingham Castle.

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review
Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle.

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

We arrived in Nottingham by train and although I have been to Nottingham town centre loads, I am no good at getting anywhere on my own. I usually leave things like this to my husband. Who happened to be at work on this day!!

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

No worries, I just spoke into my phone; OK Google guide me to Nottingham Castle. It is not far away from the train station that we arrived in but it would have been if we took a wrong turn. Gosh, I love Google!! 

Robin Hood

It only took us a few minutes to get to the Castle.

My Daughter set me some truth or challenge questions and we had a real giggle at the answers when walking around.

She set me a challenge of shouting ‘I love bananas’ and doing a monkey impression in front of some tourists and was rolling around laughing when I accepted her challenge and did it!! Good times, eh!?

She soon stopped asking me to do silly things after that!

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

The next moment we were there. I love Nottingham and this is such a beautiful spot. We took photos, possed a little and chattered about different things.


Around the castle is perfect for pretty photos. Like the Robin Hood statue, the Castle itself and the red phone box.

I love to wear my Converse when there is lots of walking involved!

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

How cool is this!? Perfect for a photo opportunity. I wanted to stick my leg or arm through each arch but my Daughter was just laughing so that never worked out!

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

Remember I mentioned I had another Dress from Bonmarchรฉ’s Summer lookbook to show you?

This is it. I wore it here.

I love the that Bonmarchรฉ’s clothes come in generous sizes, perfect for when you are spending lots of time out and about and also throughout the Summer when you end eating what you want.

No tight waist bands here!!

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

How pretty is this denim dress?

Love it. Such a great style, design and fit. I now need to wash it as I have been wearing it for a few days as it feels so nice to wear.

Nottingham Castle

This dress is perfect for feeling comfy when out and about and it looks so stylish too. I know it is good when my Daughter says she likes it too.


Mini-me in the background looking for things to take pictures of.

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review
What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

What I Wore: Dress: c/o Bonmarchรฉ | Shoes: Converse | Bag: Cath Kidston | Sunglasses: Primark.

What I Wore : Nottingham Castle : Denim Dress Review

Have you been to Nottingham Castle before?

What do you think of my new dress?

Do not forget to stop by tomorrow I have a fun Wednesday Blog Hop post planned, wearing this dress too. You can also link up your fashion posts here too.

What I Wore: Nottingham Castle: Denim Dress Review.

About this post: Bonmarchรฉ kindly sent me a dress for the purpose of this review. All thoughts are my own and I was not paid for this post.

Claire Justine
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  1. Little Pickles Mom
    30 July 2017 / 13:06

    GREAT dress! Perfectly teamed with the Cath Kidson bag. Looking great!

  2. Stephanie Moore
    27 July 2017 / 21:52

    I never would have thought that this dress was from Bonmarchรฉ, it's lovely and looks great on you

  3. Sian QuiteFranklySheSaid
    27 July 2017 / 20:12

    Your dress is gorgeous! Can't beat a pair of Converse!x

  4. Jayne SMABL
    27 July 2017 / 18:50

    Nottingham castle is lovely, Steeped in legend and folklore it is perfect for a day out.(hubby helping out)

  5. A Labour of Life
    27 July 2017 / 12:58

    what a great dress and I sure wish I lived closer to castles. I love the pictures

  6. ana de jesus
    26 July 2017 / 23:36

    This was the perfect outfit to go exploring in! I love embroidered denim so chic x

  7. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...
    26 July 2017 / 20:48

    Very pretty flower embroidery and the blue is very vibrant

  8. Jenny
    25 July 2017 / 22:11

    Such a nice blue! I have noticed embroidered flowers on a lot of things lately !

    • 1 August 2017 / 21:54

      Thanks Jenny, yes I am loving all the embroidered things ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Charlotte TheMummyToolbox
    25 July 2017 / 19:50

    beautiful! I love how you made it more casual with the shoes but it looks totally adaptable if you wanted to transition!

  10. Nancy's Fashion Style
    25 July 2017 / 17:26

    What a fabulous dress! Great with those sneakers!

  11. Jessica Jannenga
    25 July 2017 / 15:45

    Love the pics! My hubby and I are interested in visiting castles at some point in our travels. Love your dress, it looks so pretty with the pink flowered embroidery! and I am a fan of the shift dress. jess xx

    • 28 July 2017 / 05:22

      Thanks Jess, you will love it around here. Such a lovely place ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    25 July 2017 / 13:42

    Love the dress and these photos. Looks like a fabulous spot! How do you keep your Converse so clean?

    • 28 July 2017 / 05:22

      Thanks Heather, Ha I had a new pair, just like my old ones for my birthday :):)

  13. Tori M
    25 July 2017 / 12:31

    That's a really pretty dress. I'm SO into embroidery at the moment.

    • 28 July 2017 / 05:21

      Thanks you,aww ye me too. My latest pair of jeans are like this too ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Tamar SB
    25 July 2017 / 10:47

    That's super cute!

  15. Helen J
    25 July 2017 / 10:21

    Beautiful photos – I love the embroidery detail on this dress, so pretty ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Dean B
    25 July 2017 / 09:17

    That is a lovely dress. Indeed, perfect for summer. Love that you matched with a pair of converse ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. mummabstylish
    25 July 2017 / 08:10

    What a gorgeous dress, just right for your lovely day out. Loving the embroidery on the sides – very pretty. x Jacqui

  18. vanity andme
    25 July 2017 / 07:57

    The dress looks fabulous on Claire. Looks like a lovely day out xx

    • 27 July 2017 / 07:05

      Aww, thanks Laurie ๐Ÿ™‚