Some dresses are so unassuming and yet they become a core part of a woman’s wardrobe. Our black relaxed dress is exactly that. It has a relaxed shape, it’s not sleek and sophisticated but it is easy to wear and versatile. Its relaxed vibe is the epitome of French chic. Team it with trainers and an oversized bag or pair it with a gold pair of ballerina flatties, a scarf and an over-sized cardigan. Pop a longsleeved black tee underneath on cooler days. It’s lightweight enough to wear even into the early summer months. We love black dresses with alight sun tan on the skin and a pair of sandals or wedge espadrilles.
I was trying to decide what to wear to a girlfriend’s birthday dinner party and thought I’d wear something from the current collection. Vittoria caught my eye….. I love the freshness of it. I have a chiffon flower embellishment from a supplier which I really love, but I only have one so can’t really put … Read moreReady to Wear with a touch of bespoke…..
The new exhibition at the V&A, Ballgowns, British Glamour since 1950, has got the Working Frocks’ brain whirring overtime. Glamour is not only yards and yards of tulle in a Belville Sassoon ballgown, but is also the simplicity of a pared-down design, executed to the highest standard. Archive sketches from Belville Sassoon show a design eventually … Read moreEveryday Glamour- Simplicity
Spring months are March, April May, it is a transition time between winter and summer, but it is not summer, and our expectations are kept firmly in check by a glance out of the window. But Spring is a lovely season and I think we are cheating ourselves out of one of the most … Read moreSpring is a season so let’s acknowledge it