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Polkadot Dress In Navy!!

February 26, 2020

Navy Blue and White Polkadots!!

The fit of this dress is my ideal for a bodycon – it gives room around the bust and upper back and cinches the waist and hips very nicely.

Worn Before and Again!!

This classic navy and white polkadot dress has such a sweet shape and of course I love its 1960’s styling …
Worn here a couple of months ago with hair out and a scarf …

I like navy as a β€œserious” colour and as a variant on wearing black for meetings and important appointments.

The dolman sleeves are perfect for the swelling in my arms which has been a feature of my life since my breast cancer treatments – and although I’m grateful to be here and to have been able to access treatment, it is an uncomfortable condition so these sleeves are appreciated!

The sexy split gives the dress ease of movement when you walk.

Pops of Pink!!

Whether my hair was up or down, I just loved the pops of pink in the shoes, bracelet and teeny wicker handbag. I felt they gave a conservative look a bit of oomph!

I also liked my little navy stretch and bow detail belt to emphasise my waist and make the outfit a bit less conservative!!

Thank you for joining me in my little corner of the web!!

Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ

  • Tamara
    February 26, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    Gorgeous!

    • donnadoesdresses
      February 26, 2020 at 8:17 pm

      Thank you, Tamara!! I always appreciate your kind interactions with me – I have been having problems being able to comment and whatnot in the blog so apologies for the lack of engagement!! Enjoy the rest of your week!
      Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ

      • Tamara
        February 27, 2020 at 4:02 pm

        No worries, Donna! I have problems with WP, at times, too. πŸ’•

  • Lizzie
    February 26, 2020 at 6:16 pm

    One of my favorite color combos! This dress is a dream and oh so, flattering! Absolutely love the retro feel of it.

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

    • donnadoesdresses
      February 26, 2020 at 8:21 pm

      It’s the perfect shape for me, I feel – unfortunately the fabric is a bit chatty and cheap, although the dress was moderately priced … I ordered it off an Australian company online, something I rarely do! Anyway, I’m going to keep wearing it and maybe see about getting one made in a better quality fabric as it’s my favourite early sixties/Madmen style!!
      Thank you for coming in and having a look, Lizzie – I’m sorry I haven’t been over to yours as often lately but will address that!!
      Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ

  • Angelica
    March 2, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    Such a cute look! πŸ’–

    XX Angelica
    https://eraenvogue.com

    • donnadoesdresses
      March 2, 2020 at 8:58 pm

      Oh thank you dear Angelica!! Appreciate your kind comment as your blog looks very special!! Have a great week!!
      Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ

  • Autumn Zenith
    March 11, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    The bow waist detail is such a darling inclusion, I completely agree. It takes this dress from looking all business, to business during the day, glam cocktails or an evening at the theatre after work – or simply for bopping around town in anytime one desires.

    I adore the accessory colour you went with here. That’s a gorgeous combo that we just don’t see enough these days, IMO, in the fashion world.

    Autumn Zenith πŸŽƒ Witchcrafted Life

    • donnadoesdresses
      March 12, 2020 at 12:33 am

      Thank you for your kind comment, Autumn!! I do like some brightness in my outfits, although really I do wear a fair bit of black on black … and darker colours do suit me but still it’s nice to have a pop of pink here and there when the will takes us!! Details are my thing so I just couldn’t resist the belt with this!!
      I’m glad you enjoyed the outfit and thank you again for your kind comment!! πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ

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