The perfect Tea Party Dress is called ‘Crushed Cream and Flowers‘ luxury that’s comfortable, coupled with sophistication is what you will feel when wearing this dress.
I also think of her as a dress that can be an ‘alternative wedding dress’ especially if having a wedding on beach. This particular style of a floral jersey dress looks good on hourglass figures, it plays with your curves. Crushed Cream and Flowers a jersey swing dress by combining two different textured jersey fabrics was such a treat, the overlay of the dress is a floral print, the sheer fabric with its variety of coloured flowers in bloom captures the light making her quite ethereal.
The crushed cream jersey fabric, the under-lay, serves three purposes, one your modesty and two it lifts the flowers, and finally the fact that its crushed gives another dimension to this dress, and did I mention that the fabric is so soft, well she is. At the hem I came up with a technique that looks as though you have tiny little flowers sashaying across your legs creating a lettuce edge effect.
A roll neck collar also in cream jersey to create a contrast, and drop shoulder creating a sleeve cap. I like working with the silhouette that a jersey swing dress creates as she compliments a variety of body-shapes. If you decide to have this dress as an alternative wedding dress, you will still be able to wear her many times afterwards for other occasions; with each wear you capture the memory of that ‘special day’, alternatively you could wear Crushed Cream and Flowers as a dress to wear to a Tea Party! An ‘Exclusive Original’ label the only one made in this fabric, a stand-alone piece.
A jersey swing dress set on an autumnal background foliage of green, browns and blue, a print which lends itself to a hand-painting with splashes of colour, a depiction of nature unrestrained, a beautiful floral dress, naming her ‘Floral Infusion‘.
As with the majority of my fabric stash there wasn’t a lot of this fabric available, so it was imperative that the design have maximum impact and simplicity. This swing dress depending on your height could either be a mini, or if like me at 5ft 2″ she rests just above the knee. The beauty of this style of swing dress is the illusion of a waistline without the restriction, she nips in at the side seams, glides over the tummy area and hips and is really comfortable to wear.
This particular dress travels well, doesn’t crease if worn on a long flight. I like that you can wear this style of dress with heels or Cowboy boots because of the waterfall hemline, she’s a ‘Rock Chick’ style kinda gal. Have a look at coralturner.com/shop/silk-scarves/brown-silk-scarf-olive-green-silk-scarf, what a great match! An ‘Exclusive Originals’ label part of a capsule collection, Floral Infusion swing dress is the only one made in this jersey fabric.
‘Truly Blue‘ just like you, what can I say, the title rhymed! This is not an ordinary blue swing jersey dress, take a look at the fabric, there’s a lot of fun with this dress, the cotton jersey print which an eclectic group of images in magazine format. A print featuring big bold sunglasses, shoes, beauty, it says it all. Also known as ‘Miami Heat Jersey Dress’ – what? On account of an American gentleman who said to me “Coral I see that sassy blue dress of yours on the hot ladies of Miami” I gently reminded him that England has ‘hot’ ladies too despite the weather!
Details the cowl neck jersey mini dress, handkerchief hem finish (a wonderful hemline to show off your legs) added interest created with the herringbone stitched hem. Turn her around, you will be wearing a deep ‘v-neck’ supported with a gilt buckle so you can wear her on one shoulder.
I class this as one of your ‘go to dresses’ timeless and ageless, can be worn for a variety of occasions, no restrictions in the waist or hips, she glides over your body. An ‘Exclusive Original’ label, the only one made in this jersey fabric, a stand alone statement piece.