Friday Frock: Topshop Stripe Cut Out Summer Dress
When it comes to sundresses, the overwhelming selection is of ultra feminine frocks, florals and girlie-girlie looks. And when it comes to stripes, things can often veer a little too nautical or Palm Beach for the edgier fashion fan. But I think the cut of this dress lets it give a nod to nautical without being too cutesy.
I love this Stripe Cut Out Sun Dress, £38.00 at Topshop. If the back cut-out scares you off, just wear a tank or cami underneath! The dress would flatter most shapes with it's shapely darts and emphasis on the top of the rib cage. A slightly full skirt would also hide hips, or create a fuller bottom silhouette for those looking to accentuate hips. I'd definitely wear it on a variety of occasions - maybe with red espadrilles or heels to dress it up, and some neutral flats for every day.
Reviews say that the waist is pretty tiny, so be aware of that if you decide to order it. Reviewers also praised the quality and sturdiness of the fabric, which is great for those who look for more structure in a garment, and also a good find in an item at this price point!