I'm in a very good mood- it's summer and I just love warm weather, cold lemonade and evening walks in my summer dresses ♥♥♥
Speaking of dresses I have the perfect dress to twirl in on the night out!
I present to you "In the Conservatory" dress in midnight blue made by Pigtails and Pirates.
But first a few words about the mind behind the brand: Pigtails and Pirates began in 2011. when Laura Jones started creating children’s clothing. I am impressed that Laura is a self taught seamstress and pattern maker! Her Australian made and designed ladies and children’s clothing is extremely popular on social networks where I first saw her work.
As you can see Pigtails and Pirates ladies clothing has a hint of retro to it, drawing inspiration from the 1950’s silhouette and feminine feel. Her beautiful designs appeal to women who are looking for vintage style dresses, 1950s dresses, rockabilly dresses, pin up style dresses or swing dresses.
Pigtails and Pirates have a wide range of beautiful fabrics and can even tailor a look just for you and your little daughter or son!
My dress is a gorgeous fully-lined bodice sweetheart style dress that features a print of vibrant florals on a dark blue background.
A palette of sea blues, poppy pink and chalk white flowers are the first thing you notice but the hint of lace puts the finishing touch to this beautiful " In the Conservatory" dress.
What I absolutely love on this dress is the sweetheart neckline and fat straps that stand firmly in place.
This full circle skirt hits just below the knee; dress is also available in white color fabric.
The fabric is soft cotton (doesn't strech), so light and flutter that it is perfect for summer! Dress is finished off with a hidden zipper on the back.
I paired it with my pink petticoat for an extremely vintage look but I think it fits wonderful without it too, for a more daily look I just wear it with a pink cardigan, dark blue belt and cute summer sandals :)
Australian measures are different from the European so be sure to check size chart before order or ask the friendly Pigtails and Pirates team for advice! According to the size chart I am size 10 and my dress fits like a glove!
Pigtails and Pirates offers a diverse range of unique and original designs- you can see a small video of Laura discussing Pigtails and Pirates here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28c91GXRyIs
And for a full MUAH made by me check this short video here:
Photos by: Foto Mara
Location: Hotel Patria
Now I have a dress that I will proudly wear for years and if you want one too don't hesitate to order from bright, bold and fun fabrics to soft pastels and florals- Pigtails and Pirates will let you express your individual style!
Thank you miss Laura ♥♥♥
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