Tagged: The Pretty Dress Company

Feeling gorgeous and buying British

I don’t know about you but I spend about 350 days a year wearing the same boring old clothes – jeans and a t-shirt. If the weather is warm I’ll team this up with a pair of flip flops and maybe¬†a cardigan, or (as is more often the case) if the weather is bad then I’ll add boots and a hoodie.… Read more

How to look good post children

I am now 38, I have had 2 pregnancies (the last one age 36) and I really feel that you can tell this when you look at my body. Everything feels a bit floppy, saggy, droopy. Pert is a long-gone word, and all of this does get me down.

Whilst I couldn’t be happier about being able to have two pregnancies, to bring my two daughters into this world and to breastfeed them, it does make me sad to think back to my teen and 20-something pre-pregnancy body.… Read more

Yet another Cinderella dress

Two weeks ago saw Franglaise Family on a flight, heading to Nice for a good friend’s wedding (more to come on the wedding itself soon). When I got our invitation to the wedding, I racked my brains over what I could wear that would make me feel as good as the last wedding I went to, and the only solution seemed another dress from The Pretty Dress Company, seeing as the last one from them made me feel so amazing, and got me such great compliments.… Read more

Can a dress change the way you feel about yourself?

Since C was born (last November) I’ve been feeling a bit bleurgh about the way I look, I know that’s shallow and there are very serious things to worry about but it’s a fact, and seeing as this is my blog I’ll write what concerns me. I turned 37 soon after she was born, and whilst the numbers themselves don’t bother me, what does make me sad is what I see when I look in the mirror.… Read more