Sophia Alexia Ruffle Wrap Dress

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Sophia Alexia Ruffle Wrap Dress

This Sophia Alexia ruffle wrap dress is a maxi of dreams. It was a recent gift from London based designer Sophia Alexia and I can’t tell you how happy I am that the weather was warm enough for me to wear it at the weekend. I didn’t want to have to wait until next summer. Although, with that being said, a slip underneath and a denim or even a biker jacket over the top would take it through early autumn rather nicely. Swap the sandals for trainers or closed-toe wedges and you could even wear a pair of fine tights with it too.

Sophia Alexia maxi ruffle wrap dress

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sophia alexia maxi ruffle wrap dress

The Sophia Alexia ruffle wrap dress is made from beautifully soft rayon, hence the gorgeous drape. It’s a true wrap dress with an inside tie. The outer tie enhances the figure and emphasises the waterfall ruffles. It’s also a true maxi in that it reaches the floor. For reference, I’m 5 ft 9, (175 cm) tall and I’m wearing the “long” length which is two inches longer than the short option.

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what lizzy loves sophia alexia ruffle maxi wrap dress

what lizzy loves sophia alexia wrap dress

what lizzy loves wearing Sophia Alexia ruffle maxi wrap dress

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Rose Gold Tie Sandals

My rose gold tie sandals are by Daisy Roots. My cousin sent them to me from her independent shoe shop, Funky Lil Feet. I used to buy the Daisy Roots pull-on leather pram shoes for Poppy and Harry when they were babies. In fact, I have kept each of their first pairs, so cute are they and so sentimental am I.  I knew therefore, before I even tried them, that these sandals would be super-comfy and beautifully made. And they didn’t disappoint. The leather is soft and supple and the foot bed is slightly shaped and very supportive. I truly think one could walk for hours in these.

Daisy roots rose gold tie sandals

The rose gold is subtle which I like. I’ve worn them with boyfriend jeans and also with denim shorts as well as other maxi dresses. They’re a very useful neutral and versatile addition.

what lizzy loves Daisy Roots rose gold sandals

A Mix Of Jewellery

I’ve got a lot of new jewellery over summer and I’ve really enjoyed wearing it and mixing different pieces together. The divine apatite gemstone necklace and bracelet are the perfect complement  to the Caribbean colours in my Sophia Alexia ruffle wrap dress.

what lizzy loves apatite jewellery angel wing necklace

I added my silver angel wing necklace from local jeweller So Belle. I met the lovely lady behind this brand just before my holiday. She’s called Charlotte and is absolutely gorgeous in every way. Like so many of us, she is a busy mum working hard to build her business, so I’d love you to go and look at her website. The good thing too is that she sells the pendants separately from the chains, so you can make the necklace whatever length you’d like. I wore the pendant on a longer chain when I wore the flamboyant black lace beach dress in a recent blog post. Charlotte has very kindly given me a discount code to use online or in the shop. Use LIZZY10 to get 10% off.

And once again, I wore a pair of Toolally earrings. This too is a local brand but one which has enjoyed a lot of success in the fashion press including Vogue. These, rather fabulously, are called Fandangos.

what lizzy loves toolally fandangos earrings

Toolally fandangos large fan earrings

Fabulous New Trinny London Makeup

Trinny London is Trinny Woodall’s makeup range. They sent me a selection of products to try a few weeks ago. As always, I wanted to try them properly before I mentioned them here. I like them a lot, so I shall give them a lot more air time in an upcoming autumn beauty blog I have planned. But for now, in these images, I am wearing the Face Finish, which is a mattifying balm and the Lip2Cheek colour in Freddie on my cheeks. As the name suggests, this is a cream product suitable for both lips and cheeks. Freddie is a  lovely flattering soft and subtle terracotta shade that is much lighter when on than it looks in the pot!

what lizzy loves Trinny London make up

 

Get this look

Timex Fairfield Watch, Rose Gold
Timex Fairfield Watch, Rose Gold
Trinny London, Lip2Cheek, Freddie
Trinny London, Lip2Cheek, Freddie
Trinny London Face Finish
Trinny London Face Finish
Trinny London BFF Face Perfector
Trinny London BFF Face Perfector
Sophia Alexia Ruffle Wrap Dress
Sophia Alexia Ruffle Wrap Dress
Daisy Roots, Wimbledon,  Rose Gold
Daisy Roots, Wimbledon, Rose Gold
So Belle Silver Angel Wing Pendant
So Belle Silver Angel Wing Pendant
Rouge Dior 999,
Rouge Dior 999,
Maybelline Go Colossal, Leather Black
Maybelline Go Colossal, Leather Black
Silver and Apatite Gemstone Bracelet
Silver and Apatite Gemstone Bracelet
Silver and Apatite Gemstone Necklace
Silver and Apatite Gemstone Necklace
Toolally Fandangos in Azure and Nude
Toolally Fandangos in Azure and Nude
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My dress was a gift from Sophia Alexia and my shoes were a gift from Funky Lil Feet. The bracelet is a gift from Poppy Silk and the earrings are a gift from Toolally. All opinions are 100% honest and all content is my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support my blog.

10 Comments

  1. kevan simmons
    September 4, 2018 / 3:17 pm

    stunning dress……..its really suits you

    • elizabeth
      Author
      September 5, 2018 / 1:41 pm

      Thank you very much!

  2. mummabstylish
    September 4, 2018 / 8:19 pm

    How unusual, it’s such a different dress. Lovely the whole outfit Lizzy. x Jacqui Mummabstylish

    • elizabeth
      Author
      September 5, 2018 / 1:40 pm

      Hi Jacqui, yes, it is unusual isn’t it. I really love it and think I will wear it year after year, Lizzy xxx

  3. September 5, 2018 / 6:21 am

    A wonderful dress! I love the color and also the beautiful design. The length of the dress, the crossed design and the ruffles make it a precious proposal. You, as always, look really beautiful with it! The accessories are cute.

    • elizabeth
      Author
      September 5, 2018 / 1:40 pm

      Hi Josep-Maria, thank you very much. Yes, it’s such a beautiful style isn’t it. The ruffles appeal to my romantic nature! xxx

  4. September 5, 2018 / 4:35 pm

    Beautiful colour and shape Liz. You look like a fairy tale princess in it. Love, Lieske

  5. Suzy Turner
    September 7, 2018 / 2:22 pm

    That dress is absolutely stunning on you, Lizzy! I do love the colours and agree it’d look fabulous with a denim jacket when it’s bit cooler. The earrings are gorgeous too! As are the shoes lol! Let’s just say that pretty much everything about this outfit is gorgeous!!
    Hugs
    Suzy xxx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

  6. St
    September 10, 2018 / 12:21 pm

    Love the dress and the jewellery.my colours

    • elizabeth
      Author
      September 12, 2018 / 2:43 pm

      Thank you. Yes, it’s a gorgeous colour palette isn’t it xxx

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