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Wrap dress outfit inspiration day to evening

This week I have put together style inspiring looks with the Pearl wrap dress . Using a capsule collection of accessories to create perfect day and evening looks . All available at Wolf & Badger.

The wrap dress is midi length and with the right accessories looks perfect for any occasion. Add a nude heel and a statement clutch for evening out. Wear with block heels for a chic daytime look . Shopping with the girls in town accessories with a tote bag and white pumps.

Shop the dress at cocoveve.uk use code: PEARL15 at the checkout until August 10th 2018 and save 15% of this dress.

 

 

Pretty in Purple

It was the month of love and we were feeling Pretty in Purple.

We’ve revamped our Magenta Mary-H to give you the ultimate wardrobe staple this
month. A classic day to night ensemble sure to add pops of colour to your wardrobe created in a stylish magenta fabric.

Break the rules with this versatile look that can be worn together or separately. Strike a pose, as heads turn in the magenta mini dress paired with our Wide Leg Sofia pants. An outfit sure to make a statement. If you’re looking to add a little glitz to your daytime office look, team our gorgeous magenta palazzo pants up with a classic sheer blouse.

For the daring ladies ready to hit the town, our gorgeous Magenta Mary-H-Wrap mini dress is the one for you.Teamed with a bold statement piece of jewellery and elegant sling backs you’ve got the perfect outfit for any night out.
The Sofia Wide Leg Trousers and Mary-H Mini Dress are available in sizes 8 –16 on our store. Be sure to give your wardrobe a little touch of colour this season.

Get the look: Sofia wide leg trouser and Mary-H-Wrap by CoCo VeVe, Top : Massimo Dutti, Shoes: Jimmy Choo, Earrings : Lara Seems, Lipstick : Mac, Perfume: Mancera

Style your Mary-H-Wrap #weekendvibes

The Ultimate wrap dress / kimono shirt weekend edit.


As we stare down our closets and the weekend rolls around . Scroll below to get your weekend lock on.   

Our Hot picks !


Mary-H-Wrap mini dress, inspired by the Japanese Kimono.
Made in 100% cotton . Digitally printed with CoCo VeVe’s own unique design is available in sizes 8-16. This versatile wardrobe staple is designed to be worn how you choose.
Mini Dress.Take a casual approach and pair with your fave. Jeans as a wrap top.Layer it over a cashmere sweater. or skinny rib top.

Look at our style edit for that perfect weekend look, wearing the versatile must have. Mary-H-warp

Weekend Style


Wear with some great jeans.  We love Scandi brand Mos Mosh.
Look and the fit of mos mosh jeans, has built a reputation since the first collection in 2010 the reputation has grown, and the brand has established itself as a keeper in the scene of today’s fashion as a luxury jeans and tailoring wear.

Accessorise

Accessories can make or break your look , getting it right is key .
You cant beat a bit of pre-loved designer . We adore Kitty Butler . She has the most amazing range of shoes  and bags . Classic designer pieces perfect for pulling an outfit together. Established in 2011, initially as an e-Bay shop, selling new and pre-loved designer clothing, handbags, shoes and accessories. quickly achieving top-rated seller status and has satisfied and loyal buyers worldwide.

This Bottega Venta Tote and Gina leather ankle boot in pewter. are our top picks for our weekend look ,both available from Kitty Butler Ltd.

Anna Ancell
Creates Beautiful silver jewellery
Most of Anna’s designs are of a simple nature and some are a bit quirky. She has a broad range of items due to the number of custom designs she has undertaken. Anna’s jewellery is timeless and chic ,perfect for accessorising with the Mary-H. Our top picks below .

Fashion is a trend. Style lives within a person.

Oscar De La Renta

 

History of the iconic Wrap Dress

Stood the test of time

In today’s contemporary world of fast fashion, it’s rare that a style or silhouette will stay on trend for very long. For any silhouette to stand the test of time, especially in this current, fast-paced industry is quite a feat, and few come to mind. However, there are a few iconic exceptions, one of which is the timeless wrap dress.

While the wrap dress is of course linked with Diane Von Furstenberg and the 1970’s, this particular silhouette was around for several decades prior, and continues to be a staple in every modern day woman’s wardrobe.

The Wrap dress is born.

So how did the wrap dress come about; and how did it manage to not only stand the test of time, but also ever-changing world of fast fashion?

vintage wrap dress pattern

 

 The wrap dress first emerged in the 1930’s designer Charles James was taking the fashion world by storm with his designs he looked upon his dresses as works of art, as did many of his customers. Elsa Schiaparelli also designed several wrap dresses during the 1930’s. By the 40’s Clare McCardell ‘s version the “pop over dress” gained popularity. The dress was Clare’s adaptation to the lifestyle of women during World War II.

 Moving forward 30years to early 1970’s a young Diane Von Furstenberg had arrived in the US .She brought with her a suitcase full of dresses she had created while working at an Italian Mill owned by friend Angelo Ferretti. The simple wrap dress was hardly considered by Von Furstenberg a fashion revelation just a little something she would sell in the US.

While Diane Von Furstenberg did not invent the silhouette she certainly perfected it. Her version is an iconic design in fashion history.

DVF wrap dressLilody wrap dress

Above left iconic DVF modern wrap dress. Above right CoCo & VeVe Lilody Wrap .

http://www.candvboutique.co.uk/lilody-wrap-dress-in-liberty-yellows-293-p.asp

The wrap dress not only fits the body well. It fits perfectly to the lifestyle of the modern woman. It combines beauty and practicality, which is more important than ever in the busy fashion world. An ultimate staple likely to feature on runways and grace wardrobes for many years to come.

I love the silhouette of the wrap it features in a number of my designs. What is your favourite dress style !

 

 

New DESIGNS,Lilody Wrap Dress

Christmas is over and I have begun 2016 working on some new designs.

My design process begins with a few ideas being sketched with notes added of inspiration along side. I then  begin patterns and try out my designs . I will alter my design sometimes as I’m working if I feel for example hemline should be shorter than my original sketch.

This week I have been working on The Lilody wrap dress,Named after my nieces Lila and Elody . As always vintage inspired the dress has large wrap around sash tie ,feature sleeves and gathered skirt. It still needs a few alterations before I’m completely happy with it but its not far from complete.

It will then be available to order from my website and my ETSY store . In a range of Vintage fabrics and new fabrics designed by myself and exclusive to C&V collections.

Expect Lots more to come from C&V Boutique this year.New Designs ,focusing on our own label CoCo & VeVe.

Lilody Wrap Dress