Smock dresses: great for many reasons, including the extra eating room, the fact that they look great with trainers, and the way that most of them come with sleeves.
New Look: great for many reasons, including the fact that it’s just dropped its popular leopard print smock dress design in four other colour ways, and it’s still only £25.99.
The retailer first dropped the relaxed, roomy style on its website back in August, and it proved to be an instant hit – not least because it was an affordable take on the same silhouette of the viral Zara dress that was everywhere at the time.
Now the brand is supplying the demand with even more gorgeous takes on the shape, including two new hues of animal print, a ditsy floral version and a polka dot in seasonally-appropriate red and white.
This fit of the dress is a gift that will keep on giving as we approach the autumn temperature drop – it can be worn with bare legs and a cardi for casual chic now, but will look just as great bundled up with tights, boots and coats when it gets properly cold.
Toughen it up with a leather jacket, dress it up with heels, go smart with a blazer for the office – the options are abundant and all equally stylish, especially when you consider you get the star of the show for less than £26.
However, it’s not the only New Look item we’ve been coveting of late: last week, Lorraine Kelly introduced us to the £25 pleated pink skirt of dreams, which we’ll also be adding to our wardrobes, stat.