Focus on …French Connection Dresses

Sometimes there’s nothing better than shopping for a new dress. Dresses are wonderful things. In a world of jeans, trousers, skirts, playsuits, dungarees, jumpsuits, and So many other options, the humble dress sometimes gets forgotten.

But this fashion stalwart, this most feminine of items, can be pretty, or fierce, or fashion-forward, or retro. A dress can make you feel fantastic, can be a last minute wardrobe essential, and a holiday musthave.

So, today’s focus is on some amazing French Connection dresses – ten in total – that are in the store right now.

French Connection dresses for all of us, and all occasions. From folksy, to formal, and evertything else, there are so many gorgeous dresses in store right now, it was hard to choose just ten.

But Top Ten it is, starting with this simple denim mini dress. This one will see you through spring, and will still be with you come autumn, thanks to the long sleeves, and its wearability with and without tights. (£95).

french connection dresses denim mini


Embroidery is everywhere this season, thanks to the folk trend. This is a lovely dress, simple smock shape, stunning details. (£150).

french connection dresses embroidered smock

We’re all about the 1990s this season, have you heard? There’s no escaping the trends of that decade, and a simple column shape vest dress was one of them. Team with boots, a top knot, and a choker for true 1990s style. (£55).

french connection dresses column dress

This pale pink sequinned shift has a fab retro look to it, and is perfect for spring weddings and parties. (£160).

french connection dresses pink sequins

Have you been watching Indian Summers on Channel 4? We love it most of all for the fashion – in particular the elegant tea dresses. Here’s a fabulous mustard version from FC. (£145).

french connection dresses mustard tea dress

You’ll be channeling the boho/hippie vibe perfectly with this fabulous tie dye voluminous floaty dress. (£95).

french connection dresses tie dye

This palm print maxi with wide straps has a brilliant edgy feel to it. The perfect summer city dress with wedges, a leather jacket and some supersized shades. (£125).

french connection dresses palm print maxi

Quirky girls will just love this sweet shirt dress with mesh detail at the bottom. We adore it! (£95).

french connection dresses shirt dress

This full-length cotton maxi dress has us wishing for holidays on far-flung shores. It’s just perfect for covering up in the sun. We love it. (£130)

french connection dresses white maxi

And here’s another perfect holiday dress. We love the detail on this gorgeous midi dress. (£170).

french connection dresses midi dress

That’s our pick of French Connection dresses – what’s your fave?

Bond Style – Weekly Wishlist

It’s almost impossible to escape a certain secret agent at the moment, right? James Bond is everywhere! The release of the latest Bond movie, Spectre, has seen the newspapers, TV, and internet flooded with everything 007.

So, if you can’t beat them join them – and the subject of our weekly wishlist is Bond style. And no, we don’t mean tuxedos! We’re taling female Bond style. Premier Bond style. Bond girl Bond style.

Gorgeous gowns for the most glamorous of occasions. Okay, we may not live life like a Bond girl, but everyone needs a gorgeous frock in their wardrobe. You never know when Bond style is needed.

So, let’s start on the top row, on the left, the most beautiful star-sequinned wrap dress/coat thing from H&M (£49.99). We love this.

Wear over a short dress, over leggings, over wide pants, just wear it! Next up is a teal and embellished classic gown from BHS (£42), and then a liquid shiny gathered dress from Debut @ Debenhams (£130) in a brilliant gunmetal shade.

Slinky? Check? Silver? Check. That’ll be this fab H&M number! (£29.99). And if you want to really dazzle then make that Bond style, red carpet dress, red! This one is from Instaglam Red Herring @ Debenhams (£70).

Weekly wishlist bond styleOn the bottom row, we’ve started with an asymmetric cobalt blue slinky number from Debut @ Debenhams (£60).

Next to that it’s a dotty black dress with a cape style top from Wallis @ BHS (£60), and then from New Look, a beautiful 1970s inspired rust coloured plunging v-neck style (£tbc). JOY’s beautiful autumnal floral print is another with 1970s inspiration (£120), and then we’re back to full on Bond style glamour with this grey and silver sequinned dress from No Jenny Packham @ Debenhams (£225).

New Look’s navy gathered number has a Grecian feel to it, and a gorgeous jewelled collar detail (£tbc). And finally, at New Look, a black and silver lurex, long-sleeved tiger print maxi we are in love with (£34.99). Let that Bond style roar!