Cannes Chic // Embroidered Floral Dress, Khaki Sandals and Rosy Shades // Outfit

Visiting the French Rivera in October wasn’t quite what I’d originally had on my agenda this year. Having already wine and dined here in July, coming back out of season wouldn’t of been my first choice. However after a few conversations over bubbles at a wedding I decided to head back for the closing party of my new favourite spot, Baoli Cannes.

Dress // Next Embroidered Floral Dress*, Heels // New Look Khaki Sandals, Earrings // Accessorize Pendant Gold Hoop Earrings, Bracelet // Accessorize Gold Criss Cross Bangle, Necklace // Anna Lou of London Love Necklace, Bag // Primark Black Pom Bag 

I was venturing with three of my girls for this barely planned weekend, with one our nights totally about going for a lavish meal at Baoli Cannes, followed by dancing to some epic tunes until the early hours. 

I had no idea what to wear, because what I may where for a night out with my girls could be too provocative and on the flip side, what I might wear for a high end meal could be too boring for an evening of non stop partying.

After backing and frothing I knew I wanted to oozed style and make sure I was on trend. Embroidery is all over the high street but nothing quite gave me that ‘pow’ reaction like this utterly stunning dress from Next. Yep, Next! This Next embroidered floral dress is the perfect balance between sophistication and being bang on trend. 

I teamed this already statement dress with some simple pieces, I didn’t want to go crazy because the dress was the main eye gravitation. I had originally planned to have a metallic bag but in the end went for a little pom black bag from Primark, my New Look khaki strapped sandals, Anna Lou of London ‘Love’ necklace and a bracelet and earring set from Accessorize. I picked the items from Accessorize at the airport as I was leaving the country! 

For makeup you’ll notice that lip colour? That is Next in the form of their cherry chubby stick. Beautiful shade right?! My nails are false ones from Primark (as you know I seem to collect those bad boys) and my toe nails are a red shade by Barry M. 

This dress is totally one of those dresses I’m going to wear and wear and wear. It will just work so well for so many situations, I’m already thinking Christmas parties it could be a great contender! Perhaps adding a bit of velvet in there too? 

My weekend in Cannes was as fabulous as can be expected and it was a lot busier than I had initially thought. We were there for Baoli’s closing party (food review and Cannes holiday posts coming soon). What do you think of the dress? What would you wear in a similar scenario?

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30 Comments

  1. October 26, 2016 / 7:56 pm

    How lucky to have been in Cannes, look forward to your post about it. I love the dress x

  2. October 26, 2016 / 8:09 pm

    Beautiful, embroidered dresses are fabulous – not my personal style but I love seeing them on others xo

  3. October 26, 2016 / 8:54 pm

    I love the french riveria, went two years ago. Beautiful! Hope you enjoyed it as much as me 🙂 gorgeous dress! x

  4. October 26, 2016 / 10:04 pm

    Such a beautiful dress and I am loving how you styled it so nicely and you look gorgeous

  5. October 27, 2016 / 7:53 am

    That dress is stunning, never would have guessed it was from Next. And loving your nails too x

  6. October 27, 2016 / 9:13 am

    I love the print on that dress – I have been buying a lot of floral prints recently.

  7. October 27, 2016 / 12:01 pm

    Very cute – that dress is stunning! An excellent find!

  8. October 27, 2016 / 1:23 pm

    What a pretty dress and perfect for the holiday season.

  9. October 27, 2016 / 1:47 pm

    That is a super cute dress. I love the pretty layered effect it has.

  10. October 27, 2016 / 2:30 pm

    Cannes must have been amazing! Your dress is so pretty! Absolutely love it!

  11. October 27, 2016 / 7:00 pm

    Can't believe that is from NEXT! Woweeeee, my mummy is going to head straight down there! 🙂

  12. October 27, 2016 / 7:53 pm

    What a beautiful dress I love the detailing xx

  13. October 27, 2016 / 8:04 pm

    That's super pretty. Impressed it came from Next – sometimes the highstreet stores get it right 🙂

  14. October 27, 2016 / 9:28 pm

    This is such a pretty dress, I love the detailing on it X

  15. October 28, 2016 / 12:59 am

    I love the dress that you're wearing. The embroidery is so beautiful, really different xxx

  16. October 28, 2016 / 5:43 am

    That is such a beautiful dress! I'd love to be able to wear something like that but it's far too windy where I live!

  17. October 28, 2016 / 2:41 pm

    This dress is gorgeous and as you say perfect for the Christmas party season! x

  18. October 28, 2016 / 5:25 pm

    Wow. You look absolutely stunning! I love this on you and I want one!

  19. October 28, 2016 / 6:53 pm

    What a lovely floral dress! I have one that is similar I am going to wear for a wedding next year

  20. October 28, 2016 / 9:25 pm

    I absolutely love this dress! I've been eyeing it up for a works do I have later in the year!

  21. October 28, 2016 / 11:37 pm

    The dress looks so pretty on you it would look great at Christmas work events.

  22. October 28, 2016 / 11:41 pm

    That dress is everything, love the design. You look fab.

  23. October 31, 2016 / 12:40 pm

    I totally love that dress, you just can't beat Winter Florals.

  24. November 1, 2016 / 10:03 pm

    Great look! The sandals are absolutely gorgeous, especially with pink nail varnish! They're exactly the kind of shoes I go for when going out.

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