Outfit | Scarlett & Jo prom dress*

Hiya lovelies,

This is the last dress I'll be reviewing on an official capacity for Scarlett and Jo. I was sent this dress on Christmas Eve and it was a lovely extra Christmas present. After I chose to leave the S&J ambassador program at the end of 2015 I was given the choice to return it at S&J's cost or review it.

Since I'd already worn it, taken photos in it and washed it by this time I decided to keep it. (I didn't want to return it in less than pristine condition.) I'm reviewing the dress, rather than the company - I've said all I'm going to say on the latter. In doing this review I asked myself if it was hypocritical and came to this question: 'Is it likely I'll buy from S&J in the future?' and at some point in the future, I may buy from them again. I do really like their clothes and I have limited choices at my size.

Regular viewers will know I love this style of dress - I have 2 or 3 others in this style by S&J. They're great for smart occasions like weddings, christenings and parties.

The floral pattern is a mix of pinks, white and green and is really pretty. As usual with the prom dresses it has a wide elastic waistband and a skirt with netting and lining to give it more oomph. The black part of the dress is a stretchy fabric and it's a comfortable wear.

I'm wearing a size 28 and it feels a little snugger than their normal size 28, but this may be because the thick elastic waistband is partly sewn down to stop it from folding over when you sit. I think they've done that with other prom dresses in the past, but more tightly in this case. In fact, in my indecent haste to get the dress on over my head, I tore the side a little as I didn't realise. It's a hole big enough for a finger to wiggle through, but it'll sew up in no time at all.

This dress is available at Scarlett and Jo and Simply Be. I'm also wearing leggings by Very and shoes, past season Very.

All I need is a wedding to wear this dress to now. :)

Thanks for reading. Apologies the full length photos are slightly out of focus - I was balancing my camera on my mum's wheelie bin to take the shots!
Leah xoxo

*Item supplied by Scarlett and Jo. Opinions are honest and my own.

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