25th November 2019

I’M RENOVATING A HOUSE!

2020 is about to bring some big changes. Most notably, I’ll be moving into a new house. Since mid-September, I’ve been renovating a property in West Sussex. I plan to share the whole journey on the blog, so if you're into home and interior design, this is the series for you! Read more

19th November 2019

I SPENT £263 ON IS CLINICAL SKINCARE & LEARNt A BIG LESSON

I recently spent a hefty sum of money on a skincare line which promised big results and it taught me a huge lesson about big skincare promises. Read more

4th November 2019

THE £16 SKIRT I CAN’T STOP WEARING

Great fashion is wearing the items you feel most comfortable in. It's not about having the most expensive or "on trend" pieces and this £16 skirt is the perfect example of that. It's my go-to for almost any occasion when I want to look and feel great but also be comfortable. Read more

30th October 2019

HOLIDAYING IN BALI: HOTEL OR AIRBNB?

If you're ever thinking of visiting Bali then this is a post worth reading. I'm sharing my experiences and the differences between staying in a hotel or Airbnb. Read more

16th October 2019

Review of 3 Full Coverage Foundations: Huda Beauty, The Ordinary & Fenty Beauty

When it comes to makeup I have strong opinions on how I like it; less is more and I’m all about a dewy finish. So, it’s bizarre and totally out of character that I went through a phase of buying full coverage foundations towards the end of last year. Read more

1st October 2019

CHASE THE RAINBOW

Autumn officially has arrived and I've decided to dress a little differently this season, instead of reaching for all my usual muted earth tones, I'm chasing the rainbow with bright and bold pieces to keep me cheery throughout the upcoming grey weather. Read more

25th September 2019

5 Ways to Enhance You Career

2018 was an exciting year for me career-wise. I was building my consultancy business, blogging, launching a YouTube channel, freelancing in digital marketing and copywriting on the side. Despite leaving me completely burnt out by the time 2019 rolled around, it taught me a huge amount about moving my career forward. I thought I’d share the 5 key lessons I learned in the year my career finally took off… Read more

17th September 2019

LUXURY VINTAGE BAGS WORTH BUYING

I know I’m getting old because for the first time I’m seeing old fashion trends come back in vogue. Styles and looks which were popular when I was a teenager have returned and are back in a big way! I thought I'd share my thoughts on the best luxury vintage bags worth snapping up. Read more

11th September 2019

Learning to Embrace my Curves

I wanted to talk about body image, body positivity and embracing my curves as it is so important to celebrate our amazing bodies. This also neatly follows on from my previous blogpost where I touched on the impact social media and bombardment of unrealistic images can have on our own insecurities and wellbeing. Read more

5th September 2019

MY IMAGE & BLOG PRINCIPLES

You might, or might not, have noticed I recently took a lengthy blog and digital detox. I all but disappeared from the internet. However, I am delighted to say I am back and I'm kicking off with a post I feel is really important to be honest about in the blogging arena and that is my image and blog principles. Read more

16th March 2019

PROMO CODE FOR LUXURY ITEMS WHICH NEVER USUALLY GO ON SALE!

As we all know, I love bagging something on sale, especially when it comes to luxury items, so I wanted to share a sneaky promo code which is running this weekend ONLY. Although it's not the largest reduction ever the selection of bags, shoes and ready-to-wear is absolutely amazing and includes a number of pieces which NEVER EVER go on sale. Read more

4th February 2019

GOOD RIDDANCE JANUARY & HELLO NEW GIVENCHY

After the longest January in history, I treated myself to a little Givenchy which is brightening up my much-loved Antigona handbag. Read more

17th January 2019

HOW TO DRESS IN YOUR 30s: STYLE TIPS & TRICKS TO LIVE BY

The transition from your twenties into your thirties is a defining one. From 20 to 29, you can pretty much get away with wearing whatever you want! Entering your thirties is a scary catapult into more adulthood, but when it comes to fashion you are still as young as you feel. Read more

24th December 2018

2018 FAVOURITES

Ever since I started That New Dress, I've done an annual round up of my favourites for the year. This is everything I've been absolutely LOVING in 2018. Read more

16th December 2018

LETS TALK VINTAGE DIOR: TAKE 2

My newfound obsession with vintage continues. My latest wardrobe addition is a Dior Oblique-print jacket. If you asked me about buying a piece like this a year ago, I would have scoffed. It's amazing how much I've done a 180 when it comes to these retro items! Read more

7th December 2018

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS DIAMONDS

I have a never-ending love affair with fine jewellery.  The reason I advocate investing in it so much is, I want my wardrobe and accessories drawer to be filled with pieces I'll treasure for the rest of my life.  These days I want to invest better, buy less and enjoy more. Read more

27th November 2018

HMOSCHINO REVIEW & THOUGHTS

I am a huge fan of the H&M collaborations with luxury designers. I know there is a lot of hysteria surrounding them and plenty of people scoff at how ridiculous and chaotic they can get, but as someone who looks forward to these collabs year on year, these are my thoughts on it. Read more

23rd November 2018

LETS TALK VINTAGE WITH VINTAGE FINE JEWELLERY

Recently, I've developed an affection for all things vintage. I came across Vintage Fine Jewellery a couple of months ago and was enchanted by the character and elegance of their selection of jewellery.  Vintage Fine Jewellery source exclusive pieces dating anywhere between the Victorian to Art Deco era. Read more

4th November 2018

I HAVE LAUNCHED A YOUTUBE CHANNEL & GIVEAWAY!

After months and months of talking about it, I'm delighted to say, the That New Dress YouTube channel is live! Catch my first video and enter my fab giveaway in this post! Read more

31st October 2018
29th October 2018

WHAT TO WEAR WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHICH SEASON WE’RE IN!

Brits have a reputation for consistently moaning about the weather.  Although it's hardly surprising given the unexpected Indian Summer we've just enjoyed recently when it's supposed to be the midst of Autumn.  I'm all for a bit of sporadic sunshine in Autumn, but it does create havoc when deciding what to wear! Read more

3rd October 2018
26th September 2018

SILK PEEL REVIEW WITH PHICLINIC

I am about to embark on a cosmetic journey with PhiClinic on Harley Street and thought I'd share the whole procedure with you. The first step is a series of Silk Peels to get my skin looking tip top! Read more

20th September 2018

MY HAIRCARE ROUTINE

I get asked a lot about my haircare regime and I've always been reluctant to share it. I'm as low maintenance as it comes and honestly, I think it would disappointing! Despite this I'm finally sharing my 2 of hair secrets to presentable looking hair. Read more

17th September 2018

BOOTIE SEASON!

As it's edging closer to my favourite season, I'm starting to get exciting about wearing boots again. These are some of my favourite must have boots! Read more

14th September 2018

NEW IN: MAKEUP

Its been a while since I shared some of the new bits in my beauty cupboard. There are some great dupes, must have and major duds! Read more

7th September 2018

GP & J Baker x H&M

In my previous post I raved about GP & J Baker x H&M collaboration and I'm going to do it again. Previously, I was gaga for their geometer prints and this time I'm lusting over more Chinoiserie-style pieces. Read more

3rd September 2018

GP & J Baker x H&M

H&M recently launched a collection in collaboration with GP & J Baker which is absolutely stunning. I am styling a few of my favourite pieces. Read more

21st August 2018

CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING DIOR SADDLE

I hadn't planned on writing yet another post about the Dior Saddle bag but I wanted to address the controversy surrounding it. As a luxury fashion lover and shopper I finally felt compelled to add my two cents. Read more

18th August 2018

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO FENTY BEAUTY

The launch of Fenty Beauty was one of the biggest highlights in the beauty world last year. I've been fortunate to try most of the collection, so this is my full rundown on everything Fenty Beauty. Read more

8th August 2018

BARGAIN BASKET BAGS

This year we've enjoyed a summer in London like no other and my basket bag has been my favourite companion. If you haven't got yourself a straw bag yet I highly suggest you do. Read more

3rd August 2018

RIXO: THE BRAND EVERYONE’S WEARING

Every now and then a brand pops out of nowhere and is being worn by absolutely everyone. Rixo is the most recent fashion label to hit the scene in a big way and it's not hard to see why! Read more

1st August 2018

NEW IN: PERFUMES

As a fragrance fanatic, I'm delighted to share 4 very different scents which have been added to my collection. recently. Each with a distinctive smell and all worth giving a try. Read more

27th July 2018

MY LOVESHACKFANCY OBSESSION: LOOK 3

For my last and final LoveShackFancy look, I've styled just the skirt alone. On first appearance LoveShackFancy seems like a purely boho, beach-y brand but living in London I need my clothes to work for the city too. This look is all about making this two-piece work for my city lifestyle. Read more

21st July 2018

MY LOVESHACKFANCY OBSESSION: LOOK 2

My favourite thing about my recently purchased LoveShackFancy two piece, is that the top and skirt looks equally great worn alone. In this post I'm styling the top on its own in an easy, breezy daytime look. Read more

15th July 2018

MY LOVESHACKFANCY OBSESSION: LOOK 1

LoveShackFancy has exploded on the scene in the last couple of years and it's not hard to see why. With their floaty dresses and skirt/top combos, they epitomise shabby-chic fashion. Read more

10th July 2018

WHY I LOVE GLAMGLOW

I've been raving about Glamglow face masks since day 1 on this blog. However, the brand has expanded massively over the years and I thought it was about time I tried some of their other products including Glowstarter Moisturiser, Glowsetting Setting Spray and Poutmud Lip Balm. Read more

6th July 2018

FINDING BRANDS ON INSTAGRAM: HAYLEY MENZIES

As soon as I spotted Hayley Menzies, I knew this was a brand I was going to fall in love with. The bold prints, clashing colour combinations and amazing details are second to none. I'm totally obsessed! Read more

3rd July 2018

SPENDY IN DIOR

I have been rather naughty recently and been very spendy in Dior! My love affair with the brand just keeps on growing. Maria Grazia Chiuri can't do any wrong in my eyes. If you want to see my latest haul, check out this post! Read more

29th June 2018

5 WARDROBE STAPLES EVERY GIRL NEEDS THIS SUMMER

The summer is finally here which means it's time to get that summer wardrobe looking sharp. I'm sharing 5 favourite must-haves to have while the sun is shining! Read more

26th June 2018

NEW IN: SKINCARE

Skincare is my biggest weakness. I'm much more likely to get spendy over skincare than makeup. I'm reviewing a few recent additions to my beauty cupboard including the good and not so good. Read more

21st June 2018

SAVING $$$ WITH LUXURY KIDS READY TO WEAR

I've recently developed an obsession with buying luxury kids ready-to-wear. If you're on the short side, wear a UK 6-8 or size EU 38 feet, this is the post for you! Read more

17th June 2018

NEW IN: HAIRCARE

When it comes to hair care I'm usually very low maintenance, however, as my hair has got ridiculously long recently I've had to start taking more care of it.  A much-needed hair cut is on my to-do list but in the meantime, these fab products are keeping me going. Read more

13th June 2018

LUXURY SALES EDIT

The bulk of the Summer sales have officially started, so it's time to get spendy! I've listed my favourite places to shop for luxury on sale, plus put together an edit of the best shoes, bags and ready-to-wear. Read more

9th June 2018

THE BALENCIAGA LOOKALIKE SHOES WE ALL NEED

Balenciaga is my favourite ready-to-wear brand at the moment. They perfectly blend quirky statement with everyday, wearable style. Unfortunately, my budget doesn't extend the entire collection, so these Balenciaga inspired shoes are a must-have! Read more

4th June 2018

EMPTIES #4

Recently, I've imposed a shopping ban on any new beauty products. I'm working through the endless amount I've already accumulated, so I've got a mass of empties to share all with honest product reviews. Read more

29th May 2018

LET’S TALK BUSINESS

When I set my business up over a year ago I struggled to balance my consultancy firm, maintaining a blog and enjoying a full social life. Thankfully, as time has gone on it has got easier to manage.  I thought I'd share what I've learned so far on trying to successfully do it all. Read more

25th May 2018

THE 90s ARE BACK

They say trends come full circle and this couldn't be more true at the moment, given the 90s revival we are currently seeing. This look is all about denim on denim, logos and statement gold jewellery. Read more

18th May 2018

CHARLOTTE TILBURY FILMSTAR BRONZE AND GLOW REVIEW

I've been a Charlotte Tilbury fangirl since day 1 of this blog. The product which I've somehow never managed to try is the Filmstar Bronze and Sculpt. I finally review it to see if it's worth the hype. Read more

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