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Review: Kiyonna Essential Wrap Dress from Curvety

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Most of my friends and loyal blog readers will know that I’m not a dress kind of girl. I love the idea of wearing a dress and looking all pretty and feminine but in reality I am not at all comfortable and feel a bit silly. With my recent weightloss, I’ve been feeling strangely more confident with my clothes so when the team at Curvety got in touch recently to see if I wanted to review one of their latest dresses, I stepped out of my comfort zone and picked a dress.

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After looking on the Curvety website, which has a fantastic range of stunningly beautiful dresses for plus size ladies, I narrowed my choice down to three. I liked the Lindsey Hibiscus Cove dress which would be perfect for a Summer wedding paired with heels and a oversized fascinator. I really loved the Boudoir Lace Dress in Piercing Plum but figured it would probably live in my wardrobe the amount of times I don’t get to go out. My final choice was the Kiyonna Wrap Dress in cobolt blue as I adored the colour.

I made my decision and opted for the Kiyonna Wrap Dress in a stunning bold blue colour which had elbow length sleeves (to cover bingo wings) and wrapped under the bust to maximise cleavage.

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When the dress arrived, it was lots more stretchy than I thought it would be. It’s made from polyester and spandex so is rather forgiving on curves. I love the length of the sleeves and the neckline on the dress.

Unfortunately, I don’t think the dress fits me very well as I think you need a fuller bust to make the wrapped feature of the dress work better. I don’t have any cleavage and think the dress would suit someone with a smaller back and more up front. The ties wrap around the waist and would be perfect if I didn’t have unwanted lumps and bumps.

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The dress is a lovely length and I think it would look great with matching shoes and a clutch bag, perfect for a wedding or a day out at the races. If I wear this dress again I’ll definitely wear it with some ‘hold everything in pants‘ to boost my confidence a little more. Overall it’s a beautiful dress and I would love to wear it again.

Price

The Kiyonna Essential Wrap Dress is priced at £97 and available from Curvety.

If I’m entirely honest, I don’t think I would buy this dress at such a price. It’s a beautiful dress and such lovely quality but I just don’t have the budget to spend that amount on a dress. Having said that if I wanted a beautiful designer dress for an important or special occasion I would look on the Curvety website for inspiration and would consider an outfit from there.

Disclaimer: I was sent the dress featured in the photographs for the purpose of this review. All words and opinions are my own. This forms an honest and reliable review.

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4 Comments

  • Reply Colette

    Its a gorgeous dress but I know what you mean about cleavage – I think wrap dresses can easily be unflattering on the boobs – they make my usual ample offering look all flat lol. Better bra needed for me!

    30/03/2015 at 1:28 pm
  • Reply Rachel @ The Ordinary Lovely

    This is just WOW! You look fantastic. It’s a really nice dress and the colour is perfect for you. You must be so proud of yourself for doing so well xx

    30/03/2015 at 7:32 pm
  • Reply Kate @ Family Fever

    What a beautiful dress and a stunning colour too. It’s a bit on the expensive side though. You look amazing :-) Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

    01/04/2015 at 4:28 pm
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