by Esther Boutique Aug 24, 2013


A long affair cocktail

White is often associated with spring and summer, yet winter is the perfect time to bring a touch of white into your wardrobe. From Chanel to Dior, white was commonly seen on the winter runways, showing there is no reason to wait until it warms up.

The trick is to start small. If you are usually a person who spends the winter months in black, a giant leap to white will throw you off guard and leave you feeling uncomfortable. Try opting for a white shoe to begin with and then maybe throw in a white clutch.


For those of you that are game enough to go all out, the key is to choose heavier fabrics. Save the lace and delicate fabrics for spring. A white trench coat or a white wool pant can look fabulous and can be a breath of fresh air in the dull grey winter skies.

You’ll also need to be realistic when wearing white and understand that dust and sticky fingers can wreak havoc. Keep your white wear for days when you’re not running after children.



About the a long affair long sleeve cocktail, pictured:

the ‘a long affair’ cocktail dress (seen here in white, also available in fuschia) is one of our best selling items, as it is flattering across all sizes and body shapes. the items exudes sophistication with its full length sleeve and alluring plunge neckline – the perfect garment for a girls night.

the soft draping across the bust allows for a stick on bra to be worn underneath (should you wish) and opens up the bust and shoulder area. another soft drape and conservative split at the front of the bottom of the dress allows for natural movement, making it perfect for the dance floor. two darts also sit at the top of the skirt panel, ensuring a perfect fit around the lower back. an invisible zip finishes the dress at the back of the garment. team with your favourite heels and you are ready to strut out the door.

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