Date Night Dreamboats: Lindy Bop Wiggle Dress

Date Night Dreamboats: Lindy Bop Wiggle Dress

If you’ve got me on Snapchat (and if you don’t, I’m lottielamour, or just scan the picture over there!) you’ll know that over the weekend, Emma and I celebrated FOUR WHOLE YEARS of being together, dealing with each other’s smelly farts and generally being loved up. Emma took me for afternoon tea at The Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe which is basically a dream for me because I am OBSESSED with Shakespeare! We both wanted to get all dressed up and whenever we do stuff like this, we both lean towards vintage inspired looks. Even though we are usually the most dressed up people, it’s just so nice to feel special whilst celebrating!

I wore this amazing Lindy Bop Bonbon Pink Lipstick Print Wiggle Dress –

Lindy Bop Dress – £32

I love the love heart cut out at the back and the little heart pockets are such a nice touch! Lindy Bop run notoriously small on their wiggle dresses, so I’m wearing a size 24 in this. I’m also wearing some heavy duty shapewear. I tried this on without shapewear and I have a visible belly outline which doesn’t bother me in the slightest, but for this particular day I wanted a sleeker look. It does mean that the top of the dress is a wee bit baggy and the arm holes were too big which meant my boobs poked out the sides a bit…nothing too worrisome though!

I teamed it with these white sandals from the Wide Fit range at Marks and Spencer – I forget that M&S do a wide fit range, and some of the items are quite fashion forward! These sandals have a mini wooden wedge and do well with the vintage feel. My favourite clutch bag makes another appearance here too, as does my necklace that I made from a Black Heart Creatives subscription box.   I’ve also chucked on my Forever 21 sunglasses for a luxury vibe!


Emma got in on the vintage led action too, wearing this gorgeous Dolores Wiggle Dress from Collectif and some adorable peep toe wedge heels, also from Marks and Spencer (see? Told you!). She’s also wearing my *Polaroid sunglasses that were gifted to me by Discounted Sunglassescheck out the blog post here.

Whilst we were having tea, Gok Wan and his family and friends were having Sunday Lunch! We had lots of compliments from passers by on our outfits too, one plus size lady enthusiastically told us how pretty we were and it made all the effort worth it! Here are some snaps from our date day, try not to drool over that Afternoon Tea!


  1. June 8, 2016 / 4:55 pm

    Oh my god you both look beautiful! ANd I am so jealous of that tea. You’re dress is so cute – I want the same one but swing style. And Emma is a bloody fox! You guys are the cutest!

  2. June 8, 2016 / 5:45 pm

    Such cute dresses. I absolutely love the cheerful prints 🙂

  3. June 8, 2016 / 6:34 pm

    This makes me smile, happy 4th anniversary to the both of you, you both look gorgeous and I adore your wiggle dress, the print is fabulous. Thanks so much for commenting on my blog and I wish the both of you many more happy years together. I love that your body positive too, I have been reading some of your other posts and so nice to see you don’t judge people xx Say hello to Emma for me 🙂

  4. June 8, 2016 / 6:40 pm

    Both looking simply lovely! The print on that pink dress is SO pretty.


  5. June 8, 2016 / 9:49 pm

    Aw, you both look belting in your pretty dresses! I’m going to get the swing style of that dress when it’s back in stock. xx
    Just Me Leah

  6. June 8, 2016 / 11:42 pm

    WOWEEE!!! Ye both look fab!! I lovvvvve your dress *sneaks off to browse Lindy Bop*. Hope ye had fun x

  7. June 9, 2016 / 2:06 am

    Love both of your dresses! congrats on 4 years!
    xx, Lauren {}

  8. June 9, 2016 / 9:14 am

    This dress look so amazing on you, and your day looked like the most fun. I always struggle with sizing with Lindy Bop but I may give them another try. 🙂

  9. June 9, 2016 / 2:20 pm

    Happy anniversary! You guys look so cute! Here’s to many more years together! 😀

  10. June 9, 2016 / 9:11 pm

    Massive congratulations on your anniversary!
    You both look so gorgeous <3 and what an amazing place to go! xx

  11. Ela
    June 13, 2016 / 8:09 am

    Can you recommend any good shape wear please? Thank you

    • June 13, 2016 / 9:34 am

      Sure! I wear Maidenform which you can buy at Simply Be or Marks and Spencer do fantastic shapewear but their size range is limited to 22 or 24. ❤️

  12. June 13, 2016 / 9:56 am

    oh my lord, you look adorable in this dress, and it has confirmed I NEED TO OWN IT. What a stunning couple you are, Emma really suits a wiggle! Congratulations on 4 years, and for the future too!

    *on a side note, I too am a HUGE Shakespeare fan, I even have his signature tattooed on my upper thigh! It doesn’t say ‘Shakey waz here’ though.

  13. June 29, 2016 / 1:32 am

    Happy anniversary! Oh, I didn’t even notice the heart cut out on your dress, how cute! And I love those plates!

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