Mandy’s truly is Heaven

Last week I had the honour of getting an e-mail from the lovely Ellie from Mandy’s Heaven.

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If you haven’t heard of Mandy’s Heaven before, it is a fantastic website specialising in quality clothing and accessories. Initially run out of the living room of her home, the line and interest grew enough to set up the online shop, whilst maintaining a personal and intimate touch.

Mandy’s Heaven prides itself on an amazing range for the mature lady, and for the plus size lady too! Perfect in my opinion.

Ellie very kindly offered to send me an outfit to try on and review, and to have a look through the website and see what took my fancy.

Well, the clothing on offer ranged from silks, linens and cool cottons, all with fabulous styling. Boutique style French and Italian designs, at High Street Prices! It took me ages to narrow down an outfit I would like to try, as there was just so much to choose from!

Finally, I chose a beautiful floral chiffon maxi-dress  a lovely Grecian column style dress in black with stunning flowers in shades of pinks, greys, lilacs and greens. This dress comes in dual sizing so I opted for the 24/26 and eagerly told Ellie what I would like to review.

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Well, imaging my surprise when less the very following morning, a beautifully wrapped packaged arrived from Mandy’s Heaven. Literally less than  24 hrs had passed and I had the item in my hands.

Lovely deep red tissue paper, with a handwritten note and a card hoping I like the items inside; fantastic customer service indeed!

Upon opening it, what a stunning item it was! The chiffon was light enough without being sheer, and the material underdress was a heavier weight, which gave the dress a lovely comfortable yet substantial and quality feel to it.

I loved the floral pattern, which to be honest is what drew me to it. Whilst not a vintage shape or style, the pattern is very retro and matches lots of my current hair accessories.

The dress has a lovely rounded back, which it then topped off with a tie across from shoulder to shoulder. This gives it a little bit of extra styling, and also stopped the shoulders sliding down on me a little, as I have quite small yet very sloping shoulders. I really liked that particular accent, and it just made it all a bit “different”

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The dress has an elasticated waist for comfort, but comes with a chiffon belt in the same material that you can tighten it up with, or wear it loose as an accent. Perfect for Summer.

I chose this particular item over all the other lovely garments, as even though it isn’t the style I currently spend majority of my time in, sometimes I have to be practical!

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Practical? You say? Me, being Practical? Surely that is unheard of!

Well, I am hopefully going away on a hot summery beach holiday in the beginning of September, and petticoats and corsets just really don’t work in that heat and environment.

This dress is so very versatile! I could happily throw it on over my swimsuit for a trip to the beach or pool. Or It would be lovely worn for a casual lunch, but equally it is very easy to dress up with some classy jewellery and have a lovely evening out.

I wore the dress for the day last Sunday and was so pleasantly surprised at how comfortable and easy it felt. I was left feeling very cool and fresh, whilst still feeling “dressed up”

With the sun shining, the garden was a perfect place to take some summery photographs. I teamed the dress up with my fitflop sandals and a pink hair rose. Simple yet very effective.

I cannot recommend this dress enough, it really is lovely and at the moment is in the sale! Reduced from £38 to £25. What an absolute bargain!

Even better, Mandy’s Heaven has been kind enough to offer all my readers a 20% off discount code from any of their products on the website. All you need to do is enter GODDESS20 in at the checkout to receive your discount.

I think the only thing you might find difficult is deciding just which items to add to your basket as they are all so beautiful!

Till next time,
Tx

*****Whilst this item was gifted to me, all opinions in this review are entirely my own*****

Leave a comment

  • I really love this maxi dress – sometimes I find they can be too short (for myself anyway) but this one seems like the perfect length x

    • Tanya Brannan

      I am 5ft4 and it is really long, I had to wear a wedge sandal or it would have been a little too long. Perfect for 5″8 to 5″10 I would have said

  • Michaela Gingell

    wow never heard of the brand lovely but I am in love with that maxi. You look amazing xx

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you honey – it is a really lovely dress! x

  • Jessica Dearnley

    Your dress looks wonderful, I love a maxi dress in this weather.

    • Tanya Brannan

      It is perfect weather for it at the moment!

  • LaaLaa

    Maxi dresses are so nice for these months, air to flow through and loose fitting. This looks beautiful on you <3

    • Tanya Brannan

      They really are, and this one is exceptionally beautiful x

  • Fun post! I love maxidresses in these hot temperatures!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Me too! This will be getting a lot of wear x

  • Amy

    The pattern of that dress is lovely, and the dress is perfect for this sweltering heat. x

    • Tanya Brannan

      It really is prettier in reality than the photos show! x

  • Oh wow, this is such a pretty dress. It’s definitely great for summer. What a great find!

    • Tanya Brannan

      It is a lovely dress and so cool to wear at the moment! x

  • fashion-mommy

    That is pretty and so stylish, I love Mandy’s Heaven for their unusual and beautiful products.

    • Tanya Brannan

      They really do have amazing items. I am sure I will be adding more to my wardrobe x

  • Wow what a gorgeous dress and definitely a good one for the summer with the cooling material x

    • Tanya Brannan

      It really is Rhian, and better in reality than the photos show x

  • john adams

    Looking good! Not sure a floral print dress would suit me though!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Possibly not John! 😀 x

  • What a beautiful maxi dress. IT look amazing on you. What a bargain as well!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you! It’s amazing quality at a fabulous price x

  • Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I am loving maxi dresses in this heat, and that print is really pretty.

    • Tanya Brannan

      It it stunningly gorgeous in reality too x

  • Oh this is lovely! The print is beautiful and it looks like a really comfortable fit 🙂

    Jess xo | The Indigo Hours

    • Tanya Brannan

      It is so light and easy to wear, really comfortable but looks great x

  • tp keane

    love this place already, such a pretty dress on you.

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you so much x

  • Stan Hope

    Not heard of this company before, it will be in my ‘favourites’ now. The dress is very you,
    even as you say, not your usual style.

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Stan, they are a really lovely company and I know I will be getting more from them!

  • Harriet @ Toby&Roo

    Ahh that chiffon floral dress is amazing! I love it 🙂

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Harriet, so do I x

  • Laura

    That dress is absolutely gorgeous, perfect for the summer. I love a good maxi dress. You look beautiful xxx

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Laura, it is a gorgeous dress x

  • Beth

    That dress is so beautiful. It really suits you. Perfect for the summer

    • Tanya Brannan

      Absolutely Beth! It’s stunning x

  • Hannah Heartss ❄️⛄️

    This dress is gorgeous and it looks lovely on you! x

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you so much Hannah x

  • You rock prints so well, I love this dress!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Tara, its a gorgeous dress indeed x

  • This is definitely a bargain at that price – Goes perfectly with your pink hair rose

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Helen, It was just lucky that I had a flower in that colour x

  • Kira L Curtis

    That dress is so beautiful and summery! You really are rocking it!

    • Tanya Brannan

      Thank you Kira, I love it so much! x

  • Sam Bresnahan

    I am absolutely in love with this dress, I have been looking for a similar one as mine seem to be light coloured and wanted a darker one

    • Tanya Brannan

      If you get this one, Don’t forget the 20% off with the code goddess20 xx

  • Beautyqueenuk

    This dress is just absolutely stunning, I adore the design and how if fits x

    • Tanya Brannan

      It is really lovely and has received many compliments! x

  • Gorgeous dress! I love the fabric and it would be absolutely perfect for a summer holiday. You look gorgeous in it 🙂

    • Tanya Brannan

      Exactly my thoughts Sally, it really fits the bill x

  • This is so pretty! It’s always good to wear something different to your usual style once in a while 🙂

    • Tanya Brannan

      I have really enjoyed playing around with some new styles x

  • Natasha Mairs

    I really really love that dress!!! It is just so gorgeous!! I wish they did it in my size

    • Tanya Brannan

      Such a shame as it really is a great dress! x