Pink Clove Black Velvet Empire Dress

Following on with my little Pink Clove haul (the first of which you can read here), I have found and now posses one of the comfiest dresses ever…. The Pink Clove Emmie Velvet Empire Dress at £22 won me over immediately, it was an instant ‘yes’ as soon as I saw it on the site and I couldn’t wait to try it on. I asked for this dress in a size 20, as that seems to be the perfect size for me now, however, this dress comes up quite big and therefore I had to size down again. I laughed at the thought of getting into an 18 after 2 years of outgrowing it, but the material is so comfortable that it fit like a glove and was very fitted in all the places I like it to be, such as my arms, waist and bust.


Pink Clove Black Velvet Empire Dress, georgina grogan, shemightbeloved, plus size blogger, sheffield blogger

This dress has a wrap neckline which does mean it makes your boobs look fantastic when wearing the right bra, I really appreciated this whilst strolling around York on Valentine’s Day as it’s such a flattering neckline on me. The 3/4 sleeves allowed me to be comfortable all day long without having to adjust myself, which is a big must for me. When having a day out, I love to just have the one dress on and no cardigans, jackets etc to keep faffing around with or worry about. Of course, I had to stick a Yours Clothing waist belt on as it really helped with the extra material on the 20 and to make my waist look more defined to accentuate my hourglass figure.

Pink Clove Black Velvet Empire Dress, georgina grogan, shemightbeloved, plus size blogger, sheffield bloggerOn my 5’3 frame I did find the dress to be the perfect length as it was just above my knee, but people a little taller than me may not feel the same and ideally, a inch or two would be appreciated for women of most heights. Even I wouldn’t complain! I found that the front of the hotel we were staying at in York (Hedley House) was the perfect place to take these photos as it was simplistic yet making a statement, just like this beautiful velvet dress.

I don’t really have anything negative to say about this dress, which is a change for me, I know. The fit is a little generous, it washes really well, it’s incredibly comfy and if you’re the type, very easy to style up or down. As I was away for the weekend, I didn’t have the luxury of several changes of accessories, so I played it basic with my Newlook Duster Coat, Evans Leggings and Shoe Zone Shoes. I would absolutely love to see this dress in a couple other colours, ideally blue or maybe emerald green….ohhh.

What do you think to Pink Clove?

*sent for review – My beautiful and talented photographer/boyfriend kindly took these photos for me. Alfie also has a blog.

  • Its so hard to black look interesting, but you’ve defiantly done it! Love the location too, so English!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  • That dress looks amazing! I just bookmarked the site, the clothing looks amazing and the prices are good enough that shipping to the states might be worth it.

  • Me likey =) But you’re so cute, anything would look good on you

  • You look gorgeous! – A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog


  • Lucy Johns

    You look so lovely, that dress suits you so much!

    Love Lucy x

  • that looks so great on you – and the booby comment made me laugh but true, necklines like this are perfect!

  • Kimberly Nelms

    Such a pretty dress, Looks great on you!

  • You look fantastic! I’ve had my eye on Pink Clove dresses for ages now – but I worry they would be more belt-like than elegant on my 5ft10 frame!

    C xx