Style with a smile link up - The Style Splash with Emma Peach

Style with a smile link up - The Style Splash with Emma Peach

I recently teamed up with Fashion Blogger - Emma to give her the opportunity to style one of the best selling Hanova Studio pieces and to experience made to order for the first time..

Handmade Sustainable Summer Kay Dress

Emma provided her height and usual dress size and left the rest up to me. I chose the seersucker cotton Kay dress as it's a cooling fabric for Summer (its bevelled properties enable this) along with Emma's Instagram grid that is hugely colourful - it had to be the rainbow check fabric. Her styling of the Kay dress from head to toe is brilliant!

Her main takeaways are:

The sleeve style - not a fan of cap sleeves, not everyone likes their arms out on display

The light weight fabric - she says feels amazing on

The overhead design - no zips or fiddly buttons

The pockets! - a functional piece that offers a little more than just being a pretty dress

The unboxing of the piece - as it came out, no need for ironing which means can travel well for holiday packing

The versatility to wear over the seasons - in cooler wear, layer with cardigans and swap sandals for trainers of boots to get maximum wear out of the Kay dress

"I adore this custom dress! The colors and print are lovely. The fact that it’s sustainable is icing on the cake" - Katherine Eldridge

If you thought made to order wasn't something you'd consider, I hope this post resonates

Not being able to touch and feel a garment can be difficult when making a decision to purchase online, I really get it, I have the very same quandary myself. However, online made to order clothing brands/smaller indie brands will always have the time of day to answer any questions to assist in the decision making process as it's so important for us to get a garment you are going to love and get as much wear as possible out of it. Sizing, customisations, questions about the garment making process - it's all part of the service and perhaps one that larger brands aren't able to facilitate

Together with bloggers and customers writing and sharing about their purchases hopefully helps someone else to make a slow fashion, made to order choice click here for Kay Dresses

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