This dress is part picnic rug and part Australian schoolgirl but somehow it works. The 1950s style halter neck and circle skirt are lovely and summery. And the heart-shaped buttons and lacy white trim elevate it from cute to adorable.
A word on sizing: If you’re blessed/burdened with big boobs, size up. I’m normally a 10 in Collectif dresses but the 10 in this style made my lady lumps look way too lumpy. Even in the 12, I’ve had to sew it up between the buttons to reduce the risk of accidentally flashing everyone.
Like me, Brigitte Sex Kitten Bardot couldn’t resist a bit of gingham. She of the magnificent bouffant loved it so much she even wore a pink gingham dress on her wedding day.
Here are a few flirty frocks to give you some of that Bardot style.