Hybrid

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today I am going to be talking about the fashion brand Hybrid.

Hybrid was first established in 2010 and since then has become a well renowned global fashion brand. Hybrid is known for its effortless, sophisticated and timeless designs. This fashion brand is driven by innovation and commitment to new and exciting ideas, and at the same time promotes affordable and luxurious collections that are inspired by the contemporary market. Hybrid uses fabrics that flatter the natural curves of the body. Hybrid currently sells to over three hundred independent boutiques as well as well-known department stores. If online shopping is your preference, they can be found on ASOS.

This company really do have a good selection of dresses, from bodycon dresses to skater dresses there really is a good option for every occasion. If you prefer simple colours or more out there adventurous designs, then this brand is for you.

As a petite female I find it very difficult getting clothing to fit me perfectly. I usually have to get them altered or put up with things not being quite right. It isn’t a great look and this is the area I am looking to try and tackle- petite clothing. I aim to try and find companies who actually DO cater for the smaller female.

Keeping this in mind when I looked at Hybrid’s dresses they do come with great measurement guides which is always a necessity when you have a small frame etc. Some designs look great but when they are put on myself it just drowns me. I am always scared to try new designs just for those reasons of it looking way too big for me or not fitting right.

However, I found great delight with Hybrid. The customer service is amazing and they go out of their way to try and help you. I found that their communication and updates with delivery were a great asset. I was able to achieve a new goal and try a new shape of dress on myself. I was a bit anxious. When the dress arrived it was very well presented. The quality of material used to make the dress was of a high standard as well. You can tell they are very well made. The dress I chose was the Hybrid Crissy Black Floral Printed Soft Crepe Dress, was £105.00 now £35.00. The detail and design are perfect. I was over the moon with this dress and felt that it was versatile and could be worn to many events and occasions that I have coming up. Every girl loves a little black dress and this one was my new favourite.

To show this fantastic dress off I decided to take it to the harbour over at Tayport, Fife. Here are the results, I think you’ll agree that this dress is a winner.

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Photography: Douglas Kerr, Hair and make up : Rachel Wilson, Dress: Hybrid

My worries about it being different to anything I have worn before were non-existent due to it being a very good fit. It was almost as if it were a glove that’s how well it felt on. I felt that the fabric did bring out my curves and it still looked very sophisticated. The dress was not too long on myself and I was able to move freely in it, the reason I mentioned this is, this dress is a pencil fit which usually restricts movement.

I cannot recommend Hybrid highly enough and feel that you all should check them out for yourselves. The moment you set eyes on the beautiful outfits you instantly fall in love.

Please follow the links to view this brand:

Hybrid Website

Hybrid Facebook page

Hybrid Twitter Page

Hybrid Instagram Page

 

 

 

I would like to give a big thank you to Damien and the team over at Hybrid for giving me this opportunity to work with yourselves. I hope we can work together in the future.

 

Thank you all for taking the time to read my blog it really is a pleasure doing this pieces for you. If you have any questions/collaboration requests, please do get in touch.

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Chi-Chi London

Hello and welcome to today’s blog post which is featuring the beautiful and very elegant dresses from the one and only Chi-Chi London.

I have been admiring Chi-Chi London dresses for a while and I plucked up the courage to apply to their casting call thanks to The Blogger Programme.  I was over the moon when they agreed to work with me.

If you haven’t heard of Chi-Chi London, then here is a little bit about the company. This young and fast fashion brand really does cater for everyone. They bring the looks from the catwalk straight to the high street so people like you and I can really enjoy being up-to-date with the latest styles. The company really do pride themselves with having unique, vibrant and expressive styles which sets them aside from other UK retailers. What really drew me to this company was the fact that their dresses are limited edition pieces which are designed and made in house, which means that when you purchase and wear a Chi-Chi London dress it is exclusive to you! That really makes you feel special. Chi-Chi London have a wide range of stunning dresses to cater for every occasion. The dresses range from cocktail, prom, evening and maxi dresses. Another reason why I adore Chi-Chi London is the fact that they really do cater for everyone- in fact they cater for every shape. From petite to curvy they have every avenue covered. Which is perfect if you find it really difficult to source outfits due to varying reasons.

 

It is every girl’s dream to dress up, and when I was lucky enough to choose which dress I would like to review the decision really was difficult. I wanted to choose something that is very different from what I usually go for. And I knew that there was going to be that perfect dress from Chi-Chi London due to the selection of styles, colours and ranges being offered to me. The website is really easy to move around and very eye-catching. The images of the dresses really do help you to see what the dresses look like and the size charts are great to follow. The customer service from Chi-Chi London is second to none, they keep you up-to-date with everything and couldn’t be more helpful.

When my chosen dress arrived it was as described from the website. In fact, it looked even more perfect in the flesh. The dress I chose was the Chi-Chi London Justice dress. I found that the print on the dress wasn’t too over the top and as I said earlier I wanted something completely different to my usual choices. I wanted to step out of my comfort zone and experiment more, and this is what I had achieved. I don’t wear many pastel colours and this dress was a light pink colour. It has a lovely shape to it without being too fitted or too floaty. The dress has a beautiful drop at the back which looks really good without showing too much skin. It is a very elegant piece that isn’t too short in length or is too long. It would look great at a wedding or even for a date.

To show the dress in its true light, I decided to take it to a photoshoot and see how good it would be to photograph. And the dress didn’t disappoint at all! In fact, you might even agree that it stole the show and made the pictures. The dress was very comfortable to wear, and fitted me beautifully. I am very petite and often find that dresses look too big on my small frame or the straps fall down. It is with great delight that this dress did neither of these things which made me fall in love with it even more.

 

For the photoshoot we decided that this dress deserved a Royal background and what better backdrop than a castle itself – The very picturesque Broughty Ferry Castle.

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Photography: Douglas Kerr, Make up: Rachel Wilson, Dress: Chi-Chi London

 

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Chi-Chi London dress : Justice Dress £57.99

We then decided that this dress needed to grace it’s own catwalk and headed straight for the TayBridge.

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I would like to thank everyone at Chi-Chi London for giving me this opportunity to review a dress that truly is eye-catching and very well made.  A big thank you goes to Douglas Kerr photography for taking the images and to Rachel Wilson for her fantastic make up skills. Everything looked perfect.

If you have any questions regarding any of the companies mentioned in this blog post, please do get in touch with myself. If you would like to collaborate, please do contact me as I am more than happy to work with businesses. Thank you for taking the time to read my blog.

For further information or to check out Chi-Chi London for yourselves please follow the below links:

http://www.chichiclothing.com/

https://www.facebook.com/ChiChiClothing

https://twitter.com/chichiclothing

https://www.instagram.com/ChiChiClothing/