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Thursday 19 May 2022

A White Maxi from Nomads Clothing - #Chicandstylish #LINKUP

Hello everyone, hope you're well.
Huge thanks for stopping by, I'm very honoured to have your continued support.

We've had brilliant weather so far this week, I've been living in floaty dresses and skirts with some pretty sandals to match.  With the second stint of birthdays just about done I'm starting to think about my holiday in June.  Did I mention we are going away with all the kids, their partners AND their children!  That makes 18 on a plane to Majorca to stay in an all inclusive hotel in Can Picafort (for those who want to avoid the area we go at the end of June). 😜
I'll be doing the usual and packing one pieces like dresses and jumpsuits, I just find that so much easier than taking separates where I end up wearing the wrong things together leaving an outfit totally unsuitable - have you ever done that?  My daughter has now said that's what she will do, so I must have passed on some helpful tips somewhere along the line!

Now if you dropped by on Monday you'd have seen it was my birthday on Sunday, another year older and maybe a bit wiser.  I wanted to have family and friends round and provide drinks and some food, and that's just what I did!
As I mentioned above the weather was nice on Sunday, not too warm, but warm enough to have an outside gathering.  David cooked his usual amazing roast potatoes - in goose fat & I made two pates, one smoked salmon and the other my signature starter ... chicken liver pate.  I also had crisps and some dips & a few sweets to keep the children happy.  I received some wonderful gifts and felt well and truly spoiled especially after getting a cute orange bag and matching belt, some new trainers, a dress, jacket sandals, chocolates and lots of pretty flowers and lovely cards - it was a perfect day that I'd been waiting two years to happen, lock-down birthday's just weren't the same were they! 

I've been lucky enough to review some pieces from Nomads Clothing over the past few weeks and found this white maxi will be a winner for Summer as there's so many different ways to style it!  You can catch a reel I made for Instagram featuring some of the looks, and this one has to be one of my best looks!

Items marked with * have been gifted to me, however these are 100% my own honest comments.

I'm often drawn to a white dress for Summer, they just are the perfect match for dreamy hot days strolling the shops or taking a trip to the beach.  Do stop by the link above to see all the different ways I've styled this classic beauty - there's plenty more options to try out so stay tuned my friends. 

Cotton dresses* are a must for warmer days aren't they.  This maxi is a brilliant example of cool dressing on hot days.  It's a slip-over-the-head style with no buttons or fastenings to worry about.  I like that it's full length too, making it a great cover-up for the beach.  

Two generous pockets on each side of a gathered front detail giving the dress a nice relaxed feel.  It's also lined - way to go Nomads Clothing - that's what us ladies want.  
Available in a pretty shade of blue too and comes in sizes 8 - 20, but is selling fast so I would urge you to head on over and buy one to style your very own way.  For a cool £74 this floaty piece is made inline with Nomads Ethical Trading Policy.

For a day at the beach (imaginary - I've been at home but you get the gist)  I've picked these comfortable cork sandals - you can read all about these fabulous slips on's here. You all know I love to include my denim jacket whenever I can don't you, so it was the obvious choice wasn't it!  

Some of the other pieces I picked that you've already seen are this striking jumpsuit and this boxy jumper worn over casual jeans topped off with a silky scarf.

Thought you might like to see me and my cake on my birthday last Sunday.  My daughter baked this Porn Star Martini inspired cake just for me - didn't she do an amazing job!  It really did taste as good as it looks and didn't last long with all my guests and me devouring it ... there's still a couple of pieces left but they are most definitely mine!!

It's time to party, join me for the #Chicandstylish #LINKUP

Let's see who was favourite blogger from last week.  Say hello to Nicole - High Latitude Style. If you're a fan of white denim do pop over to see all of Nicole's styles around white denim - one of my favourite looks. 

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So good to have you here my friends, do leave a comment to let me know what you think of today's look.
See you on Monday too.
Bye for now. X



  1. Hi Jacqui - lovely outfit as usual. And here's wishing you a happy if belated birthday! Sounds as though you had a great day!

  2. Oh you look great in this white dress Jaqui. 😊 I wish you happy birthday 🎂 🎉🥳🎂
    XOXO Tina

  3. Jacqui, you look absolutely gorgeous! That dress really is the perfect summer dress. It's exactly the kind of thing I like to wear over here during the hottest months. Happy Birthday, by the way! I can't get over that cake. Your daughter is SO talented!!!
    big hugs
    Suzy xx

  4. It sound like a wonderful birthday celebration and yummy food: I love pate. I love your new white dress. I too am wearing dresses more and more as the weather is getting hot.

  5. I love your white dress and you styled it beautifully. And that cake looks amazing! Thanks for the party!

  6. Thank you so much for featuring me and my post. You made my day. Also thanks for hosting the party. Both dresses are gorgeous. Hard to say which one I like most. They have quite different vibes. Great styling.

  7. Your birthday cake looks gorgeous - well done to your daughter.

  8. Wow, that amazing cake is a show-stopper! The white dress with the muted blue denim jacket is a primo combo.

  9. Wow, a fabulous cake! I had to laugh at the name! It sounded like a had a great birthday bash with family! Yum on the smoked salmon. LOve this dress! It looks cool and comfortable, just perfect for the heat!
    Have a great day Jacqui!
    jess xx

  10. Jacqui, what a great dress! This is so my summer boho style. Long easy dresses and comfortable sandals. I am loving your orange floral birthday dress so much, too. And that cake! Wow! It is absolutely gorgeous! Your daughter is very talented! Happy Birthday!


  11. Happy Birthday! That cake is amazing! Love your white dress and this breezy look!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  12. Love the breezy white maxi dress - so perfect for summer! Also, hope you had the most magical birthday! You look gorgeous as ever and wow, that cake!! Your daughter did a fantastic job - so talented!! I bet it tasted amazing too <3


  13. Happy belated birthday! That's such a versatile dress, and I love that it's ethically made too!
    Cheryl Shops |

  14. That white maxi looks great on you!!

  15. What a cute white dress - I love that it has pockets and it looks so good with the denim jacket! your cake looks amazing too! Happy belated birthday!

    Thanks for the link up! Hope you are having a good week :)

    Away From The Blue

  16. I'm so glad flowy dress season is finally here! Such an adorable outfit. I hope you had the best birthday!

    xo Logan

  17. I love a white dress for summer, currently on the look out! That cake looks amazing. I'd need a tutorial on how to slice it! Have a lovely weekend x

  18. These dresses are so cute on you! Love them both!

  19. What a lovely summer dress! It's looks fab with the denim jacket. That cake is an absolute stunner!

    Emma xxx

  20. What a lovely dress, Jacqui!! You look quite fabulous in it! I am on the lookout for the perfect white dress, but I haven't found the right one just yet! Your birthday cake looks so yummy! I do need to send my kids a link so they know how to celebrate their mother's birthday!!! Thanks so much for the link party!

  21. Love this look, Jacqui! The white dress and jean jacket make a perfect combo. And yes, your daughter did an amazing job on that cake!


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