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This year, my daughters Christmas wishlist consists of a dress and slime.  I’m sure both will be on many other girls lists her age too.

The slime is super simple to acquire it’s everywhere even in supermarkets.  The dress wasn’t quite so simple to find.  A recent visit to Brent Cross Shopping Centre looking for dresses saw us return empty handed and disappointed.  By coincidence David Charles Children’s Wear emailed me asking if I would like to feature one of their dresses.  No need to think about that!

Have you seen their site?

It’s a little girls paradise with beautiful dresses of all colours and styles.  Sizes range from ages 2 to 16 and prices start from £110 and go up to £429.  There is also a special offers page where you can get your hands on dresses with as much as 80% off the RRP.

This cute dress is now just £59!

(child not included)

There are party dresses ideal for birthdays, Christenings, weddings or any other celebration.  We certainly weren’t disappointed with the choice available.  We chose the:

Royal Blue Brocade Opera Gown

This stunning tailor-made dress in a gorgeous royal blue and ivory and gold colourway with an embossed brocade design.  The top is fitted, the skirt has 4 inverted pleats under this.  Between the pleats you’ll see the gold tulle.

There is a concealed zip over which a matching bow sits.  The attention to detail is exquisite and the glitter on the tulle added that extra sparkle and magical Princess feel to the dress.

Everything has been thought of even down to a little clip to attach the bow over the zip to help hide it.

My daughter plans to wear her dress on Christmas day and New Years Day.  In fact she’ll probably put it on the second the schools close and want to live in it during the festive period.  It’s the perfect dress for these occasions with a mixture of Royal blue, ivory and gold giving it a uniquely regal appearance.

Cleaning Instructions

The dress can be kept looking beautiful if you follow cleaning instructions.  Options are either cleaning it by hand in cold water or get it dry cleaned. It would be a shame to ruin such a fabulous fashion piece.

As well as dresses you will also discover a lovely range of accessories to complete the look of the outfit.

Want to WIN a designer dress from David Charles Children’s Wear?

This is a wonderful prize and the perfect way to ensure your daughter, step daughter, niece, grand daughter, friends daughter etc. feel like a real Princess.  The winner can choose any dress from the website.  I know some readers are not based in the UK so you will be pleased to know this is a competition that is open to you too.

Answer this question for your first entry (make sure you tell me on the rafflecopter form that you have completed this – look for the first option):

Which dress from David Charles Children’s Wear would you like to win most? – post your comment on this blog post, and fill in the first section of the rafflecopter widget to confirm the entry.

This competition is open worldwide!

Entry is easy, just fill in the rafflecopter form below:

Instructions can be found here:


Not all of the entry options are compulsory.  The more you do the more entries you will gain.  All are welcome to enter even if you have won with me before and I know there are a few of you out there.  Thanks so much for returning guys x

Look out for the daily options for extra entries.

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Good Luck!

Enter here:

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Disclaimer: A dress was sent for the purposes of this review.  David Charles Children’s Wear will be providing a prize of a dress, winners choice. This is a WORLDWIDE competition. Please see their website for any delivery exclusions.

28 thoughts on “A Dress Fit For a Princess”

  1. There are some beautiful dress on the site. I particularly love the blue and gold occasion dress, it would be perfect for my niece x

  2. I adore the emerald green starlet dress but if I won I’d let my daughter choose, she has her own mind at 6 years old about what she likes to wear!

  3. Wine Bow Balloon Dress . I think my granddaughter would look lovely in this and it is very practical as it can be dressed up or down.

  4. Such a difficult choice – so many wonderful dresses. I think I’d go with the Black Botanical Party Dress….Thanks

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