If you live in Edinburgh (or Scotland! or further afield!) do check it out. There are simply not that many outlets selling Dolce and Gabbana dresses north of the border. Currently I am home based (been shielding) but there’s a vision in place for a shop. Eventually.
A Long Time in the Planning
Over the last year I have been quietly squirreling away dresses with an eye to setting up A Good Frock from my home in Edinburgh. Currently I am only listing a proportion of dresses on the site, but I am aiming to put a new dress or two online on a semi-regular basis. So be sure to check back to see what is newly listed. It really is a labour of love. And it’s only me. I am trying to be seasonal.
Which Dresses Make the Cut?
Most of the dresses sold by Edinburgh’s A Good Frock are Dolce and Gabbana or D & G because I think as dress designers, they are hard to beat if you are looking for a flattering fit. They are not the only ones who can cut for real women, but each collection has dresses in various in lengths, in prints or plain fabric. What’s not to like?
I do come across dresses by other designers that I like, and you’ll find them occasionally listed on A Good Frock too. I am drawn to the shape and cut of a dress initially, then I have to find out what the fabric is because silk is a firm favourite. In terms of drape there is nothing else like it, but I do buy other fabrics. For example, lurking somewhere is a tweed effect Dolce and Gabbana dress but it probably won’t get listed until the end of the summer. Occasionally a coat or other piece will sneak in too. Other delights include a stunning Alexander McQueen red dress and a Giambattista Valli Couture dress.
Edinburgh’s A Good Frock Spreads a Little Joy
Part of the motive for bringing you a small (but perfectly formed) edit of luxury dresses is to share the joy a really, well-fitting, dress can bring. I don’t think anything else can do so much for boosting your self-image. Going forwards, given recent events, it’s becoming easier to justify buying what you love. Who’s not looking forward to a decent holiday whether at home or abroad? For now, I usually do not sell current season and as a result typically sell at less than retail prices.