6 dresses that have given me total escapism this week

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  • We have discussed how dressing up can help boost morale in these uncertain times, and how feel-good fashion can be.

    On that note, during the past week, whenever I’ve become a bit low after too many times refreshing my BBC newsfeed, I’ve been practicing virtual window shopping.

    Dresses in particular are my weakness, no other pieces of clothing bring me more joy or make me feel more empowered. So the past few days, I have been creating my ideal wish list, of dresses that are pure, unadulterated escapism.

    Some of them have puff sleeves that look like clouds, others are a periwinkle blue that reminds me of summer. Sure, I can’t afford most of them, but it’s not about buying them, it’s simply about daydreaming, and that I can afford.

    Behold, my pretty dress edit, which I hope will put a smile on your face.

    Shop now: AJE Paperbark cut-out linen-blend satin dress for £480 from MATCHESFASHION

    Shop now: LEE MATHEWS Zoe panelled floral-print silk dress for £790 from MATCHESFASHION


    Shop now: CECILIE BAHNSEN Elin cloqué mini dress for £860 from FARFETCH

    Shop now: LONG DRESS WITH DRAWSTRINGS for £29.99 from ZARA

    Shop now: Rodebjer Dress Sandy Crisp for €420 from Rodebjer

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