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 Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win
a Beautiful Velour Dress
from Damart


Win a Velour Dress from Damart

From online fashion brand, Damart

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with online fashion brand Damart to offer one lucky reader the chance to win an elegant Velour Dress.

Velvet is a big trend this season and is easy to wear whilst still achieving a luxurious look. The gathered waistline creates a highly flattering silhouette, whilst its soft stretch makes it comfortable as you dance away into the night.

In this gorgeous velour dress youíre sure to have heads turning your direction during the festive season!

The Velour Dress is available in sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 and £28. Price is from £49.00.

The dress is available in Petrol shade, as shown above, and also black, red and navy.

For more information about the Winter fashion collection from Damart visit the website at www.damart.co.uk

Or call 0871 423 000.

For Your Chance to Win

Tell us which soft fabric is the beautiful Damart dress in our Christmas competition made from?

    a) Silk
    b) Velour
    c) Jersey
    d) Corduroy


 To Enter the Competition

Tell us which fabric is the beautiful Damart dress in our Christmas competition made from? Then send in your answer, together with your preferred size, your full name, postal address and telephone number by clicking on the Sixtyplusurfers link below: sixtypluscomp@hotmail.co.uk

* Please label your entry Damart Christmas Dress Competition

* This competition is open to
our UK readers only

 

Chic Style from Laura Ashley

Black Velvet Dress from Laura Ashley

The new Christmas collection from Laura Ashley includes a stylish selection of dresses, skirts, cardigans and Winter warmers.

This elegant Black Velvet Dress has short sleeves and is perfect for dinner out with friends or a Christmas party

Wear it with a chic faux fur stole or a vintage style wrap or shawl.

Accessorise with delicate silver jewellery and high heeled shoes or sandals. Price is £100 for the dress.

Emerald V Neck Dress from Laura Ashley

This gorgeous Emerald V Neck Dress will look lovely for your Christmas lunch or an evening out with friends.

Wear it with delicate silver or antique jewellery, sheer tights and high heeled black or silver shoes or sandals. Price is £140.

Orange Flared Sleeve Shift Dress from Laura Ashley

Liven up your look with this vibrant Orange Flared Sleeve Shift Dress. Perfect for afternoon tea with friends, a festive family tea, unwrapping presents and Christmas celebrations.

Wear it with black high heeled shoes or strappy sandals. Accessorise with a black handbag and a pretty bracelet.

The Orange Flared Sleeve Shift Dress is £90.

Floral Print Midi Dress from Laura Ashley

This pretty Floral Print Midi Dress is perfect for casual festive celebrations or dinner parties with friends. Wear it for your Christmas lunch or family gatherings.

Wear it with this neat little purple cardigan, strappy black sandals or high heeled shoes. Accessorise with glitzy hair slides and delicate sparkly jewellery.

The Floral Print Midi Dress is £90.

Emerald Embellished Mesh Dress from Laura Ashley


Make an entrance in this stunning Emerald Embellished Mesh Dress. Perfect for formal occasions, weddings or Christmas parties, it's sure to get you compliments.

Accessorise with black or silver strappy sandals or high heeled shoes. Finish with a black or silver evening bag.

The Emerald Embellished Dress is £140.

Velvet Trim Print Top from Laura Ashley

Keep warm over the festive season in this cosy Velvet Trim Print Top.

Perfect for Christmas shopping, lunch out with friends, wrapping the presents or casual family gatherings.

Wear it with grey slimline trousers, ankle boots and accessorise with glitzy hair slides or jewellery for a seasonal fun look.

The Velvet Trim Print Top is £55.

For more information about Laura Ashley click on www.lauraashley.com 
 

Wallis Christmas Collection

Snowflake Jumper from Wallis

Look out for the festive Winter collection from Wallis which includes plenty of gorgeous festive jumpers and stunning dresses to get you through Christmas and the cold weather ahead.

This cosy Snowflake Jumper is perfect for Christmas parties and family fun. It would also make a lovely gift.

Wear it with your favourite jeans or trousers. It also looks great with a classic black or navy pencil skirt. Accessorise with sparkly earrings.

Purple Layered Top from Wallis

Dazzle at your Christmas parties with this beautiful Purple Layered Top. With glitzy sparkle trim on the sleeves and floaty double layers, it's elegant and flattering.

Wear it with slimline trousers or a classic black pencil skirt. Accessorise with black or silver high heeled sandals or shoes and a beaded black handbag.

Poncho from Wallis

Wrap up warm in the colder weather in this gorgeous fringed Poncho. Wear it over a white blouse  or jumper with skinny jeans or trousers. Finish with suede ankle boots

Perfect for Christmas shopping, Winter layering or keeping cosy at home. It would also make a lovely Christmas gift.

Floral Skater Dress from Wallis

Enjoy Christmas in style with this vibrant Floral Skater Dress. With pretty flowers and swirly above the knee hemline, it's sure to get you compliments.

Wear it with sheer tights, black high heeled shoes or sandals, and delicate silver jewellery. Accessorise with a black or silver evening bag.

Perfect for Christmas parties and festive family occasions. It's a great buy this season.

Sparkly Dress from Wallis

Treat yourself to this gorgeous Navy Sparkly Dress with fashionable bell sleeves.

Wear it with sheer tights and black strappy sandals with festive sparkles.

Perfect for Christmas parties and other special occasions.

For more information about the collection click on www.wallis.co.uk
 

 Fashion & Accessories


Fashion Ideas
 for December

By Jenny Itzcovitz, Fashion and Beauty Editor, Sixtyplusurfers

Festive Bow & Holly Top from M&Co


   Festive Bow & Holly Top from M&Co

It's December, and now we can enjoy all the season's celebrations and treat ourselves to some new party clothe. It's also time to invest in some winter warmers, now the weather is cold and damp. For parties look out for plenty of sparkle, glitz and glamour. And for everyday wear, there's plenty of layering, faux fur, lace and trimmings. Accessorise with vintage jewellery, well chosen handbags, shawls, hair slides and brooches to finish your look.

This fun Bow & Holly Top from M&Co is a great way to get in the festive spirit and ready for Christmas. With eyecatching holly print and a gold bow design, you'll feel gift wrapped and ready to party. It's also a great way to bring seasonal cheer. Wear it with your favourite jeans and ankle boots. It's sure to bring a smile to all everyone's faces.

The Bow & Holly Top is available to buy from M&Co. Price is £12.00.
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For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Purple Top with Lace Inset and Detail from M&Co

Look out for rich jewel tones to inject bold colour into your wardrobe. This lovely Purple Top with Lace Inset and Detail from M&Co is a great buy for the Winter.

Vibrant and feminine, it has three quarter length sleeves and a delicate button detail at the front. Wear it with jeans, classic black trousers or a pencil skirt. Finish with ankle boots or high heels, depending on the occasion.

The Purple Top with Lace Inset and Detail is £24, the Denim Jeans are £35, and the Belt is £5. All items are available to buy from M&Co.

For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Pink Wrap Cardigan from Wallis

Keep warm and cosy over the festive season in this delightful Pink Wrap Cardigan. With pretty frill edging, this lovely soft cardigan will be a great staple for your wardrobe.

Wear it over a white jumper or t-shirt with skinny jeans or black trousers during the day and glam it up for the evening with a smart skirt or wear it over a plain black dress. Finish with high heeled ankle boots or stylish shoes.

The Pink Wrap Cardigan is available to buy from Wallis.

For more information about Wallis click on www.wallis.co.uk

Turtle Neck Sweater from Wallis

Wallis also offer some lovely Christmas jumpers. Perfect for shopping, getting in the festive spirit, and family gatherings.

This gorgeous Turtle Neck Sweater with sparkly beading around the neckline and front is a real winner for December. Wear it with your favourite jeans or trousers, and bring it effortlessly into the evening with a velvet pencil skirt and high heeled shoes.

The Turtle Neck Sweater is available from Wallis.

For more information about Wallis click on www.wallis.co.uk

Velvet Long Sleeve Skater Dress with Bell Sleeves in Navy from Marks & Spencer


A comfortable dress is a great staple for the Winter. Look out for soft fabrics and easy to wear dresses that can be jazzed up easily so you can wear them during the day and also later on in the evening.

This youthful Velvet Long Sleeve Skater Dress with Bell Sleeves in Navy from Marks & Spencer will make a lovely addition to your wardrobe. Wear it with sheer tights and ankle boots, or high heeled shoes for the evening or party wear.

The Velvet Long Sleeve Skater Dress is available from Marks & Spencer. Price is £39.50.

For more information about Marks & Spencer click on www.marksandspencer.com 

Floral Print Long Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress in Purple Mix from Marks & Spencer

Floral prints are a great way to bring fun and colour into your Winter wardrobe, and this Floral Print Long Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress in Purple Mix from Marks & Spencer is sure to get you compliments.

Wear it with sheer tights, ankle boots or high heeled black shoes. Accessorise with a black or silver handbag, depending on the occasion.

The Floral Print Long Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress is available from Marks & Spencer. Price is £39.50.

For more information about
Marks & Spencer click on www.marksandspencer.com 

Velvet Wrap Dress in Burgundy from M&Co


Christmas brings parties and plenty of festive fun, so treat yourself to a few stylish special occasion dresses. This stunning  Velvet Wrap Dress in Burgundy from M&Co is perfect for formal wear and cocktail parties.

Accessorise with sheer tights, high heeled strappy sandals or stiletto shoes, glitzy jewellery and a black or gold evening bag.

The Velvet Wrap Dress is available from M&Co Price is £49.00.

For more information about
M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Quiz Lace Sequin Cap Sleeve Blue Maxi Dress from M&Co

 

Make an entrance in this gorgeous Quiz Lace Sequin Cap Sleeve Blue Maxi Dress from M&Co. Perfect for parties and special occasions. Wear it with sheer tights, silver or navy high heeled shoes or sandals and a silver or navy beaded evening bag. Wear your hair in loose curls to give it extra glamour.

The Quiz Lace Sequin Cap Sleeve Blue Maxi Dress is available from M&Co. Price is £54.99.

For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Patterned Jumper from M&Co
 

Menswear for the festive season focuses on warm knitted jumpers, stylish jewel tone shirts, and smart suits and jackets for family gatherings, Christmas parties and entertaining.

This cosy Patterned Jumper from M&Co is a great buy for the Winter. Wear it with a t-shirt or shirt underneath for extra warmth. Perfect for comfortable everyday wear or afternoons with the family.

The Patterned Jumper is available to buy from M&Co.

For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Fairisle Jumper from M&Co


Keep warm and cosy in this gorgeous Fairisle Jumper from M&Co. It's perfect for Christmas.

Wear it with casual jeans or trousers. Price is £30 for the Fairisle Jumper and £29 for the Jeans.

For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Blue Spotted Shirt from M&Co

Treat yourself to a new shirt for Christmas. This lively Blue Spotted Shirt from M&Co is perfect for festive occasions and drinks out with friends. With long sleeves and fashionable small collar. Wear it with black jeans or trousers and black brogues.

 

The Spotted Shirt is £27.00 and the Jeans are £29. Both items are available from M&Co.

 

For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com

Black Cotton Blend Easy to Iron Shirt from Marks & Spencer

Look youthful and stylish in this Black Cotton Blend Easy to Iron Shirt from Marks & Spencer. Perfect for drinks out with friends, wear it under a jumper or with the sleeves rolled up. It looks great worn with jeans or casual trousers.

The Black Cotton Blend Easy to Iron Shirt is available from Marks & Spencer. Great value, price is £33.00 for a pack of three.

For more information about Marks & Spencer click on www.marksandspencer.com

Luxury Brushed Cotton Checked Shirt from Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer also offer this easy to wear Luxury Brushed Cotton Checked Shirt, perfect for Christmas and family gatherings. Wear it with black trousers.

The Luxury Brushed Cotton Checked Shirt is available from Marks & Spencer. Price is £39.50.

For more information about Marks & Spencer click on www.marksandspencer.com

And as a special treat for our December issue we're offering  one lucky reader the chance to win a beautiful Velour Dress from Damart.

Have a wonderful Christmas.


Jenny x

 

   Marks & Spencer
   Christmas Style


Lace V-Neck Top in Blush from Marks & Spencer

The new Christmas collection from Marks & Spencer is packed with gorgeous blouses, tops, sweaters, cardigans, dresses and coats to get you ready for the festive season in style.

Bring a little elegance to your wardrobe with this pretty Lace V-Neck Top in delicate Blush shade. Feminine lace is a catwalk favourite this season and is perfect for party wear.

Wear it with classic black trousers or a black velvet pencil skirt. Finish with sheer tights and black high heeled shoes. Wear your hair in an elegant chignon or bun with sparkly earrings to complete the look. The top is £35.

Crinkle Lace Slash Neck Long Sleeve Blouse in Lipstick shade from Marks & Spencer

Get the festive look with this vibrant Crinkle Lace Slash Neck Long Sleeve Blouse in Lipstick shade. This loose fit gypsy style top is perfect for drinks with friends or wearing to a dinner party with friends.

Wear it with classic black trousers, an elegant pencil skirt or a flowing maxi skirt. Accessorise with delicate jewellery and high heeled shoes or sandals. Price is £29.50.

Lace Yolk Long Sleeve Swing Dress in Deep Purple from Marks & Spencer


Dresses are a great buy for December and this versatile Lace Yolk Long Sleeve Swing Dress in Deep Purple shade is perfect for both day and evening wear.

Wear it with sheer flesh tone tights and black strappy sandals or shoes. Accessorise with black suede handbag to finish the look. Price is £25.

Mock Wrap 3/4 Sleeve Bodycon Dress from Marks & Spencer

A little black dress is a key staple for your Winter wardrobe and this versatile Mock Wrap 3/4 Sleeve Bodycon Dress is perfect for all occasions.

Wear it with sheer tights, strappy sandals or high heeled shoes. Price is £35.

Cotton Blend Lace Swing Dress in Red from Marks & Spencer

This gorgeous Cotton Blend Lace Swing Dress in Red is perfect for cocktail parties. With short sleeves and delicate over the knee crescent lace hemline, the dress is also available in Blackcurrant, Teal and Black shades.

Wear it with sheer tights, black or silver sandals. Accessorise with delicate silver jewellery and a neat black evening bag. Price is £79.

Detachable Straps Pleated Maxi Dress in Navy from Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer also offers exquisite dresses for more formal occasions. This stunning Detachable Straps Pleated Maxi Dress in Navy is perfect for wearing to a wedding, cruise wear, or a special black tie occasion. It has detachable straps and a detachable belt so you can style it according to your preference.

Wear it with sheer tights, silver high heeled shoes or sandals and finish with a silver or navy evening bag. Price is £89.

 Multiway Strap Maxi Dress in Navy from Marks & Spencer

This fabulous Multiway Strap Maxi Dress in Navy can also be styled to your preference. Wear it as a halter neck with the straps crossed or loosely around your neck or shoulders, you can even wear it bandeau style. Price is £69.

Wear it with silver shoes or sandals, sheer tights, delicate jewellery and earrings, then finish with a silver evening bag.

For more information about Marks & Spencer click on www.marksandspencer.com   

 

Get into the Party Spirit with Damart

 
Metallic Pleated Skirt and Sparkle Jumper from Damart


December is here again so itís time for a jolly-holly and to get into the party spirit! If you have drinks planned with your friends, a meal out with your family, or plan to be dancing the night away for New Years, Damart will have you stylishly prepared.

This stylish Metallic Pleated Skirt (£39) brings a fashionable edge to any festive look, whilst the pleats, high waistline and midi-length create a flattering silhouette. Layer the Fluffy Jumper (£39) to stay warm against the Christmas chill. Wear it with skin-tone tights and black heels or flats to channel the popular monochrome trend.

Lace Pencil Skirt and Geometric Print Blouse from Damart

This pretty Lace Pencil Skirt (£32, also available in black) is perfect for adding a little bit of festive colour that is right on trend. Wear this red skirt with a plain black or printed blouse such as Damartís Printed Tunic (£56) to create a smooth silhouette. Finish off your look with accessories and a pair of heels before meeting your friends for a glass of festive fizz.

The Floral Printed Blouse (£29) proves that there is always room for florals, even in deepest winter. Pair the blouse with a long black skirt such as the Velour Skirt (£49) and boots for a look that is perfect for a family meal out or even Christmas day. Velvet is a big trend this season and the high waistline is both comfortable and fashionable.

Floral Printed Blouse and Velour Skirt from Damart

All items are available to buy in sizes 10-28 from Damart at www.damart.co.uk
 

Or by calling 0871 200 9000.

 

   Party Collection
       from M&Co


Leopard Print Kimono from M&Co

Get ready to party with the fabulous new festive collection from M&Co.

This gorgeous Leopard Print Kimono is perfect for parties and evenings out at Christmas. Wear it over a black camisole top and slimline trousers.

The Kimono is £29, the Camisole is £6, the Jeans are £29, and the Clutch Bag is £16.

Velvet Top with Lace Inset from M&Co

This gorgeous Velvet Top with Lace Inset is perfect for cocktail parties and festive occasions.

Wear it with classic slimline trousers or a pencil skirt. Accessorise with silver jewellery and high heeled shoes.

The Velvet Top is £26 and the Jeans are £35.

Maxi Dress from M&Co

M&Co also offer a gorgeous selection of evening dresses.

 

This lovely Maxi Dress with lace and embroidered detailing is perfect for special occasions. Price is £110.

Wear it with sheer tights and high heeled black or silver shoes. Accessorise with a silver evening bag.

For more information about M&Co click on www.mandco.com