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Femme Luxe Patricia white slinky newspaper print high neck midi dress with own L.K. Bennett wedge patent leather pumps, DGM sunglasses Edith Leiber charme belt and Isaac Mizrahi cardigan

This post reviews inexpensive summer Must-haves from Femme Luxe. Read what I think about them.


  1. Must-have Euro Chic updates for summer
  2. What do I like about these Femme Luxe clothes?
    • Inexpensive trendy newspaper print dress
    • Slogan Tees are a Do
    • A LBD in knit as a statement
  3. Who will love these inexpensive summer Must-haves from Femme Luxe?
  4. Conclusion: Inexpensive slow fashion


Disclosure: Ad. The Patricia white slinky newspaper print high neck dress, Leah black “Public Figure” slogan print T-shirt, Mabel white “Champagne Is Always The Answer slogan T-shirt and Ivy black ribbed V-neck midi jumper dress are samples of my choice from Femme Luxe. The post is not endorsed by them. I wrote it entirely myself and it represents my own 100% honest opinion.


Must-have Euro Chic updates for summer

Even when your style is classic, you need trendy updates for your wardrobe each season to not look old-fashioned or too conservative. They latter is only a do in corporate style. However, even in the corporate world, women in midlife should add at least one trendy piece to look up-to-date. For the post, I chose Euro Chic Style trendy items to update my summer wardrobe for work and play. Note that these pieces are also great additions for a business casual, American Classic, California Casual style, Urban Style and Casual Style wardrobe.

I picked the midi Patricia newspaper print because of the new trendy interesting (look-at-me) print, two neutral color slogan tees as slogan is the trendy version of the graphic T-shirt this season, and a knit-jumper dress for going out in chilly evenings. Jumpers make the backbone for your style. Thus, you can’t go wrong with them, especially in black. Or as Mademoiselle said

You can't go wrong with a little black dress. - Coco Chanel #fashionquoute #HighLatitudeStyle Click To Tweet

Stylist’s tip: Update your white T-shirts every season for a crisp effortlessly chic look.


Great Craftsmanship

Like their samples I reviewed before, all pieces show great care with respect to the seams. No left-over loose threads that you often see with fast fashion. Well, Femme Luxe is actually slow fashion as their cuts are rooted in Euro Chic classic, but have a trendy twist. All pieces well solved my summer wardrobe update needs.

back view of black and white print dress with black jacket and wedge heels
Femme Luxe Patricia white slinky newspaper print high neck midi dress with own L.K. Bennett wedge patent leather pumps, DGM sunglasses Edith Leiber charme belt and Isaac Mizrahi cardigan

What do I like about these Femme Luxe clothes?

Inexpensive trendy newspaper print dress

I like that the sleek sheath style newspaper print dress has long sleeves. It’s perfect to cover the upper arms (aka bingo-wings) and to chop the sleeves to 3/4 lengths for style. The high-neck plays the sexiness of the dress down so you can wear it with a cardigan at the office and head after work to girls-night out by just leaving the cardigan in your car or knotting it around your waist (so stylish). The sheath has about 1 inch (2.5 cm) ease. I ordered a size UK size 6 (US size 2). When you like more ease, you might consider to go a size up. The dress is low maintenance as it doesn’t wrinkle and can be washed. The price is $14.99. Since the cut is classic, the dress can be worn also next summer. The long sleeves permit wearing it in three seasons. This means the cost-per-wear is fast below $1. Thumbs up.

style blogger in newspaper print high neck sheath, patent leather pumps, rectangular sunglasses

fashion blogger in black and white inexpensive summer Must-have work look
Outfit details: Femme Luxe Patricia white slinky newspaper print high neck midi dress with own unbranded pantyhose, L.K. Bennett wedge patent leather pumps, Dolce & Gabbana Madonna sunglasses Edith Leiber gemstone charm belt and Isaac Mizrahi

Slogan Tees are a Do

I love that the black women’s slogan T-shirt doesn’t have side seams. Thus, no danger of the shirt to get this awkward twist like a Barber’s store sign. It is also very important to me that the slogans are not harming anyone.

blogger in trendy slogan top

Style blogger in distressed jeans, rock studs, slogan top and sunnies
Outfit details: Femme Luxe white cotton slogan T-shirt “Champagne Is Always The Answer” and mom mid rise distressed jean, own Hermes collier de chien bangle, silver earrings, Valentino Rock Studs, Ray Ban sunglasses, vintage brooches, Judi Gum pearl rabbit brooch, studded headband (all own)

Both tops are made from 100% cotton. They feel very soft on the skin. They are a great value for their price of $5.99 (white T-shirt) and $8.99 (black slogan shirt). Will you jump on the slogan t shirt trend?

stylist in Euro Chic jeans and tee look with heels and cateye sunnies

blogger Nicole in black heels, inexpensive Public Figure top and flared jeans styled with self-made gemstone earrings
Femme Luxe black cotton slogan T-shirt “Public Figure” and high rise flare jeans, own Hermes collier de chien bangle, DIY gemstone earrings, Heidi Abra emerald belt buckle BCBGMAX studded ankle strap heels and sunglasses c/o Eagle Eyes

A LBD in knit as a statement

Despite 24 hours of daylight for 84 days, summer nights can be chilly in Interior Alaska. Thus, a knit-jumper is a great wardrobe addition to enjoy a romantic dinner at the river or in the biergarten of a local brewery or a roadhouse. It is a great way to look sexy in an understated way and stay comfortably warm at the same time. Love it! The price of $18.99 is very cheap for a LBD.

One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress – Karl Lagerfeld. #fashionqute #FemmeLuxeFinery Click To Tweet

style book author in ribbed V-neck jumper and ankle strap pumps

stylist in inexpensive sexy midi length LBD with back cleavage, belt and heels

fashion blogger in cheap sleek black Femme Luxe ribbed knit midi dress, studded heels, wide belt and sunnies
Outfit details: Femme Luxe black ribbed V-neck jumper dress with own DIY belt, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Dolce & Gabbana Madonna sunglasses, DIY ear studs, and BCBGMAX studded ankle strap heels

Who will love these inexpensive summer Must-haves from Femme Luxe

All women of any age need a black and/or white graphic T-shirt for the weekend or for Casual Friday under a blazer or cardigan. Since this season slogans are it, these tees are inexpensive chic options of summer wardrobe Must-haves.

Every woman will benefit from a LBD. Even when you live in subtropical climate, this jumper works for your, even though it will be from early fall to early spring.

All women who love the black and white combination can make the newspaper paper dress their statement piece as a twist on this color pairing classic. When you love prints, but want to go beyond the usual floral this cheap dress is your chance.

You can order these pieces online at Femme Luxe who are located in Manchester in the UK. Based on the items I ordered from them so far I really can recommend them to all my friends.

Conclusion: Inexpensive slow fashion

The reviewed Femme Luxe T-shirts and dresses show great value for their affordable price. They are not fast fashion, but classic with a twist, yet trendy summer wardrobe updates. Browse their collection now to get your summer updates for a bargain; they have a big sale right now.

Update your summer looks with affordable classic, but trendy slow fashion. #sales #femmeluxefinery Click To Tweet

Not what you were looking for? You can find a review of their camouflage paper bag pants, sweater dress and jeans in the post at the link.

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This Post Has 7 Comments

  1. mireilleftm

    I have been loving my graphic tees lately and added several to my closet this spring. I love that newspaper print dress on you.

  2. shelbeeontheedge1

    Fabulous items, Nicole! That newsprint dress is so cool. And the graphic tees are great, too! This brand has a lot of really fun pieces but they don’t cater to plus sized women so I have been unable to indulge myself. Thanks for linking up with me!


  3. Regine Karpel


  4. Love all these must haves! Those flared jeans look incredible on you.

  5. Sehr coole Outfits liebe Nicole. Das erste Kleid ist echt der Hammer 🙂

    Liebe Grüße Sabine

  6. Mr.Rios

    Every outfit here was a total ‘WIN’! Newsprint dress added some voluptuous curves while making a wonderfully ‘artsy’ statement, the white print shirt was awesomely assembled with the torn skinny jeans and those Vanentinos made them POP! Wowsers! The skinny bell bottoms and black tee make you look wonderfully sleek and tall. The LBD jumper was nothing less than spectacular on you. Simply put: you have an impeccable sense of style that always makes you look gorgeous! Continue to inspire us and keep being gorgeous!

  7. eva @ StyleMyThrift

    you have such an amazing figure Nicole! you can pull all those looks off effortlessly! definitely euro-chic, fashion week street wear!
    xo Eva