The Adventure of Parenthood: Joe Browns Review and Giveaway

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Joe Browns Review and Giveaway

I don't very often get to shop for myself, and I have a tendency to head straight to the childrenswear department in any store, so I was happy to say yes when Joe Browns offered me the chance to choose something for myself.  I initially went for a lovely summer dress but unfortunately I found the sizing quite big and couldn't get a dress that fitted.  I had no problems choosing something else and went for a lovely blue tunic top and some sandals.





The top looked lovely and was a nice thin cotton, perfect for the summer.  After finding the dress came up too big, I went for the size 8 in this top and found that I couldn't do up the top buttons - I liked the look a lot with a white vest underneath though so this wasn't an issue.  I would recommend trying a couple of sizes in case of any inconsistency and returns are easy and free of charge.  I love the fit of the top as it flares out and covers any lumps and bumps and it washes well.

The shoes were a perfect fit and were much more comfortable than I thought.  I usually stick to flipflops in the summer but fancied something a bit nicer and these are a great choice.  The toe strap felt very secure and the ankle straps didn't rub or irritate.  I will be wearing these a lot this summer although I might keep my flip flops for toddler groups and the beach still.

I was really impressed with the choice and quality of the items, and the only issue I had was with the sizing.

I have a £50 voucher for Joe Browns to give away to one lucky reader, and entry is via the rafflecopter below

Good Luck!


a Rafflecopter giveaway


Disclaimer:  I was sent these items for the purpose of this review but all thoughts and opinions are completely my own.

119 comments:

  1. I have a lot of Joe brown and love.
    If I was to win it would be the sandals you chose plus this scarf. I love a scarf

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  2. love the Gorgeous Oriental Ballerina shoes x

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  3. I would treat myself to the Sunset dress as it is gorgeous! Thank you!

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  4. Suede Summertime Boot: http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Footwear-Suede-Summertime-Boot+LF379

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  5. Loving the Carefully Crocheted Sweater

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  6. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Sexy-Senorita-Dress+LD587

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  7. Some leggings and a top. I like these http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Jeans-Trousers-Leggings-Vintage-Floral-Jean+LB316

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  8. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Accessories-Lovely-Lace-Winged-Tote-Bag+AD422

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  9. I would buy the lovely Fabulously Flattering Jacket, thanks for the giveaway.

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  10. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Make-A-Wish-Dress+LD554

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  11. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Make-A-Wish-Dress+LD554

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  12. I love this dress http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Occasion-Wear-Sugar-Loaf-Mountain-Dress+LD592

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  13. I would by the beautiful Secret Garden Dress - http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Secret-Garden-Dress+LD593

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  14. Love the mediterranean top :)

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  15. I would get the quirky quilted jacket :) x

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  16. This Make a Wish Dress http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Make-A-Wish-Dress+LD554

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  17. The Ready For Action Pants

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  18. Lynsey Buchanan15 June 2014 14:09

    JAPANESE BLOSSOM DRESS

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  19. I would buy the simple stunning sun dress. :)

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  20. The ladies marvellous maxi dress

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  21. Japanese blossom dress! @Amezeylady

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  22. Laid Back Blazer (Navy)
    http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Mens-Coats-and-Jackets-Laid-Back-Blazer+JA159

    Anthony G

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  23. I would buy this beautiful dress http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Brazilia-Dress+LD570

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  24. This fab dress in the Carnival pattern http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/showPart.asp?part=LD555&part_img=ld555b18

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  25. FUN AND FUNKY RAFFIA WEDGES are lovely

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  26. I really like the style of this one, although I like the more colourful stuff too! Its a fantastic range of clothing! http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Lovely-Linen-Dress+LD588

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  27. Too much to choose from! But i think it'd be this:
    I love this dress http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Occasion-Wear-Sugar-Loaf-Mountain-Dress+LD592
    (Lynda Brown)

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  28. Love Joe Browns dresses & this is my favourite http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Mix-It-Up-Dress+LD589

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  29. Alex Bradley15 June 2014 16:29

    I love Joe Browns. I think I would go for the Amazing Aboriginal Dress

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  30. I'm having trouble deciding between... Famous Panagia Dress in Ditsy Floral and Beautiful Blossom Sun Dress. No doubt, I'd get them both LOL.

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  31. debbie godbolt15 June 2014 17:01

    hi i think this one x http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/showPart.asp?part=LD527&part_img=ld527bxxxl

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  32. Love the fab and funky beach dress and the sunset dress! Would be a hard decision!

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  33. I would buy a pair of vintage corsage heel shoes :)

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  34. I'd buy the Beautiful Bobble Fringe Rucksack.

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  35. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Chance-Of-Romance-Dress+LD591

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  36. I would get the - Japanese Blossom Dress

    Ashleigh

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  37. I'd go go the FLORAL WEEKENDER...such a gorgeous bag!!

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  38. I would buy the suede summertime boots.

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  39. I would put it towards this lovely dress: http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Mediterranean-Ocean-Dress+LD536

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  40. Beach top bar shorts they are funky!

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  41. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Footwear-Anytime-Riding-Boot+LF340 I would buy these in Black :)

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  42. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Tunics-Perfect-Paisley-Linen-Tunic+LC810 in Indigo would be top of the list!

    @rachiegr

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  43. The carefree linen tunic http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Tunics-Carefree-Tunic+LC735

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  44. TROPICAL PALM DRESS. Looks so cool and comfortable.
    http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Clearance-Dresses-Tropical-Palm-Dress+LD402

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  45. i love the knot front oriental dress.

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  46. I love the cherry blossom dress

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  47. I love the Japanese Blossom dress, its beautiful.

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  48. Love the Make a Wish dress

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  49. Love this
    http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Jeans-Trousers-Leggings-Wonderful-Wrap-Around-Trousers+LB329

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  50. Santorini Jacquard Jeans - http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Jeans-Trousers-Leggings-Santorini-Jacquard-Jeans+LB326

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  51. I love this dress: http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Simply-Stunning-Sun-Dress+LD594 :)

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  52. I love the Japanese Blossom dress http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Japanese-Blossom-Dress+LD566

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  53. Ooooo i love the Fabulously Flattering Jacket!

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  54. Charlotte Ingham16 June 2014 18:32

    I really like the Copacabana Crochet Cardigan

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  55. Charlotte Ingham16 June 2014 18:33

    I really like the Copacabana Crochet Cardigan

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  56. I would get the Romantic Floaty Tunic

    kirstyjfox AT yahoo DOT com

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  57. Mandy's Oriental Dress

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  58. japanese blossom dress

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  59. A few t shirts including this one http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-T-Shirts-Tops-Things-I-Love-Tee+LT469

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  60. I'd get the Fun And Funky Raffia Wedge.

    blackasphodel(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  61. I love the pretty paisley printed dress
    http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Pretty-Paisley-Printed-Dress+LD548

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  62. the japanese blossom dress

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  63. I love this dress
    http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Famous-Panagia-Dress+LD534

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  64. Love the elegance dress and the upside down one too - so many pretty ones!

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  65. Wow love these. You look so good in it. Love the shoes especially. Right up my wardrobe alley. Been seeing Joe Brown stuff around on various blogs, impressed. Great review.

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  66. I love the quirkyness of the Atlantic Ocean Mac, i would definitely buy this!

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  67. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-New-In-Festival-Shorts+LB330

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  68. I love the Japanese Blossom Dress - very pretty! x

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  69. If I won, I'd buy this lovely jacket! http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Coats-and-Jackets-Funky-Festival-Jacket+LJ199
    Thanks for the chance xx

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  70. Hard decision as I love Joe Browns and there are so many lovely things, but I would pick a pair of shoes - the Vintage Corsage Heel http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Footwear-Vintage-Corsage-Heel+LF368 and a Popcorn Shrug for the cooler summer days http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Knitwear-Popcorn-Shrug+LK335 - both a complete bargain!

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  71. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Footwear-Lovely-Printed-Pump+LF367

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  72. These boots for the winter; http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Footwear-Anytime-Riding-Boot+LF340

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  73. Loving this http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Mens-Shirts-Got-It-All-Grandad+SH576 granddad shirt

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  74. Oriental Ballerina shoes

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  75. Ooh I love Joe Browns clothes so it's hard to choose but the aptly named Irresistable Dress catches my eye xx

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  76. I think I'd go for the FLEUR DE LYS DRESS.

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  77. Perfect fro summer - Loving this halter dress - http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Burst-Of-Summer-Halter-Neck-Dress+LD595

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  78. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Sale-Dresses-Remarkable-Rio-Dress+LD567

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  79. I love this skirt :) http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Skirts-Gorgeous-Godet-Skirt+LS258

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  80. I love the Vintage Flower Dress :)

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  81. I would buy the Very Versatile Blouse

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  82. I'd go for the topical - Copacabana Shirt

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  83. I love the simply stunning summer dress

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  84. I would buy this: http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-T-Shirts-Tops-Very-Versatile-Blouse+LA081 and this: http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Mens-Accessories-Retro-Printed-Wallet+AD413 for the bf :)

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  85. I have lost over 20 lbs since last summer so none of my dresses fit. There are some lovely very flattering jersey dresses on the site.

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  86. I like the Ipanema Beach Dress

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  87. I would buy the CAMEO VINTAGE DRESS

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  88. I'd buy the jersey tunic!

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  89. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Clearance-Accessories-Quirky-Canvas-Tote-Bag+AD424

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  90. Jane Middleton27 June 2014 20:28

    Japanese Blossom Dress

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  91. http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Coats-and-Jackets-Funky-Festival-Jacket+LJ199

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  92. I would put it towards this gorgeous dress http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Japanese-Blossom-Dress+LD566

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  93. Lots of gorgeous things there but I love the Fluffy Bunny Sweater!

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  94. effortlessly elegant dress in white xx

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  95. I love the Pura vida dress in purple http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Pura-Vida-Dress+LD529

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  96. Samantha Freeman28 June 2014 12:56

    I do love Joe Brown's clothing so it's a difficult choice but I think I would choose the Tremendous Tunic

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  97. I would buy this http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Effortlessly-Elegant-Dress+LD547

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  98. The Japenese blossom dress is beautiful

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  99. Japanese blossom dress

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  100. I love this http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-Dresses-Japanese-Blossom-Dress+LD566

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  101. Theres a gorgeous black and white damask print dress that I've seen in their catalogue.

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  102. i think this top is pretty http://www.joebrowns.co.uk/sp+Womens-T-Shirts-Tops-Romantic-Rose-Blouse-Scarf-Set+LA100

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