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Hey hey everyone! I’m going to Bali in a few weeks – for the first time!
In preparation for the hours of poolside lounging and cocktail sipping, I’m testing out this Diva Drape from CiaoBella Travel.
Yes there are a lot of photos of ME in this post, standing in exactly the same pose, with the exact same smile. So if that creeps you out, feel free to scroll on by, haha.
I also have a 15% off discount code to share, so again, feel free to scroll to the end to grab the code.
What is it:
The Diva Drape is a versatile drape that can be worn 10 ways or more.
It’s a made from a light weight, quick-dry, crinkle chiffon, so you don’t have to iron it. You can just roll it up and pop it into your bag, or tie it in a knot on your handbag handle like a scarf, or just wear it as a scarf on the plane. It’s pretty cool!
I thought it might look a bit daggy as a kaftan… but it’s actually quite sexy and looks great!
Here are some of my favourite ways to wear it:
The drape is actually two bits of soft fabric held together with some metal studs.
You can pop your head through it and the drape becomes a shawl top.
I’d be very happy to wear it like this, over my swimsuit. But I guess you could wear it as a top – with jeans and a tank top underneath.
If you turn it the other way, it becomes a kaftan.
I really like this one and would definitely wear it like this.
I like that that is it sheer enough to see my bikini, but *just* enough to cover up too.
I really like this version too!
The drape becomes a strapless dress. I just tied a double knot at my chest, and it felt secure and comfortable.
Because the fabric is thin, the knot wasn’t bulky and it was easy to move around in.
Again the fabric is just sheer enough to show off a bit of my swimsuit.
The drape also turns into a sarong.
I like this version because it’s so simple, comfortable and easy to tie up and go.
Hey look, I made this version up!
It’s kind of a halter neck dress and it just needed a small double knot behind my neck.
It looks quite stylish! You’ll definitely see me wearing this by the pool with a book and cup of tea!
This one was quite nice too. It’s a bolero robe style and it was just so effortless.
If I was wearing a tank, with jeans or a skirt, I would be happy to pop this over as a cardi / shawl thing.
Lastly, I like that when I fold the drape lengthwise, it becomes a scarf.
It’s not bulky, heavy or itchy. It’s versatile and lightweight.
Despite all the folding, draping and tying, the textured fabric still looks great. No need to iron!
This drape design also come in other colours. It is also made in Silk, or a Spandex Mesh material. So it depends on what you prefer.
Overall, I love versatility of it and can’t wait to try it out when I go to Bali!!
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Promotion expires on 31st May 2016.
Happy shopping everyone!