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Marks & Spencer shoppers all say this dress is flattering because of one key detail

Hurry if you want to snap up this M&S dress – a sell-out is imminent

Katherine Robinson

Summer is here (just about) and we’re finally able to make plans to see friends, go to pub gardens and picnics. Hooray! And if you’re like us, you’ll be on the lookout for some nice new outfits to celebrate.

Great news then that Marks and Spencer have the perfect dress for all your summer soirees – it’s racking up the five-star reviews, with pretty much all the shoppers saying the same word: “Flattering.”

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So what’s the secret? Well, this elegant polka dot tea dress has a simple yet effective key detail. As one reviewer puts it, "the tie sash tied at the front is really slimming".

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Satin polka dot tie front midaxi dress, £45, Marks & Spencer

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Aside from that, the pale blue satin material is a great one to suit pretty much any skin tone, and the regular fit with a flowy midaxi length skirt (that’s somewhere between midi and maxi) is all about timeless elegance.

It’s also available in ivory if blue’s really not your thing, and it’s a very reasonable £45. It's available in sizes six to 24, but if you want one act fast – several of the sizes are already sold out in blue.

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Says another happy customer: "M&S you have pulled all the stops out for this one! It is the most flattering dress I have ever bought and the quality and style is definitely 5* plus and great value for money. More clothes like this please!"

If you didn't manage to get one in your size, this lovely baby blue linen midi dress also features a magic flattering tie front. It's available in sizes 8-16 - while stocks last. You can also shop M&S's full selection of tie front dresses here.

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Finery London front tie linen dress, £69, Marks & Spencer

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