This gorgeous gingham dress at Sainsbury’s has been receiving rave reviews - and it's just £16.50

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If you’re partial to a bargain supermarket clothing purchase, you will be pleased to know that Sainsbury’s have some wonderfully affordable gingham pieces in right now.

There are many pieces on sale in the iconic summer print on the Tu clothing website and in store. So you can grab some gorgeous pieces while stocking up the fridge for the week.

But one Tu at Sainsbury's dress in particular has been receiving rave reviews online.

This stunning, summery blue and white, loose-flowing maxi dress is available here for an amazing £16.50 and is seriously flattering with loose T-shirt sleeves, a waist tie that can go front or back, and a simple v-neck.

Made from a cotton and linen blend and complete with chunky button detailing and a wrap over front, this frock is perfect to pack for those warm holiday evenings - or if Britain manages to muster up another heat wave this summer.

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The pretty piece, reduced from £22 to £16.50, has raked in plenty of reviews from satisfied shoppers all singing its praises.

One customer wrote, ‘I bought this for my holiday the dress is comfy teamed with a pair of sandals,’ and a second added: ‘Fits well, made well, love it.’

Leaving more compliments, a third chipped in, ‘I didn’t want to like this as much as I do - I have too many dresses. But it’s soft, comfy and really pretty,’ while one more agreed, saying, ‘this dress is gorgeous, super flattering and looks much more expensive than it was. Love it!’

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The dress is even a hit among celebs, with Good Morning Britain’s resident weather lady Laura Tobin wearing it on screen recently.

If you’re in the mood for giving gingham a go but don’t think the Sainsbury's dress is quite your style, there are various other pieces available from Tu in similar prints - and lots are in the sale!

You can channel Audrey Hepburn with theseGrey Gingham Capri Trousers for £13.50. Pair them with some ballet flats, a plain T-shirt and some chic sunglasses.

Alternatively, you could add just a splash of the pattern into your summer style by teaming an outfit with the Natural Gingham Bow Floppy Hat (above), now on sale for just £7.50 instead of £10.

Will you be picking up and Sainsbury's bargains?

Caitlin Elliott
Caitlin Elliott

Caitlin is Junior News Editor for woman&home, covering all things royal, celeb, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. 


Having set her sights on becoming a magazine journalist when she was a child, Caitlin took on work experience stints at local papers and titles such as Cosmopolitan, Now, Reveal and Take a Break while studying for her Multimedia Journalism degree and has interviews with celebs, reality stars and the Archbishop of Canterbury under her belt (of course, she couldn't resist asking him about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry). 


After leaving uni, she dabbled in fashion PR as a Press Assistant for Arcadia's Topshop before becoming a part of the Now team at Future for her first real job in the world of online journalism, joining the ranks as a Digital Writer in 2019. 


Caitlin went on to add the likes of Woman, GoodtoKnow, WhatToWatch and woman&home to her writing repertoire before moving on to her current role. 


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