Call the Midwife star ‘looks like mermaid’ in stunning £1,350 dress – ASOS has similar one for £62

By Staff

Call the Midwife icon Helen George has been dubbed a ‘real life mermaid’ after donning a stunning dress for a trip to the opera. The 39-year-old actress, who is famed for playing Nurse Trixie in the BBC period drama, looked fabulous in a metallic green frock complete with a triangular cut-out section around the midriff, a cinched-in waistline and a maxi, floor-length skirt.

The dress comes with a £1,350 price tag and is by fashion designer Rick Owens, which has now sold out online. However, ASOS have a similar emerald frock currently on sale for £62.50 reduced from £89, while Oh Polly also have a green cut out dress priced at £60 which is also available in red.

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Taking to Instagram on Monday (June 11), Helen shared a series of glamourous photos from her visit to Glyndebourne Opera House including a shot of her enjoying time with friends.

For the special occasion, the former Strictly Come Dancing contestant wore her glossy brunette locks in a centre part, and highlighted her features with bold eyeliner and sculpting contour. To complete her dazzling look, she accessorised with a simple silver ring and elevated her look with a pair of strappy sandals.

Taking to the caption, the mum-of-two wrote: “Popped my @glyndebourne cherry, thank you for having us! A fabulous time was had watching the brilliantly colourful and irreverent Merry Widow.”

Friends and fans of the TV and stage actress has since flooded the comments section with compliments. One person wrote: “I have to admit, the dress is giving out mermaid vibes. Iridescent like Ariel. Lovely.”

A second exclaimed: “Dress has real mermaid vibes and I love it”. While a third chimed in with: “It’s giving mermaid and I’m here for it.”

“You look like a mermaid”, stated one follower as another simply said: “Beautiful! x.”

Call the Midwife returns on Christmas Day.

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