What to Wear to a Wedding Guide

Be the best dressed guest with fabulous wedding and occasionwear at At Debenhams. Here you will find style guides for Mother of the Bride and Groom, bridesmaids dresses and the very latest looks. Shop by brand, category or just select new arrivals for the season’s most elegant outfits. There are also buying guides to help you on your way to getting the perfect accessory for a wedding. The finishing touches are essential for making any outfit special with fabulous results when you get it right. Finding matching accessories is the fun bit once you have found your ideal Mother of the Bride outfit.

Debenhams Occasion Dresses

HotSquash Royal Blue Lace Maxi Dress with Cap Sleeve

HotSquash Royal Blue Lace Maxi Dress with Cap Sleeve

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was: £175.00

£140.00

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Hobbs Navy 'Elizabeth' dress

Hobbs Navy 'Elizabeth' dress

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£139.00

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Phase Eight Midnight margo lace dress

Phase Eight Midnight margo lace dress

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£160.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Pink embellished 'Carys' v-neck evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Pink embellished 'Carys' v-neck evening dress

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£220.00

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Jacques Vert Paloma printed drape cowl dress

Jacques Vert Paloma printed drape cowl dress

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£169.00

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Jacques Vert Carlene Crepe Layer Dress

Jacques Vert Carlene Crepe Layer Dress

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£179.00

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Phase Eight Buttermilk Elfie ombre full length dress

Phase Eight Buttermilk Elfie ombre full length dress

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£275.00

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Phase Eight Ivory Hallie bridal dress

Phase Eight Ivory Hallie bridal dress

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£395.00

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Sistaglam Black 'Dollie' bardot sheer skirt maxi dress

Sistaglam Black 'Dollie' bardot sheer skirt maxi dress

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£125.00

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HotSquash Damson Pimlico Ponte Dress

HotSquash Damson Pimlico Ponte Dress

Debenhams

was: £150.00

£120.00

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Phase Eight Donna Dress

Phase Eight Donna Dress

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£120.00

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Phase Eight Ivory Cressida Wedding Dress

Phase Eight Ivory Cressida Wedding Dress

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£395.00

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Sistaglam Rose pink 'Beverley' lace maxi dress

Sistaglam Rose pink 'Beverley' lace maxi dress

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£125.00

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Jacques Vert Chiffon shawl midi dress

Jacques Vert Chiffon shawl midi dress

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£159.00

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Sistaglam White 'Kadie' diamante embroidered wedding dress

Sistaglam White 'Kadie' diamante embroidered wedding dress

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was: £135.00

£125.00

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Phase Eight Black 'Petra' floral velvet burnout dress

Phase Eight Black 'Petra' floral velvet burnout dress

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£120.00

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Phase Eight Hermione layered full length dress

Phase Eight Hermione layered full length dress

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£295.00

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Ariella London Blue 'Clara' metallic foil maxi dress

Ariella London Blue 'Clara' metallic foil maxi dress

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£189.00

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Principles by Ben de Lisi Ivory 'Mia' wedding dress

Principles by Ben de Lisi Ivory 'Mia' wedding dress

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£275.00

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Phase Eight Blue zennor dress

Phase Eight Blue zennor dress

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£250.00

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Phase Eight Green 'Fiana' embellished dress

Phase Eight Green 'Fiana' embellished dress

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£325.00

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Phase Eight Smokey Lavender hana embellished dress

Phase Eight Smokey Lavender hana embellished dress

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£325.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Dark pink 'Lily' waterfall evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Dark pink 'Lily' waterfall evening dress

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£160.00

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HotSquash Long dress with cowl back and front

HotSquash Long dress with cowl back and front

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was: £175.00

£140.00

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Phase Eight Cornelia Tapework Dress

Phase Eight Cornelia Tapework Dress

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£189.00

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Jacques Vert Esme lace and plisse dress

Jacques Vert Esme lace and plisse dress

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£179.00

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Ariella London Emerald 'Perla' maxi embellished dress

Ariella London Emerald 'Perla' maxi embellished dress

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£295.00

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Sistaglam Silver 'Beverley' lace bridesmaid maxi dress

Sistaglam Silver 'Beverley' lace bridesmaid maxi dress

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£125.00

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Jacques Vert Bianca jacquard dress

Jacques Vert Bianca jacquard dress

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£179.00

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Hobbs Multicoloured floral print chiffon 'Georgie' midi tea dress

Hobbs Multicoloured floral print chiffon 'Georgie' midi tea dress

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was: £159.00

£129.00

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HotSquash Red v-neck drop waist ponte dress in clever fabric

HotSquash Red v-neck drop waist ponte dress in clever fabric

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was: £150.00

£120.00

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HotSquash Red Lace Maxi Dress with Capped Sleeve

HotSquash Red Lace Maxi Dress with Capped Sleeve

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was: £175.00

£140.00

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Ben De Lisi Occasion Ivory 'Peony' wedding dress

Ben De Lisi Occasion Ivory 'Peony' wedding dress

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£299.00

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Phase Eight Arabella Maxi Dress

Phase Eight Arabella Maxi Dress

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£120.00

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Phase Eight Anne Cutwork Dress

Phase Eight Anne Cutwork Dress

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was: £360.00

£175.00

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Phase Eight Black Faber full length dress

Phase Eight Black Faber full length dress

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£120.00

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HotSquash Royal Blue Fitzrovia Ponte Dress

HotSquash Royal Blue Fitzrovia Ponte Dress

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was: £150.00

£120.00

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Jacques Vert Thalia beaded top maxi dress

Jacques Vert Thalia beaded top maxi dress

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£299.00

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Phase Eight Cobalt Arabella full length dress

Phase Eight Cobalt Arabella full length dress

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£120.00

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Phase Eight Narissa jacquard dress

Phase Eight Narissa jacquard dress

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£140.00

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Phase Eight Cameo and ivory devita dress

Phase Eight Cameo and ivory devita dress

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£250.00

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Hobbs Black floral 'Chloe' midi dress

Hobbs Black floral 'Chloe' midi dress

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£159.00

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HotSquash Red & black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

HotSquash Red & black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

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was: £250.00

£200.00

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Ariella London Navy 'Graziella' high low dress

Ariella London Navy 'Graziella' high low dress

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£299.00

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Hobbs Red 'Lois' high neck knee length shirt dress

Hobbs Red 'Lois' high neck knee length shirt dress

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£139.00

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HotSquash Damson cross waist ponte dress in clever fabric

HotSquash Damson cross waist ponte dress in clever fabric

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was: £150.00

£120.00

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Phase Eight Navy diamante trim sheer becca dress

Phase Eight Navy diamante trim sheer becca dress

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£120.00

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Hobbs Blue velvet 'Agnes' knee length tunic dress

Hobbs Blue velvet 'Agnes' knee length tunic dress

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£159.00

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Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Navy 'Erini' all over sequin high neck maxi dress

Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Navy 'Erini' all over sequin high neck maxi dress

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£135.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Light pink 'Primrose' embellished maxi dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Light pink 'Primrose' embellished maxi dress

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£260.00

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Jacques Vert Portia lace trim dress

Jacques Vert Portia lace trim dress

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£179.00

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Phase Eight Wilhelmina floral print dress

Phase Eight Wilhelmina floral print dress

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£120.00

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Jacques Vert Lace top maxi dress

Jacques Vert Lace top maxi dress

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£279.00

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Sistaglam Navy 'Beverley' embellished maxi dress

Sistaglam Navy 'Beverley' embellished maxi dress

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£125.00

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Phase Eight Black tomasina bugle bead dress

Phase Eight Black tomasina bugle bead dress

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£350.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Dark pink sequin 'Carrie' maxi dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Dark pink sequin 'Carrie' maxi dress

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£180.00

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Siren by Giles Black striped 'Virginia' dress

Siren by Giles Black striped 'Virginia' dress

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£120.00

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Ariella London Navy 'Lani' embroidered batwing shift dress

Ariella London Navy 'Lani' embroidered batwing shift dress

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£225.00

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Phase Eight Anna lace dress

Phase Eight Anna lace dress

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£135.00

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Jacques Vert Lola maxi lace dress

Jacques Vert Lola maxi lace dress

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£249.00

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Phase Eight Nala lace full length dress

Phase Eight Nala lace full length dress

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£275.00

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Jacques Vert Deanna sequin back dress

Jacques Vert Deanna sequin back dress

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£179.00

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Phase Eight Black and Red rose embroidered lace dress

Phase Eight Black and Red rose embroidered lace dress

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£120.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Blue embellished 'Carys' v-neck evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Blue embellished 'Carys' v-neck evening dress

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£220.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Purple embellished V-neck full length evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Purple embellished V-neck full length evening dress

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£120.00

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Ariella London Black 'Riva' beaded halter overlay column maxi dress

Ariella London Black 'Riva' beaded halter overlay column maxi dress

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£229.00

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Phase Eight Copper anthea pleat dress

Phase Eight Copper anthea pleat dress

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£120.00

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Hobbs Black 'Helena' knee length pencil dress

Hobbs Black 'Helena' knee length pencil dress

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£139.00

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Jacques Vert Morena lace and chiffon maxi dress

Jacques Vert Morena lace and chiffon maxi dress

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was: £279.00

£149.00

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Phase Eight Honour jacquard dress

Phase Eight Honour jacquard dress

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£130.00

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Hobbs Blue 'Catherine' knee length pencil dress

Hobbs Blue 'Catherine' knee length pencil dress

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£139.00

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Phase Eight Champagne And Navy Dress Six

Phase Eight Champagne And Navy Dress Six

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was: £275.00

£137.00

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HotSquash Red Grecian Maxi Evening Dress in Clever Fabric

HotSquash Red Grecian Maxi Evening Dress in Clever Fabric

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was: £199.00

£159.20

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Phase Eight Black Avaline tie dress

Phase Eight Black Avaline tie dress

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£130.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Light pink 'Selena' evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Light pink 'Selena' evening dress

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£180.00

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Hobbs Blue 'Simone' knee length shift dress

Hobbs Blue 'Simone' knee length shift dress

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£129.00

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Hobbs Red 'Amelie' knee length pencil dress

Hobbs Red 'Amelie' knee length pencil dress

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£159.00

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Phase Eight Mink gardener full length dress

Phase Eight Mink gardener full length dress

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£275.00

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Debut Gold floral print 'Georgia' V-neck midi prom dress

Debut Gold floral print 'Georgia' V-neck midi prom dress

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£130.00

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HotSquash Long dress with cowl back and front

HotSquash Long dress with cowl back and front

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was: £175.00

£140.00

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Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Navy 'Fran' vip sequin maxi dress

Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Navy 'Fran' vip sequin maxi dress

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£125.00

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Jacques Vert Sequin column maxi dress

Jacques Vert Sequin column maxi dress

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£299.00

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Phase Eight Darena lace dress

Phase Eight Darena lace dress

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£150.00

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HotSquash Black Victoria Ponte Dress

HotSquash Black Victoria Ponte Dress

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was: £150.00

£120.00

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Hobbs Blue pure wool 'Eliza' knee length dress

Hobbs Blue pure wool 'Eliza' knee length dress

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£139.00

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HotSquash Teal Cross Waist Ponte Dress in Clever Fabric

HotSquash Teal Cross Waist Ponte Dress in Clever Fabric

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was: £150.00

£120.00

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Ben De Lisi Occasion Ivory jersey 'Jessica' cowl neck wedding dress

Ben De Lisi Occasion Ivory jersey 'Jessica' cowl neck wedding dress

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£299.00

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Phase Eight Metallic preeta dress

Phase Eight Metallic preeta dress

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£130.00

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Phase Eight Fern embroidered dress

Phase Eight Fern embroidered dress

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£160.00

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Jacques Vert Cape detail dress

Jacques Vert Cape detail dress

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£349.00

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Phase Eight Forest felina maxi dress

Phase Eight Forest felina maxi dress

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£275.00

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Phase Eight Scarlet astrid full length dress

Phase Eight Scarlet astrid full length dress

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£120.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Navy chiffon 'Mabel Rose' evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Navy chiffon 'Mabel Rose' evening dress

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£180.00

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Hobbs Navy 'Vanessa' knee length pencil dress

Hobbs Navy 'Vanessa' knee length pencil dress

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£199.00

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Phase Eight Gloria lace full length dress

Phase Eight Gloria lace full length dress

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£325.00

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HotSquash Teal ponte short-sleeved pencil dress

HotSquash Teal ponte short-sleeved pencil dress

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was: £150.00

£120.00

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HotSquash Black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

HotSquash Black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

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was: £250.00

£200.00

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Debut Ivory 'Honesty' floral embroidered bridal dress

Debut Ivory 'Honesty' floral embroidered bridal dress

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£320.00

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Phase Eight Black and champagne Fiorella teardrop full length dress

Phase Eight Black and champagne Fiorella teardrop full length dress

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£295.00

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Hobbs Grey 'Sian' knee length pencil dress

Hobbs Grey 'Sian' knee length pencil dress

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£149.00

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Ariella London Blue 'Amaris' chiffon cape maxi dress

Ariella London Blue 'Amaris' chiffon cape maxi dress

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£179.00

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No. 1 Jenny Packham Blue chiffon 'Lily' v-neck evening dress

No. 1 Jenny Packham Blue chiffon 'Lily' v-neck evening dress

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£160.00

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Phase Eight Belle dress

Phase Eight Belle dress

Debenhams

was: £130.00

£89.00

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Phase Eight Gilly lace trim dress

Phase Eight Gilly lace trim dress

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was: £150.00

£84.15

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Lands' End Blue regular stretch jersey maxi dress

Lands' End Blue regular stretch jersey maxi dress

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was: £60.00

£39.00

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Quiz Black sequin high neck maxi dress

Quiz Black sequin high neck maxi dress

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£64.99

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Yumi Multicoloured floral print 'Arya' tunic dress

Yumi Multicoloured floral print 'Arya' tunic dress

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was: £45.00

£33.50

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Laced In Love Silver patterned dress

Laced In Love Silver patterned dress

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was: £70.00

£35.00

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Jolie Moi Turquoise cap sleeve scalloped lace dress

Jolie Moi Turquoise cap sleeve scalloped lace dress

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was: £85.00

£60.00

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HotSquash Royal Blue Lace Maxi Dress with Cap Sleeve

HotSquash Royal Blue Lace Maxi Dress with Cap Sleeve

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was: £175.00

£140.00

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Hobbs Navy 'Elizabeth' dress

Hobbs Navy 'Elizabeth' dress

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£139.00

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Izabel London Navy sequin lace maxi dress

Izabel London Navy sequin lace maxi dress

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£40.00

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Solo Pink Florence jacquard dress

Solo Pink Florence jacquard dress

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£49.00

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Yumi Navy tie waist floral print dress

Yumi Navy tie waist floral print dress

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was: £50.00

£22.00

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Phase Eight Faith Frill Front Dress

Phase Eight Faith Frill Front Dress

Debenhams

was: £79.00

£65.00

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Quiz Berry embellished mesh detail split back maxi dress

Quiz Berry embellished mesh detail split back maxi dress

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was: £74.99

£64.99

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Siren by Giles Deacon Black bow applique dress

Siren by Giles Deacon Black bow applique dress

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was: £120.00

£36.00

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Quiz Cream floral print scoop back midi dress

Quiz Cream floral print scoop back midi dress

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was: £44.99

£22.99

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Debut Navy bardot neck knee length prom dress

Debut Navy bardot neck knee length prom dress

Debenhams

was: £140.00

£42.00

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Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Lilac 'Lilah' frill bodycon dress

Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Lilac 'Lilah' frill bodycon dress

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was: £60.00

£30.00

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Lands' End Green soft stretch jersey tie front dress

Lands' End Green soft stretch jersey tie front dress

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was: £60.00

£39.00

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Hobbs Yellow 'Louisa' knee length pencil dress

Hobbs Yellow 'Louisa' knee length pencil dress

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was: £139.00

£79.00

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Hobbs Pink 'Harper ruffle' dress

Hobbs Pink 'Harper ruffle' dress

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was: £99.00

£79.00

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The Collection Black knee length shift dress

The Collection Black knee length shift dress

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£35.00

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Yumi Black floral embroidered 'Noor' tunic dress

Yumi Black floral embroidered 'Noor' tunic dress

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was: £70.00

£52.50

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Phase Eight Beulah Sparkle Maxi Dress

Phase Eight Beulah Sparkle Maxi Dress

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was: £130.00

£89.00

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Principles by Ben de Lisi Orange striped maxi dress

Principles by Ben de Lisi Orange striped maxi dress

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was: £49.00

£34.30

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Izabel London Red brick paisley print maxi dress

Izabel London Red brick paisley print maxi dress

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was: £45.00

£24.00

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Phase Eight Denice double layer dress

Phase Eight Denice double layer dress

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£110.00

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Roman Originals Lime floral print dress

Roman Originals Lime floral print dress

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was: £40.00

£30.00

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Phase Eight Camille tunic dress

Phase Eight Camille tunic dress

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£85.00

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Yumi Flower embroidered dress with tie waist

Yumi Flower embroidered dress with tie waist

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£75.00

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Mela London Black sequin lace 'Aarya' short sleeve maxi dress

Mela London Black sequin lace 'Aarya' short sleeve maxi dress

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£35.00

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Jolie Moi Dark red floral print fit & flare dress

Jolie Moi Dark red floral print fit & flare dress

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was: £69.00

£45.00

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Fever Blue 'Lewes' long sleeves dress

Fever Blue 'Lewes' long sleeves dress

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£79.99

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Debenhams Wedding & Race Day Hats

Principles by Ben de Lisi Navy bow fascinator

Principles by Ben de Lisi Navy bow fascinator

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£45.00

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J by Jasper Conran Blue satin knot fascinator

J by Jasper Conran Blue satin knot fascinator

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was: £40.00

£20.00

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Star by Julien Macdonald Pink feather fascinator

Star by Julien Macdonald Pink feather fascinator

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was: £35.00

£24.50

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Star by Julien Macdonald Black feather fascinator

Star by Julien Macdonald Black feather fascinator

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£35.00

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Debut Ivory wave saucer fascinator

Debut Ivory wave saucer fascinator

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£45.00

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Debut Black organza flower fascinator

Debut Black organza flower fascinator

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£20.00

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Principles by Ben de Lisi Navy flower beaded embellished fascinator

Principles by Ben de Lisi Navy flower beaded embellished fascinator

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£50.00

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Debenhams Occasion Hats & Fascinators

Enjoy browsing Debenham’s range of clutch bags and purses, cover ups and capes plus fabulous heels and hats to match your outfit. Whatever the wedding theme or location discover occasion outfits for a city wedding, country or vintage church wedding or wedding abroad.

Hats have always been a traditional favourite among guests at weddings but there is a growing trend towards wearing fascinators. There are plenty of designer hair accessories including sequin headbands and combs. Along with feather beaded combs, veiled bands and sparkly hair grips. These come in an array of colours to easily match an outfit.

Plus Size Occasionwear

Under the section of occassionwear you will find dresses and dress suits. There are cover ups, occasion separates, wedding guest outfits, shoes and sandals.  The bridal section provides help in planning the wedding from stationery, managing the gift list to dressing the entire bridal party.

Mother of the Bride outfits

When it comes to choosing a Mother of the Bride outfit Debenhams has a fabulous collection to help you find the perfect look. Their style advice shows how to glam an outfit up with fabulous combinations. Up to date fashion tips show the season’s latest colours and trends for you to experiment with.

Classic looks as well as trend setting collections can be found. A unique mix of elegance and trendy styles to make an impact on the big day. Find the latest colour combinations from the wonderful range of outfits for female wedding guests to fuel your imagination.

Shapewear Lingerie

In addition to a fine selection of clothes, shoes and wedding accessories there is a lingerie section. Here you will find a range of “solution lingerie”. Revolutionary underwear from Debenhams including a thigh slimmer, waist shaper and tummy control briefs. The invisible control gives a smooth look under outfits making you look and feel good.

Personal Shopper Service For Mother of the Bride Outfits
Debenhams offer a personal shopper service. A professionally-trained stylist shows you the season’s occasion-wear trends, colours and hats offering advice on what suits your individual style. This is available at 115 stores nationwide.


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