Mother of the Bride – Wedding Guest Outfits

Make an impact with an elegant two piece ensemble that will serve you well to many occasions. Royal weddings, celebrity events and Royal Ascot are a great show-ground for getting ideas and finding your perfect look. High street stores such as John Lewis, House of Fraser and luxury brands such as Hobbs, L.K. Bennett, Chesca, Viyella, Gina Bacconi, Jaeger, Eastex and Fenn Wright Manson are known for creating unique styles that are current and on-trend. Bring a touch of elegance into your own occasionwear wardrobe that you’ll love season after season. View John Lewis Mother of the Bride Collection


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Mother of the Bride and Groom Matching Dress Coats Skirts & Jackets

Gina Bacconi Dainty Dress And Jacket, Pink/Black

Gina Bacconi Dainty Dress And Jacket, Pink/Black

John Lewis

was: £399.00

£199.50

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Velvet Jacquard Jacket, Grey

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Velvet Jacquard Jacket, Grey

John Lewis

was: £159.00

£95.40

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Velvet Jacquard Dress, Grey

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Velvet Jacquard Dress, Grey

John Lewis

was: £159.00

£95.40

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East Jacquard Paisley Dress BLACK

East Jacquard Paisley Dress BLACK

East

 

£199.00

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East Jacquard Patchwork Kimono BLACK

East Jacquard Patchwork Kimono BLACK

East

 

£349.00

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Damsel in a dress Rhumba Dress, Red/Black

Damsel in a dress Rhumba Dress, Red/Black

John Lewis

 

£129.00

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Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Chiffon Coat

Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Chiffon Coat

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Double Layer Chiffon Dress

Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Double Layer Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Damsel in a dress Fujiwara Cape Jacket, Black

Damsel in a dress Fujiwara Cape Jacket, Black

John Lewis

 

£139.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Dress

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Dress

John Lewis

 

£159.00

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East Linen Victoire Yumiko Coat BLACK

East Linen Victoire Yumiko Coat BLACK

East

 

£159.00

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East Linen Victoire Yumiko Dress BLACK

East Linen Victoire Yumiko Dress BLACK

East

 

£129.00

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East Silk Velvet Eva Print Dress GRAPE

East Silk Velvet Eva Print Dress GRAPE

East

 

£199.00

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East Silk Velvet Eva Print Jacket GRAPE

East Silk Velvet Eva Print Jacket GRAPE

East

 

£225.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Jacket, Cream

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Jacket, Cream

John Lewis

 

£159.00

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Kristy Jacket

Kristy Jacket

Hobbs Ltd

was: £169.00

£84.00

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Georgie Dress

Georgie Dress

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£129.00

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Maylin Embroidered Dress

Maylin Embroidered Dress

Phase Eight

was: £169.00

£160.00

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Fawn Woven-Jacquard Cropped Jacket

Fawn Woven-Jacquard Cropped Jacket

The Modist

 

£595.00

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Alderia Woven-Jacquard Tulip Dress

Alderia Woven-Jacquard Tulip Dress

The Modist

 

£1,595.00

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Soft Peach  Gold Leaf Appliqué Lace & Chiffon Dress

Soft Peach Gold Leaf Appliqué Lace & Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Cream Lace Trim Printed Crush Pleat Dress

Cream Lace Trim Printed Crush Pleat Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Mink Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Mink Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Mink Cornelli Emb Lace Jacket

Mink Cornelli Emb Lace Jacket

Chesca

 

£125.00

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Gina Bacconi Sequin accent chiffon overlay dress

Gina Bacconi Sequin accent chiffon overlay dress

Navabi

 

£223.99

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Online Exclusive Crushed Jacquard Jacket

Online Exclusive Crushed Jacquard Jacket

Roman Originals

 

£35.00

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Online Exclusive Jacquard Shift Dress

Online Exclusive Jacquard Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Live Unlimited London 2-in-1 lace overlay cocktail dress

Live Unlimited London 2-in-1 lace overlay cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£83.99

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Short Sleeve Bolero

Short Sleeve Bolero

Roman Originals

 

£20.00

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Contrast Fit and Flare Dress

Contrast Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£50.00

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Online Exclusive Floral Jacquard Jacket

Online Exclusive Floral Jacquard Jacket

Roman Originals

 

£35.00

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Short Sleeve Bolero

Short Sleeve Bolero

Roman Originals

 

£20.00

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Blue Mist Dress With Asymmetric Chiffon Cape

Blue Mist Dress With Asymmetric Chiffon Cape

Chesca

 

£230.00

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Contrast Fit and Flare Dress

Contrast Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

was: £50.00

£35.00

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Online Exclusive Contrast Jacquard Shift Dress

Online Exclusive Contrast Jacquard Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Online Exclusive Contrast Print Dress

Online Exclusive Contrast Print Dress

Roman Originals

 

£50.00

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Online Exclusive Contrast Printed Dress

Online Exclusive Contrast Printed Dress

Roman Originals

was: £50.00

£40.00

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Miriam Embroidered Dress

Miriam Embroidered Dress

Phase Eight

 

£160.00

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Annie Jacket

Annie Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £120.00

£69.00

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Marly Embroidered Dress

Marly Embroidered Dress

Phase Eight

 

£140.00

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Lissmore 2-in-1 layered dress

Lissmore 2-in-1 layered dress

Navabi

 

£102.99

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Gina Bacconi Crepe dress with sequin trim chiffon top

Gina Bacconi Crepe dress with sequin trim chiffon top

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Chesca Soft Peach Gold Leaf Appliqué Lace & Chiffon Dress

Chesca Soft Peach Gold Leaf Appliqué Lace & Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Tahari Aqua/Pink Multi Coloured Floral Printed Dress

Tahari Aqua/Pink Multi Coloured Floral Printed Dress

Chesca

 

£160.00

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Lilac Scallop Allover Emb Long Sleeve Dress

Lilac Scallop Allover Emb Long Sleeve Dress

Chesca

 

£240.00

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Damsel in a dress Montsuki Skirt, Ivory

Damsel in a dress Montsuki Skirt, Ivory

John Lewis

was: £89.00

£45.00

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Hermann Lange Layered cape style dress

Hermann Lange Layered cape style dress

Navabi

 

£128.99

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Damsel in a dress Mixed Daisy Dress, Black/Ivory

Damsel in a dress Mixed Daisy Dress, Black/Ivory

John Lewis

was: £85.00

£69.00

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Damsell in a dress Sofia Jacket, White

Damsell in a dress Sofia Jacket, White

John Lewis

was: £99.00

£75.00

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Mascara Lace cocktail dress and matching jacket

Mascara Lace cocktail dress and matching jacket

Navabi

 

£343.99

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Damsel in a dress Jodee Dress, Multi

Damsel in a dress Jodee Dress, Multi

John Lewis

was: £69.00

£50.00

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Gina Bacconi Matte Primrose Guipure Lace Dress

Gina Bacconi Matte Primrose Guipure Lace Dress

John Lewis

was: £196.00

£140.00

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Gina Bacconi Sequin accent chiffon overlay dress

Gina Bacconi Sequin accent chiffon overlay dress

Navabi

 

£223.99

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Oriental Layered Lily Print Chiffon Dress

Oriental Layered Lily Print Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Gina Bacconi Embroidered Moss Crepe Coat

Gina Bacconi Embroidered Moss Crepe Coat

John Lewis

was: £192.00

£160.00

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Gina Bacconi Embroidered Moss Crepe Coat

Gina Bacconi Embroidered Moss Crepe Coat

John Lewis

was: £192.00

£160.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Dress

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Dress

John Lewis

 

£159.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Chevron Dress Coat, Metallic

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Chevron Dress Coat, Metallic

John Lewis

 

£229.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Blazer, Black

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Sparkle Tweed Blazer, Black

John Lewis

 

£159.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Mixed Tweed Jacket, Coral/Grey

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Mixed Tweed Jacket, Coral/Grey

John Lewis

was: £159.00

£95.40

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Vanessa Dress

Vanessa Dress

Hobbs Ltd

was: £199.00

£129.00

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Teka Green Silk Printed Dress

Teka Green Silk Printed Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £295.00

£206.00

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Godske Layered chiffon dress

Godske Layered chiffon dress

Navabi

 

£100.99

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Hermann Lange Lace cocktail dress

Hermann Lange Lace cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£127.99

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Hermann Lange Sheer lace coat

Hermann Lange Sheer lace coat

Navabi

 

£143.99

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Silver Grey/coral Abstract Floral Chiffon Coat

Silver Grey/coral Abstract Floral Chiffon Coat

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Silver Grey/Coral Abstract Floral Chiffon Dress

Silver Grey/Coral Abstract Floral Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£155.00

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Cream/Magenta Sweetpea Print Chiffon Blouse

Cream/Magenta Sweetpea Print Chiffon Blouse

Chesca

 

£95.00

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Cream/Magenta Sweetpea Print Chiffon Skirt

Cream/Magenta Sweetpea Print Chiffon Skirt

Chesca

 

£145.00

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Navy Notch Neck Drape Jersey Dress

Navy Notch Neck Drape Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£145.00

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Navy Scallop Embellished Mesh & Chiffon Dress

Navy Scallop Embellished Mesh & Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Apple Mist Dress With Long Chiffon Bead Trim Cape

Apple Mist Dress With Long Chiffon Bead Trim Cape

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Pale Pink Bead Trim Multi Layered Chiffon Dress

Pale Pink Bead Trim Multi Layered Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Navy/Mink/Ivory Ombre Cornelli Emb Lace Coat

Navy/Mink/Ivory Ombre Cornelli Emb Lace Coat

Chesca

 

£175.00

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Dark Navy Bead Trim Multi Layered Chiffon Dress

Dark Navy Bead Trim Multi Layered Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Gina Bacconi Chiffon cocktail dress

Gina Bacconi Chiffon cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£191.99

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Godske Layered crêpe dress

Godske Layered crêpe dress

Navabi

 

£127.99

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Gina Bacconi Crepe dress with sequin trim chiffon top

Gina Bacconi Crepe dress with sequin trim chiffon top

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Aqua Chiffon Layer Bead Shoulder Dress

Aqua Chiffon Layer Bead Shoulder Dress

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Delaphine Jacket

Delaphine Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £120.00

£79.00

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Jacqueline Jacquard Dress

Jacqueline Jacquard Dress

Phase Eight

 

£130.00

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Liliana Jacquard Coat

Liliana Jacquard Coat

Phase Eight

was: £225.00

£110.00

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MAGGIE LACE DRESS

MAGGIE LACE DRESS

Phase Eight

was: £165.00

£89.00

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Hanne Jacket

Hanne Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £120.00

£79.00

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Elizabeth Dress

Elizabeth Dress

Phase Eight

was: £150.00

£75.00

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Ginny Stripe Dress

Ginny Stripe Dress

Phase Eight

was: £199.00

£149.00

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Gina Bacconi Beige Embroidered Dress

Gina Bacconi Beige Embroidered Dress

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Powder Pink Satin Back Crepe Bodice With Chiffon Drape Dress

Powder Pink Satin Back Crepe Bodice With Chiffon Drape Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Lilac Lace Cap Devoree Applique & Bead Trim Shrug

Lilac Lace Cap Devoree Applique & Bead Trim Shrug

Chesca

 

£115.00

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Lilac Lace Cap Devoree Applique & Bead Trim Dress

Lilac Lace Cap Devoree Applique & Bead Trim Dress

Chesca

 

£235.00

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Orchid Mist Dress With Asymmetric Chiffon Cape

Orchid Mist Dress With Asymmetric Chiffon Cape

Chesca

 

£230.00

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Pale Apricot Lace Trim Printed Crush Pleat Dress

Pale Apricot Lace Trim Printed Crush Pleat Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Pale Apricot Lace Trim Printed Crush Pleat Shrug

Pale Apricot Lace Trim Printed Crush Pleat Shrug

Chesca

 

£110.00

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Michaela Louisa Lemon Bolero Jacket

Michaela Louisa Lemon Bolero Jacket

Chesca

 

£68.00

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michaela louise lemon and black dress

michaela louise lemon and black dress

Chesca

 

£85.00

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Navy/Ivory Bodice Scallop Layered Lace Dress

Navy/Ivory Bodice Scallop Layered Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Apart Cape effect crepe dress

Apart Cape effect crepe dress

Navabi

 

£127.99

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Hermann Lange Layered shift dress

Hermann Lange Layered shift dress

Navabi

 

£108.99

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Hermann Lange Floral print chiffon dress

Hermann Lange Floral print chiffon dress

Navabi

 

£140.99

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Hermann Lange Waterfall crêpe jacket

Hermann Lange Waterfall crêpe jacket

Navabi

 

£71.99

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Hermann Lange 2-in-1 effect cape lace dress

Hermann Lange 2-in-1 effect cape lace dress

Navabi

 

£127.99

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Hermann Lange Layered floral satin dress

Hermann Lange Layered floral satin dress

Navabi

 

£127.99

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Hermann Lange Lace cocktail dress

Hermann Lange Lace cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£127.99

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Hermann Lange Sheer lace coat

Hermann Lange Sheer lace coat

Navabi

 

£143.99

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Mascara Cocktail dress and chiffon coat

Mascara Cocktail dress and chiffon coat

Navabi

 

£335.99

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Sassy Sequinned Jacket

Sassy Sequinned Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £120.00

£79.00

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Elfreda Dress

Elfreda Dress

Phase Eight

was: £225.00

£150.00

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Gianna Tapework Dress

Gianna Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

was: £199.00

£99.00

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Mila Fringe Dress

Mila Fringe Dress

Phase Eight

was: £150.00

£45.00

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Mia Lace Dress

Mia Lace Dress

Phase Eight

was: £160.00

£80.00

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Navy Scallop Trim Lace Jacket

Navy Scallop Trim Lace Jacket

Chesca

 

£115.00

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Silver Grey Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Silver Grey Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Silver Grey Embroidered Cornelli Lace Jacket

Silver Grey Embroidered Cornelli Lace Jacket

Chesca

 

£125.00

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Lavender Satin Back Crepe Bodice Chiffon Drape Dress

Lavender Satin Back Crepe Bodice Chiffon Drape Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Navy Jersey jacket With Contrast Print Trim

Navy Jersey jacket With Contrast Print Trim

Chesca

 

£95.00

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Andrea Jacket

Andrea Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £99.00

£29.70

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Blush/Navy Floral Print Jersey Dress

Blush/Navy Floral Print Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£115.00

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Michaela Lousia Red Jacket

Michaela Lousia Red Jacket

Chesca

 

£120.00

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Gilly Lace Trim Dress

Gilly Lace Trim Dress

Phase Eight

was: £150.00

£99.00

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Renee Jacket

Renee Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £120.00

£89.00

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Gina Bacconi Ivory Beaded Dress & Matching Occasion Coat

Gina Bacconi Shimmering Ivory Jacquard Beaded Dress Matching Coat


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A dress and bolero jacket is a popular choice for a Mother of the Bride, Mother and the Groom and Grandmother of the Bride. Classic skirt suits and dresses with matching frock coats and dressy trouser suits give an alternative wedding look.

Complete Dress Suits

For complete wedding outfits take a look at Jacques Vert occasionwear collection. Here you can buy top to toe fully coordinating separates including matching shoes, handbags, stunning hats and fascinators. For modern looks including striking colour block dresses try Karen Millen. Refined petite occasion wear at Precis come in perfect fitting styles.

As the wedding season arrives exciting collections include beautiful shimmer dresses in silk, lace and textured fabrics. Many dresses come with matching frock coats and jackets. Plus size two piece outfits at Chesca feature long line jackets, flowing skirts, camisoles and coordinating shrugs in addition to figure flattering shift styles and structured designs.


Wedding Dress & Frock Coat Combinations

Choosing a dress with coat to match is a great way of creating two looks from one outfit. It’s ideal for all day affairs such as weddings where a change of clothes is sometimes preferred. For daytime elegance wear the dress and coat with an upturned brimmed hat, high heels and dainty clutch. For night time glamour swap the coat for an evening shawl, replace the hat with a feather fascinator and slip into some soft satin pumps ready to dance the night away.

Tailored Shift Dresses

Get the Jackie O mode of high class tailoring with a classic shift dress and matching jacket. Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis was one of the greatest fashion icons of the last century. Her conservative yet chic approach to dressing is still adored today. Her signature shift dress matching peacoat with big buttons and pill box hat has a timeless appeal that has never faded. Don’t lose yourself in bulky fabrics instead streamline your look with clothes that compliment your build and fit you well.

The return of ladylike fashion introduces endless outfit combinations in feminine styles and fully coordinating pieces. Discover classic styles and complete wedding outfits at occasion wear specialists such as Jacques Vert, Chesca and modern Mother of the Bride and wedding guest inspiration from Adrianna Papell, Phase Eight and Coast.

Occasion Outfits at John Lewis

For one shop inspiration take a look at occasionwear at John Lewis here you will find leading brands along with their own John Lewis Women’s collection. Fashion updates, information and free style advice is available in store and online ready to help. Whether it’s what to wear to the races, a beach wedding or holiday-wear, shopping is made easy with dedicated sections.

Highlights include New in, wedding clothing, catwalk trends, holiday shop and the Little White Dress. There is also a Petite and Plus size collection of smart dresses, jackets, coats and casual wear.

Elegant Silver Evening Dresses and Occasion Suits

For the ultimate in occasion dressing silver is a must have addition to any wardrobe. Add a sophisticated touch to day wear with an ice blue, silver, or dove grey fitted jacket over a structured dress. For a sizzling evening outfit shimmer in a silver, champagne or gold maxi length gown and sequin trim bolero.


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