Going Out Dresses, Maxi Dresses, Eveningwear

There’s a sea of styles and colours throughout the spring, summer, autumn and winter line up of occasion dresses. You’ll find floral, paisley multi prints, 2 in 1 styles, shift dresses and long flowing maxis, plus wrap over jersey dresses, elegant eveningwear and party dresses. Every season has its favourite style and trend that offers a dress to suit everyone. The latest fashion frenzy channels iconic looks from the fifties with vintage occasionwear and prom dresses with nipped in waists and full gathered skirts. We hope you like our selection of occasion dresses.

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Occasion Dress Collection

Black Stripe & Roses Dress With Satin Belt

Black Stripe & Roses Dress With Satin Belt

Chesca

 

£240.00

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Adrianna Papell Short Mikado Dress, Yves Blue

Adrianna Papell Short Mikado Dress, Yves Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£200.00

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Bead Embellished Maxi Dress

Bead Embellished Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£60.00

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Coast Zoe Ladder Detail Dress

Coast Zoe Ladder Detail Dress

Coast

 

£149.00

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Cold Shoulder Fit and Flare Dress

Cold Shoulder Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

was: £55.00

£45.00

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Raishma Floral Embellished Frill Dress, Blush

Raishma Floral Embellished Frill Dress, Blush

John Lewis & Partners

 

£365.00

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Monsoon Racquelle Mesh Dress, Red

Monsoon Racquelle Mesh Dress, Red

John Lewis & Partners

 

£150.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Off-Shoulder Crochet Lace Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Off-Shoulder Crochet Lace Dress

Amazon

 

£95.00

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M&S Collection Lace Fit & Flare Midi Dress

M&S Collection Lace Fit & Flare Midi Dress

Marks and Spencer

 

£65.00

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Bead Embellished Maxi Dress

Bead Embellished Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Helen McAlinden Amy Dress

Helen McAlinden Amy Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£270.00

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Adrianna Papell Border Short Dress, Apricot/Multi

Adrianna Papell Border Short Dress, Apricot/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £245.00

£171.50

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Frank Lyman Navy Print Jersey Maxi Dress

Frank Lyman Navy Print Jersey Maxi Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Genevieve Midi Shirt Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Genevieve Midi Shirt Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £220.00

£154.00

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Jillie Jersey Dress, Luxe Bryl

Lauren Ralph Lauren Jillie Jersey Dress, Luxe Bryl

John Lewis & Partners

 

£210.00

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Monsoon Celeste Maxi Dress, Teal

Monsoon Celeste Maxi Dress, Teal

John Lewis & Partners

 

£90.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Midi Lace Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Midi Lace Dress

Amazon

 

£66.00

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Kyra Silk Midi Dress Blue Women Boden, Blue

Kyra Silk Midi Dress Blue Women Boden, Blue

Boden

was: £250.00

£125.00

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Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Embroidered Lace Maxi Dress

Embroidered Lace Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

was: £499.00

£325.00

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Coast Grace High Low Jacquard Dress

Coast Grace High Low Jacquard Dress

Coast

was: £195.00

£109.00

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Striped Strappy Midi Dress

Striped Strappy Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£235.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Dress Column Embroidered Mesh

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Dress Column Embroidered Mesh

Amazon

 

£84.00

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Polkadot Tiered Maxi Dress

Polkadot Tiered Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£280.00

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Phase Eight Arwen Silk Drape Dress, Green, Maxi

Phase Eight Arwen Silk Drape Dress, Green, Maxi

Phase Eight

was: £295.00

£225.00

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Sparkle Chiffon Overlay Dress

Sparkle Chiffon Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

was: £45.00

£30.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Wide Sleeve Cocktail Dress, Rose

Adrianna Papell Beaded Wide Sleeve Cocktail Dress, Rose

John Lewis & Partners

 

£295.00

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Phase Eight Gillian Bow Maxi Dress, Purple, Maxi, Occasion Dress

Phase Eight Gillian Bow Maxi Dress, Purple, Maxi, Occasion Dress

Phase Eight

 

£225.00

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Loki Lace Cocktail Dress, Cashew

Lauren Ralph Lauren Loki Lace Cocktail Dress, Cashew

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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Monsoon Laura Star Embellished Maxi Dress, Nude

Monsoon Laura Star Embellished Maxi Dress, Nude

John Lewis & Partners

 

£170.00

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Dark Grey Beaded Mesh Dress

Dark Grey Beaded Mesh Dress

Chesca

 

£325.00

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Lalita Sleeveless Maxi Dress, Shine Black

Lauren Ralph Lauren Lalita Sleeveless Maxi Dress, Shine Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£300.00

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Sleeveless Pleated Dress

Sleeveless Pleated Dress

Karen Millen

 

£399.00

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Embroidered Lace Midi Dress

Embroidered Lace Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£399.00

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Embroidered Lace Maxi Dress

Embroidered Lace Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

was: £499.00

£325.00

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Asymmetric Floral Lace Dress

Asymmetric Floral Lace Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Pleated Floral Maxi Dress

Pleated Floral Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Leopard Lace Maxi Dress

Leopard Lace Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Embroidered Bodycon Dress

Embroidered Bodycon Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Jewelled Strap Dress

Jewelled Strap Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Floral Silk Midi Dress

Floral Silk Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Pleated Floral Maxi Dress

Pleated Floral Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£299.00

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Reiss Anastasia - Lace Overlay Flute Hem Midi Dress in Neutral, Womens

Reiss Anastasia - Lace Overlay Flute Hem Midi Dress in Neutral, Womens

Reiss

 

£295.00

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Reiss Anastasia - Lace Overlay Flute Hem Midi Dress in Cobalt, Womens

Reiss Anastasia - Lace Overlay Flute Hem Midi Dress in Cobalt, Womens

Reiss

 

£295.00

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Reiss Elaini - Wrap Front Dress in Blue, Womens

Reiss Elaini - Wrap Front Dress in Blue, Womens

Reiss

 

£285.00

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Reiss Elaini - Wrap Front Dress in Gold, Womens

Reiss Elaini - Wrap Front Dress in Gold, Womens

Reiss

 

£285.00

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Polkadot Tiered Maxi Dress

Polkadot Tiered Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£280.00

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Panelled Lace Bodycon Dress

Panelled Lace Bodycon Dress

Karen Millen

 

£280.00

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Snakeskin Floral Lace Dress

Snakeskin Floral Lace Dress

Karen Millen

 

£280.00

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One-Shoulder Maxi Dress

One-Shoulder Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£275.00

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One-Shoulder Midi Dress

One-Shoulder Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£275.00

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Reiss Donella - Military Detailed Midi Dress in Khaki, Womens

Reiss Donella - Military Detailed Midi Dress in Khaki, Womens

Reiss

 

£265.00

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Reiss Amber - Floral Printed Midi Dress in Pink, Womens

Reiss Amber - Floral Printed Midi Dress in Pink, Womens

Reiss

 

£265.00

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Reiss Rayna - Wrap Front Lace Dress in Wine Berry, Womens

Reiss Rayna - Wrap Front Lace Dress in Wine Berry, Womens

Reiss

 

£250.00

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Reiss Rayna - Wrap Front Lace Dress in Navy, Womens

Reiss Rayna - Wrap Front Lace Dress in Navy, Womens

Reiss

 

£250.00

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Ruffled Hem Midi Dress

Ruffled Hem Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Leopard Lace Midi Dress

Leopard Lace Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Leopard Lace Midi Dress

Leopard Lace Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Halterneck Maxi Dress

Halterneck Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Embroidered Sequin Dress

Embroidered Sequin Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Ruffled Floral Dress

Ruffled Floral Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Embroidered Fluid Dress

Embroidered Fluid Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Chevron Lace Midi Dress

Chevron Lace Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Halterneck Maxi Dress

Halterneck Maxi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£250.00

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Reiss Emma - Burnout Snake Pattern Dress in Bronze, Womens

Reiss Emma - Burnout Snake Pattern Dress in Bronze, Womens

Reiss

 

£245.00

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Reiss Roxanda - Lace Bodycon Dress in Blush, Womens

Reiss Roxanda - Lace Bodycon Dress in Blush, Womens

Reiss

 

£245.00

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Belted Tailored Dress

Belted Tailored Dress

Karen Millen

 

£245.00

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Pleated-Hem Tailored Dress

Pleated-Hem Tailored Dress

Karen Millen

 

£245.00

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Slashed-Neckline Dress

Slashed-Neckline Dress

Karen Millen

 

£245.00

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Reiss Mara - Bold Floral Printed Dress in Black/white, Womens

Reiss Mara - Bold Floral Printed Dress in Black/white, Womens

Reiss

 

£235.00

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Reiss Emmi - Printed Midi Dress With Side Split in Multi, Womens

Reiss Emmi - Printed Midi Dress With Side Split in Multi, Womens

Reiss

 

£235.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Savannah Dress, Sweet Pea

Fenn Wright Manson Savannah Dress, Sweet Pea

John Lewis & Partners

was: £139.00

£99.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Amelie Dress Blue Multi

Amelie Dress Blue Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Sakura Dress, Multi

Fenn Wright Manson Sakura Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£199.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Gina Bacconi Fuchsia Scallop Trim Lace Dress

Gina Bacconi Fuchsia Scallop Trim Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£240.00

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Moira Dress Chartreuse Mlt

Moira Dress Chartreuse Mlt

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£109.00

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Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Hobbs Ltd

 

£299.00

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Seraphina Dress Cream Latte

Seraphina Dress Cream Latte

Hobbs Ltd

 

£229.00

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Hydrangea Shift Dress Blue Multi

Hydrangea Shift Dress Blue Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£249.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Vibrant Floral Scuba Dress

Vibrant Floral Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Rose Pink Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Rose Pink Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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Gina Bacconi Carole Lace Dress

Gina Bacconi Carole Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Gina Bacconi Sapphire Lace Embroidered Dress

Gina Bacconi Sapphire Lace Embroidered Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£60.00

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Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£60.00

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Flute Hem Lace Dress

Flute Hem Lace Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Helen McAlinden Caroline Dress

Helen McAlinden Caroline Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£285.00

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Helen McAlinden Natalie Bow Detail Pencil Dress

Helen McAlinden Natalie Bow Detail Pencil Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£285.00

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Helen McAlinden Michelle Lace Mink Midi Dress, Neutral Beige

Helen McAlinden Michelle Lace Mink Midi Dress, Neutral Beige

John Lewis & Partners

 

£310.00

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Eugen Klein Pink/Blk/Cream Printed Dress

Eugen Klein Pink/Blk/Cream Printed Dress

Chesca

 

£210.00

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Eugen Klein Pink Linen Stripe Dress

Eugen Klein Pink Linen Stripe Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Helen McAlinden Sonia Mink Shirt Dress, Neutral Beige

Helen McAlinden Sonia Mink Shirt Dress, Neutral Beige

John Lewis & Partners

 

£355.00

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Hyacinth Lace Cornelli Dress

Hyacinth Lace Cornelli Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Coast Lucy Lace Shift Dress

Coast Lucy Lace Shift Dress

Coast

was: £149.00

£99.00

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Coast Zoe Ladder Detail Dress

Coast Zoe Ladder Detail Dress

Coast

 

£149.00

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Coast Windsor Mia Print Shift Dress

Coast Windsor Mia Print Shift Dress

Coast

was: £129.00

£79.00

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Coast Evelyn Soft Shift Dress D

Coast Evelyn Soft Shift Dress D

Coast

 

£129.00

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Coast Jagger Tiered Mesh Dress

Coast Jagger Tiered Mesh Dress

Coast

 

£169.00

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Henley Dress with Lace Insert

Henley Dress with Lace Insert

Laura Ashley

was: £85.00

£51.00

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Coast Frieda Print Shift Dress

Coast Frieda Print Shift Dress

Coast

 

£99.00

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Shadow Floral Shift Dress

Shadow Floral Shift Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £95.00

£57.00

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Helen McAlinden Charlotte Dress, White/Mink

Helen McAlinden Charlotte Dress, White/Mink

John Lewis & Partners

 

£285.00

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Hallie Dress Blue Multi

Hallie Dress Blue Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £189.00

£129.00

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Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £179.00

£119.00

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Alison Dress Neutral Black

Alison Dress Neutral Black

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£79.00

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Cecile Dress Ivry Chartreuse

Cecile Dress Ivry Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

was: £169.00

£109.00

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Harper Square Neck Dress Chartreuse

Harper Square Neck Dress Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

was: £169.00

£109.00

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Helen McAlinden Rhonda Boucle Texture Dress, Beige

Helen McAlinden Rhonda Boucle Texture Dress, Beige

John Lewis & Partners

 

£329.00

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Monsoon Eloise Print Asymmetric Hem Dress, Black

Monsoon Eloise Print Asymmetric Hem Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Monsoon Madeleine Embroidered Shift Dress, Navy

Monsoon Madeleine Embroidered Shift Dress, Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£130.00

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Colour Block Illusion Dresses

Petite & Plus Size Panel Dresses

 

Pleated Stripe Fit and Flare Dress

Pleated Stripe Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£55.00

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Ted Baker Camelis printed colourblock midi dress

Ted Baker Camelis printed colourblock midi dress

ASOS

 

£229.00

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Lorissa Jersey Colour Block Dress

Lorissa Jersey Colour Block Dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£180.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£25.00

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Striped Strappy Midi Dress

Striped Strappy Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£235.00

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Polo Ralph Lauren Alyah Sleeveless Dress, Navy/Multi

Polo Ralph Lauren Alyah Sleeveless Dress, Navy/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£349.00

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Damsel in a Dress Lucilla Block Colour Dress, Pink/Red

Damsel in a Dress Lucilla Block Colour Dress, Pink/Red

John Lewis & Partners

was: £159.00

£87.00

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Contrast Hem Fit & Flare Dress

Contrast Hem Fit & Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Ives Linen Dress Multi

Ives Linen Dress Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £129.00

£89.00

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Embroidered Lace Midi Dress

Embroidered Lace Midi Dress

Karen Millen

 

£399.00

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Monochrome Maxi Wrap Dress

Monochrome Maxi Wrap Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£45.00

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Stretch moss crepe panel dress

Stretch moss crepe panel dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£230.00

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Ghost Bey Fluid Stripe Midi Dress, Multi

Ghost Bey Fluid Stripe Midi Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £132.00

£82.50

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Vero Moda colour block wrap dress

Vero Moda colour block wrap dress

ASOS

was: £48.00

£38.00

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Stripe Midi Dress

Stripe Midi Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£15.00

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Blue Colour Block Fit And Flare Dress, Blue

Blue Colour Block Fit And Flare Dress, Blue

Wallis

was: £50.00

£30.00

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Cecile Dress Ivry Chartreuse

Cecile Dress Ivry Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

was: £169.00

£109.00

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Phase Eight Magdala Colour Block Maxi Dress, Multicoloured, Maxi

Phase Eight Magdala Colour Block Maxi Dress, Multicoloured, Maxi

Phase Eight

was: £99.00

£65.00

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Colour Block Panel Fit and Flare Dress

Colour Block Panel Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£30.00

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Ted Baker Fernee maxi dress in colourblock pleat

Ted Baker Fernee maxi dress in colourblock pleat

ASOS

 

£229.00

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Monsoon Eloise Print Asymmetric Hem Dress, Black

Monsoon Eloise Print Asymmetric Hem Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Snake-Effect Bodycon Dress

Snake-Effect Bodycon Dress

Karen Millen

 

£235.00

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Forever New cut out bardot dress in stripe

Forever New cut out bardot dress in stripe

ASOS

 

£75.00

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Lorissa Jersey Colour Block Dress

Lorissa Jersey Colour Block Dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£180.00

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Floral Border Print Twist Waist Dress

Floral Border Print Twist Waist Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Flocking Detail Dress

Flocking Detail Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£20.00

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Margie Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Margie Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Boden

was: £120.00

£96.00

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Marietta Dress Black Multi

Marietta Dress Black Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£99.00

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Monsoon Simone Pleated Midi Dress, Multi

Monsoon Simone Pleated Midi Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£130.00

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Black Colour Block Pleated Dress, Black

Black Colour Block Pleated Dress, Black

Wallis

was: £48.00

£30.00

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ASOS DESIGN maxi dress in colour block with metal circle waist trim

ASOS DESIGN maxi dress in colour block with metal circle waist trim

ASOS

 

£65.00

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Hanky Hem Fit and Flare Contrast Dress

Hanky Hem Fit and Flare Contrast Dress

Roman Originals

 

£55.00

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John Lewis & Partners Two Tone Pleated Cami Midi Dress

John Lewis & Partners Two Tone Pleated Cami Midi Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£89.00

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Contrast Hem Fit & Flare Dress

Contrast Hem Fit & Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Figure Flattering Slimming Outfits

By adding panels to a simple shift dress designers have come up with an extremely effective optical illusion.
Figure flattering styles to look out for are colour block, panelled, ottoman and tiered jersey dresses plus the iconic bandage body-con.

Find a selection of eye-catching creations from Alexon, Viyella, Coast, Precis Petite, Just Last Season, Reiss, Anna Scholz and Ann Harvey. Take a look at the latest colour block slimming dresses >>

Day to Evening Wedding Dress Styles

Favourite dresses include modern and ultra feminine styles for day and evening glamour. Figure flattering gathers, pleating detail and shape enhancing seams in all the right places. Matching bolero jackets, clutch bags and other essential accessories can also be found to complete the look.

Hobbs Dress Suits and Jackets

Trendy outfits for a wedding event can be found at high street stores such as Hobbs, Monsoon, Reiss, Coast and Phase Eight. They have a delightful selection of dreamy going out dresses for day to night events. There are more traditional styles from Windsmoor, Jacques Vert and Planet. If you are looking for a touch of glamour look to Damsel in a Dress, Gina Bacconi and Adrianna Papell.


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