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 inspired prom dresses. nipped in waists and full gathered skirts. We hope you like our selection of occasion dresses.

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Occasion Dress Collection

Powder Pink Ruch/Bead Trim Mesh Dress

Powder Pink Ruch/Bead Trim Mesh Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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Michaela Louisa Blush Pink ¾ Sleeve Lace Maxi Dress

Michaela Louisa Blush Pink ¾ Sleeve Lace Maxi Dress

Chesca

 

£110.00

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Alecia Pink Cotton Dress

Alecia Pink Cotton Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £350.00

£99.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Maxi Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

 

£70.00

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Mascara Lace and chiffon cocktail dress

Mascara Lace and chiffon cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£175.99

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Lilac Lace Shift Dress

Lilac Lace Shift Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £85.00

£55.00

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Penny Dress Blue

Penny Dress Blue

Hobbs Ltd

was: £169.00

£109.00

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Cressida Tassel Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Cressida Tassel Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £300.00

£240.00

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Verity Cream Cotton Silk Dress

Verity Cream Cotton Silk Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £525.00

£199.00

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Gina Bacconi Taupe Candace Sequin Embroidery Dress

Gina Bacconi Taupe Candace Sequin Embroidery Dress

Chesca

 

£320.00

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FRANK LYMAN Black/White Crochet Lace Dress

FRANK LYMAN Black/White Crochet Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£260.00

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Raishma Embellish Frill Gown, Silver

Raishma Embellish Frill Gown, Silver

John Lewis

was: £480.00

£349.00

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Mascara Floral embroidered evening gown

Mascara Floral embroidered evening gown

Navabi

 

£223.99

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Gina Bacconi Taupe Debra Floral Print Dress

Gina Bacconi Taupe Debra Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£135.00

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Coast Piper Colour Block Maxi Dress

Coast Piper Colour Block Maxi Dress

Coast

 

£79.00

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Floral Placement Maxi Dress

Floral Placement Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

 

£70.00

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Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£179.00

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Kirsten Krog Embellished asymmetric cocktail dress

Kirsten Krog Embellished asymmetric cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£199.99

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Tomato Asymmetric Peplum Dress

Tomato Asymmetric Peplum Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £69.00

£45.00

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Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£40.00

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Floral Print Split Chiffon Dress

Floral Print Split Chiffon Dress

Roman Originals

 

£60.00

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M&S Collection Detachable Straps Pleated Maxi Dress

M&S Collection Detachable Straps Pleated Maxi Dress

Marks and Spencer

 

£69.00

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Ariel Embellished Dress

Ariel Embellished Dress

Phase Eight

was: £285.00

£140.00

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Gina Bacconi Navy Rosalyn Floral Print Dress

Gina Bacconi Navy Rosalyn Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£180.00

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Damsel in a Dress Eira Animal Lace Dress, Champagne

Damsel in a Dress Eira Animal Lace Dress, Champagne

John Lewis

was: £69.00

£55.00

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Raishma Ella Embroidered Gown, Charcoal

Raishma Ella Embroidered Gown, Charcoal

John Lewis

was: £350.00

£299.00

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FLORAL JACQUARD DIP HEM DRESS

FLORAL JACQUARD DIP HEM DRESS

Chi Chi Clothing

was: £77.99

£40.00

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Ruby Satin Back Crepe Jacquard Dress

Ruby Satin Back Crepe Jacquard Dress

Chesca

 

£175.00

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Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Raishma Taffeta Maxi Skirt, Black

Raishma Taffeta Maxi Skirt, Black

John Lewis

 

£159.00

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Damsel in a dress Lace Bodice Dress, Cobalt

Damsel in a dress Lace Bodice Dress, Cobalt

John Lewis

was: £99.00

£79.00

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Raishma Floral Frill Dress

Raishma Floral Frill Dress

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Rhiannon Lace Dress Blue Women Boden, Blue

Rhiannon Lace Dress Blue Women Boden, Blue

Boden

was: £160.00

£112.00

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Blue Lace Dress

Blue Lace Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £120.00

£36.00

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Carlotta Kimono Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Carlotta Kimono Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £300.00

£240.00

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Loretta Maxi Dress Pink Women Boden, Pink

Loretta Maxi Dress Pink Women Boden, Pink

Boden

was: £300.00

£240.00

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Cressida Tassel Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Cressida Tassel Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £300.00

£240.00

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Winifred Midi Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Winifred Midi Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

was: £280.00

£224.00

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Greta Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Greta Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £300.00

£210.00

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Allegra Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow

Allegra Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Cornelia Wrap Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Cornelia Wrap Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Agnes Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Agnes Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Winifred Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Winifred Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Boden

was: £280.00

£196.00

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Winifred Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Winifred Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £280.00

£196.00

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Greta Shift Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Greta Shift Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £300.00

£180.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Shift Dress, Pink/Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Shift Dress, Pink/Wine Tasting

John Lewis

 

£169.00

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Chatsworth Jacquard Ruffle Dress

Chatsworth Jacquard Ruffle Dress

Ted Baker

 

£199.00

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Priscilla Dress Latte Beige Mul

Priscilla Dress Latte Beige Mul

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£99.00

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Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£189.00

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Gina Bacconi Demelza Dress And Cape, Flamingo Pink

Gina Bacconi Demelza Dress And Cape, Flamingo Pink

John Lewis

was: £320.00

£224.00

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M&S Collection Swirl Lace Short Sleeve Bodycon Dress

M&S Collection Swirl Lace Short Sleeve Bodycon Dress

Marks and Spencer

was: £79.00

£31.00

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Gina Bacconi Flamingo Flora Crepe And Chiffon Dress

Gina Bacconi Flamingo Flora Crepe And Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£250.00

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Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Lilac/Silver

Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Lilac/Silver

John Lewis

was: £290.00

£203.00

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Ivory/Navy Sleeveless Split Colour Print Crush Pleat Dress

Ivory/Navy Sleeveless Split Colour Print Crush Pleat Dress

Chesca

 

£120.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Shirt Dress, Yellow

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Shirt Dress, Yellow

John Lewis

was: £79.50

£47.50

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Gina Bacconi Jolene Crepe And Lace Cape Dress

Gina Bacconi Jolene Crepe And Lace Cape Dress

John Lewis

was: £370.00

£259.00

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M&S Collection Textured Jersey Bodycon Dress

M&S Collection Textured Jersey Bodycon Dress

Marks and Spencer

was: £69.00

£33.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Jayne Dress, Silver/Grey

Fenn Wright Manson Jayne Dress, Silver/Grey

John Lewis

was: £174.00

£124.00

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Scattered Camellia Dress

Scattered Camellia Dress

Laura Ashley

 

£95.00

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Gabriella Embroidered Lace Dress

Gabriella Embroidered Lace Dress

Monsoon UK

was: £139.00

£99.00

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Samantha Print Dress

Samantha Print Dress

Monsoon UK

was: £119.00

£89.00

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Floral Embroidered Mesh Dress

Floral Embroidered Mesh Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £120.00

£36.00

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Isme Oriental Embroidered Dress

Isme Oriental Embroidered Dress

Monsoon UK

 

£129.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Fit And Flare Dress, Navy

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Fit And Flare Dress, Navy

John Lewis

 

£159.00

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Gina Bacconi Demelza Dress and Cape, Antique Rose

Gina Bacconi Demelza Dress and Cape, Antique Rose

John Lewis

was: £320.00

£224.00

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Nova Dress Ivory Multi

Nova Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£129.00

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Floral Print Dress

Floral Print Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Carly Dress Raspberry Multi

Carly Dress Raspberry Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£159.00

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Red Broderie Fit and Flare Dress

Red Broderie Fit and Flare Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £95.00

£38.00

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Sissinghurst Dress Navy Multi

Sissinghurst Dress Navy Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£119.00

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Magenta Multi Layered Crepe Dress

Magenta Multi Layered Crepe Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Crepe Pleated Dress, Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Crepe Pleated Dress, Wine Tasting

John Lewis

 

£149.00

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Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis

 

£95.00

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Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Blue/Pink

Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Blue/Pink

John Lewis

was: £290.00

£203.00

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Etta Blush Dress

Etta Blush Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £375.00

£110.00

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Black Floral Border Crush Pleat Chiffon Dress

Black Floral Border Crush Pleat Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Nia Dress Ivory Multi

Nia Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£79.00

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L.K.Bennett Eve Metallic Jacquard Dress

L.K.Bennett Eve Metallic Jacquard Dress

John Lewis

was: £425.00

£199.00

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Gina Bacconi Colette Dress and Cape, China Blue

Gina Bacconi Colette Dress and Cape, China Blue

John Lewis

was: £250.00

£175.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Floral Print Dress

Floral Print Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Caylana Poppy Floral Dress

Caylana Poppy Floral Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£95.00

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Bethania Floral Dress

Bethania Floral Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£65.00

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Floral Print Pleated Dress

Floral Print Pleated Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Coast Shanie Drape Shift Dress

Coast Shanie Drape Shift Dress

Coast

 

£39.00

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Gina Bacconi Sequin accent chiffon overlay dress

Gina Bacconi Sequin accent chiffon overlay dress

Navabi

 

£195.99

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navabi Elegant A-line crepe dress

navabi Elegant A-line crepe dress

Navabi

 

£159.99

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Hermann Lange Leaf print chiffon dress

Hermann Lange Leaf print chiffon dress

Navabi

 

£175.99

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Hermann Lange 2-in-1 chiffon dress

Hermann Lange 2-in-1 chiffon dress

Navabi

 

£151.99

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Hermann Lange Embroidered tulle dress

Hermann Lange Embroidered tulle dress

Navabi

 

£199.99

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Orange Floral Lace Dress

Orange Floral Lace Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £120.00

£36.00

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Chesca Devoree Dress, Grey

Chesca Devoree Dress, Grey

John Lewis

 

£225.00

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Gina Bacconi Navy Niamh Lace And Chiffon Dress

Gina Bacconi Navy Niamh Lace And Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Gina Bacconi Pink Clarabelle Crepe And Lace Dress

Gina Bacconi Pink Clarabelle Crepe And Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£280.00

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Navy/Cobalt/Ivory Cornelli Emb Mesh Dress

Navy/Cobalt/Ivory Cornelli Emb Mesh Dress

Chesca

 

£125.00

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Gina Bacconi Silver Mist Clarabelle Crepe And Lace Dress

Gina Bacconi Silver Mist Clarabelle Crepe And Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£280.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Gina Bacconi Blue Pearl Hazel Lace Bow Dress

Gina Bacconi Blue Pearl Hazel Lace Bow Dress

Chesca

 

£290.00

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Navy/Ivory Lily Bead/Emb Double Layered Chiffon Dress

Navy/Ivory Lily Bead/Emb Double Layered Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Gina Bacconi Navy Gabriella Beaded Cape Dress

Gina Bacconi Navy Gabriella Beaded Cape Dress

Chesca

 

£280.00

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Silver Grey Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Silver Grey Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Riviera Eyelash Trim Multi Layer Scallop Lace Dress

Riviera Eyelash Trim Multi Layer Scallop Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Black Eyelash Trim Multi Layer Scallop Lace Dress

Black Eyelash Trim Multi Layer Scallop Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Royal Chrysanthemum Dress Oyster Multi

Royal Chrysanthemum Dress Oyster Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £279.00

£119.00

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Gina Bacconi Laura Jacquard Dress, Rose Gold

Gina Bacconi Laura Jacquard Dress, Rose Gold

John Lewis

was: £240.00

£168.00

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Gina Bacconi Chiffon layer cocktail dress

Gina Bacconi Chiffon layer cocktail dress

Navabi

 

£179.99

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Gina Bacconi Embroidered dress

Gina Bacconi Embroidered dress

Navabi

 

£179.99

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Short Sleeve Shift Dress

Short Sleeve Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Colour Block Illusion Dresses

Petite & Plus Size Panel Dresses

 

Stretch Colour Block Dress

Stretch Colour Block Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£25.00

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Wren Ponte Midi Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Wren Ponte Midi Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Boden

 

£90.00

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Gina Bacconi Jade Two Tone Dress

Gina Bacconi Jade Two Tone Dress

John Lewis

was: £119.00

£85.00

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Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£119.00

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Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis

 

£95.00

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Wren Ponte Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Wren Ponte Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

 

£90.00

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Chesca Linen Layered Dress, White/Multi

Chesca Linen Layered Dress, White/Multi

John Lewis

 

£165.00

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Navy One Shoulder Dress

Navy One Shoulder Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£129.00

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Adrianna Papell Ivy Dress, Ivory

Adrianna Papell Ivy Dress, Ivory

John Lewis

was: £120.00

£60.00

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Adela Dress Ivry Nvy Coblt

Adela Dress Ivry Nvy Coblt

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£99.00

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Magnolia Jersey Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Magnolia Jersey Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

 

£110.00

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Gina Bacconi Maddison Jacquard Block Dress, Black/White

Gina Bacconi Maddison Jacquard Block Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

was: £161.00

£115.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£30.00

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Karen Millen Abstract Stripe Dress, Multi

Karen Millen Abstract Stripe Dress, Multi

John Lewis

was: £190.00

£140.00

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Chesca Colour Block Layered Dress, White/Orange

Chesca Colour Block Layered Dress, White/Orange

John Lewis

 

£165.00

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Savannah Print Cocoon Dress

Savannah Print Cocoon Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£109.00

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Adrianna Papell Crepe Colorblock Dress, Blush/Ivory

Adrianna Papell Crepe Colorblock Dress, Blush/Ivory

John Lewis

 

£110.00

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Gina Bacconi Jade Two Tone Dress

Gina Bacconi Jade Two Tone Dress

John Lewis

was: £119.00

£85.00

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Adrianna Papell Stripe Printed Dress, Blue/Multi

Adrianna Papell Stripe Printed Dress, Blue/Multi

John Lewis

 

£120.00

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Betty Barclay Lace Dress, Black/White

Betty Barclay Lace Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£140.00

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Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£109.00

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M&S Collection Colour Block 3/4 Sleeve Bodycon Dress

M&S Collection Colour Block 3/4 Sleeve Bodycon Dress

Marks and Spencer

was: £45.00

£20.00

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Damsel in a dress Canter Dress, Multi

Damsel in a dress Canter Dress, Multi

John Lewis

was: £89.00

£75.00

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Wren Ponte Midi Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Wren Ponte Midi Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

 

£90.00

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Coast Piper Colour Block Maxi Dress

Coast Piper Colour Block Maxi Dress

Coast

 

£79.00

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Joseph Ribkoff White Floral Print Dress

Joseph Ribkoff White Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£230.00

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Monochrome Colour Block Dress

Monochrome Colour Block Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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French Connection Manhattan Colourblock Dress, Royal Scarlet/Black

French Connection Manhattan Colourblock Dress, Royal Scarlet/Black

John Lewis

was: £90.00

£48.00

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Belinda Dress Blue Multi

Belinda Dress Blue Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £139.00

£95.00

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Karen Millen Colourblock Bandage Dress, Black

Karen Millen Colourblock Bandage Dress, Black

John Lewis

was: £160.00

£80.00

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Reiss Willa - Block-colour Shift Dress in Offwhite/Black, Womens

Reiss Willa - Block-colour Shift Dress in Offwhite/Black, Womens

Reiss

was: £180.00

£125.00

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Teresa Dress Navy Chartreuse

Teresa Dress Navy Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£99.00

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Gina Bacconi Jade Two Tone Dress

Gina Bacconi Jade Two Tone Dress

John Lewis

was: £119.00

£85.00

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M&S Collection Colour Block Wrap Midi Dress

M&S Collection Colour Block Wrap Midi Dress

Marks and Spencer

was: £45.00

£23.50

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Joyce Shirt Dress Navy Stripe

Joyce Shirt Dress Navy Stripe

Hobbs Ltd

was: £139.00

£89.00

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ISSA Isabella satin dip hem dress, Multi-Coloured

ISSA Isabella satin dip hem dress, Multi-Coloured

House of Fraser

was: £129.00

£50.00

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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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