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

Coast Clemence Halter Dress

Coast Clemence Halter Dress

Coast

 

£119.00

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Gina Bacconi Gwen Velvet Feather Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Gwen Velvet Feather Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£250.00

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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Lace 3/4 Sleeve Dress, Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Lace 3/4 Sleeve Dress, Wine Tasting

John Lewis & Partners

 

£179.00

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Gina Bacconi Marcella Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Marcella Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£320.00

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Sequin Lace Overlay Dress

Sequin Lace Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

 

£55.00

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Gina Bacconi Louise Embroidered Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Louise Embroidered Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

was: £260.00

£208.00

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Mascara Floral embroidered evening gown

Mascara Floral embroidered evening gown

Navabi

 

£274.00

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Elegant maxi dress with sequins

Elegant maxi dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£180.00

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Gina Bacconi Iga Embroidered Dress, Black/Red

Gina Bacconi Iga Embroidered Dress, Black/Red

John Lewis & Partners

was: £270.00

£216.00

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Gina Bacconi Clara Metallic Maxi Dress, Royal Blue

Gina Bacconi Clara Metallic Maxi Dress, Royal Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£260.00

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Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £89.00

£69.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Embellished Dress, Black

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Embellished Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£249.00

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Coast Kallie Jacquard Maxi Dress

Coast Kallie Jacquard Maxi Dress

Coast

 

£225.00

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Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Roxy Print Asymmetric Dress

Roxy Print Asymmetric Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £85.00

£65.00

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Chesca Ruched Bead Trim Dress, Powder Pink

Chesca Ruched Bead Trim Dress, Powder Pink

John Lewis & Partners

 

£275.00

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Adrianna Papell High Low Cascade Dress

Adrianna Papell High Low Cascade Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£171.50

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Diamante Trim Overlay Dress

Diamante Trim Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

 

£50.00

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Gina Bacconi Ramona Ruche Detail Velvet Maxi Dress

Gina Bacconi Ramona Ruche Detail Velvet Maxi Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Lola Jade Embroidered full length gown

Lola Jade Embroidered full length gown

Navabi

 

£224.00

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Chesca Beaded Mesh Dress

Chesca Beaded Mesh Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£325.00

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Karen Millen Satin Bardot Bodycon Dress, Purple

Karen Millen Satin Bardot Bodycon Dress, Purple

John Lewis & Partners

 

£180.00

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Coast Ester Jacquard Full Midi Dress

Coast Ester Jacquard Full Midi Dress

Coast

was: £179.00

£149.00

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Gina Bacconi Celia Floral Embroidered Dress, Multi

Gina Bacconi Celia Floral Embroidered Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £340.00

£238.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Velvet Wrap Maxi Dress, Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Velvet Wrap Maxi Dress, Wine Tasting

John Lewis & Partners

 

£249.00

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Gina Bacconi Rya Crepe Dress With Lace Overtop

Gina Bacconi Rya Crepe Dress With Lace Overtop

John Lewis & Partners

 

£340.00

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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Arwen Silk Drape Dress

Arwen Silk Drape Dress

Phase Eight

 

£295.00

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Jolie Moi Cap Sleeve Scalloped Lace Dress

Jolie Moi Cap Sleeve Scalloped Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £95.00

£49.00

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Chalona Tulle evening dress

Chalona Tulle evening dress

Navabi

 

£58.00

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REGAL EMBROIDERY BARDOT DIP HEM MAXI DRESS

REGAL EMBROIDERY BARDOT DIP HEM MAXI DRESS

Chi Chi Clothing

was: £85.00

£60.00

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Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£40.00

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Coast Maura Print Bardot Dress

Coast Maura Print Bardot Dress

Coast

 

£169.00

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Feather Trim Cold Shoulder Dress

Feather Trim Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£75.00

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Bonnie Silk Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Bonnie Silk Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Boden

 

£250.00

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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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Cressida Tassel Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Cressida Tassel Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £300.00

£240.00

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Rebecca Velvet Maxi Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Rebecca Velvet Maxi Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Boden

 

£220.00

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Loretta Maxi Dress Pink Women Boden, Pink

Loretta Maxi Dress Pink Women Boden, Pink

Boden

was: £300.00

£210.00

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Greta Dress Navy Women Boden, Multicouloured

Greta Dress Navy Women Boden, Multicouloured

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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Rebecca Satin Maxi Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Rebecca Satin Maxi Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

 

£198.00

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Rebecca Satin Maxi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Rebecca Satin Maxi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Boden

 

£198.00

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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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Thomasina Velvet Midi Dress Purple Women Boden, Burgundy

Thomasina Velvet Midi Dress Purple Women Boden, Burgundy

Boden

 

£190.00

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Gina Bacconi Jolene Crepe And Lace Cape Dress

Gina Bacconi Jolene Crepe And Lace Cape Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £259.00

£185.00

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Gina Bacconi Lanisa Jacquard Dress, Peach

Gina Bacconi Lanisa Jacquard Dress, Peach

John Lewis & Partners

 

£220.00

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Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£220.00

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Gina Bacconi Laura Jacquard Dress, Rose Gold

Gina Bacconi Laura Jacquard Dress, Rose Gold

John Lewis & Partners

was: £168.00

£120.00

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Gina Bacconi Katrina Floral Jacquard Dress, Rose Gold

Gina Bacconi Katrina Floral Jacquard Dress, Rose Gold

John Lewis & Partners

was: £175.00

£125.00

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Mascara Lace cocktail dress and matching jacket

Mascara Lace cocktail dress and matching jacket

Navabi

 

£241.00

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Chesca Scallop Embroidered Mesh Dress, Iris/Navy

Chesca Scallop Embroidered Mesh Dress, Iris/Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Shift Dress, Bronze/Grey

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Shift Dress, Bronze/Grey

John Lewis & Partners

 

£169.00

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Dress with 3/4-length sleeves

Dress with 3/4-length sleeves

Gerry Weber

 

£150.00

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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£74.00

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Kirsten Krog Lace overlay dress

Kirsten Krog Lace overlay dress

Navabi

 

£252.00

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Ivory/Navy Sleeveless Split Colour Print Crush Pleat Dress

Ivory/Navy Sleeveless Split Colour Print Crush Pleat Dress

Chesca

 

£135.00

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Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £189.00

£94.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Nancy Dress, Pink

Fenn Wright Manson Nancy Dress, Pink

John Lewis & Partners

was: £199.00

£139.00

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Scattered Camellia Dress

Scattered Camellia Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £95.00

£38.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Felicia Dress, Flower Placement Dress

Fenn Wright Manson Felicia Dress, Flower Placement Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £189.00

£132.00

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Chesca Embroidered Beaded Dress, Navy/Ivory

Chesca Embroidered Beaded Dress, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£275.00

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Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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Chesca Scallop Trim Tiered Lace Dress, Black/White

Chesca Scallop Trim Tiered Lace Dress, Black/White

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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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 & Partners

 

£169.00

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Chesca Eyelash Trim Lace Dress, Riviera Blue/Ivory

Chesca Eyelash Trim Lace Dress, Riviera Blue/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Picture Collar Dress, Red

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Picture Collar Dress, Red

John Lewis & Partners

 

£169.00

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Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Dress, Ivory

Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Dress, Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£255.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Crepe Pleated Dress, Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Crepe Pleated Dress, Wine Tasting

John Lewis & Partners

 

£149.00

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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 & Partners

 

£159.00

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Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Contrast Fit and Flare Dress

Contrast Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

was: £50.00

£30.00

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Magenta Multi Layered Crepe Dress

Magenta Multi Layered Crepe Dress

Chesca

 

£140.00

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Silver Grey Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Silver Grey Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Chesca Floral Print Layered Chiffon Dress, Orange/Multi

Chesca Floral Print Layered Chiffon Dress, Orange/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Dress, Blush/Ivory

Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Dress, Blush/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£255.00

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Chesca Allover Bead Dress, Navy/Lilac

Chesca Allover Bead Dress, Navy/Lilac

John Lewis & Partners

 

£275.00

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Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Countess Tapework Dress

Countess Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

 

£199.00

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Floral Print Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Print Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£60.00

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Floral Print Pleated Dress

Floral Print Pleated Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Delaphine Jaquard Dress

Delaphine Jaquard Dress

Phase Eight

 

£150.00

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Tatiana Embroidered Dress

Tatiana Embroidered Dress

Phase Eight

was: £135.00

£55.00

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Chesca Floral Print Mesh Dress and Bolero, Blue/Multi

Chesca Floral Print Mesh Dress and Bolero, Blue/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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Chrissy Tapework Dress

Chrissy Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

 

£199.00

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Sienna Tapework Dress

Sienna Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

was: £199.00

£149.00

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Queen Anne Dress Navy Multi

Queen Anne Dress Navy Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £249.00

£149.00

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Chesca Lace Cornelli Embroidered Dress

Chesca Lace Cornelli Embroidered Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£255.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Chesca Lily Rose Print Jersey Dress, Black/Multi

Chesca Lily Rose Print Jersey Dress, Black/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Leaf Print Jacquard Dress

Leaf Print Jacquard Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£35.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£30.00

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Countess Tapework Dress

Countess Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

 

£199.00

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Farryn Embroidered Dress

Farryn Embroidered Dress

Phase Eight

 

£150.00

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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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Karen Millen Asymmetric Stripe Flared Maxi Dress, Multi

Karen Millen Asymmetric Stripe Flared Maxi Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £190.00

£125.00

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Coast Lola Colour Block Dress

Coast Lola Colour Block Dress

Coast

was: £149.00

£109.00

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Margie Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Margie Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Boden

 

£120.00

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Farleigh Coat Black Women Boden, Black

Farleigh Coat Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

 

£250.00

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Farleigh Coat Brown Women Boden, Camel

Farleigh Coat Brown Women Boden, Camel

Boden

 

£250.00

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French Connection Manhattan Colourblock Dress, Royal Scarlet/Black

French Connection Manhattan Colourblock Dress, Royal Scarlet/Black

John Lewis & Partners

was: £90.00

£48.00

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Monochrome Maxi Wrap Dress

Monochrome Maxi Wrap Dress

Roman Originals

 

£60.00

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Damsel in a Dress Canter Dress, Multi

Damsel in a Dress Canter Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £89.00

£75.00

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Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Magnolia Jersey Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Magnolia Jersey Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £110.00

£66.00

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Chesca Linen Layered Dress, White/Multi

Chesca Linen Layered Dress, White/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Dress with 3/4-length sleeves

Dress with 3/4-length sleeves

Gerry Weber

 

£150.00

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Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £89.00

£59.00

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Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £79.00

£55.00

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Navy One Shoulder Dress

Navy One Shoulder Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £99.00

£69.00

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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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Chesca Colour Block Layered Dress, White/Orange

Chesca Colour Block Layered Dress, White/Orange

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Margie Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Margie Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

 

£120.00

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Margot Midi Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Margot Midi Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Boden

was: £280.00

£168.00

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Chesca Contrast Pintuck Dress, Navy/Ivory

Chesca Contrast Pintuck Dress, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

was: £220.00

£125.00

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Winser London Grace Colour Block Dress

Winser London Grace Colour Block Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £150.00

£79.00

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Chesca Colour Block Linen Jacket

Chesca Colour Block Linen Jacket

John Lewis & Partners

 

£135.00

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Monochrome Asymmetric Dress

Monochrome Asymmetric Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Stretch cotton sheath dress

Stretch cotton sheath dress

Gerry Weber

 

£140.00

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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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Claudia Ponte Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Claudia Ponte Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Boden

 

£110.00

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Scuba dress with a print

Scuba dress with a print

Gerry Weber

 

£150.00

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Savannah Print Cocoon Dress

Savannah Print Cocoon Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £109.00

£79.00

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Studio 8 Tegan Colourblock Dress

Studio 8 Tegan Colourblock Dress

Studio 8

was: £110.00

£55.00

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Gina Bacconi Mayra Abstract Panel Dress, Fuschia

Gina Bacconi Mayra Abstract Panel Dress, Fuschia

John Lewis & Partners

 

£200.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£30.00

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Adrianna Papell Crepe Colorblock Dress, Blush/Ivory

Adrianna Papell Crepe Colorblock Dress, Blush/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

was: £55.00

£38.50

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Studio 8 Michelle Colour Block Dress

Studio 8 Michelle Colour Block Dress

Studio 8

was: £120.00

£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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