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

Gina Bacconi Gwen Velvet Feather Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Gwen Velvet Feather Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£250.00

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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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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Gina Bacconi Sonrisa Gold Stud Velvet Dress, Wine/Gold

Gina Bacconi Sonrisa Gold Stud Velvet Dress, Wine/Gold

John Lewis & Partners

was: £161.00

£115.00

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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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Sequin Lace Overlay Dress

Sequin Lace Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

was: £55.00

£35.00

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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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Adrianna Papell High Low Dress, Pale Peach Multi

Adrianna Papell High Low Dress, Pale Peach Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £105.00

£63.00

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Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £89.00

£69.00

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Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Bolero

Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Bolero

Chesca

 

£105.00

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Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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Annabeth Fringe Dress

Annabeth Fringe Dress

Phase Eight

was: £179.00

£110.00

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Mascara Floral embroidered evening gown

Mascara Floral embroidered evening gown

Navabi

 

£304.00

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Rose Pink Embroidered and Beaded Bolero

Rose Pink Embroidered and Beaded Bolero

Chesca

 

£105.00

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Rose Pink Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Rose Pink Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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Raishma Floral Frill Dress, Navy

Raishma Floral Frill Dress, Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£350.00

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Elegant maxi dress with sequins

Elegant maxi dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£180.00

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Roxy Print Asymmetric Dress

Roxy Print Asymmetric Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £85.00

£65.00

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Gina Bacconi Marcella Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Marcella Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

was: £224.00

£160.00

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Gina Bacconi Louise Embroidered Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Louise Embroidered Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

was: £208.00

£130.00

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Gina Bacconi Iga Embroidered Dress, Black/Red

Gina Bacconi Iga Embroidered Dress, Black/Red

John Lewis & Partners

was: £216.00

£135.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Midi Lace Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Midi Lace Dress

Amazon

was: £66.00

£37.43

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Diamante Trim Overlay Dress

Diamante Trim Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

was: £50.00

£40.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Maxi Chiffon Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Maxi Chiffon Dress

Amazon

 

£80.00

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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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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Lace Halter Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Lace Halter Dress

Amazon

 

£73.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Floral Maxi Halter Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Floral Maxi Halter Dress

Amazon

 

£95.00

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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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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Maxi Lace Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Maxi Lace Dress

Amazon

 

£77.00

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Lola Jade Embroidered full length gown

Lola Jade Embroidered full length gown

Navabi

 

£224.00

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Jolie Moi Three Quarter Sleeved Lace Dress

Jolie Moi Three Quarter Sleeved Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £95.00

£75.00

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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£30.00

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Feather Trim Cold Shoulder Dress

Feather Trim Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£75.00

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Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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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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Loretta Maxi Dress Pink Women Boden, Pink

Loretta Maxi Dress Pink Women Boden, Pink

Boden

was: £300.00

£210.00

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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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Allegra Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow

Allegra Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Greta Shift Dress Navy Women Boden, Multicouloured

Greta Shift Dress Navy Women Boden, Multicouloured

Boden

was: £300.00

£180.00

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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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Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £250.00

£150.00

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Bryony Lace Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Bryony Lace Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

was: £180.00

£144.00

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Lottie Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Lottie Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

 

£130.00

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Lottie Midi Dress Blue Women Boden, Ivory

Lottie Midi Dress Blue Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

 

£130.00

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Ada Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Ada Midi Dress Green Women Boden, Green

Boden

 

£130.00

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Ada Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Ada Midi Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy

Boden

 

£130.00

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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 Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£220.00

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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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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Arabella Dress Ivory Multi

Arabella Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£179.00

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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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Mascara Lace cocktail dress and matching jacket

Mascara Lace cocktail dress and matching jacket

Navabi

 

£104.00

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Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Lace Embellished Trim Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Dania Dress Dusky Blue Navy

Dania Dress Dusky Blue Navy

Hobbs Ltd

 

£159.00

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Jackie Dress Black Ivory

Jackie Dress Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Savannah Dress, Sweet Pea

Fenn Wright Manson Savannah Dress, Sweet Pea

John Lewis & Partners

 

£199.00

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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 Sapphire Lace Embroidered Dress

Gina Bacconi Sapphire Lace Embroidered Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Gina Bacconi Carole Lace Dress

Gina Bacconi Carole Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Ellise Lace Bodices Dress

Ellise Lace Bodices Dress

Phase Eight

 

£160.00

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Seraphina Dress Pink Black

Seraphina Dress Pink Black

Hobbs Ltd

 

£229.00

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Kirsten Krog Lace overlay dress

Kirsten Krog Lace overlay dress

Navabi

 

£280.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Bright Flower & Zebra Border Print Shift Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Bright Flower & Zebra Border Print Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£240.00

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Dress with 3/4-length sleeves

Dress with 3/4-length sleeves

Gerry Weber

was: £150.00

£45.00

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Danni Printed Floral Dress

Danni Printed Floral Dress

Phase Eight

 

£130.00

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Carly Dress Raspberry Multi

Carly Dress Raspberry Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£127.00

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Teresa 3D Metallic Lace Dress

Teresa 3D Metallic Lace Dress

Phase Eight

 

£225.00

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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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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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Chesca Scallop Embroidered Mesh Dress, Iris/Navy

Chesca Scallop Embroidered Mesh Dress, Iris/Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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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

was: £84.50

£50.50

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Fenn Wright Manson Nancy Dress, Pink

Fenn Wright Manson Nancy Dress, Pink

John Lewis & Partners

was: £139.00

£59.00

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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 Eyelash Trim Lace Dress, Riviera Blue/Ivory

Chesca Eyelash Trim Lace Dress, Riviera Blue/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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Floral Print Dress

Floral Print Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Sweetheart Spot Floral Scuba Dress

Sweetheart Spot Floral Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Navy/Ivory Embroidered and Beaded Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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Hyacinth Floral Dress With Flounce Layered Cuff

Hyacinth Floral Dress With Flounce Layered Cuff

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Hyacinth Sheer & Stripe Crush Pleat Drape Dress With Lining

Hyacinth Sheer & Stripe Crush Pleat Drape Dress With Lining

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Magenta Multi Layered Crepe Dress

Magenta Multi Layered Crepe Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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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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Indra Tapework dress

Indra Tapework dress

Phase Eight

was: £199.00

£140.00

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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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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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Stella Bow Detail Dress

Stella Bow Detail Dress

Phase Eight

 

£120.00

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Floral Print Scuba Dress

Floral Print Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Floral Print Fit and Flare Scuba Dress

Floral Print Fit and Flare Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Caroline Lace Bodice Dress

Caroline Lace Bodice Dress

Phase Eight

 

£160.00

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Stella Bow Detail Dress

Stella Bow Detail Dress

Phase Eight

 

£120.00

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Floral All Over Print Scuba Dress

Floral All Over Print Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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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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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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Floral Border Print Twist Waist Dress

Floral Border Print Twist Waist Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Floral Flock Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Flock Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Mink Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Mink Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress

Chesca

 

£255.00

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Nia Dress Ivory Multi

Nia Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£99.00

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Floral Print Sweetheart Scuba Dress

Floral Print Sweetheart Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Foil Print Chiffon Overlay Dress

Foil Print Chiffon Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Colour Block Illusion Dresses

Petite & Plus Size Panel Dresses

 

Boden Erin Ponte Midi Dress, Navy

Boden Erin Ponte Midi Dress, Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£98.00

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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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ASOS DESIGN colour block pleated maxi dress

ASOS DESIGN colour block pleated maxi dress

ASOS

 

£55.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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M&S Collection Colour Block Short Sleeve Bodycon Dress

M&S Collection Colour Block Short Sleeve Bodycon Dress

Marks and Spencer

 

£49.50

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Ghost Lucy Dress, Dash Geo

Ghost Lucy Dress, Dash Geo

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Ghost Bey Fluid Stripe Midi Dress, Multi

Ghost Bey Fluid Stripe Midi Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Winser London Kate Dress

Winser London Kate Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£139.00

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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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John Lewis & Partners Half Sleeve Colour Block Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners Half Sleeve Colour Block Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Ghost Chloe Dress, Pink/Black

Ghost Chloe Dress, Pink/Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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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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Damsel in a Dress Canter Dress, Multi

Damsel in a Dress Canter Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £149.00

£75.00

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Adrianna Papell Crepe Colorblock Dress, Blush/Ivory

Adrianna Papell Crepe Colorblock Dress, Blush/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

was: £44.00

£33.00

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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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Damsel in a Dress Colourblock Maxi Dress, Navy/Ivory

Damsel in a Dress Colourblock Maxi Dress, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

was: £199.00

£59.00

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Ives Dress Multi

Ives Dress Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £119.00

£99.00

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Flocking Detail Dress

Flocking Detail Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£30.00

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M&S Collection Colour Block Short Sleeve Bodycon Dress

M&S Collection Colour Block Short Sleeve Bodycon Dress

Marks and Spencer

 

£49.50

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Remi Colourblock Dress

Remi Colourblock Dress

Phase Eight

 

£169.00

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Ted Baker Tayiny Ottoman Stripe Ruffle Dress, Navy/Multi

Ted Baker Tayiny Ottoman Stripe Ruffle Dress, Navy/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£179.00

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Vero Moda colour block wrap dress

Vero Moda colour block wrap dress

ASOS

 

£48.00

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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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Winser London Grace Colour Block Dress

Winser London Grace Colour Block Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £69.00

£59.00

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Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Farleigh Coat Black Women Boden, Black

Farleigh Coat Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

was: £250.00

£200.00

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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

was: £150.00

£45.00

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Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£179.00

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Gina Bacconi Mayra Abstract Panel Dress, Fuschia

Gina Bacconi Mayra Abstract Panel Dress, Fuschia

John Lewis & Partners

was: £140.00

£100.00

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Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £45.00

£35.00

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Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £45.00

£29.00

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Navy One Shoulder Dress

Navy One Shoulder Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £69.00

£59.00

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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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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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