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

Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Adrianna Papell High Low Cascade Dress

Adrianna Papell High Low Cascade Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£245.00

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REGAL EMBROIDERY BARDOT DIP HEM MAXI DRESS

REGAL EMBROIDERY BARDOT DIP HEM MAXI DRESS

Chi Chi Clothing

 

£85.00

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Off-the-shoulder lace dress

Off-the-shoulder lace dress

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Elegant maxi dress with sequins

Elegant maxi dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£180.00

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Chesca Beaded Mesh Dress, Dark Grey

Chesca Beaded Mesh Dress, Dark Grey

John Lewis & Partners

 

£325.00

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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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Coast Ester Jacquard Full Midi Dress

Coast Ester Jacquard Full Midi Dress

Coast

 

£179.00

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Gina Bacconi Scuba Crepe Maxi Dress

Gina Bacconi Scuba Crepe Maxi Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£190.00

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Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Pretty Frill Chiffon Dress

Roman Originals

was: £60.00

£40.00

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Floral Placement Maxi Dress

Floral Placement Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

 

£70.00

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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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Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Tomato Lace Shift Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£179.00

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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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Feather Trim Cold Shoulder Dress

Feather Trim Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£75.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Maxi Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

 

£70.00

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Coast Montana May Bardot Dress

Coast Montana May Bardot Dress

Coast

 

£159.00

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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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Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Arwen Silk Drape Dress

Arwen Silk Drape Dress

Phase Eight

 

£295.00

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Lilac Lace Shift Dress

Lilac Lace Shift Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £85.00

£55.00

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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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Marjorie Organza Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Marjorie Organza Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £180.00

£126.00

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Tomato Asymmetric Peplum Dress

Tomato Asymmetric Peplum Dress

Mint Velvet

was: £69.00

£45.00

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Sparkle Chiffon Overlay Dress

Sparkle Chiffon Overlay Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Michaela Louisa Blush Pink ¾ Sleeve Lace Maxi Dress

Michaela Louisa Blush Pink ¾ Sleeve Lace Maxi Dress

Chesca

 

£220.00

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Chesca Flounce Layered Cuff Hyacinth Dress, Hyacinth

Chesca Flounce Layered Cuff Hyacinth Dress, Hyacinth

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Coast Maura Print Bardot Dress

Coast Maura Print Bardot Dress

Coast

 

£169.00

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Halter Neck Tropical Print Maxi Dress

Halter Neck Tropical Print Maxi Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Coast Peyton Lace Trim Jacquard Drs

Coast Peyton Lace Trim Jacquard Drs

Coast

 

£129.00

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Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £250.00

£175.00

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Elegant midi dress with sequins

Elegant midi dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£170.00

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Effie Silk Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Effie Silk Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Boden

was: £170.00

£85.00

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Arwen Silk Drape Dress

Arwen Silk Drape Dress

Phase Eight

 

£295.00

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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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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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Beatrix Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

Beatrix Dress Multi Women Boden, Multicouloured

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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Allegra Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow

Allegra Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow

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, Multicouloured

Greta Shift Dress Navy Women Boden, Multicouloured

Boden

was: £300.00

£180.00

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Agnes Dress Navy Women Boden, navy

Agnes Dress Navy Women Boden, navy

Boden

was: £250.00

£175.00

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Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Jemima Ruffle Dress Ivory Women Boden, Ivory

Boden

was: £250.00

£175.00

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Gina Bacconi Judith Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

Gina Bacconi Judith Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

was: £175.00

£125.00

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Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Lilac/Silver

Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Lilac/Silver

John Lewis & Partners

was: £290.00

£203.00

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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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Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £189.00

£132.30

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Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£104.30

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Suki Lace Dress

Suki Lace Dress

Phase Eight

was: £160.00

£99.00

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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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Fenn Wright Petite Manson Maggy Dress, Pink

Fenn Wright Petite Manson Maggy Dress, Pink

John Lewis & Partners

was: £229.00

£160.00

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Floral Embroidered Mesh Dress

Floral Embroidered Mesh Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £120.00

£36.00

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Scattered Camellia Dress

Scattered Camellia Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £95.00

£66.00

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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 Eyelash Trim Lace Dress, Riviera Blue/Ivory

Chesca Eyelash Trim Lace Dress, Riviera Blue/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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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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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 Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

Chesca Colourblock Dress, Ivory/Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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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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Chesca Mesh Dress, Black

Chesca Mesh Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Etta Blush Dress

Etta Blush Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £375.00

£110.00

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Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Coast Bella Soft Drape Shift Dress

Coast Bella Soft Drape Shift Dress

Coast

 

£129.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Floral Print Dress

Floral Print Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Floral Garden Pique Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Garden Pique Fit and Flare Dress

Laura Ashley

was: £95.00

£38.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Floral Print Pleated Dress

Floral Print Pleated Dress

Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£35.00

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Sadie Dress

Sadie Dress

Phase Eight

was: £150.00

£45.00

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Prisca Dress

Prisca Dress

Phase Eight

was: £150.00

£75.00

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Chesca Floral Drape Dress, White Ivory

Chesca Floral Drape Dress, White Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£165.00

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Chesca Layered Dress, Magenta

Chesca Layered Dress, Magenta

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Chesca Sequin And Embroidered Mesh Dress, Blush

Chesca Sequin And Embroidered Mesh Dress, Blush

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Chesca Layered Chiffon Dress, Multi

Chesca Layered Chiffon Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£225.00

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Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Blue/Pink

Gina Bacconi Jacquelin Dress And Chiffon Cape, Blue/Pink

John Lewis & Partners

was: £290.00

£203.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift 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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Chrissy Tapework Dress

Chrissy Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

 

£199.00

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Indra Tapework Dress

Indra Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

was: £199.00

£149.00

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Dee Floral Dress

Dee Floral Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£65.00

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Quentin Tapework Dress

Quentin Tapework Dress

Phase Eight

was: £199.00

£139.00

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Mandy Layered Lace Dress

Mandy Layered Lace Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£79.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Judith Floral Jacquard Dress, Ivory

Gina Bacconi Judith Floral Jacquard Dress, Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

was: £175.00

£125.00

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Chesca Embroidered Beaded Dress, Rose Pink

Chesca Embroidered Beaded Dress, Rose Pink

John Lewis & Partners

 

£275.00

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Caylana Poppy Floral Dress

Caylana Poppy Floral Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£79.00

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Floral Print Sweetheart Dress

Floral Print Sweetheart Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Carly Dress Raspberry Multi

Carly Dress Raspberry Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£127.20

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£30.00

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Floral Square Neck Dress

Floral Square Neck Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Online Exclusive Jacquard Shift Dress

Online Exclusive Jacquard Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£30.00

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Floral Embroidered Jacquard Shift Dress

Floral Embroidered Jacquard Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£15.00

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Floral Cold Shoulder Scuba Dress

Floral Cold Shoulder Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Nia Dress Ivory Multi

Nia Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£79.00

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Bethania Floral Dress

Bethania Floral Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£65.00

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Whitney Placement Print Dress

Whitney Placement Print Dress

Phase Eight

was: £130.00

£65.00

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Moriko Dress

Moriko Dress

Phase Eight

was: £160.00

£65.00

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Juno Dress

Juno Dress

Phase Eight

was: £160.00

£125.00

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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

£152.00

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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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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£25.00

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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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Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

Chesca Scallop Layered Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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Lily Dress Navy Multi

Lily Dress Navy Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £110.00

£69.00

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Colour Block Shift Dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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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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Monochrome Asymmetric Dress

Monochrome Asymmetric Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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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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Navy One Shoulder Dress

Navy One Shoulder Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£129.00

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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 Contrast Pintuck Dress, Navy/Ivory

Chesca Contrast Pintuck Dress, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

was: £220.00

£125.00

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Chesca Colour Block Linen Jacket

Chesca Colour Block Linen Jacket

John Lewis & Partners

 

£135.00

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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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Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Ripple Print High Neck Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£119.00

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Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Colour Blocked Panelled Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£109.00

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Savannah Print Cocoon Dress

Savannah Print Cocoon Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£109.00

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Studio 8 Tegan Colourblock Dress

Studio 8 Tegan Colourblock Dress

Studio 8

was: £110.00

£65.00

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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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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: £110.00

£82.50

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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: £79.00

£59.00

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Wren Ponte Midi Dress Red Women Boden, Pink

Wren Ponte Midi Dress Red Women Boden, Pink

Boden

 

£90.00

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Adrianna Papell Stripe Printed Dress, Blue/Multi

Adrianna Papell Stripe Printed Dress, Blue/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£120.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Flossie Panelled Lace Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Flossie Panelled Lace Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£270.00

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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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Stripe Midi Dress

Stripe Midi Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£15.00

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Monochrome Colour Block Dress

Monochrome Colour Block Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Coast Macie Panelled Maxi Dress

Coast Macie Panelled Maxi Dress

Coast

 

£159.00

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Fit and Flare Colour Block Dress

Fit and Flare Colour Block Dress

Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£30.00

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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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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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