Transitional outfits arrive at L.K. Bennett just in time to take us from one season to the next. So getting the look right is easy with effortlessly pairing of midi skirts, silk blouses, dress and trouser suits. Autumn occasion outfits are all about the detail with ready to wear party dresses boasting feminine flare and nipped in waists. Beautiful designs in green, navy blue, monochrome and blush will add an instant wardrobe refresh.
Edge to Edge Jackets and Trench Coats
You’ll find chic layering and cover ups too with edge to edge styling and waist cinching belts. Classics such as trench inspired suede coats works well with all your best outfits. Slip over body sculpting dresses and heels or keep it simple with off duty flats and slim leg trousers. Collections also include military jackets with gold buttons, Crombie styles and double breasted leather coats.
Cream Tweed Pencil Skirt Suits
The new range is ready to take centre stage with investment pieces crafted from the most opulent fabric. Designs combine original prints, signature detailing and rich colours to perfection. Occasion dresses showcase unparalleled attention to detail with intricate and subtle embellishment for after dark elegance. For more polished styles to take you from desk to dinner there’s the laurel cream tweed skirt suit. The flattering pencil skirt finishes elegantly to the knee while the coordinating jacket is collarless with fringed edges. Simply elevate your evening look with L K Bennett leather courts and matching clutch.
There’s something timeless and incredibly alluring about silk. The ultra flirtatious fabric combined with elegant styling is always going to turn heads. Look out for sheer chiffon layers, billowy sleeves, handkerchief hemlines and shimmering embellishment. Romantic calf length full skirts and flowing dresses are cut to flatter to make a statement wherever you go.
Extend your occasionwear wardrobe with clever mesh tops designed to give the illusion of sleeves. Sleeveless tops and dresses are instantly transformed with these versatile pieces from Gina Bacconi. The sheer fabric undergarments are worn over a bra and underneath a dress or top. An easy way to change the look of an outfit whilst giving upper arm coverage at the same time. Choose a style to compliment your LBD or cocktail dresses from plain black and navy mesh to polka dots and patterned lace. View sheer undergarment tops with sleeves.
Flattering Upper Arm Coverage
Shapewear, body shapers and stretch light control lace mesh sleeves at Marks and Spencer solve all your wardrobe dilemmas and create the perfect finish. Simply slip on under that dress you never though you’d wear again and feel confident with the smooth comfortable fit. Full upper arm coverage allows you to step out in all your favourite sleeveless clothing without compromising on your style. Worn like a pull on bra top to fully cover the underarm area with three quarter sleeves and cross over bodice.
Many of Gina Bacconi occasion dresses are sleeveless so for those women who are not enamoured with their upper arms this is a godsend! Sleeveless tops and dresses are back on the agenda and your going out wardrobe looks set to get bigger. The sheerness of the fabric lends itself perfectly to occasion dressing by adding that extra touch of glamour. They work perfectly with lace dresses providing an invisible fit beneath whilst showing a glimpse of arm through the mesh sleeves. A great alternative to wearing jackets and boleros.
See in the New Year with a stylish coat that will take you from winter through to spring. Long line jackets with matching dresses offer a chic co-ordinated look perfect for a wedding. Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest can mix the look up with trousers too. Slim leg trousers worn with a tailored coat or jacket is just as elegant as a dress suit. Simply add heels, clutch and hair accessories to finish. You will find dress coat and jacket outfits along with skirt and trouser suits at Hobbs, Jacques Vert and Bruce by Bruce Oldfield. Our specially curated collection of occasion coats for 2018 comes in multi navy, light blue and ivory colours.
Hobbs Navy Dress and Coat Wedding Outfit
New arrivals at Hobbs never fail to please especially so when it comes to occasionwear. Premium pieces such as the Yen coat with matching dress is sure to impress. An eye-catching floral jacquard fabric in a multi navy print is a sophisticated combination. The fully lined sleeveless dress is cut in a tailored pencil silhouette with seem detailing defining the waist. A beautiful choice to wear alone with metallic accessories or partnered with the matching coat. The Yen coat comes in a contemporary collarless design with concealed fastenings for a streamline finish. An easy style to layer over shift dresses in complementary colours.
Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Occasion Suits
Bruce by Bruce Oldfield couture inspired collection offers ready to wear suits, tailored dresses and classic outerwear. Key pieces for the new season include a navy and white tipped longline jacket. Featuring a round neckline, dart detail to shape the bust, side pockets and contrasting trims on the edges. A day to evening coat to wear over a polka dot or patterned dress. For a touch of shimmer there’s the ivory and silver Sparkle dress and textured funnel neck fitted jacket. Timeless and feminine dresses speak for themselves with a flattering stretch fit, picture stand collar and short sleeves in cobalt blue.
Find effortlessly head to toe occasion wear at Jacques Vert with coordinating jackets, bags, shoes and headpieces. Two piece styles include longline jackets and wedding coats with dresses to match. Each season has its favourite colours from summer pastels to autumnal hues but classic navy works throughout. It brings a formal yet elegant feel to special event outfitting. The Petal Placement print jacket boasts edge to edge design with fashionable fluted sleeves. This occasion worthy jacket can be paired with the Petal dress or with tailored trousers and camisole. For a lighter shade try the long line crepe jacket in a beautiful textured light blue fabric.
New SS17 wedding outfits have arrived at Jacques Vert. So if you are shopping for something extra special you can delight in the exclusive collection of spring and summer occasionwear. Complete looks for Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest in the best colours of the season. Feminine dresses with colourful prints, soft layers and attached capes all designed to grab the limelight. Stand out shades come in poppy red, bright blue and failsafe monochrome. For classic dressing traditional hues in dark navy and ivory are never far away.
Elegant Mother of the Bride/Groom Looks
Find your style from the latest range of dress and skirt suits, occasion jackets, coats and dressy trousers. Versatile separates to extend your wardrobe for a different day to evening combination. A flattering chiffon dress with wrap over bodice and sheer cap sleeves is the perfect party piece. Wear alone or with red cover up or jacket to highlight the pretty floral print. For an elegant two piece we love the mid neutral edge to edge jacket worn over the lace panel shift dress. In addition there’s a wide selection accessories including matching shoes, bags, hats, fascinators and accessories.
Take a break from the classic dress and jacket outfit and go with an alternative Mother of the Bride look. Wedding guests can enjoy the choice of mix and match pieces such as the long-line multi navy spot jacket. Crafted in a luxe jacquard fabric adds a retro touch with its jazzy design. A multitude of looks can be achieved for smart casual to formal functions. Wear with the matching knee length skirt and cream blouse or with wide leg textured trousers and lace tops. Jacques Vert’s short occasion coat looks great draped over a two tone sleeveless dress with contrasting top. The combinations are endless and guaranteed to impress.
Matching Occasion Accessories
The start of the year always brings an array of outfit inspiration and fabulous wedding styles. Especially relevant is the rainbow of of colours to lift the mood and sophisticated shades adding impact on your wardrobe. Finishing touches make dressing up all the more interesting transforming any outfit from ordinary to something truly special. Have fun browsing the stylish collection of fashion accessories and gorgeous hats. Finally add some sparkle with diamante cluster necklaces, bracelets and earrings or keep it simple with a pretty flower clip. Jacques Vert is home of elegant head to toe outfits so it will come as no surprise to discover co-ordinating outfits for every occasion. While their petite collection offers the the perfect fit if you are 5’3” and under.
Gina Bacconi Occasion Dress Suits
The latest SS16 collection from Gina Bacconi exudes timeless elegance for all your seasonal occasions. Dress up and feel fabulous in a style that suits you. New arrivals at Chesca in soft shades are perfect for a spring and summer wedding. For an effortlessly flawless combination we love the two tone guipure lace coat with matching dress. Available in navy/chalk or cookies/cream. The shift dress is crafted from luxurious stretch moss crepe, finishes to the knee and has a round neckline. The lightweight coat feature scalloped elbow length sleeves and is designed with an open front. Complete your look with nude heels, lace bag and wide brim hat. In the evening the long-line jacket can be removed to reveal the chic sleeveless dress. Just add some sparkle and change into your dancing shoes.
Summer Mother of the Bride Outfits
Gina Bacconi occasionwear is full of stand-out pieces to get you noticed. Classic two piece outfits are easy to wear and constructed in the most gorgeous fabrics. Discover shimmer dresses with embroidered detailing, hand embellished tops and matching boleros. For a floaty style there’s the chiffon and crepe dress with layered cape. Figure flattering looks also include jersey dresses with wrap over front and ruched waist. Clever tailoring introduces a feminine touch with dresses featuring a semi-sheer overlay at the bodice. Beautifully shaped outfits for the Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest. Available in a wide range of sizes the latest collections are guaranteed to turn heads.
Shimmer and Pastel Occasionwear
From soft and floaty to the form fitting shift there’s something for everyone. Find your style whether it’s a complete ensemble for a wedding, a day at the races or garden party. Exquisite detailing will update your occasion profile to the next level. Showcase your ability to shine at any event in a striking Gina Bacconi creation. Spring wedding colours include pale blue, soft gold, cream, pearl, apricot, ivory and navy. For summer events add some zing to your occasion wardrobe with eye-catching florals and prints. For a fun loving number there’s the knee length polka dot chiffon dress with cape in pretty pink.
A beautiful lightweight lace coat from Chesca is key to chic layering for a spring or summer wedding. The all over lace occasion coat comes in navy and ivory mix to compliment a variety of pieces. Style with matching dress or chiffon trousers for a smart fashionable look for formal occasions. Details include scallop cuff edge and hem, 3/4 sleeves and chiffon panel around the neckline and centre front. The navy and ivory embroidered dress is very flattering with a lace bodice, short sleeves and v neckline. A fully lined dress with a soft chiffon skirt that gently drapes in the front for an elegant finish. An easy style that has no zips or buttons to contend with, just slip it on and wear on its own or as a two piece outfit with the lace coat.
Chesca is home to fabulous plus size Mother of the Bride and Groom outfits, wedding guest styles and occasionwear. Discover designs to specifically enhance the silhouette with a variety of two and three piece suits to mix and match for endless outfit options. Clothing sizes 12 to 24 in a range of luxurious fabrics, cover-ups and eye-catching accents. New season shades come in pale lilac, heather, ivory, mink, steel grey and blue. Crush pleated dresses with shrugs, stretch bias cut, cowl neck and bead trim dresses are just perfect for special events.
Wide leg jersey lined chiffon pants feature elasticated waists for comfort and are a flattering choice to be worn in a variety of ways. Partner with the lace coat and chiffon camisole for a sophisticated trouser suit and complete with coordinating accessories in navy and ivory. Soft floaty fabric and flared legs is a timeless classic for day through to evening occasions.
Complete your navy and ivory theme with the navy satin pleated Nina clutch and diamante D fit buckle front court shoe. For a top to toe ensemble finish with one of Chesca’s special occasion hats, hatinators or fascinators. The stunning range of accessories also include mid heel wide fitting peep toe shoes with extra padding, clutch bags in champagne, beige, gold, silver, pink, royal blue and black, statement jewellery and elegant head pieces to match the latest new arrivals.