Jacques Vert Spring Summer Occasionwear

Discover Magic-in-the-Moment Collection

It’s that time of year when invites begin to arrive so be occasion ready with the Magic in the Moment collection. Nothing can beat a dress with flair and Jacques Vert SS17 range offers this and so much more with great fitting styles. Enviable shapes featuring fit and flare designs along with flowing cape dresses are set to take centre stage. While full on glamour awaits in luxurious lace and jacquard fabrics. So whether its a Day at the Races, garden parties or summer wedding find instant outfit inspiration at Jacques Vert. Mother of the Bride shift dresses with matching jackets are beautifully cut for a sleek silhouette. Whilst essential accessories are on hand to make each outfit complete.

Jacques Vert Summer Occasion Collection 2017
Mother of the Bride Summer Cape Dresses

Soft to touch fabrics and pretty florals adorn the latest collection. We love the printed drape cape dress that oozes femininity just add heels and clutch to finish. The dreamy design ends modestly on the knee and has 1/2 length sheer sleeves. Simply colour match shoes, bag and fascinator from the multi grey or green hues. Another enchanting piece is the wrap sleeveless dress in pastel pink or grey featuring an elegant cape that drapes lovingly over your shoulders. Its simplistic appeal works well for formal events and smart occasions.

Drape Cape Occasion Dresses

Adrianna Papell Beaded Capelet Dress, Midnight/Black

Adrianna Papell Beaded Capelet Dress, Midnight/Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£395.00

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Chesca Cape Trim Beaded Mesh Dress

Chesca Cape Trim Beaded Mesh Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£350.00

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Chesca Cape Trim Beaded Mesh Dress

Chesca Cape Trim Beaded Mesh Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£350.00

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Gina Bacconi Roena Mesh Cape Dress

Gina Bacconi Roena Mesh Cape Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£320.00

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Gina Bacconi Roena Mesh Cape Dress

Gina Bacconi Roena Mesh Cape Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£320.00

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Gina Bacconi Roena Mesh Cape Dress

Gina Bacconi Roena Mesh Cape Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£320.00

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Day to Evening Occasionwear

Irresistible new styles include elegant day to evening wear and all important finishing touches. A beautifully understated mid grey dress crafted in a subtle jacquard is an all event winner. Details include a v-neckline, cap sleeves and tie belt. For a ready to wear wedding ensemble style with the edge to edge jacket, flower pointed mid high courts and clutch. Finish with modest pill box fascinator or go bold with a wide brim feather hat. Dresses with short sleeves like the rose print shift give neat arm coverage. Match the dress with a vibrant pink cover up, peep toe shoes and bag.

Complete Day to Evening Occasion Looks

Leaf Lace Skirt and Matching Top

The effortless chic of lace makes it one of our wardrobe heroes especially for after dark dressing. So break away from traditional dress and jacket outfits instead go with a trendy lace skirt and contrast top. Occasion-ready pencil skirts in black and cream with matching leaf lace overlay top adds another dimension to your going out collection. Best of all, both pieces are easily styled with other separates for even more luxe looks.

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Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue

Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

was: £203.00

£145.00

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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 Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue

Gina Bacconi Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Helen McAlinden Sandy Boucle Jacket

Helen McAlinden Sandy Boucle Jacket

John Lewis & Partners

 

£280.00

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Helen McAlinden Lydia Boucle Coat, Cream

Helen McAlinden Lydia Boucle Coat, Cream

John Lewis & Partners

 

£349.00

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Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Dressy Trousers & Occasion Coats

 

Chiffon Trousers and Occasion Coats

An absolute must have for any event is a perfectly cut pair of trousers especially when they are easily dressed up. Find your preferred style whether it is straight, wide or slim leg and enjoy putting together a fabulous look. The fluid shape of chiffon trousers lends itself perfectly to special occasions and is the ultimate in chic.

Dressy Trouser Suits

New-in trousers come in a range of colours adding to their versatility allowing you to mix and match and mix again! For an alternative wedding outfit partner mid neutral or light grey trousers with one of Jacques Vert’s gorgeous summer coats. Elegant layering comes in many forms including textured, lace and rose printed long line jackets.

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Mint Green Pencil Skirt and Tailored Jacket

Eastex Mint Blossom Collection
Fresh new colours for spring. The Mint Blossom collection is a new season favourite with pretty printed blouses, lace trim tops and cardigans, floral skirts and matching jackets plus elegant navy blue and mint green pencil skirt suits. Enhance your look with the coordinating soft neck scarf draped over your outfit for a ladylike finish.

 

Two Piece Pencil Skirt Suit
Add to your formal wear wardrobe with a classic two piece suit in a fresh spring time shade of mint green. The stunning collarless jacket features piped detailing around the edges, one button fastening, long sleeves and seamed back. A tailored fit with a slight textured feel that is fully lined for comfort. Length 59cm. Pair with the flattering pencil skirt blossom floral blouse and coordinating occasion hat for a complete wedding look. Expertly crafted the hat features mint and navy feathers and a super chic wide brim shape. The skirt length is 63cm.

Fiona Dress Pale Pink Multi

Fiona Dress Pale Pink Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Helen McAlinden Caroline Dress

Helen McAlinden Caroline Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£285.00

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Gina Bacconi Merida Floral Embroidered Bolero, Beige/Multi

Gina Bacconi Merida Floral Embroidered Bolero, Beige/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£190.00

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Carly Dress Citrine Multi

Carly Dress Citrine Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Alena Dress Ivory Blue

Alena Dress Ivory Blue

Hobbs Ltd

was: £179.00

£99.00

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Monsoon Odette Asymmetric Neckline Dress, Pink

Monsoon Odette Asymmetric Neckline Dress, Pink

John Lewis & Partners

 

£120.00

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Coast Heidi Printed Full Midi Dress

Coast Heidi Printed Full Midi Dress

Coast

 

£179.00

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Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Monsoon Alba Print Tea Dress, Green

Monsoon Alba Print Tea Dress, Green

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Winser London Satin Wrap Over Dress, Emerald/Black

Winser London Satin Wrap Over Dress, Emerald/Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£249.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Alicia Print Cupro Midi Dress

Alicia Print Cupro Midi Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£129.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Lichtenstein Jacket, Blue

Fenn Wright Manson Lichtenstein Jacket, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

was: £149.00

£119.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Savannah Dress, Sweet Pea

Fenn Wright Manson Savannah Dress, Sweet Pea

John Lewis & Partners

was: £199.00

£159.00

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Grandmother of the Bride Occasion Outfits
In sizes 10 to 22 Eastex offers a choice of sophisticated styles perfect for the Grandmother of the Bride. The range includes a wide range of designs to flatter the mature figure. Discover smart and structured pencil skirt suits, two in one dresses with a relaxed fit and soft floral blouses with matching skirts and lace tops. A choice of skirts offer comfort too with part elasticated waistbands and fit and flared shapes. Easily put together combinations will extend your occasionwear wardrobe for year round social event dressing.

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Alexon Blue & Neutral Snake Print Outfit

Boxy Jacket & Matching Shift Dress
Take a break from summer’s hot hues with these stunning co-ordinating pieces from Alexon. The iconic shift dress holds a timeless appeal with figure flattering pleating and wrap over neckline. Wear with the matching square shaped jacket for a compete ensemble for a special occasion. The unusual snake print design and muted tones of blue and neutral transcend the seasons for a versatile outfit to be worn throughout the year.


 

Below the Knee Pencil Skirt Suit
The ultra modern boxy jacket spells effortless style that works beautifully with both the tailored dress and pencil skirt. A classic look brought up to date in a contemporary snakeskin print gives you two styles to wear. From the fail safe dress option to the sophisticated skirt suit you can be sure of an eye catching finish however you choose to partner the jacket.

The statement print and chic jacquard fabric gives a feminine feel perfect for day to night occasions. The collarless jacket features three quarter sleeves, split cuffs and concealed button fastening. The skirt details includes small back vent and falls just below the knee, length 63cm.

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Coast Grace High Low Jacquard Dress

Coast Grace High Low Jacquard Dress

Coast

was: £195.00

£109.00

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Helen McAlinden Judy Grandad Collar Shirt Dress

Helen McAlinden Judy Grandad Collar Shirt Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£280.00

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Betty Barclay Lace Dress

Betty Barclay Lace Dress

John Lewis & Partners

was: £165.00

£115.50

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Cassie Print Blocked Dress

Cassie Print Blocked Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£129.00

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Stella Bow Detail Dress

Stella Bow Detail Dress

Phase Eight

 

£120.00

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Co-ordinating Bag and Fascinator
Complete your glamorous look with elegant accessories. The co-ordinating blue jacquard clutch bag comes with detachable chain strap and inner pocket. Top with a stunning headpiece in a mix of cream ivory and blue. Alexon’s feather fascinator sits on a slim satin head band in understated shades that blend with the dress, bolero and skirt. Comfortable and easy to wear for all your summer events.

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Alexon’s Occasionwear Collection
Your occasionwear wardrobe is going to be anything but dull with Alexon’s new arrivals coming in all the time. From eveningwear palazzo trousers, pashminas, lace tops and cover ups there’s plenty of dressy outfits ideal for weddings and evening receptions.

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Eastex Light Purple Wedding Collection

Complete Occasion Sets
A delightful collection in summery shades of light mauve and green sets the scene for this year’s best events. Garden parties, a day at the races or simply a colour injection for smart everyday dressing. Whatever the occasion you can be sure of finding the perfect combination. You can mix and match a variety of pieces at Eastex and if purple is your colour take your pick from the latest arrivals in light mauve, dreamy lilac and deep pink.


Jacket with Corsage
No outfit would be complete without the elegance of a tailored jacket. Fully lined with 5 front button and loop fastening and fitted with a pretty corsage decoration adds to its appeal. The ideal partner to its matching light purple fit and flare skirt.

Tailored Pencil Skirt Suit
The beautiful shade contrasts well with other colours particularly the Covent Garden short sleeve blouse and floral skirt. Another option gives you an unfussy look with a knee length pencil slim skirt. A sophisticated tailored suit perfect for formal affairs.

more occasionwear outfits…
Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue

Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

was: £203.00

£145.00

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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 Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue

Gina Bacconi Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Helen McAlinden Sandy Boucle Jacket

Helen McAlinden Sandy Boucle Jacket

John Lewis & Partners

 

£280.00

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Helen McAlinden Lydia Boucle Coat, Cream

Helen McAlinden Lydia Boucle Coat, Cream

John Lewis & Partners

 

£349.00

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Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Floral Jacquard Bolero

Floral Jacquard Bolero

Roman Originals

 

£25.00

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Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Melody Coat Oyster Posie

Melody Coat Oyster Posie

Hobbs Ltd

 

£399.00

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Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Hobbs Ltd

 

£299.00

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Floral Blouses
Eastex smart daywear blouses come in an array of bright and cheery designs many have matching skirts. The pastel and bold prints tap into the season’s mood in long and short sleeve styles, crinkle fabrics with ruffle front and embellished detail. Delicate embroidered blouses, tie neck, pleated and scarf tops complete the range.

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Matching Purple Accessories
For a standout appearance finishing touches are all important. Wedding hats, flower fascinators and clutch bags can be found to compliment your look. Eastex’s range includes multi feather hats in ivory, yellow, mid pink and two tone shades of purple plus trendy asymmetric saucer headwear and jewellery sets.

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Monsoon Colour Block Skirt & Jacket

New Colour Blocking Outfits
Embrace the colour blocking trend with mix and match options from Monsoon. Rich autumnal hues and rich jewel shades combine majestically to bring your wardrobe alive with colour. The must have look of the season can be found among the range of clothing in the New Capsule Collection. It’s here we came across this beautifully designed fully lined skirt and matching jacket.

Black Shift Dress & Matching Jacket
Other coordinating pieces include the Giselle Ponte shift dress with contrasting colour blocked pockets. Details include fitted bust seams and concealed zip. The black sleeveless style works well with the cropped jacket for a sophisticated occasion outfit.

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Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£99.00

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Hanky Hem Fit and Flare Dress

Hanky Hem Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£55.00

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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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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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Margie Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Margie Dress Black Women Boden, Black

Boden

was: £120.00

£60.00

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Claudia Ponte Midi Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Claudia Ponte Midi Dress Red Women Boden, Red

Boden

was: £110.00

£88.00

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Pussy Bow Blouses
The latest collection of winter brights, embellished tops, chic pencil skirts and evening dresses has the party season well and truly covered. Russet brown, red, emerald green, gold and a myriad of print and patterns jump out at you. No wardrobe will complete without a 70’s inspired pussy bow blouse. Monsoon have a stunning range of dressy sheer bow blouses complete with removable camisole.

Autumn Winter 2011
For those cooler days ahead keep your feet warm and snug in a pair of fleece boots or try out a some lace up ankle boots. Give a fashion twist to your everyday look and team a dress or skirt with a pair of trendy lace up ankle boots. The AW11 coats, capes and jackets collection will wrap you up in style with frills, swing styles, checks and stripes plus a touch of faux fur thrown in for good measure.

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Gina Bacconi & Frank Usher Occasion Outfits

Mother of the Bride wears a Sky Blue Crepe Coat Dress

Today’s royal occasion and arrival of Carol Middleton wearing an ever so elegant coat dress has inspired us to find similar Mother of of Bride outfits and dresses in shimmering hues of light blue and grey. Understated and simplistic was the order of the day as both mother and daughter came out looking stunning. The dress and matching jacket, coat dresses and skirt suits were a popular choice by many. We love these soft grey Gina Bacconi and Frank Usher Mother of the Bride Outfits

Frank Usher Jacquard Bodice, Bolero and Matching Skirt
This fabulous ensemble from Frank Usher comes in a ice blue and taupe stretch satin fabric. The three piece outfit is available separately but when worn together make a stunning Mother of the Bride outfit. The simple cut, edge to edge bolero and fluted slit cuffs add to its charm as does the animal print jacquard pencil skirt. Take the short jacket off to reveal a sleeveless bodice with sunburst pleating, gathering tab detail and asymmetric hem.

Gina Bacconi Moss Crepe Jacket, Skirt, Top & Flower Trim Hat
Classic tailoring doesn’t get better than this day to evening outfit from Gina Bacconi. The soft shade of grey and distinctive detailing transforms this three piece suit into a winning combination worthy of any special occasion. The silver grey jacket has pleats and a sprinkle of sequins to the front with a cornelli braid trim clasp. The moss crepe bias cut skirt has a stretch waist for added comfort and a side zip.

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Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue

Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

was: £203.00

£145.00

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Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

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£220.00

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Gina Bacconi Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue

Gina Bacconi Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue

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£240.00

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Helen McAlinden Sandy Boucle Jacket

Helen McAlinden Sandy Boucle Jacket

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£280.00

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Helen McAlinden Lydia Boucle Coat, Cream

Helen McAlinden Lydia Boucle Coat, Cream

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£349.00

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Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Scallop Trim

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Floral Jacquard Bolero

Floral Jacquard Bolero

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£25.00

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Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Melody Coat Oyster Posie

Melody Coat Oyster Posie

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Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Melody Dress Oyster Posie

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Royal Wedding Hats Crown the Day
As each member of the Royal Wedding Party made their appearance a wonderful array of colour and styles soon emerged. To the delight of the crowd and all watching at home the Royal Wedding was a day of full fabulous gowns, hats and fascinators from the very best designers. Trendy and classical dressers of all ages brought a mix of unique styles to the auspicious event of Prince William & Catherine’s wedding.

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