What to Wear to a Wedding Guide

Be the best dressed guest with fabulous wedding and occasionwear at Debenhams. Here you will find style guides for Mother of the Bride and Groom, bridesmaids dresses and the very latest looks. Shop by brand, category or just select new arrivals for the season’s most elegant outfits. There are also buying guides to help you on your way to getting the perfect accessory for a wedding. The finishing touches are essential for making any outfit special with fabulous results when you get it right. Finding matching accessories is the fun bit once you have found your ideal Mother of the Bride outfit.

Debenhams Occasionwear


Fashionable Occasionwear Brands

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 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 Kitty Floral Jacquard Coat, Rose Gold

Gina Bacconi Kitty Floral Jacquard Coat, Rose Gold

John Lewis & Partners

was: £91.00

£65.00

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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 Lanisa Jacquard Dress, Peach

Gina Bacconi Lanisa Jacquard Dress, Peach

John Lewis & Partners

 

£220.00

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Gina Bacconi Krista Jacquard Coat, Peach

Gina Bacconi Krista Jacquard Coat, Peach

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Kathy Floral Jacquard Coat, Rose Gold

Gina Bacconi Kathy Floral Jacquard Coat, Rose Gold

John Lewis & Partners

was: £175.00

£125.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

Gina Bacconi Tori Floral Jacquard Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£220.00

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Chesca Embroidered Mesh Coat, Iris/Navy

Chesca Embroidered Mesh Coat, Iris/Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Chesca Embroidered Mesh Jacket, Iris/Navy

Chesca Embroidered Mesh Jacket, Iris/Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£155.00

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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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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Frock Coat, Bronze/Grey

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Frock Coat, Bronze/Grey

John Lewis & Partners

 

£199.00

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Passiflora Coat Black Multi

Passiflora Coat Black Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £299.00

£189.00

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Passiflora Shift Black Multi

Passiflora Shift Black Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £269.00

£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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Blazer with a deep neckline

Blazer with a deep neckline

Gerry Weber

 

£170.00

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Cocktail dress with sequins

Cocktail dress with sequins

Gerry Weber

 

£160.00

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Blazer in a floral design

Blazer in a floral design

Gerry Weber

was: £170.00

£120.00

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Blazer with a floral pattern

Blazer with a floral pattern

Gerry Weber

 

£170.00

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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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Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£74.00

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Kirsten Krog Metallic jacquard jacket

Kirsten Krog Metallic jacquard jacket

Navabi

 

£202.00

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Kirsten Krog Lace overlay dress

Kirsten Krog Lace overlay dress

Navabi

 

£252.00

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Jo and Julia Collarless jacket

Jo and Julia Collarless jacket

Navabi

 

£144.00

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Francine Coat Oyster Multi

Francine Coat Oyster Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £249.00

£169.00

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Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Francine Dress Oyster Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £189.00

£94.00

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Devon Jacket

Devon Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £120.00

£85.00

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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 Manson Petite Marta Jacket

Fenn Wright Manson Petite Marta Jacket

John Lewis & Partners

was: £104.00

£74.00

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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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Crew Neck Camellia Print Cardigan

Crew Neck Camellia Print Cardigan

Laura Ashley

was: £60.00

£30.00

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Chesca Embroidered Beaded Bolero, Navy/Ivory

Chesca Embroidered Beaded Bolero, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£105.00

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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 Trim Lace Jacket

Chesca Scallop Trim Lace Jacket

John Lewis & Partners

 

£115.00

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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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Chesca Scallop Trim Lace Jacket, Black

Chesca Scallop Trim Lace Jacket, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£115.00

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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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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Frock Coat, Pink/Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Frock Coat, Pink/Wine Tasting

John Lewis & Partners

 

£199.00

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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 Eyelash Trim Lace Jacket, Riviera Blue

Chesca Eyelash Trim Lace Jacket, Riviera Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£115.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Funnel Coat

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Funnel Coat

John Lewis & Partners

 

£280.00

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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 Crepe Frock Coat, Wine Tasting

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Crepe Frock Coat, Wine Tasting

John Lewis & Partners

 

£199.00

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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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Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Jacket, Ivory

Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Jacket, Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£125.00

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Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Print Frock Coat, Navy/Ivory

Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Jacquard Print Frock Coat, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£199.00

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Harper Jacket Pale Pink

Harper Jacket Pale Pink

Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£99.00

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Felicia Jacket Green Navy

Felicia Jacket Green Navy

Hobbs Ltd

 

£189.00

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Felicia Skirt Green Navy

Felicia Skirt Green Navy

Hobbs Ltd

 

£99.00

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Robyn Jacket Black Ivory

Robyn Jacket Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Robyn Dress Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Coast Margo Tux Jacket

Coast Margo Tux Jacket

Coast

was: £99.00

£59.00

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Coast Emma Pu Skirt

Coast Emma Pu Skirt

Coast

was: £89.00

£39.00

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Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Chiffon Cape Sleeve Dress

Roman Originals

 

£40.00

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Edge to Edge Jacket

Edge to Edge Jacket

Roman Originals

 

£35.00

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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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Amara Coat Chartreuse Mlt

Amara Coat Chartreuse Mlt

Hobbs Ltd

was: £399.00

£260.00

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Mika Jacket Chartreuse

Mika Jacket Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

was: £119.00

£79.00

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Eden Coatigan Black Ivory

Eden Coatigan Black Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£139.00

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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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Tabitha Jacket

Tabitha Jacket

Phase Eight

was: £99.00

£79.00

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Chesca Floral Print Chiffon Coat, Apricot

Chesca Floral Print Chiffon Coat, Apricot

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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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 Ombre Cornelli Lace Jacket, Blush/Ivory

Chesca Ombre Cornelli Lace Jacket, Blush/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£125.00

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Chesca Allover Bead Bolero, Navy/Lilac

Chesca Allover Bead Bolero, Navy/Lilac

John Lewis & Partners

 

£105.00

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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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Wedding & Race Day Hats

John Lewis & Partners Sam Pillbox Fascinator

John Lewis & Partners Sam Pillbox Fascinator

John Lewis & Partners

was: £75.00

£37.50

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John Lewis & Partners Cindy Large Upturn Flower Detail Occasion Hat, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners Cindy Large Upturn Flower Detail Occasion Hat, Navy/Ivory

John Lewis & Partners

 

£150.00

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Kate Flower Trim Fascinator

Kate Flower Trim Fascinator

Phase Eight

was: £65.00

£49.00

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John Lewis & Partners Zena Large Crin Fascinator, Navy/Pink

John Lewis & Partners Zena Large Crin Fascinator, Navy/Pink

John Lewis & Partners

 

£135.00

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John Lewis & Partners Martha Woven Pillbox Fascinator, Burgundy

John Lewis & Partners Martha Woven Pillbox Fascinator, Burgundy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£95.00

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John Lewis & Partners Sacher Large Side Upturn Flower Detail Occasion Hat, Pink

John Lewis & Partners Sacher Large Side Upturn Flower Detail Occasion Hat, Pink

John Lewis & Partners

 

£145.00

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John Lewis & Partners Rosie Large Flower Crin Fascinator, Silver

John Lewis & Partners Rosie Large Flower Crin Fascinator, Silver

John Lewis & Partners

 

£110.00

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John Lewis & Partners Sophie Pillbox Rose Fascinator, Bluebell Blue

John Lewis & Partners Sophie Pillbox Rose Fascinator, Bluebell Blue

John Lewis & Partners

was: £95.00

£47.50

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John Lewis & Partners Rebel Side Up Teardrop Fascinator, Black/Natural

John Lewis & Partners Rebel Side Up Teardrop Fascinator, Black/Natural

John Lewis & Partners

 

£135.00

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John Lewis & Partners Mavis Pillbox Fascinator, Black

John Lewis & Partners Mavis Pillbox Fascinator, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£95.00

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Jacques Vert Women's Spotty Flower Disc Headband

Jacques Vert Women's Spotty Flower Disc Headband

Amazon

 

£90.62

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Camilla Bow Under Brim Disc Fascinator

Camilla Bow Under Brim Disc Fascinator

Phase Eight

was: £65.00

£49.00

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John Lewis & Partners Tasha Pillbox Large Feather Fascinator, Bluebell Blue

John Lewis & Partners Tasha Pillbox Large Feather Fascinator, Bluebell Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£85.00

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Rita Flower Disc

Rita Flower Disc

Phase Eight

was: £99.00

£79.00

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Ariana Cut Out Fascinator

Ariana Cut Out Fascinator

Phase Eight

was: £89.00

£65.00

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Jacques Vert Women's Flower Mesh Disc Headband, Multicoloured, One Size

Jacques Vert Women's Flower Mesh Disc Headband, Multicoloured, One Size

Amazon

 

£70.52

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John Lewis & Partners Ruth Rose Crown Disc Occasion Hat

John Lewis & Partners Ruth Rose Crown Disc Occasion Hat

John Lewis & Partners

 

£100.00

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John Lewis & Partners Ruth Rose Crown Disc Occasion Hat

John Lewis & Partners Ruth Rose Crown Disc Occasion Hat

John Lewis & Partners

 

£100.00

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Camilla Bow Under Brim Disc Fascinator

Camilla Bow Under Brim Disc Fascinator

Phase Eight

was: £65.00

£39.00

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Jacques Vert Women's Mesh Flower Disc Headband, Beige (Neutral), One Size

Jacques Vert Women's Mesh Flower Disc Headband, Beige (Neutral), One Size

Amazon

 

£99.00

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Anna Flower Disc

Anna Flower Disc

Phase Eight

was: £89.00

£69.00

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Occasionwear Hats & Fascinators

Enjoy browsing Debenham’s range of clutch bags and purses, cover ups and capes plus fabulous heels and hats to match your outfit. Whatever the wedding theme or location discover occasion outfits for all types of venues. From a city wedding, country or vintage church wedding to a wedding abroad.

Hats is a traditional favourite among guests at weddings but there is a growing trend towards wearing fascinators. There are plenty of designer hair accessories including sequin headbands and combs. Additionally you’ll find feather beaded combs, veiled bands and sparkly hair grips. These come in an array of colours to easily match an outfit.

Plus Size Occasionwear

Under the section of occassionwear you will find dresses and dress suits. There are cover ups, occasion separates, wedding guest outfits, shoes and sandals. The bridal section provides help in planning the wedding from stationery, managing the gift list to dressing the entire bridal party.

Debenhams Mother of the Bride Outfits

When it comes to choosing a Mother of the Bride outfit Debenhams has a fabulous collection to help you find the perfect look. Their style advice shows how to glam an outfit up with fabulous combinations. Up to date fashion tips show the season’s latest colours and trends for you to experiment with.

Classic looks as well as trend setting collections can be found. A unique mix of elegance and trendy styles to make an impact on the big day. Find the best colour combinations from the wide range of outfits for female wedding guests to fuel your imagination.

Shapewear Lingerie

In addition to a fine selection of clothes, shoes and wedding accessories there is a lingerie section. Here you will find a range of “solution lingerie”. Revolutionary underwear from Debenhams including a thigh slimmer, waist shaper and tummy control briefs. The invisible control gives a smooth look under outfits making you look and feel good.

Personal Shopper Service For Mother of the Bride Outfits
Debenhams offer a personal shopper service. A professionally-trained stylist shows you the season’s occasion-wear trends, colours and hats offering advice on what suits your individual style. This is available at 115 stores nationwide.


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