Shift Dress and Jacket Outfits

Buying a classic shift dress and matching jacket will always be a timeless investment. Its vintage appeal will serve well on many occasions from formal events, weddings and garden parties to a fun day at the races. Whatever the occasion a simple shift dress can speak volumes with its classic appeal and chic tailoring. When it comes to special event dressing classic shift dresses offer understated elegance.

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Shift Dresses & Jacquard Occasionwear

Helen McAlinden Fern Shift Dress, Cream/Navy

Helen McAlinden Fern Shift Dress, Cream/Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£315.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Cobalt Blue Shift Dress With Rosette On Shoulder

Joseph Ribkoff Cobalt Blue Shift Dress With Rosette On Shoulder

Chesca

 

£300.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black L/S Jersey Shift Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black L/S Jersey Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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BASLER Women's Printed Shift Dress

BASLER Women's Printed Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£273.66

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Theory Betty stretch-wool shift dress, Women's

Theory Betty stretch-wool shift dress, Women's

Selfridges

 

£260.00

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Theory Betty stretch-wool shift dress, Women's

Theory Betty stretch-wool shift dress, Women's

Selfridges

 

£260.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black/White Sleeveless Shift Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black/White Sleeveless Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£240.00

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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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Michaela Louisa Capped Sleeve Shift Dress and Jacket

Michaela Louisa Capped Sleeve Shift Dress and Jacket

Amazon

 

£240.00

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Gina Bacconi Amoria Embroidered Lace Shift Dress, Spring Navy

Gina Bacconi Amoria Embroidered Lace Shift Dress, Spring Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Gina Bacconi Lucile Embroidered Shift Dress, Pink/Beige

Gina Bacconi Lucile Embroidered Shift Dress, Pink/Beige

John Lewis & Partners

 

£240.00

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Anne twill shift dress

Anne twill shift dress

Selfridges

 

£239.00

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Gerard Darel Galliane Floral Silk Shift Dress, White/Multi

Gerard Darel Galliane Floral Silk Shift Dress, White/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£235.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Large Multi Colour Floral Print Shift Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Large Multi Colour Floral Print Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£230.00

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Dulcie Embroidered Shift Dress

Dulcie Embroidered Shift Dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£230.00

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Frank Lyman 3/4 Sleeve Bright Print Shift Dress

Frank Lyman 3/4 Sleeve Bright Print Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£225.00

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Ps Paul Smith Silk Blend 3/4 Sleeve Shift Dress - Pink

Ps Paul Smith Silk Blend 3/4 Sleeve Shift Dress - Pink

very.co.uk

was: £360.00

£216.00

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Frank Lyman Keyhole & Slit Sleeveless Shift Dress

Frank Lyman Keyhole & Slit Sleeveless Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£210.00

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Floral-embroidered woven shift dress

Floral-embroidered woven shift dress

Selfridges

 

£209.00

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Floral-embroidered woven shift dress

Floral-embroidered woven shift dress

Selfridges

 

£209.00

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Calaluna Taupe Tiered Shift Dress

Calaluna Taupe Tiered Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£199.00

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Frank Lyman Pink/Multi Colour Shift Dress

Frank Lyman Pink/Multi Colour Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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L.K.Bennett Fitted Shift Dress, Malachite

L.K.Bennett Fitted Shift Dress, Malachite

John Lewis & Partners

 

£195.00

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Reiss Azzura - Swirl Printed Shift Dress in Black/white, Womens

Reiss Azzura - Swirl Printed Shift Dress in Black/white, Womens

Reiss

 

£185.00

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Gerard Darel Grace Shift Print Dress, Ecru

Gerard Darel Grace Shift Print Dress, Ecru

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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Gerard Darel Grace Shift Dress, Blue

Gerard Darel Grace Shift Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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Gerard Darel Gustine Shift Dress, Blue

Gerard Darel Gustine Shift Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£185.00

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Michaela Louisa Lace Flower Detail Shift Dress

Michaela Louisa Lace Flower Detail Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£180.00

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Eliza J Women's Beaded Shift Dress

Eliza J Women's Beaded Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£176.33

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Adrianna Papell Satin Pleat Shift Dress, Moonlight

Adrianna Papell Satin Pleat Shift Dress, Moonlight

John Lewis & Partners

 

£175.00

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Frank Lyman Drop Sleeve Lace Detail Shift Dress

Frank Lyman Drop Sleeve Lace Detail Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£175.00

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Gina Bacconi Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

Gina Bacconi Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£170.00

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Gina Bacconi Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

Gina Bacconi Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£170.00

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Gina Bacconi Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

Gina Bacconi Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£170.00

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Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£170.00

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Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£170.00

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Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

Giovanna Lace Shift Dress

GinaBacconi.com

 

£170.00

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Frank Lyman Floral Print 3/4 Sleeve Shift Dress

Frank Lyman Floral Print 3/4 Sleeve Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£170.00

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Michaela Louisa Black Jesrey Shift Dress With Stitch Detail On Bodice

Michaela Louisa Black Jesrey Shift Dress With Stitch Detail On Bodice

Chesca

 

£169.00

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Eugen Klein Green Leaf Print Side Tie Shift Dress

Eugen Klein Green Leaf Print Side Tie Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Frank Lyman Sleeveless Block Pattern Shift Dress

Frank Lyman Sleeveless Block Pattern Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£165.00

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Reiss Nia - Printed Shift Dress in Coral, Womens

Reiss Nia - Printed Shift Dress in Coral, Womens

Reiss

 

£165.00

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Gerry Weber Navy Lace Shift Dress

Gerry Weber Navy Lace Shift Dress

Chesca

 

£150.00

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Gina Bacconi Galina Embroidered Floral Print Shift Dress, Multi

Gina Bacconi Galina Embroidered Floral Print Shift Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £210.00

£150.00

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Adrianna Papell Lace Overlay Shift Dress, Blush

Adrianna Papell Lace Overlay Shift Dress, Blush

John Lewis & Partners

 

£150.00

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Damsel in a dress Moonlake Shift Dress, Multi

Damsel in a dress Moonlake Shift Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£149.00

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Coast Lucy Lace Shift Dress

Coast Lucy Lace Shift Dress

Coast

 

£149.00

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Cut Out Fluted Shift Dress

Cut Out Fluted Shift Dress

Ted Baker

 

£149.00

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Cut Out Fluted Shift Dress

Cut Out Fluted Shift Dress

Ted Baker

 

£149.00

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Fly Fish Print Shift Dress

Fly Fish Print Shift Dress

Ted Baker

 

£149.00

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Crane Print Shift Dress

Crane Print Shift Dress

Ted Baker

 

£149.00

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Betty Barclay Floral Print Shift Dress, Blue/Multi

Betty Barclay Floral Print Shift Dress, Blue/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£140.00

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Betty Barclay Floral Shift Dress, Blue/Red

Betty Barclay Floral Shift Dress, Blue/Red

John Lewis & Partners

 

£140.00

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Betty Barclay Floral Shift Dress, Purple/Multi

Betty Barclay Floral Shift Dress, Purple/Multi

John Lewis & Partners

 

£140.00

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Michaela Louisa Sleeveless Floral Print Shift Dress

Michaela Louisa Sleeveless Floral Print Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£140.00

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Coast Aimee Manipulated Shift Dress

Coast Aimee Manipulated Shift Dress

Coast

 

£139.00

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Madeleine Embroidered Shift Dress

Madeleine Embroidered Shift Dress

Monsoon UK

 

£130.00

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Monsoon Madeleine Embroidered Shift Dress, Navy

Monsoon Madeleine Embroidered Shift Dress, Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£130.00

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Coast Daisy Spot Shift Dress D

Coast Daisy Spot Shift Dress D

Coast

 

£129.00

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Coast Evelyn Soft Shift Dress D

Coast Evelyn Soft Shift Dress D

Coast

 

£129.00

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Coast Windsor Mia Print Shift Dress

Coast Windsor Mia Print Shift Dress

Coast

 

£129.00

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Eliza J Women's Cap Sleeve Shift Dress

Eliza J Women's Cap Sleeve Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£127.74

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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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Betty & Co. Lace Shift Dress, Night Silver

Betty & Co. Lace Shift Dress, Night Silver

John Lewis & Partners

was: £140.00

£122.50

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Betty Barclay Scalloped Sleeve Shift Dress, Black

Betty Barclay Scalloped Sleeve Shift Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£120.00

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Hope & Ivy embroidered midi shift dress in cream

Hope & Ivy embroidered midi shift dress in cream

ASOS

 

£120.00

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Damsel in a Dress Moonlake Shift Dress, Multi

Damsel in a Dress Moonlake Shift Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £149.00

£119.00

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Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress, Midnight Navy

Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress, Midnight Navy

John Lewis & Partners

 

£119.00

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Max & Co cotton shift dress with fluted sleeve

Max & Co cotton shift dress with fluted sleeve

ASOS

 

£118.00

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Michaela Louisa Long Floating Sleeve Shift Dress

Michaela Louisa Long Floating Sleeve Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£115.00

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Second Female Tulip Shift Dress, Black

Second Female Tulip Shift Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

 

£115.00

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Reiss Jasia - Floral Burnout Shift Dress in Multi, Womens

Reiss Jasia - Floral Burnout Shift Dress in Multi, Womens

Reiss

was: £225.00

£110.00

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Eliza J Women's Sleeveless Toggle Front Shift Dress

Eliza J Women's Sleeveless Toggle Front Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£109.61

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Coast Rosalina Scuba Shift Dress

Coast Rosalina Scuba Shift Dress

Coast

 

£109.00

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Spot-patterned chiffon shift dress

Spot-patterned chiffon shift dress

Selfridges

 

£104.50

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Monsoon Visha Lace Velvet Shift Dress - Black

Monsoon Visha Lace Velvet Shift Dress - Black

very.co.uk

 

£100.00

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Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress

Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress

Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Monsoon Sabrina Cap Sleeve Shift Dress, Yellow

Monsoon Sabrina Cap Sleeve Shift Dress, Yellow

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress

Winser London Milano Cotton Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Studio 8 Emmie Floral Print Shift Dress, Blue

Studio 8 Emmie Floral Print Shift Dress, Blue

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Coast Frieda Print Shift Dress

Coast Frieda Print Shift Dress

Coast

 

£99.00

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John Lewis & Partners Boat Neck Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners Boat Neck Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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John Lewis & Partners Boat Neck Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners Boat Neck Shift Dress

John Lewis & Partners

 

£99.00

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Betty Barclay Stripe Detail Jersey Shift Dress, Love Potion

Betty Barclay Stripe Detail Jersey Shift Dress, Love Potion

John Lewis & Partners

was: £120.00

£96.00

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Navy Daisy Geo Shift Dress

Navy Daisy Geo Shift Dress

Laura Ashley

 

£95.00

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Reiss Lars - Check Print Shift Dress in Monochrome, Womens

Reiss Lars - Check Print Shift Dress in Monochrome, Womens

Reiss

was: £195.00

£95.00

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Reiss Ronda - Tie Neck Shift Dress in Black, Womens

Reiss Ronda - Tie Neck Shift Dress in Black, Womens

Reiss

was: £195.00

£95.00

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Reiss Ronda - Tie Neck Shift Dress in Grey, Womens

Reiss Ronda - Tie Neck Shift Dress in Grey, Womens

Reiss

was: £195.00

£95.00

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Reiss Amerie - Pleat Sleeve Shift Dress in Neutral, Womens

Reiss Amerie - Pleat Sleeve Shift Dress in Neutral, Womens

Reiss

was: £225.00

£95.00

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Reiss Amerie - Pleat Sleeve Shift Dress in Berry, Womens

Reiss Amerie - Pleat Sleeve Shift Dress in Berry, Womens

Reiss

was: £225.00

£95.00

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Reiss Miriam - Printed Shift Dress in Multi, Womens

Reiss Miriam - Printed Shift Dress in Multi, Womens

Reiss

was: £235.00

£95.00

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Shadow Floral Shift Dress

Shadow Floral Shift Dress

Laura Ashley

 

£95.00

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Frock And Frill Embellished Shift Dress - Pink

Frock And Frill Embellished Shift Dress - Pink

very.co.uk

was: £140.00

£91.00

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French Connection Bella Lace Embroidered Shift Dress, Black

French Connection Bella Lace Embroidered Shift Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

was: £185.00

£90.00

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Free People All My Life embroidered shift dress

Free People All My Life embroidered shift dress

ASOS

was: £128.00

£88.00

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Jolie Moi Roll Collar Shift Dress, Beige

Jolie Moi Roll Collar Shift Dress, Beige

John Lewis & Partners

 

£85.00

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Religion purity metallic sequin shift dress

Religion purity metallic sequin shift dress

ASOS

was: £115.00

£82.00

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Marc Cain Animal Print Shift Dress, Brown/Cream

Marc Cain Animal Print Shift Dress, Brown/Cream

John Lewis & Partners

was: £188.30

£80.50

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Reiss Jade - Lace Shift Dress in Black/nude, Womens

Reiss Jade - Lace Shift Dress in Black/nude, Womens

Reiss

was: £225.00

£80.00

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Lewis Garden Print Sleeveless Shift Dress

Lewis Garden Print Sleeveless Shift Dress

Laura Ashley

 

£80.00

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Embroidered Shift Dress

Embroidered Shift Dress

PROENZA SCHOULER

Girl Meets Dress

Hire Price: £79.00

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Low Waist Shift Dress

Low Waist Shift Dress

MARC BY MARC JACOBS

Girl Meets Dress

Hire Price: £79.00

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Women's Ladies Jacquard Stripe Shift Dress

Women's Ladies Jacquard Stripe Shift Dress

M&Co

 

£79.00

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Paper Dolls Petite velvet lace shift dress with sheer sleeve in emerald

Paper Dolls Petite velvet lace shift dress with sheer sleeve in emerald

ASOS

 

£78.00

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Womens *Roman Originals Navy Sequin Detail Shift Dress- Blue, Blue

Womens *Roman Originals Navy Sequin Detail Shift Dress- Blue, Blue

Dorothy Perkins

 

£75.00

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Ombre Sequin Shift Dress

Ombre Sequin Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£75.00

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Gina Bacconi Prisma Chiffon Shift Dress, Multi

Gina Bacconi Prisma Chiffon Shift Dress, Multi

John Lewis & Partners

was: £105.00

£75.00

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TRUTH & FABLE Women's Mono Embroidered Shift Dress

TRUTH & FABLE Women's Mono Embroidered Shift Dress

Amazon

 

£75.00

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Closet London shift dress with fluted cap sleeve in polka floral splice print

Closet London shift dress with fluted cap sleeve in polka floral splice print

ASOS

 

£75.00

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Skeena S Belle Birds Of Paradise Shift Dress

Skeena S Belle Birds Of Paradise Shift Dress

very.co.uk

was: £135.00

£74.25

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Betty & Co. Jersey Shift Dress, Dark Sapphire

Betty & Co. Jersey Shift Dress, Dark Sapphire

John Lewis & Partners

was: £105.00

£73.50

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Studio 8 Sirene V Neck Sleeveless Shift Dress, Black

Studio 8 Sirene V Neck Sleeveless Shift Dress, Black

John Lewis & Partners

was: £85.00

£72.25

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Free People Shine On Embellished Shift Dress

Free People Shine On Embellished Shift Dress

ASOS

was: £208.00

£72.00

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Womens *Roman Originals Black Lace Shift Dress- Black, Black

Womens *Roman Originals Black Lace Shift Dress- Black, Black

Dorothy Perkins

 

£70.00

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Reiss Linda - Lace Shift Dress in Navy, Womens

Reiss Linda - Lace Shift Dress in Navy, Womens

Reiss

was: £195.00

£70.00

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Ombre Sequin Shift Dress

Ombre Sequin Shift Dress

Roman Originals

 

£70.00

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Dress and Matching Jacket Outfits

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Arizona Dress Pink Ivory

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Melody Dress Oyster Posie

Hobbs Ltd

 

£299.00

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Seraphina Dress Cream Latte

Seraphina Dress Cream Latte

Hobbs Ltd

 

£229.00

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Vibrant Floral Scuba Dress

Vibrant Floral Scuba Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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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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Flute Hem Lace Dress

Flute Hem Lace Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Abstract Floral Print Dress

Abstract Floral Print Dress

Roman Originals

 

£45.00

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Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Coast Lucy Lace Shift Dress

Coast Lucy Lace Shift Dress

Coast

 

£149.00

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Coast Zoe Ladder Detail Dress

Coast Zoe Ladder Detail Dress

Coast

 

£149.00

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Coast Windsor Mia Print Shift Dress

Coast Windsor Mia Print Shift Dress

Coast

 

£129.00

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Coast Evelyn Soft Shift Dress D

Coast Evelyn Soft Shift Dress D

Coast

 

£129.00

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Coast Jagger Tiered Mesh Dress

Coast Jagger Tiered Mesh Dress

Coast

 

£169.00

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Coast Frieda Print Shift Dress

Coast Frieda Print Shift Dress

Coast

 

£99.00

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Fit and Flare Pleated Dress

Fit and Flare Pleated Dress

Roman Originals

 

£60.00

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Hallie Dress Blue Multi

Hallie Dress Blue Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £189.00

£129.00

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Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Bridgette Stripe Dress Pink Multi

Hobbs Ltd

was: £179.00

£119.00

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Alison Dress Neutral Black

Alison Dress Neutral Black

Hobbs Ltd

 

£159.00

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Cecile Dress Ivry Chartreuse

Cecile Dress Ivry Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Harper Square Neck Dress Chartreuse

Harper Square Neck Dress Chartreuse

Hobbs Ltd

 

£169.00

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Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Fiona Dress Ivory Multi

Hobbs Ltd

 

£149.00

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Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Floral Jacquard Fit and Flare Dress

Roman Originals

 

£80.00

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Floral Print Lace Ruched Dress

Floral Print Lace Ruched Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Floral Print Cold Shoulder Dress

Roman Originals

 

£48.00

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Dresses and Matching Coats

Paired with a matching jacket or frock coat and you have the ultimate wedding ensemble. The simple structure speak volumes in the style stakes. The figure flattering design suits most shapes and is a popular choice for a Mother of the Bride outfit, Mother of the Groom and Grandmother of the Bride too.

Plus Size Shift Dresses

Plus size clothing at Chesca and Navabi includes body defining shift dresses to suit all shapes. New season designer dresses can be found from Betty Barclay, Apanage, Tahari, Gina Bacconi and Vera Mont. Softly textured pale pink crepe lace front dresses, cottton rich, smooth firm stretch jersey styles too. Flattering finishes include princess seaming, wide boat and round necks plus clever waist panelling to streamline the silhouette.

Sleeveless Occasion Shift Dresses

Classic sleeveless shift dresses in vibrant florals and dainty prints are at the ready. Slip on styles come in gorgeous stretch fabrics and fluid silk wool. Make an entrance in a poppy print dress in red, navy and ivory. Coordinate with tailored jacket, heels and clutch for smart occasions.

Formal Day Dresses

Jacques Vert,  Gina Bacconi. Kaliko, Coast and Phase Eight collections include these and many more classic styles ideal for formal affairs. Designer brands at John Lewis as well as luxury stores such as L.K. Bennett, Fenn Wright Manson and Hobbs are also great for formal day dresses too.

The shift dress and jacket is a good combination for petite ladies especially in block colour. The one colour theme cleverly adds height and flatters the petite frame. Stores such as Precis Petite, CC Fashion and Minuet Petite have a fabulous collection including variety of prints, shimmer fabrics and two piece outfits.


Hobbs Wedding Occasionwear
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