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.
New season AW16 collections from Karen Millen will give your wardrobe an instant lift with minimum effort. Whether you shop best sellers or go with the latest trend you’re sure to grab some covetable pieces. You can almost feel the changing seasons with autumnal hues, cold shoulder jumpers and longer length dresses and skirts. That’s not to say there not a fabulous line up of occasionwear arriving in time for the social season. Partywear including off the shoulder, skater, pencil, lace and ruffle dresses are waiting in the wings ready to party. New-in outerwear such as black faux fur collar coats and a bright blue satin mac coat will add a luxurious finish. For the Mother of the Bride or Groom a special selection has been put together with all you need for an ultra modern look. Discover elegant dresses, lace clutch bags, patent court shoes and slingbacks.
Colour Block Pencil Dresses
Colour blocking has been given a tailored finish. Figure flattering pencil dresses like the Graphic Panel dress are cut to flatter with geometric panels and multi coloured stripes. New knee length styles are sleeveless with a choice of V-necklines and turtle necks in black/ ivory and red/multi. The Debonaire dress offers understated elegance in black and blue. Features include soft drapery with fashionable knot detailing around the neck. These form fitting colourblock dresses are perfect for day to night dressing. Just add heels and clutch to elevate your style further.
As the summer mood soon wanes there is a a romantic feel to the new AW16 fashion season. Before we know it we will be craving the latest bows and ruffles, animal prints and opulent textures. The season’s key length is below the knee. Fashion forward designs tap into the trend combining chic midi length dresses in a variety of luxe finishes. The studded eyelet shirt dress is crafted from lightweight georgette has long sleeves, button front and soft fluid pleats. Available in dark red or black. For a more delicate approach there’s the georgette Orchid fit and flare dress in a multi colour print.
Off the shoulder and bare shoulder tops and dresses have been a favourite style over the summer. If you missed out on the look you can get ready for some chilly shoulders throughout the cooler months. Tops with cutouts and chunky shoulder baring jumpers and curve hugging knit dresses come in bold colourful stripes. The multi-stripe black and white pencil dress gets back to basics in classic monochrome. An eye-catching illusion dress designed with a slimming effect thanks to intersecting diagonal lines.
Mink Floral Lace Wedding Coat
New season plus size collections ideal for autumn winter weddings and special occasions. Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest outfits come with matching shoes, hatinators and clutch bags for a picture perfect combination. Due to arrive soon and ready to pre-order is the mink floral embroidered lace occasion coat with hints of ivory, silver, pale mink and heather. The ultimate look for any big event. Team with satin back crepe camisole and elasticated waist skirt in the same material. Part of the latest looks in Chesca range of occasionwear cover-ups. The mink floral embroidered lace coat gives a sophisticated edge to layering. Partner with coordinating mink pieces. Would also look great matched with chiffon wide leg evening trousers in navy or black.
Lace Layered Dress and Jacket Outfits
A winner with or without the matching jacket. The scallop trim layered lace dress and short jacket features 3/4 sleeves and comes in navy and ivory or light grey and ivory. Sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24. A traditional style for a formal church wedding the two piece outfit from Chesca comes in two colour-ways to suit the occasion. The navy and silver grey with ivory layered lace dress and matching jacket features scallop edging, round neckline and sheer sleeves. Finish with statement hat or fascinator with bow and lace detailing and nude or navy court shoes.
Blush Pink and Navy Occasion Dresses
Figure flattering plus size dresses abound at Chesca. Our favourite include a blush and navy floral print stretch jersey dress with asymmetric neckline. This short sleeve style has waist shaping detail and barrel shape hemline. Style with the co-ordinating navy jacket with contrasting cuffs and large brim hat. A touch of feminine flare arrives with the limited edition blush chiffon dress. A chic choice featuring a short sleeve lace overlay cover up in an exclusive leaf design, round neckline and bias cut skirt. The new shorter length measuring 110cms keeping the look ultra modern. Choose the best colour accessories for a complete summer wedding look.
Black and White Panelled Pencil Dress
Dress with confidence and be prepared to turn heads in stunning monochrome. The latest occasion outfits from Karen Millen will be the hero pieces of your wardrobe to see you through the social season. Beautifully cut in satin, crepe and lace in figure flattering designs that need little else than sky high heels and beaded clutch. The lace panelled pencil dress is a black and white short sleeve style featuring a stretch satin bodice with V lace detail to the front and back and figure hugging crepe pencil skirt. Style with pearlised cut out sandals to add a little extra shimmer to evening looks.
Lace and Faux Fur Occasion Jackets
For a show stopping evening cover-up slip on the tailored cardigan jacket crafted in French lace with scalloped hem and contrast lining. A statement lightweight jacket perfect for layering over cocktail dresses, evening trousers and lacy jumpsuits. For the ultimate investment piece the glamorous faux fur jacket is a must have outwear solution. Its short styling makes it a versatile choice to wear for many occasions.
Aviator and Signature Biker Jackets
Effortless styles for the autumn and winter also include aviator and signature biker jackets in soft leather, suede and Italian wool. A variety of fashionable shades in warm tones of tan, brown, green, orange, pink and black keeps the look on the right side of smart. Everyday designs with a detachable fur collar adds that touch of luxe to wear over everything from tailored outfits to skinny jeans.
Lace Bodice Jumpsuit & Evening Trousers
Key trends for the season offer a fresh new look to fit your life style. Karen Millen collections cover smart casual dressing, weekend and party wear in the most flattering ways. Classic black and white has been brought bang up to date for one piece party dressing. Take a modern monochrome approach with the lace bodice jumpsuit. An elegant evening jumpsuit with crepe belted wide leg trousers, contrast coated lace and rich white satin shoulder straps. More evening trousers include loosely tailored wide-leg styles with D-ring belt, crepe cigarette slim fitting trousers and stretch leather look leggings.
Aphra Dress and Matching Jacket
Hobbs elegant range of softly tailored separates is always highly sought after especially when it’s time to dress up. The Aphra dress is a sleeveless shift style that skims the body for a flattering fit and ends at the knee. With a rounded neckline and stitched panels across the top of the bodice adding a contemporary twist to this classic design. Available in black as well as cameo. Crafted from wool in a blue green hue that works well when contrasted with cream or teamed with the matching Aphra jacket for a complete dress suit. Jacket details include a nipped in waist that gently flares to a peplum for a shapely silhouette.
Louisa Tweed Dress, Skirt and Jacket Outfit
Soft Italian tweed dress and skirt suits are just perfect for autumnal days. An understated look that will take you from desk to dinner. The Louisa dress is sleeveless, cut in an A-line, and falls to above the knee with a grosgrain trimmed back zip. Wear with the matching pastel ivory tweed jacket for a chic two piece outfit. The jacket features a tailored fit with waist detail, curved seams to contour the body, front zip and zip fastening side pockets. A modern collarless jacket to wear in many ways. For ultra smart workwear suit coordinate with the Louisa pencil skirt and a pink silk blouse.
Arianne Court Shoes
The Arianne court shoes are a great way to add height to your look without sacrificing comfort. Crafted in Italy from soft metallic gold suede and featuring a comfortable mid heel in a fashion forward design. The elegantly pointed toe adds leg-lengthening appeal however you partner them. A shoe for any occasion that adds a shimmering accent to any outfit. Style with Hobbs dresses and skirts for a refined look or with skinny jeans for smarter than casual weekend dressing.
Hobbs Winter Coats
New season winter wool coats, capes and jackets come in gorgeous warm fabrics that shape and drape beautifully. The collection taps into key trends with military style double breasted topcoats, wrap coats, tie belt trench coats, rain macs, short funnel neck coats, blazers and faux fur trim puffer and biker jackets. The extensive collection also features the ultimate in evening layering with tailored jackets and occasion coats like the cameo green Aphra coat with stand collar, gun metal buttons and panel waist detail.
The latest range from Jacques Vert offers timeless yet modern looks for Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest. Synonymous with sophisticated and elegant collections the occasion wear specialist has all you need to look and feel fabulous. Head to toe glamour with fully co-ordinating pieces takes the pressure of shopping around trying to match accessories to your outfit. Beautiful blue tones of duck egg, teal and turquoise and contrasting duos of neutral with black and pink with purple are great transitional shades for the changing season.
Teal Blue Wedding Guest Styles
The Opulent Lace dress is a figure flattering dress crafted in luxurious teal floral lace over a duck egg lining. Details include a stylish V-shaped neckline with a scalloped finish to the neck, back and hem. Coordinate pieces include banded detail slingback shoes with pointed toe and comfortable kitten heel, matching shantung clutch bag with removable silver-tone chain strap and teal sinamay fascinator with contrasting pearl and diamante corsage, feather, loops and quill decoration. For a wedding guest outfit style with the 1 button satin trim tailored jacket. An ideal occasionwear cover-up to wear with many of Jacques Vert new season dresses for an autumn or winter wedding.
Shantung Embroidered Print Shift Dresses
A timeless classic perfect for every occasion. The shift dress will take you through the seasons in style worn alone or with coordinating bolero or jacket. Exclusive in-house designed prints, beautiful embellished detailing and luxurious shantung fabric gives a perfect finish. Build your new season wardrobe from a stunning collection of going out dresses.
New arrivals include the All Over Orchid Floral Print Dress with contrast satin piping and shaped seams, Embroidered Yoke Shantung Shift Dress with optional black tie belt and crepe curved front bolero with stand collar, piped edging and detachable corsage to wear on the jacket or in the hair.
Complete Outfit Ideas
Find instant outfit ideas too and shop the whole look for a no fuss shopping experience at Jacques Vert. Discover head-to-toe occasionwear for all your special events and browse the new range by collection. The Prelude Collection is a feminine mix of dress and jacket outfits, shoes, bags and hats in ice pink, cream and damson. The Fleur De La Mer is an opulent collection with sequin bead embellished pieces in duck egg and teal blue.