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How to: dress to impress for all occasions

1 March, 2020

When the invitation doesn't give much away, navigating different dress codes can be difficult. Here, we help you choose the right dress for the next event in your social calendar, no matter what the occasion. The most important thing to remember? Always err on the side of overdressed.

A garden wedding

Floral dresses are a safe bet for a wedding, no matter the setting. Look for a classic wrap dress shape with subtle modern accents, such as blouson sleeves and pleated skirts. For added elevation and elegance, opt for a midi dress with a tiered hem. Complete this look with trending accessories by adding strappy square toe heels and subtle gold jewellery. 

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A WEEKEND BRUNCH

When it comes to a weekend brunch outfit, finding a balance between comfort and style is key. A midi dress is the ideal choice for brunch dates. On warmer days, a midi dress with feminine details such as puff sleeves and a square neckline is your go-to. For cooler mornings, a fitted ribbed knit dress is classic and winter-chic. Pair your midi dress back with chunky white sneakers for extra style points. 

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YOUR BEST FRIEND'S BIRTHDAY

Make an impact for a chic evening out with girlfriends. Exude effortless glamour with a classic mini dress paired with strappy heels and a leather jacket over your shoulders. Our favourite trending design is a skater-style mini dress, complete with semi-sheer sleeves and a wrap bodice. For a more structured mini, a puff shoulder design with a belt is a sophisticated party dress. 

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AN ELEGANT EVENING 

When the evening calls for something special, look towards formal and cocktail dresses. If you're attending an evening wedding, a ball, or a corporate event, a lace dress is a timeless choice. A maxi dress with a pleated skirt and metallic trim will draw the eye. Style your soiree ensemble with a messy bun, bold lip, and sparkling accessories. 

What to wear

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    Fleur Long Sleeve Wrap Dress
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    Stephanie Rib Midi Knit Dress
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    Zara Raglan Tiered Mini Dress
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    Kayla Spliced Lace Pleated Maxi Dress
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