Coast Goddess Short Dress, Champagne

[1] The Heavenly Halter

Radiate effortless summer luxe this season with a standout halter neck dress. Graceful in design, allow it to enhance your décolletage with feminine lines that skim the body for a flattering fashion-forward finish.

Susan Caplan Vintage 1980s Christian Dior Gold Plated Swarovski Crystal Brooch

[4] Bodycon Bliss

Step out in full sartorial splendour with a figure-enhancing bodycon dress. Opt for a structured style that holds you in while it expertly sculpts you to perfection – not forgetting to utilise on-trend colour blocking detail and stripes to further streamline your silhouette.

Blue Mojito Long Embellished Print Kaftan, Darcy Pink Print

[6] The Capacious Kaftan

One for hot summer festivals or for beach party-wear, a kaftan dress can always be worn over denim shorts and paired with well-heeled espadrilles to channel unparalelled summer luxe. Style yours over a sheer vest top or camisole.

Womens dresses

[10] Strapless in Style

For the most flattering and slimmest-looking strapless dress, a style with boning on the bodice can always effect a curvier frame. Beware of pinching under the arms and ensure you find a supportive strapless bra so that you look your best. Complete the look with accessories used simply and sparingly, such as chandelier earrings and a diamante bracelet.

Top 10 Summer ocassion dresses

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Miss Selfridge Plisse V-Neck Maxi Dress, Peach

[2] Maximum Impact

Your summer wardrobe isn’t complete without a statement flowing maxi dress. Channel your inner Grecian goddess with a high-impact ankle-skimming design.

Paisie Fitted Peplum Pencil Dress with Frills, Champagne

[7] Peplum-perfect

A must-have for the boyish frame in want of evening curves, the peplum dress creates the illusion of an hour-glass silhouette with its small overskirt, drawing the eye to the waistline. Try to opt for structured and streamlined styles that flatter your body shape, while avoiding peplums that are too large and ambitious. Complete your ensemble with a tactile evening clutch for an opulent finish.

Ted Baker Scallop Lace Bodice Dress, Purple

[9] Loving Lace

The lace dress sets the standard. Forever adding a layer of luxury and opulence, allow lace to work a smouldering ensemble with accessories that dazzle, from a functional evening clutch to statement skyscraper heels.

Paisie One Shoulder Cocktail Dress, Yellow

[3] The One-shoulder Dress

Amp up the glamour stakes with a dramatic one shoulder dress that strikes the right note when it comes to day-to-evening chic. Opt for a striking hue to work the SS14 neon trend, ensuring you arrive event-ready radiating high-octane glamour.

Coast Tulia Short Dress, Blush

[5] Summer Skater

Exude ethereal feminine chic with the quintessential skater dress for a leading lady inspired look. With its signature defined waist and flared skirt, this is a style that is endlessly versatile, allowing you to take your evening ensembles to new heights.

True Decadence Ruched Bandeau Maxi Dress, Light Pink

[8] The Prom Dress

The ultimate summer occasion design: the perennially perfect prom dress. Enjoy standout evening outfitting with a long, figure-hugging design for a high-impact entrance; draped designs with flowing lines and exquisite tailoring combine glamour and understated elegance.