It's time to RSVP girl, because we've got the ultimate outfit inspo for you, no matter what the occasion! Whether you've been invited to the biggest wedding of the year, or are holding out to find the perfect outfit for that family bash you’ve got pencilled in the diary, then don't worry because we're about to break things down for you…
Although the weather may be saying otherwise, spring is officially just around the corner, which means the invites for this summer are probably already flooding in and you’re no doubt already stressing out about what you’re going to wear. Occasion dressing can be stressful to say the least and when you’ve got several events to attend with similar guest lists meaning outfit-repeating isn’t an option, then it can seem like an impossible task to master without bankrupting yourself and having 483 wardrobe-induced meltdowns in-between, but this year we say it’s time to take the stress out of occasion dressing!
Look no further for the ultimate occasion wear inspo, because we’ve put together the ultimate occasion dresses edit for you, where we show you the perfect dress for every possible special occasion this spring summer 2018 and more importantly, how to style it. So whether you’re heading to your bestie’s wedding, your Uncle’s 50th Birthday bash or you’re planning to take home the Prom Queen title this season, then you’ve certainly come to the right place! Check out our special occasion edit now and breeze your way through occasion dressing this year with Select…
THE SPRING WEDDING
Your heart's saying a spring wedding means draping yourself in pretty pastels and sipping champagne in the sunshine whilst watching your favourite lovebirds tie the knot, but your head's saying potential rain and huddling under a gazebo all night, so meet spring in the middle this wedding season and opt for some dark florals to give a gentle nod to spring. Spring weddings are an excuse to step out in bold prints, so take advantage of that and don our floral halter neck skater dress in black and complete the stylish spring ready look with our nude heeled sandals and matching clutch bag. You'll struggle to find an occasion dress more wedding ready than this beauty for just £13.99, so snap it up now and wait for the weather to play ball this season. If the weather's not on your side, then drape a pastel duster jacket over the top for some added warmth that won't compromise your outfit.
THE SUMMER WEDDING
We know what you're thinking...wearing white as a wedding guest is a big no-no, but hear us out, because the rules are different when it comes to prints! There'll be no confusing you for the bride in this floral number, so leave the all-white dress hanging safely at home to avoid bride side-eye and opt for this floral halter neck skater dress intead this wedding season. With its flattering, flowing fit and summer appropriate print, this skater dress is the perfect occasion dress to rock to any wedding this summer, no matter the venue. Complete the look with our heeled sandals in white for an elegant lift without the crippling pain of stilettos and carry your camera in our metal trim clutch bag in white with a detachable chain strap for when you want to go hands-free on the dance floor! At just £13.99, you'd be mad not to buy this occasion dress to be honest!
THE WEDDING RECEPTION
The beauty of only being invited to the evening reception and not the ceremony part means that 1. you don't have to sit through all the boring bits and 2. the strict wedding guest attire rules are much more relaxed in the evening, meaning you're pretty much free to wear whatever you like...as long as it doesn't involve denim! So wear your blues another way instead this wedding season with this spaghetti strap skater dress in cobalt blue. With a cinched waist and flowing skirt, this skater dress is the perfect figure-flattering piece to rock to your bestie's wedding reception this year, so throw on some heeled sandals (because honey, those feet ain't gonna last in heels all night) and grab a clutch bag and you girl, are good to go! Simply accessorise with a sleek updo and some dainty jewellery and let this statement dress do all the talking this wedding season.
THE GNO (GIRLS NIGHT OUT)
It's time to leave the boyfriends at home girls, because it’s time for your GNO! We know how it is when you're all busy leading your own 9-5 lives and those schedules are clashing like no man’s business, but clear those diaries ladies, because every girl needs a girl’s night out every once in a while. Whether you’re hitting the karaoke bar to screech your hearts out to Beyoncé all night or are heading into town for a sophisticated cocktail bar crawl (we like your style), then you’re gonna need a killer new outfit for that and what better new outfit than a trusty LBD? The most flattering and reliable of them all, the little black dress will forever be a firm favourite when it comes to occasion dressing and this ribbed bardot version with frill sleeve detailing is certainly no exception! Team it with our nude two tone clutch and some matching pastel statement earrings for a spring twist on the classic all black look and finish the look off with some heels to ensure you're turning heads on the dance floor on your next girls night out!
When it comes to prom, it’s go big or go home and we’ve got the ultimate prom outfit inspo to ensure you’re channelling nothing but Prom Queen vibes this year. Prom dresses don’t have to be floor length anymore and this bardot diphem prom dress in postbox red is the perfect pin baring prom dress to ensure you steal the spotlight this prom season. Team it with our heeled sandals in white for a summery touch and accessorise with a bold red lip for a statement sexy look that’s guaranteed to make sure you take home the crown at this year’s prom. The perfect prom dress for just £15.99? You can't complain really, can you girl?
THE BIRTHDAY BASH
So you've got your bestie's, sister's and boyfriend’s Birthday’s coming up over the next few months and you need a go-to staple occasion dress that you can style up in many different ways to make outfit-repeating fun this season? Then look no further, because our black halter neck skater dress is the LBD with a twist your wardrobe needs this spring summer and at just £12.99, it won’t break the bank either! Style it with our heeled sandals and a cross body bag for a stylish daytime look perfect for a Birthday BBQ, or take it from day to night with ease and throw on a pair of heels and accessorise with a pair of statement earrings and a splash of red lipstick for a killer evening look perfect for bae's Birthday dinner. Every girls needs that go-to little black dress hanging in their wardrobe to save them from many a wardrobe-induced meltdown, so add this flattering occasion dress to your basket now and you'll never struggle with occasion dressing again.
THE FAMILY PARTY
Whether your Mum's hitting the big 5-0, you're hosting a big do at your house to celebrate your grandparents wedding anniversary or your Dad just wants an excuse to show off his BBQing skills, then the family party is where it's at this summer. The perfect excuse to dress up, the family do means you can be the hostess with the mostest and go as glam as you like, so what better way to shut your oh so judgemental Aunt up, than by wowing in our bardot diphem dress in black? Break up the exposed chest with a pair of our statement earrings and throw on our platform heels to truly impress at this year's family do. (Just maybe ditch the heels if you're hosting the BBQ this year!)
THE 'EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN'
This one's for the girls out there whose friends couldn’t be further away from wedding bells and baby smells! Not all of us have countless weddings to RSVP to this summer, so if your friends are still all single pringles, then you'll no doubt still have plenty of occasions to rock your finest occasion dress to this 2018, so make sure you've got a signature go-to hanging in that wardrobe of yours! This oriental floral skater dress is just the thing for that! From last minute nights out to summer BBQ's and everything in-between, this adorable outfit is the perfect go-to for any special occasion this spring summer, so get your hands on it now for just £15.99 and nail occasion dressing with ease.
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