Hello lovely readers, last week my friend was looking for a black tie event outfit for her work and told me that whilst online shops were great, many of them disappointed when the clothes actually arrived. So for those of you who are in a similar position, this post on party wear are from retailers where you can go and try on as well as buy online. But having said that these dresses seem to be flying off the shelves as I write, so you’d better be quick.
If you love this year’s off the shoulder look why not try Coast’s Keeley feather skirt dress featured above. It has an off the shoulder bardot neckline with an over feather and sequin applique overlay skirt. If however you like the more traditional look how about the Ophelia heart jacquard dress which features a velvet trim bandeau bow neckline and high low hem. Or the super trendy Twin Sister number for Topshop (below right).
If you like to glimmer and shine, how about looking at metallics this year. Ted Baker has come up with a cracker, the Dafney midi dress featured below which has a long sleeved metallic fabric, nice!
But if you are after something a little different have a look at the Chloey Jacquard dress , which features full length sleeves and a show-stopping metallic floral print skirt with underneath tulle. Alternatively don’t be matt and stand out from the crowd with this metallic knot dress by Wal G.
If you like separates Coast has come up with the gorgeous Dominica top below, crafted from romantic floral lace and features a sheer overlay. Along with the Dorianna skirt which offers a bold floral print and tulle under skirt for exaggerated fullness.
For something shorter try Reiss Ruffles dress beautifully crafted from horizontal layers of red fabric (on the left). Otherwise try Topshop’s Geo Knit dress which combines on trend metallics.
For those of you who love lace, you know this season its all about long sleeves and Coast offers an alternative colour to set you apart from the rest with the Dara Lace midi dress below .
If you want alternatives to this then it has to be Topshop’s lace midi dress which features feminine florals and a stand out scarlett colour. Otherwise go maxi with their premium lace must have panel dress.
Finally I couldn’t do a partywear post and not feature sequins could I? They just won’t go away, so go bold with Coast’s Mistrella dress.
For as an alternative, Topshop comes up trumps with this deep v plunge dress on the left or the Moonshine dress on the right.
Well I hope you’ve been able to get some ideas from this. Do let me know if you’ve have managed to grab a bargain.
Next week is gift ideas.
Credits: Coast, Topshop, John Lewis, House of Fraser