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Special occasion this summer? We’ve got the dress for you

Perfect prints

Want to update your wedding wear for 2019? Then it’s all about embracing bold patterns. Animal print is still going strong: try this graphic update on the trend in a fashionable slip dress and finish off with a super-stylish hat.

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Lovely lace

Lace is a perennial favourite when it comes to special-occasion dressing, but it was given an extra boost on the spring/summer 2019 catwalks, with designers from Christopher Kane to Victoria Beckham featuring beautiful lace creations. Try this figure-flattering dress, available in blue or pink.

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Punchy colours

There was plenty of tutti-frutti dressing on the catwalks this season, so embrace bold colour and opt for vibrant shades such as the juicy orange of this lace dress. Pair with fashionable barely there sandals for a look that’s bound to get attention.

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Into the blue

We’ve all heard the old adage about wearing something blue to a wedding, and it works just as well for guests as the bride. Navy is the perfect special-occasion option because it’s so versatile. Re-style your outfit for various events with different accessories and you’re able to create a completely new look, whether you opt for a navy slip dress or lace-detail jumpsuit.

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Words: Sophie Hines / Images: Jonty Davies / Styling: Chloe Forde / Hair: Bjorn Krischker / Make-up artist: Michelle Campbell
Nails: Kim Treacy / Models: Kat at Premier Model Management, Lara at Elite Models

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