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  • VERSACE Embellished-epaulette crepe dress
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    VERSACE Embellished-epaulette crepe dress
    At the hands of Donatella Versace military styling takes on decadent new heights. This cream silk-crepe dress arrives straight from the AW14 runway where utility embellishment brought a tough-luxe vibe. Dial up the drama after-dark with metallic accessories.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Embellished macramé-lace dress
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Embellished macramé-lace dress
    AW14 is the season for fairytale frivolity and what better way to embrace the trend than with Dolce & Gabbana's show-defining macramé embroidered lace dress. A key piece from the runway it features multicoloured floral detailing charmingly collaged from rabbit fur velvet and embroidered appliqué. Team it with the label's lace shoe-boots for an arresting evening option.
  • 'S MAX MARA SHORT DAY DRESSES DOUBLE FACE Cream
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    'S MAX MARA SHORT DAY DRESSES DOUBLE FACE Cream
    S Max Mara's Foligno dress exudes the label's sleek and simplistic aesthetic. Cut from a double-faced beige wool it features a form-flattering curved bust seam and a soft A-line skirt. Complete the look with elegant flats and ladylike accessories.
  • MAX MARA ELEGANTE Girello dress
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    MAX MARA ELEGANTE Girello dress
    Max Mara Elegante's black Girello dress has just the right structure and sophistication for all manner of formal events. A close-fitting waist and clever pleating make it flattering while the metallic stripe jacquard gives it a modern finish. Nip in the waist with the matching belt and slip on nude pumps for a ladylike evening look.
  • GUCCI Leather-bib cady dress
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    GUCCI Leather-bib cady dress
    Champion this season's love of the 1960s with Gucci's riff on the iconic shift dress. Made from a burgundy cady the neat point collar and modish bib front are classic details made modern by the use of tonal leather. Stay true to the decade and work it with knee-high boots and a structured tote.
  • VANESSA BRUNO ATHÉ Baya embellished broderie-anglaise dress
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    VANESSA BRUNO ATHÉ Baya embellished broderie-anglaise dress
    Vanessa Bruno Athé's sleeveless Baya dress makes broderie anglaise autumn-appropriate in a deep-navy hue. It's embellished with clusters of black and clear sequins and crystals for a delicate sparkly finish. For a cool edge add lace-up brogues and a cross-body satchel.
  • LOVER EVENING DRESSES LIBRA JAPANESE Black
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    LOVER EVENING DRESSES LIBRA JAPANESE Black
    Lover's incredible lace creations are a perfect option for autumn evenings. The Libra dress is crafted from black Japanese lace and features a high neck and capped sleeves. Clever panelling defines the silhouette ensuring a flattering finish. Amp up the drama with monochrome accessories.
  • MARC BY MARC JACOBS Junko lightweight wool dress
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    MARC BY MARC JACOBS Junko lightweight wool dress
    BMX-inspired logos gave a playful kick to the Marc by Marc Jacobs's AW14 show and this grey lightweight wool dress plays into the theme with a bright green 'Revolution' panel at the skirt. Balance the soft femininity of the strapless sweetheart bodice with chunky brogues.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS ZARITA STRETCH Pink
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS ZARITA STRETCH Pink
    Cut from delicate lace and finished with feminine scalloped edges DVF’s hot-pink Zarita dress is the ultimate cocktail piece. Let the colour pop and keep accessories minimal – a box clutch and stiletto pumps work nicely.
  • KENZO Mountains-print collared dress
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    KENZO Mountains-print collared dress
    Kenzo adds to its collection of Twin Peaks-inspired pieces with this sleeveless mountains-print dress. The androgynous collared shirt-like top gives way to ultra-feminine curves sweetheart-shaped panels and a ruffled trapeze-like skirt. Try it with the optional belt attached – it pulls in the waist and adds a new directional element.
  • TOGA ARCHIVES Crepe and faux-leather multi-panel dress
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    TOGA ARCHIVES Crepe and faux-leather multi-panel dress
    The little black dress is given fashion bite courtesy of Toga Archives. The perfect balance of edge and elegance it features a black-crepe midi silhouette and a contrasting faux-leather cut-out back. Wear it when your evening calls for sophistication and sexiness in equal measure.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Cleopatra gown
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Cleopatra gown
    There is something eternally elegant about the fluid silhouette of DVF's Cleopatra gown. Made from cobalt-blue crepe it's an arresting evening look with a close-fitting swirl-embroidered top featuring sheer organza panels and sequin embellishment. Metallic accessories will offset the saturated hue beautifully.
  • TOGA ARCHIVES Layered full-length dress
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    TOGA ARCHIVES Layered full-length dress
    This navy wool-blend canvas shift dress from Toga Archives is cocktail dressing with an unconventional edge. A cut-away waist and spotted sheer-nylon underlayer offer a glimpse of skin in the most subtle of ways while adding texture graphic impact and a grown-up kind of sex appeal.
  • PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI Vader Darth Vader-print silk dress
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    PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI Vader Darth Vader-print silk dress
    This Darth Vader-print dress from Preen by Thornton Bregazzi caused major buzz at the AW14 shows. The long-sleeved mid-length silhouette is one of the season's most coveted and gives an elegance and wearability to the kaleidoscopic print. Keep the focus on the dress and pair it with plain black accessories.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Emma gown
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Emma gown
    Master modern evening elegance in one swift manoeuvre with DVF's black and metallic-gold melange knit Emma gown. Staying true to the codes of the house it features a wrap front waist tie that slims and defines the waist. Raise the full-length hem with metallic-gold heels.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG New Julian Two dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG New Julian Two dress
    Celebrate the timeless flattering silhouette of the wrap dress with this New Julian Two from DVF. It's patterned with one of the designer's typically vivacious prints – Mountain Jewels New – and falls to a demure knee length. The mélange of colour is best complemented by accessories in black or cream.
  • SPORTMAX Mito dress
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    SPORTMAX Mito dress
    The effortless languid shape of this crepe Mito dress from Sportmax is the perfect canvas for perennial leopard print. Long sleeves and a demure knee-length give it workday credibility but this piece is versatile enough to work for evening with a quick switch of accessories.
  • MARY KATRANTZOU EVENING DRESSES COPELIA LS MIN Navy
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    MARY KATRANTZOU EVENING DRESSES COPELIA LS MIN Navy
    This Coppelia dress is a more pared-back design from Mary Katrantzou and makes for a refined evening option. It's made from midnight-blue wool-sateen and decorated with multicoloured crystals and beads – a tell-tale detail that makes it unmistakably Katrantzou. The pretty A-line skirt is accentuated by a tulle inner-skirt and is perfectly offset by sleek vertiginous pumps.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EVENING GOWNS FULL LENGTH LS G Black
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EVENING GOWNS FULL LENGTH LS G Black
    Alexander McQueen's show-stealing eveningwear is a testament to Sarah Burton's incredible talent in design. This black crepe gown is one such piece – with every element designed to flatter the body. It's cut with a close round neck and plunging nude-tulle insert long sleeves and a slim straight-cut skirt. Glistening crystal-embellished leaf appliqué provides a stunning finishing touch. An equally decadent clutch bag is all that this dress requires.
  • SPORTMAX Dalia dress
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    SPORTMAX Dalia dress
    This herringbone-weave wool-blend Dalia dress from Sportmax is the key to introducing heritage fabrics to a thoroughly modern wardrobe. The slim long-sleeved silhouette and charcoal colour palette are office-friendly but the neckline slit and black crepe waistline ensure it's a winner after-hours too.
  • SEA SHORT DAY DRESSES LACE PAISLEY Black Multi
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    SEA SHORT DAY DRESSES LACE PAISLEY Black Multi
    The beauty of Sea's contemporary pieces lies in their ease and femininity. This paisley-print silk dress is a chic example with delicate lace trims a sheer yoke and a comfortable elasticised waist. Slip it on with a love-worn biker jacket and ankle boots.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS L/S VNECK DRESS Blue
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS L/S VNECK DRESS Blue
    DVF's jewel-tone blue midi dress is a form-flattering option with a gathered neckline and long sleeves. It skims gently over the waist and hips ending just below the knee. Neutral accessories complement the bold hue and the deep V-neck is perfect for showcasing a statement necklace.
  • JONATHAN SAUNDERS Susan diagonal-stripe full-length dress
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    JONATHAN SAUNDERS Susan diagonal-stripe full-length dress
    Jonathan Saunders proves just why he's dubbed the Prince of Prints with this commanding Susan dress. Made from a luxe crepe it features richly hued red and burgundy stripes that lend the understated silhouette real impact. The floor-skimming length calls for sky-high heels.
  • LOVER EVENING DRESSES FRENCH LACE VE Navy
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    LOVER EVENING DRESSES FRENCH LACE VE Navy
    Australian brand Lover is celebrated for its intricate lace creations as this indigo-navy dress aptly illustrates. Delicate French-lace panels follow the contours of the body for a perfectly flattering fit. Team with nude accessories for a polished evening look.
  • SPORTMAX Melfi dress
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    SPORTMAX Melfi dress
    Expert Italian craftsmanship has always been at the forefront of the Sportmax process and this structured V-neck Melfi dress is a beautiful example of artisanal design. It's made from silky midnight-blue and black satin jacquard and has a sheer silk-organza hem panel that offers a glimpse of skin as you walk. It came down the runway with simple black pumps and that's all this piece really needs.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Jewel dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Jewel dress
    This version of DVF's Jewel dress featured in the label's AW14 show – a collection that celebrated the wrap dress whole-heartedly. It has a black lightweight crepe-jersey top and a multicoloured Ballet Russe-print silk-twill skirt. As with all of the label's wrap styles it's supremely flattering and will make for an elegant desk-to-dinner choice.
  • EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES SSLEEVE OFF SH Blue
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    EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES SSLEEVE OFF SH Blue
    Emilio de la Morena is noted for his elegant designs and sumptuous fabrications and this emerald velvet off-the-shoulder dress is a beautiful example. Cut to a ladylike midi length with an open neckline and capped sleeves it works perfectly with statement jewels and sky-high sandals.
  • MAX MARA STUDIO Kaiser dress
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    MAX MARA STUDIO Kaiser dress
    Max Mara Studio makes botanical prints winter-appropriate with its richly hued Kaiser dress. The multicoloured jacquard lends weight and structure to the piece which is classically flattering with a close-fitting top and full skirt. Point-toe pumps are a timeless partner.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Enery broderie-anglaise crepe dress
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Enery broderie-anglaise crepe dress
    Isabel Marant is our go-to for bohemian pieces with Parisian elegance. She's used broderie-anglaise detailing and fringing to decorate this black Enery dress which is elegantly oversized and loose fitting. It is made from a semi-sheer crepe so consider wearing it over a slip dress and with a pair of the label's iconic Dicker boots.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA OCCASION DRESS LONG SLEEVE CHI Red
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    DOLCE & GABBANA OCCASION DRESS LONG SLEEVE CHI Red
    Dolce & Gabbana's incredible red silk-chiffon dress is printed with the collection's delightful woodland print. Its fitted top leads to a full and fluid skirt which has a cream tulle underlayer for weight and opacity. Increase the fairytale feel with jewel-toned cocktail jewels.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Amelia dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Amelia dress
    This year marked the 40th anniversary of DVF's ever-flattering wrap dress and this Amelia dress formed part of the collection. It has a ballet-inspired black stretch-crepe top half and a structured Acorn Moon-print twill skirt. Wear it from office to dinner and everywhere in between.
  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Macramé-lace dress
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    OSCAR DE LA RENTA Macramé-lace dress
    Update and refine your occasion wardrobe with Oscar de la Renta's delectably heavy macramé-lace dress. The tonal shades of blue are highlighted by the visible black silk-organza underlayer that also streamlines the silhouette beneath. Complete with a box clutch and ankle-strap pumps.
  • MATTHEW WILLIAMSON EVENING DRESSES MONO STAR WASH Blue
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    MATTHEW WILLIAMSON EVENING DRESSES MONO STAR WASH Blue
    This season Matthew Williamson's chief motif was the star and this floor-skimming dress sees it boldly emblazoned in multiple designs. It's made from a light-blue washed silk and cut for a simple silhouette with high side slits adding a seductive twist. Opt for vertiginous heels that elevate the long-length skirt.
  • ACNE STUDIOS SHORT DAY DRESSES DENIM BUTTON Indigo
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    ACNE STUDIOS SHORT DAY DRESSES DENIM BUTTON Indigo
    Acne Studios proves the ease of a shirt dress with its chic Lyric version. Made from deep indigo-blue denim it's understated but precisely cut with a sharp point collar and button front. Dress it down with this season's sumptuous shearling outerwear.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES 3/4 SLEEVE S Black White
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES 3/4 SLEEVE S Black White
    DVF's Acorn Moon print is brilliantly bold but the understated silhouette of this sleek mini dress makes it utterly wearable. Made from silk-jersey it falls loosely from the shoulders and is detailed with a subtle neckline keyhole. The mini length works best with flats – try it now with ballet pumps switching to boots as the cooler months arrive.
  • REBECCA TAYLOR Lace-trimmed crepe dress
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    REBECCA TAYLOR Lace-trimmed crepe dress
    Rebecca Taylor's white lace-trimmed crepe dress is the perfect way to showcase summer's sun-kissed skin in a season-appropriate way. Wear it to see out the tail-end of event season with same-tone accessories and polished gold-tone jewellery.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS LONG SLEEVED RU White
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS LONG SLEEVED RU White
    This ivory crepe dress from Alexander McQueen is expertly crafted to a sculptural silhouette distinguished by frothy ruffle detailing. Taking the shape of separates it gives the illusion of carefully considered styling in one elegant garment. Add in neutrally-hued accessories for the most ladylike finish.
  • HELMUT LANG Draped-front stretch-crepe dress
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    HELMUT LANG Draped-front stretch-crepe dress
    Expert draping is a Helmut Lang signature and this black stretch-crepe dress has a flattering overlay front panel and waist-defining gathered side. The wide short sleeves reveal a contrasting white lining and lend the look a directional edge. Style it with an oversized clutch and colour-pop shoes.
  • MATTHEW WILLIAMSON EVENING DRESSES CHAIN MAIL SLE Black
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    MATTHEW WILLIAMSON EVENING DRESSES CHAIN MAIL SLE Black
    Matthew Williamson's take on the little black dress is high-octane and super sexy in slinky chainmail. The silhouette is simple yet impactful with a mini length and low V-neck decorated with neon-hued crystal embellishments. Wear it with cut-out heels and plenty of attitude.
  • MAX MARA Katia dress
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    MAX MARA Katia dress
    Max Mara takes all of the effort out of Monday morning dressing with the Katia dress. It's a classically cut shift made from colour-blocked panels of pure virgin wool and given that contemporary edge with concealed zip pockets. Add a boxy tote and classic pumps and you're set.
  • MAX MARA STUDIO Camelia dress
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    MAX MARA STUDIO Camelia dress
    Grey is the season's new neutral and this Camelia dress from Max Mara Studio comes in a light dove shade that's perfect between seasons. The stretch-jersey composition is lined in mesh to streamline the silhouette and features ruched detailing at the waist for the most flattering fit. Wear it with accessories in the season's other key shade – claret.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Metallic-knit wrap dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Metallic-knit wrap dress
    DVF's wrap dresses remain just as relevant and coveted as they were at their inception 40 years ago. This striking version with its timelessly flattering shape metallic-gold melange knit and black and gold shade is the perfect addition for the party season. Highlight the texture with gold-tone accessories.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Greta dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Greta dress
    DVF's Greta dress is a striking option for the new season in bold cobalt-blue. It's elegantly cut to sculpt the figure with a wide scoop neck and ruched detailing across the waist. Pair it with glossy black accessories for a chic office-to-dinner ensemble.
  • SEE BY CHLOÉ Pinstripe wool-blend dress
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    SEE BY CHLOÉ Pinstripe wool-blend dress
    See by Chloé's navy pinstripe wool-blend dress nods to the smart uniform-inspired dressing that's so relevant to this time of year. The long sleeves will have you covered for the transition into autumn while the shorter length will work come spring.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA OCCASION DRESS CADY STRETCH 3 Charcoal
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    DOLCE & GABBANA OCCASION DRESS CADY STRETCH 3 Charcoal
    Dolce & Gabbana's Sicilian sophistication is a timeless way to approach an evening dress-code. This charcoal-black cady dress boasts the supremely flattering cut that the label is noted for and is beautifully finished with a crystal-embellished neckline. Team with ladylike accessories for a classic after-dark look.
  • TRAGER DELANEY EVENING GOWNS SEYMOR FULL LENG Black
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    TRAGER DELANEY EVENING GOWNS SEYMOR FULL LENG Black
    A relaxed floor-length silhouette and a blend of soft silk-satin and sheer organza make a sophisticated match in Trager Delaney's Seymor gown. Drama comes by way of the plunging front and sheer sleeves while a satin belt adds definition at the natural waist. This is modern evening elegance pure and simple.
  • L'AGENCE SHORT DAY DRESSES VISCOSE AND Black
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    L'AGENCE SHORT DAY DRESSES VISCOSE AND Black
    The secret to effortless chic is to keep things precise but simple. L'Agence shows how with its pleated black crepe dress that sits high at the neck but soft and draped from the hips. Give it versatility with a switch of statement footwear and outerwear.
  • TRAGER DELANEY EVENING DRESSES SHORT SLEEVELE Pink White
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    TRAGER DELANEY EVENING DRESSES SHORT SLEEVELE Pink White
    We love Trager Delaney for its inimitably cool take on wardrobe classics. The white crepe Henderson dress is one such creation beautifully detailed with hand-painted fuchsia-pink puff teardrops and a cut-out back. Punctuate the light and breezy palette with a bold black clutch and mules.
  • FENDI OCCASION DRESS STRETCH WOOL VN Red
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    FENDI OCCASION DRESS STRETCH WOOL VN Red
    Nothing is as impactful as a siren-red dress. Crafted from pure wool Fendi's luxurious version is perfect for autumn. It's cut with a shape that flatteringly contours without clinging and features a modern but elegant pleated panel. This ladylike style calls for classic accessories: cue the Petite 2Jours tote.
  • STELLA JEAN SHORT DAY DRESSES PATRIZIA PRI Beige Multi
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    STELLA JEAN SHORT DAY DRESSES PATRIZIA PRI Beige Multi
    Stella Jean takes a more-is-more approach to prints this season – the Patrizia dress is covered in a multicoloured tribal design in rustic autumnal hues. It’s cut with a feminine point collar and a wide A-line skirt that’s lined in soft burgundy satin. Style it with classic leather accessories to let it steal the focus.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS ZARITA STRETCH Red
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS ZARITA STRETCH Red
    The Zarita dress is a long-standing DVF classic loved for its flattering fit and effortless evening appeal. This version is made from striking red lace has scalloped raw edges and is fitted with a matching silk-jersey lining. The bold shade calls for understated accessories in pale gold or silver.
  • ACNE STUDIOS SHORT DAY DRESSES WOOL RN DRES Navy
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    ACNE STUDIOS SHORT DAY DRESSES WOOL RN DRES Navy
    Acne Studios's Paisley dress is crafted from a navy wool-blend and features subtle vents at the cuffs and hem – a nod to the label's offbeat styling. Stay true to the Scandi-cool aesthetic and team with chunky ankle boots.
  • SPORTMAX Palla dress
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    SPORTMAX Palla dress
    Sportmax opened its AW14 runway with a head-to-toe leopard print look that set the precedent for the rest of the collection. This Palla crepe dress is a chic way to work the classic print after-hours complete with a classic knee-length silhouette and waist-defining peplum. Temper the bold pattern with simple black accessories.
  • KENZO Wool and cashmere-blend dress
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    KENZO Wool and cashmere-blend dress
    America is an on-going source of inspiration for Kenzo and its influence can be seen in the sporty cut of this navy dress. White piping at the skirt gives the illusion of pleating – a varsity staple – while the wool and cashmere-blend it's made from gives it year-round appeal. Try it with chunky black boots for an evening look loaded with attitude.
  • SPORTMAX Assunta dress
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    SPORTMAX Assunta dress
    Sportmax cited contemporary artist Jackson Pollock as the inspiration behind its bold AW14 collection. Spliced with a visible red silk-satin insert this sleeveless crepe Assunta dress is one of the collection's standout pieces and both high-impact and wearable in equal measure. Match it to accessories that pick out the splatterings of colour or keep it simple with classic black.
  • ISSA Anne silk-jersey gown
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    ISSA Anne silk-jersey gown
    Blue Farrier shows her fresh and contemporary influence at Issa with this Anne silk-jersey gown. A vivacious injection of pattern is introduced at the long sleeves in burgundy and light-pink hues – a pretty contrast to the raspberry-red hue. Lift the softly draped floor-length hem with sleek slingback sandals.
  • MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA MM6 SHORT DAY DRESSES TUX STYLE WR Navy
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    MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA MM6 SHORT DAY DRESSES TUX STYLE WR Navy
    Maison Martin Margiela MM6 turns the tradition of the tuxedo on its head with this chic navy wool-blend dress. Shawl lapels riff on classic formalwear while the mini length skirt ensures it feels youthful and modern. Wear it with bare legs and ankle boots adding warmth with a textured overcoat.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS NAIVE PAGAN JAC Black White
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS NAIVE PAGAN JAC Black White
    Alexander McQueen's jacquard knit dresses have won a legion of fans for their statement patterns and figure-flattering appeal. The Naive dress is no exception and comes adorned with motifs inspired by fairytales – a key influence for the designer's AW14 show. This body-con style has been made from a wool blend and simply slips on for easy chic day or night.
  • L'AGENCE OCCASION DRESS CREPE SLEEVELES Burgundy
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    L'AGENCE OCCASION DRESS CREPE SLEEVELES Burgundy
    L'Agence seeks to reinvent and reenergise classic shapes and this V-neck dress is one such example. It comes in a rich aubergine-purple hue – that's perfect for autumn – and is made from fluid crepe. Take it from office to evening with a simple swap of footwear.
  • MATTHEW WILLIAMSON EVENING DRESSES STAR PAISLEY C Light Pink
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    MATTHEW WILLIAMSON EVENING DRESSES STAR PAISLEY C Light Pink
    Floor-sweeping dresses are taking the spotlight this season loved for their elegance and day-to-night versatility. This Paisley Star-print silk-chiffon dress is infused with Matthew Williamson's signature bohemia and has a flattering wrap-around waist tie. Work it into evening by switching a cross-body bag for one of the season's fantasy clutches.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS MOTH PRINT ON C Purple Multi
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS MOTH PRINT ON C Purple Multi
    Alexander McQueen's AW14 collection takes inspiration from fairytales and the designer's moth-print dress taps into this darkly romantic theme. Outfitted from a beautiful wool-blend crepe and adorned with a jewel-hued wing pattern it can be worn from desk to dinner with the addition of a sleek box clutch.
  • ROKSANDA Mariya contrast-panel dress
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    ROKSANDA Mariya contrast-panel dress
    With a vibrant cobalt-blue hue and peplum silhouette Roksanda's Mariya dress showcases the label's skill with shape form and saturated colour. The draped waist reveals a slither of bright orange and a punctuating black border emphasises the precise nature of the cut. Twist on your heel to reveal a further element: a plain black back and scuba-style zipper.
  • L'AGENCE EVENING DRESSES SLEEVELESS CHI Black
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    L'AGENCE EVENING DRESSES SLEEVELESS CHI Black
    Take a pared-back approach to eveningwear with L'Agence's black chiffon dress. Leather – at the round neckline and wide waistband – brings a tough element to the softly draped silhouette while a front slit at the chest adds a touch of allure. Complete the look with strappy mules and a clutch in all-black.
  • PETER PILOTTO OCCASION DRESS CREPE SSLEEVE T Blue
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    PETER PILOTTO OCCASION DRESS CREPE SSLEEVE T Blue
    Peter Pilotto never fails to make intricate plays on shape flattering and wearable. This cobalt-blue wool-crepe dress has a close-fitting twist front and a chic A-line skirt. It appeared as part of a runway show that celebrated contrast and collage and is spliced with panels of charcoal and metallic-grey. Try it with heeled sandals now and simple black boots later in the season.
  • OSMAN OCCASION DRESS SQUARE NECK SHI White
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    OSMAN OCCASION DRESS SQUARE NECK SHI White
    Wear winter whites with elegance in Osman's split-sleeve crepe dress. The silhouette is made striking with a square neckline V-back and fluted split sleeves that balance the form-fitting body perfectly. Keep the look minimalist and style simply with a black clutch and pumps.
  • TRAGER DELANEY EVENING DRESSES COCA SLEEVELES Black White
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    TRAGER DELANEY EVENING DRESSES COCA SLEEVELES Black White
    Trager Delaney's take on the LBD is the kind of low-effort high-impact piece every modern wardrobe needs. It's made in the UK from black crepe that's printed by hand with the label's own silk-organza puff print. It's tailored to fit slim through the body and finished with sheer silk-organza panels at the neckline back and hem.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING DRESSES KATRINA LACE Navy
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING DRESSES KATRINA LACE Navy
    Transition seamlessly from work to dinner with DVF's Katrina dress. Made from navy lace it has a contouring – but not overly body-conscious – silhouette and features a flattering bustier with side-seam details. Try neat ballet shoes at the office and matching pumps by night.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Tamara gown
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Tamara gown
    For head-to-toe impact DVF's Tamara gown is the style to invest in this season. Gold devoré stars bring youthful energy to the gauzy black silk-blend fabric and the plunge front introduces a seductive twist. Add a box clutch and black mules for a grounding force.
  • HELMUT LANG SHORT DAY DRESSES SONAR WOOL S Charcoal
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    HELMUT LANG SHORT DAY DRESSES SONAR WOOL S Charcoal
    Helmut Lang is famed for its draping and innovative play on shapes and this Sonar dress is a classic offering from the brand. It's made from a charcoal-grey wool-jersey with a natural stretch and cut with a hallmark asymmetric hem and uneven sleeves. This dress is ultra-versatile so dress it down with high-top trainers and up with strappy pumps.
  • BURBERRY PRORSUM Embroidered-tulle dress
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    BURBERRY PRORSUM Embroidered-tulle dress
    This embroidered burgundy dress is fresh from the Burberry Prorsum AW14 runway – a collection that celebrated feminine florals and the best of British craft. It’s comprised of contrasting lace panelling with gathered detailing at the waist and a sheer top and sleeves. Style it with nude accessories for a ladylike evening look.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BENTLEY Navy
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BENTLEY Navy
    Elegant and versatile DVF’s Bentley dress is a no-fuss number that will take you from work to play with ease. This navy wool-jersey version features a crossover V-neck a slanted V-back and ruched seam detailing that cleverly smoothes and sculpts the silhouette. Swap flats for pumps as you transition into evening.
  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA OCCASION DRESS PARROT SEQUINNE Black
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    OSCAR DE LA RENTA OCCASION DRESS PARROT SEQUINNE Black
    Oscar de la Renta makes clothes to fall in love with and this black silk-faille dress is party perfection. The classic full-skirted silhouette is decorated with two white parrots that are made up of feathers pearlescent paillettes and embroidery. Wear it to your next black-tie event with nude pumps to show your sartorial personality.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS MARIA SILK AND White Multi
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG OCCASION DRESS MARIA SILK AND White Multi
    Make a bold after-hours statement with DVF’s multi-coloured puzzle dress. It's made from a wool and silk-blend twill and lined with a structured internal bodice for maximum support. Allow the dress to take centre stage and style with a blazer and simple black pumps.
  • EQUIPMENT SHORT DAY DRESSES AUBREY PRINT Black Silver
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    EQUIPMENT SHORT DAY DRESSES AUBREY PRINT Black Silver
    Animal print is a timeless way to energise your wardrobe and this Aubrey dress from Equipment features an all-over snakeskin print in a neutral grey hue. Wear the loose-fitting style with ankle boots and bare legs adding a leather biker jacket for a tough-luxe edge.
  • EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES CROSS NECK BON Red
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    EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES CROSS NECK BON Red
    Emilio de la Morena is famed for creating sculptural silhouettes that celebrate the female form and highlight the waist. This red velvet skater dress is cut with V-shaped straps and flares from the waist into a voluminous bonded skirt. Wear it with classic black accessories for the ultimate in modern party dressing.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BENTLEY Grey
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BENTLEY Grey
    DVF has an innate understanding of what women need from their wardrobes – flattering versatile modern pieces that make everyday dressing so easy. This charcoal-grey Bentley dress is certainly that. Made from a durable wool-jersey cloth it's cut to streamline the body with a wide V-neck and asymmetric back. Slip it on for work or formal events swapping ladylike flats for smart heels.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BENTLEY Purple
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BENTLEY Purple
    This plum wool-jersey Bentley dress from DVF is a new-season reworking of one of the brand's most popular styles. Ruched detailing at the sides and a slanted back neckline flatter the figure perfectly. Add metallic accessories for a high-shine finishing touch.
  • CHRISTOPHE LEMAIRE Collarless cotton shirt dress
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    CHRISTOPHE LEMAIRE Collarless cotton shirt dress
    It’s intelligent cuts that give Christophe Lemaire’s minimal designs their edge. This off-white cotton shirt dress is cut with an easy loose fit and stepped hemline that feels graphic and on-point. Wear it with chunky ankle boots to toughen the look.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING DRESSES DVF ALINA DRES Blue Multi
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING DRESSES DVF ALINA DRES Blue Multi
    This Alina dress features the newest addition to DVF’s pattern archive: a blue and black Acorn Moon jacquard. The chic capped-sleeve design is intertwined with metallic-grey threads and flares to a feminine skater skirt. Wear it with all-black accessories for a punchy 18-hour combination.
  • BURBERRY PRORSUM Floral-print silk-georgette dress
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    BURBERRY PRORSUM Floral-print silk-georgette dress
    Burberry Prorsum’s AW14 runway was awash with painterly florals and the dusty rose-pink pattern of this silk-georgette dress takes inspiration from vintage English wallpaper. The long-sleeved design is lined in hand-stitched silk and falls to a graceful mid-length. Add toughness with peep-toe ankle boots.
  • PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI Saber Darth Vader-print dress
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    PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI Saber Darth Vader-print dress
    Darth Vader becomes AW14's unlikeliest style icon with this Saber printed dress from Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. The main body is made from a fluid orange and green-grey silk-satin and complemented perfectly by a light slightly sheer silk-chiffon skirt and matching long sleeves. Accent the bohemian cut with a pair of knee-length boots.
  • MAX MARA ELEGANTE EVENING DRESSES TRIACETATE CAP Black
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    MAX MARA ELEGANTE EVENING DRESSES TRIACETATE CAP Black
    Flattering and sophisticated Max Mara Elegante's Zen dress is the ultimate eveningwear ally. Made from black crepe it features soft pleats and a panel of sequined embellishment that accentuates the smallest part of the waist. It's a perfect cocktail style but paired with a blazer its a chic option for more formal events too.
  • EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES SLESS BI COLOU Pink Multi
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    EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES SLESS BI COLOU Pink Multi
    Emilio de la Morena’s long-standing love affair with ruffles get supersized for AW14 adding a figure-sculpting quality to this tri-colour cocktail dress. Vivid red and pink panelling proves to be a pleasing mix broken up with a dark-burgundy velvet panel in the centre. Complement the look with tonal accessories – minimal detail is a must.
  • EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES VNECK SLESS BO Blue
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    EMILIO DE LA MORENA EVENING DRESSES VNECK SLESS BO Blue
    This season Emilio De La Morena turned his focus back to the party dress working sumptuous velvet into modern silhouettes. This off-the-shoulder version comes in rich teal-blue with sheer panelling at the waist and a flattering skater mini skirt. Try it with strappy pumps or contemporary ankle boots.
  • KENZO SHORT DAY DRESSES SLVLS MONSTE Red Multi
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    KENZO SHORT DAY DRESSES SLVLS MONSTE Red Multi
    Mechanical tool monsters were a key motif in Kenzo's AW14 collection and this body-con dress sees them reworked in striking gold-tone foil. It's knitted with graphic red intarsia shapes and fitted with a hint of stretch. The bold combination of colour ensures a standout evening look – complete it with tough black leather accessories.
  • SPORTMAX SHORT DAY DRESSES WOOL ROLL NE Grey Multi
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    SPORTMAX SHORT DAY DRESSES WOOL ROLL NE Grey Multi
    Cold-weather dressing doesn't have to mean a compromise on style and Sportmax delivers some of the chicest option this season. The grey Padova wool-blend dress is effortlessly chic and envelops the body from roll neck to long sleeves and knee-length hem. A bold red mohair-blend stripe across the body adds beautiful colour and texture. Complete the look with knee-length boots.
  • PETER PILOTTO Twist-front wool-crepe dress
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    PETER PILOTTO Twist-front wool-crepe dress
    Peter Pilotto shifts its focus from print to structure with this sculptural twist-front dress. It’s cut from bold red virgin wool-crepe with a statement asymmetric neckline and contrasting burgundy waist panel. Add the optional bright-orange belt for an additional pop of colour.
  • EMILIO DE LA MORENA High-neck velvet dress
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    EMILIO DE LA MORENA High-neck velvet dress
    Velvet was a key fabric within Emilio De La Morena's AW14 collection and was used to sleek and sumptuous effect. This elegant dark-purple dress is a standout piece from the line made striking by its mid-length silhouette that skims rather than clings to the body. Add pops of colour with your clutch and heels.
  • JASON WU EVENING DRESSES BLACK PLUM HAM Black Multi
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    JASON WU EVENING DRESSES BLACK PLUM HAM Black Multi
    Jason Wu is lauded for his ability to craft flattering eveningwear with unique contemporary flair. This bi-colour gown – in black and deep-purple crepe and hammered satin – adds to his impressive arsenal with a plunge front open back and fishtail hem. The floor-skimming skirt calls for vertiginous heels - an open toe looks best peeking out from beneath.
  • MARQUES ALMEIDA SLIPS SILK SATIN BIAS CUT DRES Beige
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    MARQUES ALMEIDA SLIPS SILK SATIN BIAS CUT DRES Beige
    Citing 1990s Tom Ford and Galliano as references Marques'Almeida's slinky slip dress is an ode to that particular breed of nonchalant glamour. Made from nude silk-satin it has a bias cut that is exaggerated by an asymmetric hemline and ruffle detailing. The seductive silhouette is made super-modern when offset by chunky flats.
  • MARY KATRANTZOU SHORT DAY DRESSES SLEEVELESS F Multi
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    MARY KATRANTZOU SHORT DAY DRESSES SLEEVELESS F Multi
    Mary Katrantzou updates her Gattaca dress for the new season with a symbolic Totem Bone print. Made from a cotton-sateen it features a neat point collar and navy and cream panels for a streamlined effect. Classic accessories such as point-toe pumps and a neutral bag make perfect additions.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES DVF ALICIA D Pink Print
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES DVF ALICIA D Pink Print
    This tonal burgundy and pink Alicia dress from DVF is cut from rose-print silk-chiffon with a plunging V-neckline and sheer wide-cut sleeves. The hint of décolletage is perfect after-hours but it works just as well by day with a silk or lace cami layered underneath.
  • MARQUES ALMEIDA SHORT DAY DRESSES STONE WASH D Light Blue
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    MARQUES ALMEIDA SHORT DAY DRESSES STONE WASH D Light Blue
    A signature style from Marques'Almeida this denim shift dress is a chic way to introduce the label to your wardrobe. It's made from a soft twill denim in a light stonewash and has frayed edges and a short boxy fit. Wear it with a structured clutch and jewelled sandals for day-to-night insouciance.
  • SPORTMAX OCCASION DRESS DEEP V NECK STR Black Multi
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    SPORTMAX OCCASION DRESS DEEP V NECK STR Black Multi
    Sportmax looked to the abstract prints of Jackson Pollock to inspire its AW14 collection. This Tanga dress is a bold interpretation crafted with a colourful embroidered mesh skirt overlay and cape-like sleeves. Cinch it at the waist with a chunky belt to emulate the runway’s finale look.
  • ROKSANDA OCCASION DRESS ADHARA S LESS Blue Multi
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    ROKSANDA OCCASION DRESS ADHARA S LESS Blue Multi
    The Adhara is a signature style at Roksanda and perfectly demonstrates the label's eye for structural shapes and bold colour-blocking. It's crafted in the UK from a flattering blend of wool-crepe and stretch silk-crepe and finished with a structured peplum waist. When it comes to accessories pick out one of the dress's multiple colours for maximum graphic effect.
  • CAMILLA AND MARC SHORT DAY DRESSES ZEALOT STRIP Black White
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    CAMILLA AND MARC SHORT DAY DRESSES ZEALOT STRIP Black White
    Game boards were a point of reference for Camilla and Marc this season and this Zealot dress puts a playful spin on the classic black and white shades of checkers. It's a flattering piece cinched in at the waist and coming to a slight A-line shape. It makes an elegant yet youthful evening choice when paired with black pumps.
  • ROKSANDA Orla contrast-panel dress
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    ROKSANDA Orla contrast-panel dress
    British label Roksanda has ushered in a whole new brand of modern femininity with her full-skirted colour-block designs. The Orla dress has all the hallmarks the label is famed for – a sharp structured cut midi-length hemline and Pop Art-inspired colour palette. Complement the graphic touches with equally bold accessories and sleek minimal jewels.
  • CAMILLA AND MARC SHORT DAY DRESSES PICADILLY LA Blue White
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    CAMILLA AND MARC SHORT DAY DRESSES PICADILLY LA Blue White
    Bold stripes featured throughout Camilla and Marc's AW14 collection. This structured royal-blue and white striped dress has flattering mid-length sleeves and comes to a 1960s-reminiscent mini length. Take it from day to evening with a simple swap of footwear.
  • CATERINA GATTA SHORT DAY DRESSES ORGANZA AND Blue White
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    CATERINA GATTA SHORT DAY DRESSES ORGANZA AND Blue White
    Though a deft hand with vintage textiles Caterina Gatta's charismatic faces print is her own unique creation. Placing the print at the neckline of this bi-colour silk-satin dress elevates the classic skater silhouette to a whole new level. It's cut slim through the body and flares into a pleated mini-length skirt.
  • CHLOÉ SHORT DAY DRESSES DEEP V LONG Ivory
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    CHLOÉ SHORT DAY DRESSES DEEP V LONG Ivory
    A chic piece from Chloé's AW14 runway this ecru dress exemplifies the house's insouciant brand of femininity. It's crafted from crepe and has a deep V-neck and relaxed top which gently hugs the waist and skims over the hips ending elegantly in an embroidered silk panel. Channel that signature Chloé-girl polish and wear it with bare legs and neat ankle boots.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN SHORT DAY DRESSES TONAL PATCHW Cream
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN SHORT DAY DRESSES TONAL PATCHW Cream
    Work this season's patchwork trend in the most refined way with McQ Alexander McQueen's cream layered knit dress. Made from wool and cashmere this roll-neck style has tonal patches at the chest hem and cuffs and falls just above the knee. Toughen the neutral hue with a clutch and ankle boots in black leather.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EVENING GOWNS IVORY SILK WITH Ivory Multi
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EVENING GOWNS IVORY SILK WITH Ivory Multi
    Alexander McQueen championed a darkly feminine aesthetic for Pre-AW14 and this ivory gown typifies this. Its floor-skimming length is romantic its lean silhouette modern and the peekaboo cut-outs unexpected. Understated accessories are the only accompaniments needed; the dress's floral embellishments are enough to draw the eye in.
  • CATERINA GATTA OCCASION DRESS LSLEEVE ROSES P White Multi
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    CATERINA GATTA OCCASION DRESS LSLEEVE ROSES P White Multi
    It's Caterina Gatta's unique take on print that elevates this understated design from simple to statement making. Made from cream and red abstract rose-printed crepe it has a contemporary long-sleeved shape with an open back and midi length. A neutral clutch and point-toe pumps will complete a polished event look.
  • ROKSANDA EVENING GOWNS ORLA CREPE AND S Red Multi
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    ROKSANDA EVENING GOWNS ORLA CREPE AND S Red Multi
    When it comes to modern cocktail dressing Roksanda is unparalleled. The label's floor-skimming crepe Orla gown feels perfect for now and is an easy elegant way to embrace the season's longer lengths. The neon-red orange hue and block colours at the neck and hemline are signature touches and call for little else than a box clutch and simple studs to really pop.
  • VERSACE Bias-cut silk-satin dress
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    VERSACE Bias-cut silk-satin dress
    Versace utilised the bias cut for the first time this season and the result was ultra-feminine and sexy. Made from red silk-satin this sumptuous design features a V-front and back with subtle split-seam detailing. Highlight the gold-tone straps with a classic metallic clutch and complete the look with fringed sandals.
  • OSMAN EVENING GOWNS S/LESS CADY BI C Black White
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    OSMAN EVENING GOWNS S/LESS CADY BI C Black White
    This season bold monochrome makes the sleekest evening statement as Osman's sharply cut bi-colour gown aptly illustrates. The contrasting white panel is cleverly placed to highlight the smallest part of the waist – accent it even further with matching white accessories.
  • OSMAN EVENING GOWNS S/LESS CADY BI C White Black
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    OSMAN EVENING GOWNS S/LESS CADY BI C White Black
    Sleek and simple yet utterly commanding Osman's monochrome crepe gown is an elegant evening option. The contrasting black panels cleverly shape the waist and create a flawless silhouette. Subtle accessories and a neat chignon are all that this piece requires.
  • VALENTINO EVENING DRESSES DETACHABLE LEA Orange
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    VALENTINO EVENING DRESSES DETACHABLE LEA Orange
    Valentino's AW14 collection had a distinct 1960s vibe and this mini dress epitomises that. Red crepe has been beautifully tailored to a subtle A-line shape and finished with a floral leather appliqué collar which can be detached as desired. Team with ankle-strap pumps and a box clutch for an elegant after-hours option.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS 3D FLOWER JACQU Cream
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN OCCASION DRESS 3D FLOWER JACQU Cream
    Everything from the regal bell sleeves to the rich 3D floral-jacquard make this white stretch-knit dress quintessential Alexander McQueen. Fitted through the body and flaring into a full pleated skirt this is a piece designed to flatter. It's the perfect canvas for one the house's ornate Knucklebox clutches just add a pair of embellished pumps.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BEVIN V NECK Red
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG SHORT DAY DRESSES BEVIN V NECK Red
    When you need to stand out from the crowd reach for DVF’s poppy-red Bevin dress. Crafted from stretch-jersey it features a V-neckline and soft ruching at the waist – a clever detail that flatters and smoothes the silhouette. Wear with sleek pumps for an enduringly chic finish.
  • VERSUS SHORT DAY DRESSES GOLD CHAIN P Black Gold
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    VERSUS SHORT DAY DRESSES GOLD CHAIN P Black Gold
    Versus’s iconic chain-print instantly elevates this little black dress from staple to statement. It’s made from stretch-cotton jersey with a round neck and long sleeves and is decorated across the front with the famous metallic-gold and yellow pattern. Channel the label’s punk aesthetic and partner it with chunky black boots.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING GOWNS 34 SLV ZARITA GO Navy
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING GOWNS 34 SLV ZARITA GO Navy
    Contemporary evening elegance is easily achieved with DVF's floor-sweeping Zarita gown. It's delicately crafted from sheer navy lace has a sultry V-back and is fitted with a slim band around the waist that flatters the silhouette. This formal essential is brimming with timeless appeal but pair it with a metallic clutch for the most modern finish now.
  • MARY KATRANTZOU SHORT DAY DRESSES ORIANE LONG Navy
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    MARY KATRANTZOU SHORT DAY DRESSES ORIANE LONG Navy
    For AW14 Mary Katrantzou took inspiration from American writer Kurt Vonnegut and looked to the beauty of symbols. The Oriane shirt dress displays the designer's bold new direction with a royal-blue silk body that's decorated with myriad multicoloured insignia. Wear it over skinny jeans by day or with sleek mules by night.
  • CHLOÉ OCCASION DRESS MEMPHIS GEOMETR Beige Multi
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    CHLOÉ OCCASION DRESS MEMPHIS GEOMETR Beige Multi
    Chloé switched up its influences for AW14 and took inspiration from 20th-century art collective Memphis to create this geometric-print dress. Crafted from pure silk it has a ladylike silhouette with a double-layered ruffled skirt and flattering dolman sleeves. Add a tough feel with chunky leather ankle boots.
  • GUCCI EVENING DRESSES TRIPLE CREPE W Black Multi
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    GUCCI EVENING DRESSES TRIPLE CREPE W Black Multi
    Gucci’s AW14 runway collection was inspired by the 1960s with the mod mini dress taking centre stage. This black version is made from a soft blend of wool and silk and adorned with glittering crystal embellishment at the neck and beneath the pleat. Simple black pumps are all you'll need to complete a contemporary evening look.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING DRESSES KATRINA LACE Purple
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG EVENING DRESSES KATRINA LACE Purple
    This season DVF updates its classic Katrina dress in autumnal plum-purple lace. It features a décolletage-framing sweetheart neckline and a knee-skimming skirt. Complement the rich hue with metallic-gold accessories.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EVENING GOWNS SLESS CUT OUT SI Black
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN EVENING GOWNS SLESS CUT OUT SI Black
    The icy silver blooms embroidered across Alexander McQueen's black satin-crepe gown offer a sultry sophisticated way to wear perennial florals. The plunging V-neck and cut-out panels inject a youthful edge into the elegant silhouette. Heighten the label's dark aesthetic with tough-luxe accessories.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE SHORT DAY DRESSES CHECK LS PIN Red Multi
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE SHORT DAY DRESSES CHECK LS PIN Red Multi
    This red and black striped Cray dress is a chic way to work Isabel Marant Étoile’s effortless brand of bohemia. The sheer-chiffon style is cut to fit loose on the body and finished with a gathered waist and buttoned front panel. Style it with slouchy boots and an oversized tote.
  • ALTUZARRA Naipaul double-faced wool crepe dress
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    ALTUZARRA Naipaul double-faced wool crepe dress
    Craft and luxury are always at the heart of Altuzarra's designs and this Naipaul dress showcases the fine attention to detail present in the AW14 collection. The streamlined shape is created with black double-faced wool-crepe with inverted seam detailing revealing every aspect of the pattern-making process. Cinch in the waist and complete the look with pin-heeled ankle boots.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN SHORT DAY DRESSES PEPLUM SCULP White Black
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN SHORT DAY DRESSES PEPLUM SCULP White Black
    McQ Alexander McQueen's sculpted peplum dress is given an abstract edge with a 3D dripping-effect damask print. The demure high neckline balances the super-short pleated skirt rather perfectly – try it with mid-heeled ankle boots or dress flats.
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