Wrap Yourself up and Party the Night Away in a Winter Wrap Dress

Wrap dresses are about the most comfortable and flattering dresses on the market today. Many different body shapes sing its praises, as a wrap dress hugs all the right curves. Since the holidays are here, finding a wrap dress with holiday appeal so you’ll look fabulous is a no-brainer. Here are some beautifully coloured and embellished wrap dresses that will surely put you in the mood for holiday cheer.

Is that an angel? No, it’s just you are looking like one in this silvery, sequined wrapped dress from ASOS curve. Just when you think this dress couldn’t get more glamourous, there’s a beautiful ribbon in the back for an added delightful detail.

Made with silky and luxurious fabric, this dress is a bright and cheerful red for partying the night away. It also happens to be practical too – it’s a skort! Bold and form fitting, this wrap dress hits the right notes for holiday fun.

At a distance, this dress looks lovely as it’s a classic black dress with shoulder sleeve embellishments. Up close, you’ll quickly see what those embellishments are – Dragons! This wrap dress is a great conversation starter over a mug of spiked eggnog.

A stunning deep jade wrap dress is sure to be a hit. It flows beautifully, is flattering on all body types, and the colour is the perfect fit for a winter-themed get together, dinner event, or posh party.

Stay warm with this long-sleeved wrap dress in a deep berry hue. With a different silhouette than the usual wrap dress, this dress looks almost regal and sophisticated, while being short, fun and playful.

The Modern Lace Dress

When we think of lace, what do we think of? Often, lace is considered an old-fashioned fabric worn by elderly women at weddings and church functions. These days however, lace is used in fun, fancy-free ways that have shaped modern fashion and styles that are age appropriate and filled with sex appeal. We need to give lace a second chance, and these dresses may have you living for lace again.

Becoming a princess is in your future in this romantic and soft hued pink-nude lace dress. With beautiful lace cut outs, trendy cold shoulders, and a flowy frame, this stunner is suitable for weddings, beach photoshoots and more.

ASOS Cold Shoulder Kate Lace Maxi Dress

This isn’t your Nana’s church dress! With a flared mini skirt and a lacy, transparent bodice, this black lace tiered dress from PrettyLittleThing is sophisticated and sexy, and gives a new updated meaning to the “Little Black Dress”.

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Need something a little demurer but still want some interesting details? This lace dress from John Lewis has interesting patterns in the lace, making it eye catching and subtle at the same time. It brings both sophistication and modern sensibilities to the party.

Hobbs Jenna Lace Dress

For something fun, youthful and free flowing, have you ever considered printed lace? It’s lighter than traditional lace, and comes in beautiful patterns. This off the shoulder look from Urban Outfitters has a city vibe. You can pare it with some great boots and black tights for a put together, edgy look. Who knew lace could be edgy!

Kimchi Blue Violet Printed Lace Midi Dress

Lace has a lot going for it. For instance, a subtle lace trim around the neckline to feature your face, or a full flowing dress of layered, textured fabric. There’s a lot of opportunities to look amazing in a fabric that is making a comeback in a big way!

Sexy Shift Dresses for This Spring & Summer

Shift dresses are trendy clothing pieces that look amazing on any body shape and figure. We are sure you don’t want to miss out on this trend. Here are a few of our favourite pieces for this spring and summer that are perfect for various occasions.

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Cold Shoulders Dress

Relaxed and laid-back, the cold shoulder designs are the new must-have pieces. Showing just the right amount of skin, the combination of a shift dress and cut-out shoulders will emphasise your desirable body features and enhance your femininity. The simple lines of the dress and the minimalist detailing give you the chance to experiment and accessorise according to your occasion. Rock these two dresses with high heels and a cute simple bag.

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Off The Shoulder Dress

If you want to copy every model on the catwalk, go for the off the shoulder shift dress. These types of dresses are ideal for the flowy spring and hot summer days and chill out nights. They allow you to move freely and offer the ideal comfort. What more to ask? Go with bold colours, fluted and ruffle sleeves, and timeless patterns.

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Satin Shift Dress

Satin is a synonym for sexy, so why not spice up your wardrobe a bit this summer? These gorgeous shift dresses will make you look like a goddess on any party or event. Our favourite designs feature deep plunging neckline, eye-catching colours, and distinct front design. Wrap yourself in the posh satin and standout from the rest.

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Halter Neck Dress

The classic, romantic shift designs with a halter neck will win you over this summer. Adorable and cute, the A-line silhouette is the first choice of every contemporary woman. The minimalist detailing on both shift dresses is chic and modern, and there is no need of any accessories.

Curve-Enhancing Pencil Dresses: Chic, Feminine and Flattering

A sleek, slimming dress perfect for just about any occasion, the pencil dress is widely available through most fashion retailers. Here are a few of our top picks for this season!

Karen Millen Floral Print Pencil Dress

An ebullient bouquet of lovely and vibrant florals blooms across the dark blue surface of the Karen Millen Floral Print Pencil Dress. Available through John Lewis, this stretch scuba pencil dress comes adorned with double straps along with a flared, frilled hem. This lovely, figure-flattering pencil dress is sure to be a hit at dance clubs and cocktail parties alike.

ASOS Wrap Front Midi Pencil Dress with Tie Detail

When it comes to those ultra-fashionable pencil dresses, it’s always nice to think pink! And the ASOS Wrap Front Pencil Dress with Tie Detail shines in its lovely, pearl pink hue and its flowing and luxurious accents. With its daring V-neck and stretch knitted fabric, this lovely frock completes itself with a tie belt and a loose, comfortable fit. Made with added stretch to give you more comfort, this pencil dress has a flared, frilled hem and double straps. Become a vision in pencilled pink!

Karen Millen Bardot Shoulder Pencil Dress

Morph into the Lady in Red, courtesy of the Karen Millen Bardot Shoulder Pencil Dress. Adorned with the signature Bardot-style neckline that showcases the shoulders and collarbones and a figure-flattering waist, this elegant and sophisticated study in scarlet is sure to be a conversation piece at parties and events. Check it out at House of Fraser.

TIORNAD Ottoman pencil dress

For a look in ebony sure to shine both at the office and in social situations, try the Tiornad Ottoman Pencil Dress. A distinguished representative of the Ted Baker womenswear collection, this fitted, sleeveless frock sports a classic Ottoman design, comfortable woollen texture and daring V-neck; along with back zip fastening and a sharp flowing fit. The little black dress has never been so chic!

Ministry of Style Bleaker Pencil Lace Dress

Leave it to Forever 21 to come up with the most daring, dramatic and utterly slick pencil dresses currently available on the market. The Ministry of Style Bleaker Pencil Lace Dress, a glamorous study in lace refinement, is a sleeveless nylon piece that features a distinctive and absolutely beautiful floral eyelash lace overlay complete with sheer panels on the side and a swooping V-neckline. A resplendent sheath silhouette completes the look of this woven wonder.

Tea Dresses: Romantic and Vintage Classics

All too often these days, we fail to indulge in life’s little luxuries. And what could be more luxurious, elegant, and enjoyable than a tea party? Dress for the event in one of these divine tea dresses, custom made for an afternoon of friendship, treats, and high style. Ideal for high tea, these versatile frocks would fit in just as well at a garden party or a cocktail soirée.

Pull&Bear Wrap Front Floral Tea Dress

ASOS brings us the beautiful Pull & Bear Wrap Front Frontal Tea Dress; a lovely ivory floral print that redefines the term ‘frock’. Offering fine lightweight woven fabric, a plunge neck and a stylish wrap design, this dress embodies spring; it’s style is perfect for any festive tea party.

Adrianna Papell Sleeveless Tea Length Dress

For a bright and vivacious take on the tea dress concept, check out the Adrianna Papell Sleeveless Tea Length Dress, Magenta. This vibrant magenta floral print dress is a sleeveless flared dress boasting a smart boat neckline, textured fabric, a tapered waist and subtle pleating.

Chi Chi London Baroque Style Tea Dress

For a classic European variation on the tea dress concept, check out the ravishing Chi Chi London Baroque Style Tea Dress from House of Fraser. This glamorous sample of crystalline couture shines in its delicate ebullience; standing as an embroidered lace tea dress with a defined silhouette, a fitted waist, three-quarter sleeves, and a playful flared skirt. Be the queen of the day in this lovely tea dress!

DP Curve Black Floral Chiffon Tea Dress

For a dark and dramatic variation on the tea dress concept, the DP Curve Black Floral Chiffon Tea Dress is available from Dorothy Perkins. This exquisite dress of ebony chiffon comes emblazoned with a lovely pattern of ivory and scarlet cherry blossoms; flattering the curvaceous figure as it makes a distinguished fashion statement. Dark and intriguing, this frock would look equally in place at a tea party or a business meeting.

Tie Front Tea Dress

Miss Selfridge offers the ultimate marriage of style and comfort in the Tie Front Tea Dress. This jersey-style tie side short-sleeved dress shines in its placid hue of pure light grey. Whether you’re headed to a formal tea or lunch out with the girls, this casual, comfy dress is among the most flexible—and adorable—on the market!

This Season’s Best Casual Dresses

Ever wanted to wear a dress, but had no reason to dress up? Introducing the casual dress. You can wear this dress anywhere to do anything, and look cute while doing it of course! Casual dresses tend to focus on fun rather than frills and can be paired with all kinds of jackets, cardigans, and other items! You can even wear them with your favourite pair of comfy sneakers rather than heels. Check out our five favourites below (and click on the images to shop!) 😉

1. T-Shirt Dress

Replay Oversized Pocket T-shirt Dress

This dress from Very is the epitome of simple yet fashionable. Coloured a classic black, you could pair it with any colour of shoes and accessories to create a unique ensemble each and every time you wear it! The dress is loose-fitting and has an asymmetrical hem. It’s the perfect item to toss on when you need to look chic but still laidback and casual.

2. Tie-Back Dress

Grey Tie Back T-Shirt Dress

Continuing with the T-shirt dress theme, this simple yet sophisticated number from New Look will be your new favourite in no time. It features a rounded neckline, tie-back detail, simple short sleeves, and a casual fit. You’ll love the tie-back feature–it really gives this otherwise simple dress something special. Pair with a simple pair of sneakers for the ideal ensemble.

3. Lace-Up Chambray

English Factory Chambray Dress

This shift dress from Forever 21 features a V-neckline, a unique self-tie velvet lace-up front, slanted front pockets, as well as long sleeves. Wear it to any casual party or even to run errands! To make it a bit more formal, wear with over-the-knee boots. Keep it casual by pairing it with flats or sneakers. No matter how you wear it, you’re sure to fall in love with this unique chambray dress!

4. Belted Midi

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This forest green midi dress from Topshop will quickly become one of your go-tos for looking sophisticated even in the most casual of situations! It features short sleeves, a relaxed t-shirt style fit, and a belted detail that allows you to show off your curves. Pair with your favourite ankle boots and a leather jacket for additional chicness.

5. Hooded Dress

Jaeger Casual Hooded Dress

This dress from House of Fraser is as casual as they come! It’s a 100% cotton shift dress featuring a kangaroo pocket to keep your hands warm and a soft fleece cotton inside to keep you cozy. Whether you wear this dress to run errands or to hangout with friends, you’re sure to receive compliments on your warm and cozy hooded dress!

DreamShop’s party wear selection

We can’t wait for all the Christmas drinks, parties and other exciting events ahead of us in the coming weeks! To help you get ready with your party wardrobe, we have selected some of our favourite must-have party items below.

Party Dresses

The choice of party dresses is endless, with some delightful fabrics such as delicate lace, jacquards, prints and sequins:

High Heeled Court Shoes

Footwear doesn’t get much more glamorous than these beautiful court shoes! Look no further for the perfect pair to complete even the most stylish party outfit:

Party Tops

If you have multiple parties lined up and you don’t want to buy a complete new outfit for each of them, why not buy some bold party tops? Choose from a variety of tops with sophisticated embellishments, striking stripes or playful fringing:

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