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STYLE ADVICE: I’m looking for a lovely dress for a summer lunch held in a marquee.

Posted on: July 6, 2015

QUESTION: I’m going to a summer lunch in a marquee this sunday – would like something comfortable and possibly long and pretty!

ANSWER: Your event sounds really great especially for the British summer! If you take a look at your fashion fingerprint you’ll see what items suit you and why. For you its all about balancing your proportions whilst making the most of your defined waist. With that in mind here are some items we hope you’ll love.

1. Banana Republic, Dress £59.99:- Make the most of the sale sand the weather with this gorgeous linen flared skirt dress. This light airy piece means you can enjoy the event in style and comfort. And by simply adding a pastel cardigan you have a look for any eventuality. The flared skirt is great for balancing your proportions whilst the waist tie makes the most of your defined waist:

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2. LK Bennet dress now £175:- Another sale gem from retailer LK Bennet who are experts on feminine and chic occasion wear. This dress with its gorgeous prints is perfect for a lunch event, and accessorising won’t be a problem with the great range of colours to pick up on. Again the fit and flare style balances proportions. This dress will work great with flats or a slingback kitten heel, and don’t forget a cardigan to drape over your shoulders.

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3. Michael Kors dress £150:- This dress is the epitome of comfort and style with it’s jersey fabric creates a floaty feminine feel. The jewel tone is great for getting into the warm weather spirit. The nipped-in waist is perfect for creating that feminine silhouette. Style with Wedges for moving around on the grass:

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4. Hugo Boss, Cardigan £149:- Prepare for anything with neutral cardigan to go with any of the looks you may choose. Wear draped over your shoulders for Parisian chic styled with sunnies and a glass of Pimms!

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5. Reiss dress £245:- For a versatile long dress this waist-defining jersey maxi will easily take you from lunch event to evening glamour.

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6. Marks and Spencer, sunglasses £15:– And to complete the look add pair of sunnies especially whilst the great weather still remains, like these in a 70’s style. Work the Jackie O look with theses oversized shades

garment-2531475-33071547. LK Bennett heels £170:- If the lunch event is on the lawn your best bet is to invest in a gorgeous pair of wedges. A metallic shade will be an invaluable 24/7 wardrobe must-have. You can take these with you on holiday or pair with a sleek lbd:

thumbnail-2659706-35583598. Dorothy Perkins bag £12:- There are some gorgeous clutch bags out there with hidden shoulder straps and large enough for all your essentials. Bling things up with this piece:

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9. H&M bag £14.99:- Alternatively pile on the colour with this vibrant mini shoulder bag. This will also dress up a pair of jeans and heels:

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10. Dorothy Perkins necklace £12.50:- Add a stylish statement necklace to your look for an extra dose of daytime glamour. We hope you have a fabulous time: SarahA x

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