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Blend day-to-night accessories with a show-stopping dress for multi-outfit choices. Don’t think that just because it’s lace and red it’s solely an evening piece. The heavier structured lace and more demure style means you can switch around your accessories for an ultra-chic day or holiday look. Portofino anyone?! Tan or a neutral sandy shade gives a great summery feel to red. Go for a top-to-toe tonal look with a mix of textures. Vamp it up by night. Play with textures again and added embellishment. Natalie x
1. Gucci sunglasses £225, 2. Heidi Klein bag £265, 3. Saint Laurent sandals £425, 4. Whistles dress £229, 5. Etro earrings £339, 6. Zara bag £29.99, 7. Gianvito Rossi heels £465.

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If you’re celebrating in formal black tie style this season, don’t hold back. This statement red dress is the perfect show stopper with its waist-enhancing fit-and-flare style. Pair with a strappy platform sandal. glitzy metallics and drippy jewel earrings. Throw on a devil-may-care little black leather biker jacket or go for all out glamour with a faux-fur number. Natalie x

1.Ted Baker dress £209, 2. Coast earrings now £15.20, 3. Mango bag £19.99, 4. Zara heels £39.99

 

 

 

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Ever since the glamorous day dress became a ‘thing’ a few years back, our wardrobes have been going that extra style mile thanks to these versatile pieces. If you have those days where you are over wearing jeans for a casual lunch with friends, then restyle one of your occasion dresses with low-key accessories and shoes for a fabulous day look. These paired black ultra plain leather flats sandals were a hit on the spring/summer catwalks. Their sleek simplicity plus quality leather give a cool urban edge to this gorgeous dress (which also comes in white or black). Sticking to clean styles and soft leather add a slouchy Hobo style day bag and wrap around bracelet. Off to dinner? Switch from chic blacks to fresh whites tinged with gold. Natalie x
1. McQ Alexander McQueen bracelet £55, 2. COS bag £35, 3. COS sandals £79, 4. Warehouse dress £99, 5. Zara heels £29.99, 6. Lizzie Fortunato earrings £245.17, 7. Zara bag £35.99

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Planning a weekend break in the sunshine? Soak up the sunshine in a gorgeous bright maxi dress. This piece is channeling the Spanish Influences trend with its flouncy off-the-shoulder ruffle detail and that flamenco lipstick red. A gold heel and clutch will make this an eye-catching evening number. By day, versatile neutral shades are the perfect balance. Create even more definition by looping this rope leather belt around the waist. You could do the same with a slinky gold chain belt like this piece from Topshop £16. I put these wedge sandals in because they are a great summer style and are on sale at The Outnet. You might also like this red crochet sundress from ASOS £38 or this spaghetti strap red maxi from M&S £29.50. Natalie x

1.Alice + Olivia dress £455, 2. MaxMara sunglasses £150, 3. Reiss belt £45, 4. H&M bag £24.99 5. Tory Burch sandals now £85

 

 

QUESTION: I am a member of Dressipi and find the site really helpful. I was wondering if I can get advice please. My parents’ 50th wedding anniversary is on the 26th of July. I am size 10 on bottom, 12 on top looking for a nice dress.

REPLY: Hi, thanks for contacting us! What an amazing milestone, you’ll definitely need a gorgeous number to celebrate with your parents. For you it’s all about balancing your proportions and making the most of your defined waist.

1. Michael Kors, Dress £165:– Be careful not to steal the show with this sultry number! This gorgeous dress comes in a lovely fabric with a slight sheen and a ruched waist. The v-neck is perfect for accommodating a larger bust and the skirt flows out to perfectly balance the proportions. Style with metallic accessories and a chic up do:

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2. New Look, Sandals £19.99:– A mid high heel is great for a long night of dancing and mingling, they come in a versatile metallic which you’ll be reaching for time and time again especially with its even more attractive price tag:

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3. Hobbs, Skirt now £45:– Nothing says chic more than this full skirt from Hobbs. Try this floral piece as another outfit option perfect for an occasion like yours. The flared skirt will balance your proportions and the structured pleats give it great shape. At 70% off grab this bargain before it goes:

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4. New Look, blouse £12.99:– This minty green blouse is just what you need to tuck into to the recommended skirt. It’ll compliment the floral print perfectly, and show off your defined waist. And in true versatile style the metallic sandals work great with this look. Natalie x

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