Statement Style: The Evening Dress


The party season is finally here and the most important question we ask ourselves is.. what do I wear? Formal parties are a little trickier when it comes to deciding what to wear as you have to make more of an effort and everyone is in floor length gowns and black tie. But look no further as we have found ten glamorous gowns perfect for a formal party:

Temperley London – Long feather print dress

This gorgeous feather printed design from Temperley London has a flawless, intricate detailing of feathers in different patterns, shapes and colours that makes the satin dress look unusual with a hippy chic style.


Swing Occasion Wear – black dress

Make a dramatic entrance in this gothic inspired design featuring a floral and paisley printed bodice in silver and black with long silk skirt and black tulle overlay.


Balmain – Keyhole gown in black

This show-stopping number by Balmain is made in heavy and draped fabric to create the gorgeous silhouette, with added sharp shoulders, high neckline, keyhole opening at the front and daring thigh high splits. Add a red lip and gold chain accessories and unleash your inner seductress.


Phase Eight Collection 8- charlotte dress in black/nude 

An elegant evening dress from Phase Eight that features a floor-gazing silhouette and is embellished with tape-work overlay. It has an old Hollywood feel to it with a sweetheart shaped bust and fish tail skirt making it a great choice for a glamorous evening.


Whistles – Harper lace evening dress

With its lovely sweeping pleats and sheer material, this elegant lace evening dress in grey is perfect for sophisticated parties and weddings.


L’wren Scott – black/ gold dress

Look super stylish and sophisticated in this flawlessly chic tuxedo style dress that has gold detailing of buttons, bow and high waist belt along with French style cuffs and high neck collar. This look goes best with feminine touches like strappy sandals and a clutch with small accessories.


Julien Macdonald – Deep V – neck evening gown 

Julien Macdonald’s champagne evening dress features a deep v-neckline with a gathered waist band and knot detailing, long sleeves and a floor draped skirt.


Karen Millen – stretch brocade dress 

You can never go wrong with a little black dress and this sophisticated number has a floral pattern and mesh material on the chest with a sweetheart bodice, the peplum waist gives lovely shape.


Marchesa – lace cocktail dress in black

Go for this glamorous, vintage looking dress with embroidered lace overlay, sheer neckline and unique flared, laced ruffle sleeves.


Coast – Lumiere embellished maxi dress 

This dazzling floor length gown has a vintage, 1920’s feel to it with its sparkling detail, gems and sheer material.


Feature: Aimee Neachell