Tags archives: occasionwear

Mother of The Bride: Style Tips

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The bride may be in the spotlight on her wedding day but it’s also an extremely special occasion for the mother on her arm. As the mother of the bride, you're guaranteed to be in all the photographs so it's essential that you look picture perfect on the big day.  We know that mums want to look their best for their daughter’s wedding so we’ve picked out th[...]

Style at the Brits: Who hit the right note?

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The music industry took the spotlight last night with the Brit Awards inviting music's finest to convene at the 02 arena. The annual event provided much entertainment - from controversial lyrics to (a now infamous) onstage fall from Madonna, yet the red carpet, as usual, still managed to grab much of the limelight... The stars were not afraid to flash the[...]

Tuesday Treat

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Tuesday Treats give you the chance to win great prizes - week in, week out. Just what we need to help us recover from those Monday blues... The spring/summer season brings a whole host of events to attend. This Precis Petite jacquard dress is the ideal ensemble for those occasions. So if you’ve got invitations piling up and not enough outfits to go round,[...]

SS15 Haute Couture: Key Trends

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  As the curtains close on SS15 Couture Fashion Week in Paris, we’re left to dream about the beautiful dresses from the spectacular shows. Adoring Haute Couture goes hand in hand with our love for occasionwear therefore, in light of the impending wedding season, this week is ideal timing for a touch of wardrobe inspiration... We’ve rounded up the [...]

A Picture Perfect Holy Communion

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A Holy Communion is a special day for the whole family but there is one person in the spotlight. Your little one will want to feel the bee's knees on their big day so make sure you choose them something extra special from our cute occasionwear collection.  Whether your little girl wants to resemble a little princess with a tiara or your boy wants to feel [...]

Steal Her Style: Kate Middleton's Style Evolution

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Our favourite royal, Kate Middleton, is turning 33 today. We may not have been cordially invited to the princess' soiree but we're celebrating in style by tracking Kate's fashion evolution from the very beginning. Since Prince William first laid eyes on his future wife whilst she strutted down the catwalk wearing a transparent mesh dress, Kate has transfo[...]

The new way to dress your bridesmaids

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It’s well known that weddings reflect the times and trends of the era that they take place. The 70s wedding dress with bell sleeves was accessorised with a floral crown, while the 80s wedding was inspired by the lavish, royal affair of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. After the noughties trend for big, celebrity inspired events, weddings have since beco[...]

His and Hers Wimbledon Style

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So yes, Wimbledon is technically a sporting event, but that doesn't mean spectators can slacken in regards to courtside attire. There is champagne there to be had, after all. In fact, the UK summer event is one of those occasions that has an established yet oft-unspoken style code. The key to mastering high-calibre Wimbledon style in the vein of Pippa Mid[...]

Style Advice: Bridesmaids

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You've found the dress, booked the church and chosen your bridesmaids - but what do you want them to wear? When it comes to selecting the gowns that flatter your own, your friends will want to be sure it also flatters them - understandably. From theme to design, fit and figure, there's an option to suit all themes, personalities and shapes within our gorg[...]

What to wear to your graduation...

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With all the stress of looming final deadlines and exams, thoughts of graduation have taken a back seat. However, now exams are finally over its time to start the search for the perfect graduation dress or outfit to mark the big occasion. There are so many questions to consider, so at Debenhams we've come up with a few tips and outfit suggestions to help you[...]