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Whether you're celebrating a spring wedding, placing your bets at the races or dancing the night away at a balmy summer soiree, we've got the look for you.

Stop your search for that perfect dress - this season there's a lot more to occasion wear than meets the eye. Whether you fancy swishing through a christening in a pleated midi skirt, breezing through a day at the racetrack with a very special clutch in hand or cruising from summer's day to evening soiree in a pair of contemporary culottes, look no further. This is your new occasion wear shopping list.

1. The Statement Coat

Paired with matching monochrome separates, this sixties-style cocoon coat makes a refreshing change from summer's splashy structured dresses. Lightweight enough for a warm summer's day and with a chic vintage-style cut, you'll look effortlessly stylish and suitably smart for a spring wedding.

2. The Clutch Bag

With hand-sewn wooden bead embellishment, this boxy beaded clutch makes the prettiest party bag for balmy summer evenings. A delicate metallic chain means you can swing it over your shoulder and hit the dance floor, hands-free. In the colour palette of the season, its beautifully crafted beads will bring a lemony pop of sunshine to any look. Take it out for a day at the races - it's just big enough for lippy, keys and cash.

3.The Beaded Shift

Forget unflattering bodycons and attention-grabbing peplum dresses - spring's new style is the epitome of understated elegance, and our lemon drop yellow shift dress hits all the right notes. With delicate ombre beading and a modern double-layered finish, it's your one-stop party piece this season. Wear it with nude strappy heels to wow at a wedding,  or team with chunky wedges and a silky kimono jacket for G & T's on the lawn after a day in the sun.

4. The Contemporary Culottes

It's time to trade in your trusted pencil skirt for an altogether more interesting silhouette. Our chic wide-legged culottes will introduce an effortless high-fash injection into your occasion wardrobe. With subtle pleating and an oh-so-flattering floaty fit, they balance boxy tops or tight-fit camisoles to perfection. Add monochrome heels and a raffia clutch bag for a touch of sun-drenched Riviera chic.

5. The Pretty Pleated Skirt

With a placement window box print and light, silky feel, our pretty pleated skirt is sure to bring high-fash appeal to more formal occasions this season. In admiral blue or modern graphite grey, pick and choose your favourite colour, simply adding a silky blouse or boxy cropped shirt and heels to finish the look. From daytime gatherings to prosecco-drenched after-dark occasions, this style saviour will fast become your new favourite party piece.

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