Summer Dresses for Special Occasions

New Styles for Summer 2024

Explore a beautiful selection of summer dresses for special occasions from fashion-forward designer labels. From Hale Bob and Charlotte Sparre’s iconic flowy silhouettes to Rosso 35 and BOSS’ elevated formal fits, our edit features statement-making designs for every event.

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Special Summer Occasion Dresses

From summer brunches to garden parties and afternoon teas, we have a special selection of summer occasion dresses that will elevate your style.

Our stylists have picked an array of styles, silhouettes, and prints to bring you a curated collection of the latest trends for summer 2024. Whether you prefer vibrant floral prints or bold, solid colours, we have something for every taste.

Trending Designer Labels for Summer

In our edit, you’ll find a collection of some of the most exciting labels in women’s contemporary fashion. Known for their luxurious fabrics, impeccable craftsmanship, and innovative designs, these designers are setting the trends for summer.

Shop classic special occasion dresses from D Exterior and bring a touch of sophisticated sparkle to your next occasion with their halterneck sequin midi dress.

Alternatively, stay cool and stylish with our range of Joseph Ribkoff summer dresses, from hot pink ruffled crepe dresses to the flattering fit and flare wrap dress.

You’ll also find a range of sophisticated floral print silk dresses from Charlotte Sparre for a more mature, elegant style, or keep things delicate with unique, printed dresses from Pom and Riani.

Shop our exclusive collection of special occasion summer dresses from top designers online today.

Next-day delivery is available on orders placed before 3.00 pm Monday to Friday.


Which Designers are Best for Special Occasion Summer Dresses?
We love Joseph Ribkoff, D Exterior, Charlotte Sparre, and Riani for summer dresses for special occasions. These designers combine cool materials with stylish cuts and patterns to help you stand out at special events.
Which Dress Cut is Most Flattering for Summer?
Wrap dresses are particularly flattering for summer – they subtly cinch the waist, creating a classic feminine silhouette. The flowy skirt is also perfect for summer, making for a more comfortable and breezy feel.
Shirt dresses are also flattering and set to be popular for summer 2024. They have a more structured and tailored look, perfect for both casual and dressy occasions.
Are Printed Dresses Suitable for Special Occasions?
Absolutely, as long as the dress fits the stated dress code. Printed dresses are particularly popular for summer events and special occasions such as weddings and garden parties.
How Do I Choose a Special Occasion Dress for Summer?
We think the material of the dress is very important in summer, as you want something that’s going to keep you cool but also flatter your silhouette. Viscose is a good choice as it’s lightweight and breathable while still looking elegant.
Additionally, consider the length of the dress – a midi or maxi length is often more appropriate for special occasions – and the colour and pattern. For summer, go for bright, cheerful prints or pastel shades to match the season.