May 22, 2012

Formal Dress

formal |ˈfôrməl|adjectivedone in accordance with rules of convention or etiquette; suitable for or constituting an official or important situation or occasion a formal dinner party.• (of a person or their manner) prim or stiff.• of or denoting a style of writing or public speaking characterized by more elaborate grammatical structures and more conservative and technical vocabulary.• (esp. of a house or garden) arranged in a regular, classical, and symmetrical manner.officially sanctioned or recognized a formal complaint.• having a conventionally recognized form, structure, or set of rules he had little formal education.of or concerned with outward form or appearance, esp. as distinct from content or matter I don't know enough about art to appreciate the purely formal qualities.• having the form or appearance without the spirit his sacrifice will be more formal than real.• of or relating to linguistic or logical form as opposed to function or meaning.nounan evening gown.• an occasion on which evening dress is worn.ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin formalis, from forma ‘shape, mold’.Formal dresses from oasis-store.com, they're so beautiful, so timeless, and so affordable. I really want to buy them all, someday.Lace tile print dress, £65. This statement dress looks fresh off the catwalk. The a-line style features pleats and pintucks whilst the piece is finished off with a patent skinny belt, cap sleeves and a zip-up back.

Drape Back Colourblock Dress, £65

This colourblock dress has a drape fabric detail to the back and a belt attached. Finishing mid thigh with a vent to the back of the stkirt, this is a great formal dress.

Spot and Lace Dress, £25 (on SALE)



Spot and Lace Dress, £30



Embroidered Shift Dress, £65

This classic shift dress has embroidered detail to the high neckline and a cinched in waist finished off with a belt. Simply zipping up the back, this piece is sleeveless in style.

Dahlia Print Dress, £65

This classic shift dress is updated for the new season in a bright flower print. With a fitted top and pencil style skirt, this piece simply zips up the back and and is finished with a belt t the waist.

Oriental Print Dress, £65

This oriental print dress has a contrast patch detail to the sides and a round neckline with a v detail back. Sleeveless in style, this piece simply fastens to the back and is perfect for the office.

Rose Pencil Dress, £65

This all over rose printed dress has cut out lace detailing and a pencil style skirt. Sleeveless in style, this piece simply zips up the back and finishes with a v detail.


Scarf Print Shirt Dress, £65

This classic shirt dress is given an update with an all over striking scarf print. With a square collar and buttons to the front, this piece has a full skirt and is sleeveless in style.

Tux Skater Dress, £55

This dress has a tuxedo front detail and a belt fastening to the waist. With a flirty skirt, this piece is sleeveless in style.

Silk Butterfly Dress, £70

This silk dress has an all over butterfly and flower print with drape detailing to the front and a cross over skirt. Sleeveless in style, this piece has a cut out cross over detail to the back.

Lantern Blossom Print Dress, £70


This pretty tulip skirt dress is sleeveless in style and has cut out detailing to the back. With a placement print to the hem and the shoulders, this is the perfect dress for any occasion.

Please note: This dress comes with a skinny pink belt with a gold fastening.


Victoria Lace Dress, £80

This dress has a plain shift skirt with a lace overlay top and a cut out detail to the back.

Shanghai Print Dress, £65

This classic shift dress is given an update with an all over pretty print and a cut out back detail. Sleeveless in style, this piece simply zips up the side.

Cowl Drape Dress, £60

This drape dress has a fitted skirt and a cowl neckline complete with a contrasting belt. Sleeveless in style, this piece simply zips up the side and has cut out detailing to the back.

Tropical Mia Dress, £75

This full skirted dress has an all over tropical flower print and comes with a contrasting belt. As an added detail, there is embellishment to the floral pattern. Sleeveless in style and finishing just above the knee, this piece is finished off with a deep v back.

Iris Pleated Dress, £75

This dress has a dip hemline and an all over floral print. Sleeveless in style, this piece has a belted waist and a contrast cream border to the shoulders.

Ollie Bandeau Dress, £60

This dress is bandeau in style and has a tuck detail to the bust. Finishing mid thigh, this piece has a belt attached and is a great going out piece.

Placement Print Dress, £85

This full skirted dress has a high neckline to the front and cut out detail to the back. With an all over placement print, this piece simply zips up the back, has a small cap sleeve and is finished off with a fluro coloured belt.



Vintage Rose Dress, £85

This full skirted dress has a high neckline and a cross over detail to the back with an all over floral print. Sleeveless in style, this piece is finished off with a fluro coloured belt and simply zips up the back.

Scenic Full Skirted Dress, £85

This 50s style full skirted dress has an all over vintage scenic print and is sleeveless in style. With a high neckline to the front and a v back, this piece simply zips up the back and is finished with a fluro bright belt.

Roberta Applique Dress, £80

This dress has an applique top with a nude underlayer and is sleeveless in style. Cinching in at the waist with a belt attached, the skirt has a crossover detail to the front and a shorter underlayer.

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