Autumn occasion dresses

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Autumn occasionwear

The evenings may be getting darker but what better way to brighten them up than with some gorgeous occasionwear. In October I have two events that I needed to pick up some cocktail style dresses for, I thought I would put together a post and share what I found out there when looking for occasion dresses this week. 

If you have a wedding or an event it can be hard to find the right dress. You also don’t want to spend a fortune either as I find I will only wear them once. The dresses in this post are mostly under the €100 mark. I love darker colours for this time of year, I love the florals of Summer but for Autumn I love the darker tones. I think they flatter our Irish skin tones perfectly. 

The dress above is called the Bella dress and it is from the new collection from Chi Chi London. Like all the Chi Chi dresses I get I find them to be on the smaller size. I am wearing a size 10, I find them to be fitted and no stretch. I love the shape they give though. They are just so feminine and romantic. 

The next two dresses I have are both from iclothing. When I was at their press day I fell in love with this printed dress. Also, it has pockets! We all know I adore a dress with pockets. This is a midi length and it is quite long on me so I ay get the length altered. I just love the print detail and the tone of the colour. 

You can find the one below here. 

Coming up next week I have the Littlewoods Ireland blog awards and I wanted something elegant and classic. I am going to wear this navy number below. I love the combo of a navy dress and a red lip. It feels like old Hollywood glamour. I like to give myself loose vintage style waves to compliment the style of the dress. 

You can find this dress here. 

When looking online I found a few sites that had really good occasionwear, iclothing, Asos, Chi Chi London and Little Mistress all had some really fab Autumn occasionwear. 

I hope you enjoyed today’s post. Do let me know which look is your favourite and if you have some fab Autumn parties to go to. 

Chat soon, 


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  1. Rammy Jones
    December 1, 2017 / 12:58 pm

    The food at this place was really amazing, the waiters were attentive, and the event captain was wonderful! I will suggest you to book grand and well decorated San Francisco wedding venues for your dreamed wedding day. Thank you so much!!

  2. Unknown
    November 2, 2017 / 8:38 pm

    I love the first dress im thinking of ordering it but i was wondering are you wearing a bra with it?

  3. Poppy
    October 19, 2017 / 12:48 pm

    As usual, you always find the best dresses! I envy you. Unfortunately I cannot wear lovely dresses like so on an everyday basis. Maybe I should open a tearoom to do so. Combining two loves: tea and dresses

  4. Catherine Carton
    October 1, 2017 / 3:30 pm

    Aw, Thank you so much Renee x x x

  5. ReneeandSteve Malanaphy
    September 30, 2017 / 10:34 pm

    Catherine, you look amazing in every dress you wear! You are a natural beauty for sure! Renee

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