Editorial banner: The trends...12 perfect day dresses, your definitive guide to the must-have iconic staple.


The Tea Dress remains a modern-day classic, a perfect wardrobe hero. Think Saturday brunch with the girls, BBQ with friends or a family celebration. This lady-like look is full skirted, cinched at the waist and can be worn with flats or heels.

12 of the Best Tea Dresses. . .

Trend alert: Summer florals

Perfect for laid-back glamour, a suitcase holiday essential or for prom in the park. . .

1. The Jenna

Wear it with:   Truffle metallic  heels, and Frock and Frill star clutch.

2. The Camilla

Wear with Truffle metallic shoes  and Frock and Frill embellished handstrap.

3. Wolf & Whistle

Wear it with Truffle stilletos in cream with a navy jewelled clutch bag from Pia Rossini.  

Trend alert: Colour Clash

Go bright this summer and just add a healthy tan (Fake Bake, of course!). Wear for bank holiday BBQs.

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4. Red - Alesha Dixon - The Corvette Dress

Wear it with Little Mistress strappy heels in gold; add a gold clutch such as this Pia Rossini.

5. Yellow - Wolf & Whistle 

Wear it with: Black Sistaglam heels and Goddiva clutch. Add a nude lipstick such as bareMinerals Buttercream.

6 Pink - Eden Row 

Wear it with these on-trend perspex  Truffle heels; and embellished clutch.

Trend alert: Graceful lace

As the lazy days of summer approach, think delicate lace tea dresses, perfect for a wedding celebration.

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7. The Sally Dress – LBD SS17 (link coming soon!)

Wear it with: nude heels and delicate earrings, we're loving these  Johnnie Loves Roise studs.

8. Little Mistress

Wear it with: wrap around heels. Try adding a choker necklace for an edgy finish.

 9.Body Frock 

Wear it with: Barely there perspex strappy heels; try a jewelled clutch from Pia Rossini.

Trend alert: Eclectic mix-up

The humble 1950s tea dress has had a major make-over for SS17. It now comes in all fabrics opt for embroidery, stripes and spots. . .

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10. LBD SS17, embossed full-skirted Alice Dress 

Wear it with: Block silver heels; add loose curls with a headband.

11. Seeing stripes:Closet London 

Wear it with: colour block white shoes from Truffle

And Spots!

12. Traffic People Dress 

Wear with polka dot red contrast shoes for 1950's La La Land style.

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