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Womens Occasionwear

1248 items

Do you have an occasion coming up in your calendar? Maybe you need a graduation dress, or something appropriate to wear to a Summer wedding. When it’s time to refresh your glad rags ready for party season, look no further than Matalan’s occasionwear. Featuring different styles to suit everybody (and every body), our selection of cocktail dresses, jackets, and jumpsuits are fun and flattering in equal measure. We have an exquisite range of black, navy, and green occasion dresses, perfect for formals autumn or winter formals, as well as flouncy floral occasion midi dresses for your summer holidays, gorgeous knee-length wedding guest dresses, and everything in between. Be fashion ready for the main events of every season with our stunning selections!

1248 items


One-stop shop for your special occasion

If you’ve been counting down to that special occasion for months now but you’re all out of ideas on what to wear then panic not, we’ve got you covered. The occasion wear range, part of the complete women’s collection, has everything you need for that big day. In fact, you could say, it’s something of a one-stop shop for all your occasion needs.

The perfect dress

Few things are guaranteed to make us feel as good as the perfect-fitting dress. If you have a special occasion or wedding to attend and you want to look and feel a million dollars then the dresses in our occasion wear collection are sure to be just up your street. Think maxi, midi, floral numbers, cold-shoulder and so much more besides. Your perfect dress is ready and waiting for you in our collection.

Put on your dancing shoes

One of the best things about attending a wedding (as well as seeing our loved ones get hitched of course) is dancing into the small hours with our family and friends. And yes, the idea of wearing a four-inch stiletto with our new dress is great but the reality of it is less appealing. Check out our range of super stylish occasion wear shoes that includes chunky heels, wedges and gorgeous flats which are just perfect for the dance floor. And you can always switch halfway through the day if you really want killer heels!

Dress-free style

If you love attending big parties and weddings but never feel quite yourself in dresses then you’re going to love the trousers and jumpsuits in our occasion wear collection. With gorgeous florals and fabulous flared legs, these trousers will be perfect for any occasion when paired with some strappy sandals, a colourful blouse and even a fascinator if you're attending a wedding or the races.