Answer us this: What item of clothing is smart enough for a
big meeting at work, casual enough for a pinot or two in the pub with your
other half and stylish enough for a barbecue with your ever-critical sister?
Why, a shirt dress of course! Our range of shirt
dresses come in a range of styles that are perfect for all occasions.
When the sun finally makes an appearance, us Brits can’t
help but get excited about the weather. No more black jeans, no more jumpers,
no more scarves! If you want to get in the summer spirit (whatever time of year
it is) then our swing
dresses are sure to put a spring in your step.
The Big Day
If you have an important wedding on the horizon then you’ll
want to look your best. Whether you’re the mother of the
bride, friend of the bride or distant cousin twice removed of the bride, you’ll
still want to find a dress that fits perfectly. Our women’s occasion wear range
with brands including FWM and Soon has something special that you’re sure to
love. And if you’re the type who loves to grace the wedding dancefloor with
their honed dance moves, great news. Many of our dresses for the big day have
been designed to give you total comfort and freedom, so nothing can stop you
busting a move on the dancefloor.
The summer holiday is finally here. You’ve got your
sunglasses, you’ve got your bikini and you have something fancy to wear on the
last night, but have you got a simple playsuit that will take you from beach to
sunset beach bar in one fell swoop? Nope? Well take a look at our playsuit
and find your holiday wardrobe staple.Ladies’ occasion,
daytime and work dresses
Whether you’re heading out for the weekend with the kids, hitting
the town with the girls or being whisked away overseas, we’ve got dresses for
every occasion. What’s more, our dress collection comprises mini,
lengths to complement all shapes and sizes.
Combining comfort with a chic appeal, our day
dresses range from casual swing
dresses, soft jersey dresses, pretty tea
dresses and feminine wrap dresses. Whether it’s brunch with family, lunch
with the girls or a weekend away with your other half, we’ve got styles to suit
all settings and seasons. The great thing about day
dresses, they’re a true wardrobe staple as they’re so easy to dress up or
down. Plain designs look great layered beneath throw-on jackets
and teamed with trainers
to create a stylish laid-back look. When it comes to prints, go bold with
vibrant florals, pay homage to nautical inspiration with heritage stripes or
unleash your wild side and look fierce in animal print.
Whether you’re looking for a dazzling sequin embellished party
dress, an elegant lace mother of the bride dress, a charming floral wedding
guest dress, a classy tailored races dress or a smart and sophisticated
corporate event dress, our stunning evening dresses have got every special
occasion and formal function covered. After all, who doesn’t love an excuse to
get all dolled up? Our occasion
dresses range from figure-flattering midi length pencil and shift dresses
to floaty twirl-worthy swing and tea dresses. In addition to our Papaya dress
collection, we pride ourselves on premium brands exclusive to Matalan including
by Fenn Wright Manson and Soon. Once you’ve found ‘THE’ dress, elevate your
look with a pair of simply stylish strappy sandals or classic courts if you
prefer a timeless feminine finish.
Catwalking through 9-5
Give your workwear
a well-deserved promotion and be the boss in a statement power-dress. The
dress remains a firm favourite when creating a polished look, making it a
great choice for the office. Cut in a midi length with a figure-hugging fit,
this timeless shape works to effortlessly sculpt your silhouette. Similar to pencil
dresses, the classic shift dress remains a staple in your work wardrobe.
Again styled below the knee, our selection of smart shift dresses have been
crafted with added stretch to gently hug your figure. Team with a sleek blazer
or suit jacket to create a timeless tailored look perfect for business
meetings, the boardroom and corporate events. If you prefer something a little
more relaxed, a floaty
shirt dress might be right up your street.
Here comes the sun
Whether you’re jetting off to warmer climates or enjoying a
summer garden party, we’ve got a selection of summer
dresses to keep you cool and comfortable, all the while looking ever so
chic. Cut with a billowing longline silhouette, our maxi dresses have the style
power to be dressed-up or down, making them a simple must on your holiday
checklist. Short sun dresses and cover-ups are perfect for layering over swimwear
when heading to the beach and look great paired with straw or woven
accessories. With a nod to bohemian influences, the effortlessly elegant Bardot
dress remains a key player in your holiday wardrobe.
Matchy-matchy mummy and me style
Having taken the social media world by storm, we can’t seem
to get enough of the adorable mini me trend. Not only
can big and little sister match, so can mum and daughter with these super sweet
styles. From pretty floral skater dresses
perfect for special occasions such as weddings and christenings to novelty
jersey dresses ideal for family parties, our varied range of matching mini me dresses
certainly amp up the cute factor.