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24 Engagement Dresses You Can Wear Again and Again

6th February 2018 |By | 1 Comment

Congratulations on your engagement! If you’re planning an engagement party then you’re probably looking for a special new outfit. Here’s our pick of the latest, most gorgeous engagement dresses. There’s a variety of different styles, from sophisticated to smart casual, with some seriously quirky designs, to suit every taste and budget.

Engagement Party Dresses

Engagement dresses should be more fun than formal. If you’re a party girl then you could dance the night away in any of these colourful engagement dresses that can’t fail to impress.

This pink lace-top dress below, is ultra-feminine with a retro 1960s feel, while the spotted mini dress with cap sleeves is very cute and extremely striking. In Ted Baker’s incredible pink frill tunic dress, you will be sure to turn heads.

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Lace top pop pink dress | Navy and white spotted jacquard dress | Pink frill tunic dress by Ted Baker

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Red and cream floral dress by Phase Eight | Trailing flower print dress by Hobbs | Pleated lace dress by Whistles

This red and cream dress above, with its delicate floral pattern has a flattering nipped-in waist. The white shift dress with its trailing blue flowers and green foliage is just one step away from a modern bridal gown. And this sleeveless green pleated lace dress is effortlessly stylish with its vintage lines.

Sophisticated Engagement Dresses

A sophisticated gown makes a statement. If your personal style is all about a high neck or a low hemline and you love a more classic look then these styles are for you.

Karen Millen’s floral pencil dress has a body sculpting fit, as does the oriental style floral dress at John Lewis. The embroidered polkadot dress is a lot of fun in a stylish way. These are engagement dresses that can be worn again for weddings, christenings or work events.

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Floral pencil dress by Karen Millen| Embroidered polkadot dress by Karen Millen | Floral dress at John Lewis

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Palm print maxi dress by Alice Temperley | Navy lace dress by Coast | Blue floral maxi dres by Ralph Lauren

Alice Temperley’s palm print maxi dress just screams laid back sophistication. The navy lace dress by Coast is a very  flattering style that will hide any lumps and bumps with a pretty and feminine design. Ralph Lauren’s floaty contemporary floral maxi dress with its long, thigh-high split can be dressed up or dressed down depending on the occasion.

Smart Casual Engagement Dresses

For anyone who doesn’t want to overdo it but still feels a need to look a little special, smart casual is the compromise.

This striped shirt dress by Oasis is extremely slimming with its black sidelines which give the illusion of a slimmer silhoutte. L.K. Bennet’s classic style shift dress with its pretty cap sleeves is brought to life in a rich ruby red colour. And the navy dress with scalloped hemline makes a subtle style statement without shouting. These engagement dresses can be worn again in the office or at work events.

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Striped shirt dress by Oasis | Ruby red shift dress by L.K. Bennett| Navy scallop detail collar dress by Oasis

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Striped wrap Bardot dress by Oasis | Rich blue tie sleeve midi dress by Oasis| Floral lace dress by Phase Eight

The off-the-shoulder crossover top of this striped Bardot dress above, gives an understated sexy style, while the blue midi dress by Oasis with tie sleeve detail and raised hem is extremely eye-catching. The floral lace dress by Phase Eight is a casual style with a smart design for an effortlessly stylish look.

Quirky Cool Engagement Dresses

If your style is more cute and quirky then one of these unusual engagement dresses should fit the bill. These are dresses that make a statement as soon as you walk in the room.

This fan print wrap dress by Jigsaw will make heads turn, not as much as the amazing pale pink bell sleeved dress by Ted Baker with its unusual design. And the black and white print dress by Oasis is a striking design. Wear any of these engagement dresses again to attend an art gallery launch or film premier!

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Fan print wrap dress by Jigsaw | Pink bell sleeved dress by Ted Baker | Black and white striped wrap dress by Oasis

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Black and white ruffle dress by Coast | Tie-front yellow dress by Miss Selfridge | Spotty midi dress by Warehouse

The black and white ruffle dress by Coast with its full skirt has a gorgeous 1950’s Audrey Hepburn style and is ideal for dancing. The tie-front yellow dress by Miss Selfriedge is modern and bright. And the spotty midi dress by Warehouse with its sheer sleeves and skirt is dramatic in a gentle and interesting way.

Engagement Dresses

Planning your engagement party and what to wear is a lot of fun and any of these twenty four designs will look stunning. The beauty of engagement dresses is they can be worn again for anniversaries, christenings, or even to future weddings.

Find further inspiration for engagement dreses in the Best Wedding Guest Dresses of the season and in Evening Wear and Prom fashions.

Kate Thompson
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Kate Thompson is the features editor and wedding expert at Confetti. A widely published lifestyle writer, she has worked in the wedding industry for 15 years and has made BBC television and radio appearances discussing wedding trends in the UK.

One Reply to “24 Engagement Dresses You Can Wear Again and Again”

  1. Dotty

    The pale pink dresses with the unusual sleeves are a bit special! Great article, very useful.

    Reply· Feb 7, 2018 11:18am

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