“Please help! Â I am in need of a dress for a formal event I have coming up at the Dorchester Hotel. Â My colleagues are all quite fashion savvy so I need to be suitably stylish! Â I have long hair and am open to wearing it either up or down. Â I have an olive skin tone so please also recommend the best colours for my complexion. Â Many thanks.”
Your event sounds really exciting, so hopefully we will be able to take some of the pressure off by finding the perfect dress.Â With your olive skin tone most colours will pop beautifully on you.Â Maxi dresses are all the rage this season so we love the fact youâ€™ve decided to go with a long dress.Â Jewel tones are also particularly popular at the moment and a dress which immediately springs to mind is our Butter by Nadia floor length dress in Amethyst.Â The Greek goddess detailing on the back of the dress exudes style and would work best with your hair up. Team with silver accessories and strappy heels and youâ€™re set!
Our Marchesa Notte–Paillette evening gown would also be perfect for your event. Â Classically glamorous this floor length dress would work with your hair either up or down.Â Embroidered with shimmering paillettes, minimal accessories are needed.Â Compliment with a chic black clutch, a delicate silver necklace and strappy heels.
Finally, our Zimmerman maxi nude dress would also be very suitable for the occasion and is right on trend. Â Slightly more subtle than the others, this dress is fabulously feminine yet allows you to add a touch of your own style.Â Long dangly earrings, a delicate necklace and a shimmering purse would boost its glamour while giving you the freedom to wear your hair up or down.