The Transitional Designer Dresses To Buy Now

Once upon a time, buying a designer dress meant splurging on budget-busting price tags. But thanks to a lineup of contemporary labels at Harrods, investing is more attainable than ever – from Rixo to Self Portrait, See by Chloé to Maje, Instagram’s hottest high-end pieces are all available for less.

Floral prints, statement lace cut outs and chiffon detailing characterises this season’s offerings, and with floaty fits, midi hem lines and pastel hues, they’re ideal for day-to-night too. Get more bang for your buck by teaming cult pieces with sneakers, heels and everything in-between – and if you fancy a bit of a splurge, there's plenty of Zimmermann et al in the mix too. After just one? make it Nicholas' Floral Frill Maxi Dress. You’ll turn heads from brunch to the bar. 


Red Blossom Silk Maxi Dress, £560 | Nicholas
Red Blossom Silk Maxi Dress, £560 | Nicholas
I'm already thinking about my autumn wardrobe, and this red floral midi is the ultimate transitional piece. I'll be adding sandals now, suede boots later.
Charlotte Collins, Fashion Editor
Lace Frill Neck Dress, £315 | Sandro
Lace Frill Neck Dress, £315 | Sandro
You can't beat a white broderie dress for summer daytime style, but with its statement puff sleeves and Victoriana neckline, this Sandro design scores evening points too.
Lu Hough, Head Of Fashion

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