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OCCASION WEAR

Flattering outfits for mother of the bride, mother of the groom, and special events. Designed to be flattering and affordable, our Richard Designs collection can be ordered for you in over 50 colours and sizes 4 - 32.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - LEA TOP

Cut high at the neckline with smooth satin yolk and cuff, this tunic style top falls gracefully to skim the figure. Sheer chiffon sleeves are generously cut to flatter, the body is double lined with our smooth woven lining, and a concealed zip fastens at the centre back. Pair with any of our trousers for a wonderful smart trouser suit.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - BARLOW TROUSER

Luxurious statement trousers, perfect for a very special occasion, crafted with our fine chiffon and a double layer of our smooth woven lining. The trousers feature a pleated front, side pockets and a smooth satin waistband.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - HIBISCUS DRESS

An elegant and sophisticated layered chiffon gown with a dipped hem skirt with a soft silk white edge. The diagonal overlay adds a layering effect and flows as you dance the night away. This gorgeous dress is double lined with our smooth woven lining, and fastens with a single fabric covered button and concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - FRANCESCA

The Francesca dress is a lovely combination of satin and fine chiffon fabrics, a wonderful satin collar is carefully positioned for balance, creating a wrap over effect which is so flattering at the front bodice. A free fitting satin waistband leads to the flowing chiffon skirt. Up-to-the-minute chiffon sleeves, with fitted satin cuffs featuring satin covered buttons and loops, add a dash of style and elegance. This fashionable dress is double lined with our smooth woven lining and fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - HAZE

Delicate layered chiffon forms a light summery outfit for your special occasion. Smooth satin is featured around the neckline and defines the waist, while cleverly draped chiffon covers the upper arms and flows over the body. A handkerchief hemline floats gracefully for maximum femininity. Carefully double lined with our smooth woven lining to keep you looking wonderful all day long, the dress is fastened with a concealed zip at the centre back and features a small keyhole at the back neckline, fastened with a single satin covered button.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - WATERLILY

The perfect bias-cut dress to flatter your figure while being so comfortable all day long. Fine delicate chiffon drapes from the shoulders covering the top of your arms, while our unique waterlily embroidery is gracefully added in a fashionable asymmetrical arrangement. The dress fastens with a concealed side zip and measures approximately 30″ from waist to hem.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - MISTY

Smooth soft touch jersey is used throughout this gentle and easy fitting design, with just the right amount of stretch to fit and smooth your figure perfectly. Our lovely neck shaping is designed for style, while keeping you cool. The specially shaped waistline is subtly enhanced with delicate pearls in a unique hand stitched design, a graceful and elegant way to flatter your figure. The waist to hem measurement is approximately 28″, the dress is fully lined with our stretch woven lining and the dress fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - DRIFTROSE

Delicate flowers flow around the neckline and onto the skirt of this floaty summer dress. Named after delicate climbing roses and bringing softly sweeping chiffon around your natural figure to flatter your shape. The sleeves have been cut to a wide finish falling just below the elbow for extra softness, while the skirt is skilfully cut to be longer at the back elongating your shape so beautifully. The dress has a cooling keyhole at the centre back, fastening with a single covered button and a concealed zip. The skirt measures 25″-38″.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - SUNSHINE

Created for a perfect summer’s day, lightweight chiffon is carefully pleated to drape over the shoulders while flattering the upper body and fitting into a smooth satin high waistband. Our luxury soft touch jersey is used to create a lightly fitted skirt with just the right amount of stretch to fit and smooth your figure perfectly and measuring approximately 28″ from waist to hem. The dress is lined with our smooth woven lining and fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - LOIRE

Light as a feather chiffon, covers the shoulders of this soft empire line dress. Soft pleating flatters the figure, remaining totally feminine, the skirt falls to the knee. A double layer of our smooth woven lining is used throughout, and an invisible zip fastens at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - NEPTUNE

Dreamy fine chiffon has been carefully crafted to bring you a fabulous dress designed to flatter the figure while keeping you cool and comfortable from daytime to party time. The V shaped front neckline and carefully positioned back keyhole fastening will keep you cool, while the floaty chiffon cape style sleeves are both modest and flirty. The generous pleating throughout the body and double layer of woven lining ensure you look your best all day long. Waist to hem measurement is approximately 28″ and is fastened with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - CAMILLE

Gorgeous embroidery combines perfectly with our smooth soft touch jersey to bring you a dress which will flatter the figure, feel comfortable all day long and bring endless compliments on your special occasion. Sheer back shoulders and feature keyhole combine with tiny clear sequins to add even more texture and beauty to this special dress. Fastened with a concealed zip at the centre back and measuring approximately 30″ from waist to hem the dress is fully lined with smooth woven lining to keep you looking wonderful all day long.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - THANA

Shaped to a modern style with a fit and flare skirt, front pleated bodice and stylish sleeves, in this dress you are guaranteed to set the scene at any fashionable event. Carefully designed with our smooth soft touch jersey to enhance and flatter your figure and our woven lining allowing just the right amount of stretch for a perfect fit. The sheer chiffon sleeves are gently gathered into a shaped satin cuff which matches the shaped waistband and featured satin buttons. The dress is designed to finish below the knee and fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - SOMERCOTES

One of our most popular and flattering outlines is luxuriously embellished with our uniquely beautiful embroidery. English meadow grasses intermingle throughout this soft layer of tulle giving you the most special dress for your event. Two layers of smooth woven lining add fullness to the skirt and ensure you look confident all day long.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - MERCURY

Sumptuously chic, a luxe satin body is reflected in stunning satin stitch embroidery at the centre back and at the feature front skirt pockets. The full flowing skirt measures approximately 33″ from waist to hem. Fully lined in our smooth woven lining and fastened with a concealed zip at the centre back. You will be sure to turn heads at every special occasion and stay looking fabulous from dawn to dusk.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - CONSTANCE

Fine chiffon is used throughout this beautiful dress forming a sheer neckline and sleeves embellished with tiny pearls and crystals. The shaped waistline is designed to flatter the figure and leads to a beautiful flowing skirt measuring approximately 33″ to the hem. A double layer of our fine woven lining will ensure that you stay looking perfect from dawn to dusk, the dress fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - HARMONY

Gorgeous embroidery flows from the waist to the hem of this soft and comfortable dress. Smooth soft touch jersey is used throughout this easy fitting design, with just the right amount of stretch to fit and smooth your figure perfectly. A sheer cap sleeve and thoughtful keyhole at the centre back neck add the finishing touches to your special dress. The skirt measures approximately 28″ from waist to hem.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - DIANA

Both feminine and romantic our Diana dress is so fine and delicate with a whisp of chiffon draping modestly at the neckline and fine sheer flutter sleeves. The back features V shaping to keep you cool. All around the waistline has been hand embellished with crystals in silver settings and delicate pearls adding a touch of glamour for your special event. Double lined for you in our special woven lining, to keep you looking perfect all day long. Fastened with a concealed zip at the centre back and embellished with pretty covered buttons.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - DIVINE

Fine soft chiffon is cleverly styled and draped for a figure flattering silhouette while fluffy chiffon flowers feature at the shoulder and side waist. Double lined so you look and feel divine all day long, the dress measures approximately 28″ from waist to hem and fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - ELLOWYN

Dance the night away in this fabulous chiffon dress, its extra full skirt and floaty chiffon sleeves add movement and gracefulness. Sparkling hand stitched crystals and pearls adorn the waistline and sheer shoulder straps for added glamour. The dress is fully lined with two layers of our smooth woven lining, a concealed zip at the centre back features pretty covered buttons to the waist.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - TAMARA

Make your entrance for a special event in our wonderful Tamara dress. As you walk and dance the high-low hem and flutter sleeves move with such fluidity and fine chiffon floats in the air. Beautiful embroidery covers the sheer neckline and bodice to finish the perfect dress.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - STELLAR

A stunning combination of flowing chiffon, fine tulle, and smooth satin work together to bring you this wonderful dress. Fitted with great care for a formal occasion, while being feminine and graceful. Embroidered tulle is inserted through the fine sleeves and into the skirt hem for a final flourish when you walk. This very special dress is double lined with our smooth woven lining and fastens with a concealed zip at the centre back. The skirt measures approximately 33″ from waist to hem.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - TRANQUILLITY

Sensationally soft and designed with a double layer of smooth woven lining, our luxurious chiffon is overlayered with a unique fine embroidery in soft shades of green giving a stunning dappled effect, just as the dappled light falls through summer trees. The dress is fastened at the centre back with a concealed zip at the centre back and measures approximately 28″ from waist to hem.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - ENCORE

Such a beautiful dress you will want to wear it again and again. From the summery sheer neckline and sleeves to the formal satin collar. A flowing chiffon skirt adds the final flourish to swish as you move. Double lined with smooth woven lining you will stay looking perfect from day into evening. Fastening at the centre back with a concealed zip, length is approximately 33″ from waist to hem.

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RICHARD DESIGNS - PAPAVA

Our beautiful Papava dress features our unique Poppy embroidery combined with up-to-date smooth satin creating a wonderful luxe combination. The fabrics have been cut to flatter the figure while covering the upper arms. Tiny seed pearls are hand sewn delicately at the edge of the sleeve and cascade through to the concealed zip at the centre back. Fully lined with woven lining to keep you looking lovely all through your special day. The lovely flowing smooth satin skirt has a fashionable high-low hem measuring approximately 25″-35″.

And many more to come...

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