There’s nothing like a summer event! Longer days mean even more time for celebration, and warmer temperatures allow you to flaunt your full outfit from the second you leave your house. From weddings and engagement parties to races and galas, there’s one brand that we’re turning to for all of our summertime occasions: Self-Portrait. The occasion wear brand has gained a cult following within the industry for its feminine silhouettes and signature guipure lace dresses. Self-Portrait has styles for every type of special occasion – sleek minis for nights on the town, pretty lace midis for weddings and garden parties, and sophisticated bouclé sets for a day at the races. Whatever your calendar is looking like this summer, Self-Portrait has the perfect piece for you!
Show off the brand’s signature guipure lace with this beautiful white peplum midi dress. The sheer texture adds a sensual feel to this otherwise demure silhouette. This lace midi is ideal for formal events that encourage refined dressing, such as races and galas.
This romantic blue floral tiered dress will look amazing for a summer wedding or garden party. It can also be dressed down with flat sandals or clean white sneakers for city breaks and brunches.
Be bold and feminine with this bright blue broderie anglaise midi. The classic fit-and-flare silhouette is given a contemporary twist with subtle waist cut-outs. This elegant dress is ideal for weddings or events with below-the-knee dress codes, such as races or galas.
The LBD is a year-round wardrobe staple. This chic bodycon dress proves that all black doesn’t have to be boring with its flared sleeves and cut-out detail. Style it with heels and a clutch for a night on the town. This versatile piece will easily take you into the autumn/winter season with its long sleeves and knit fabric.
A shorter version of its midi sister, this sweet blue floral dress is the perfect lightweight summer mini. Dress it up with heels for an engagement or garden party, or dress it down with sandals or sneakers for a day trip or brunch.
Embrace the sweetness of the summer with this vibrant green broderie anglaise mini dress. The halter neckline is accompanied by a feminine fit-and-flare silhouette, perfect for making a playful statement at a wedding or a garden party.
Prim and proper has never looked so stylish! This elegant boucle mini dress is ideal for races, high teas, or any events with smart dress codes. You can also contrast it with chunky boots for a nouveau punk look in the city.
SELF-PORTRAIT BOUCLE MINI DRESS IN GREEN + SHOEBIZ COPENHAGEN VIDO RAFFIA SANDAL IN CREAM +
SANDY PEARL CREOLE EARRINGS IN GOLD
Be pretty in pink in this one shoulder ribbed knit mini dress. The sensual bodycon silhouette with its lace detail one shoulder neckline is perfect for evening cocktails or hen parties. Simply add heels and your favourite clutch!
A skirt suit has never looked so pretty! This guipure lace set features a cropped jacket and scalloped mini skirt that would look more at home at a race course or a high end tea salon than a boardroom. You can also wear the pieces separately for a number of other occasions – the jacket can be dressed down with jeans, and the skirt with a t-shirt for a casual chic look.
Another chic take on the skirt suit, this green boucle set would look adorable at the races or for afternoon tea. All of the pieces can be styled separately to add a smart touch to otherwise casual outfits – dress the crop top and blazer down with denim, and pair the skort with a t-shirt or jumper for city breaks and day trips.
SELF-PORTRAIT BOUCLE CROPPED JACKET IN GREEN + SELF-PORTRAIT BOUCLE CROPPED TOP IN GREEN + SELF-PORTRAIT BOUCLE SKORT IN GREEN + SHOEBIZ COPENHAGEN VIDO RAFFIA SANDAL IN CREAM +SANDY PEARL PEARL SHELL EARRINGS IN GOLD
Dressed Up Denim
You can still enjoy Self-Portrait if you’re having a low-key summer. This bell sleeve cardigan pairs perfectly with curved hem mini skirts and sandals or sneakers for day trips or casual days in the city. Complete the look with sunglasses and an iced coffee in hand!
Find the perfect pieces for your upcoming summer events within our Self-Portrait collection. Create your dream special occasion look today.