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Dresses for Corporate Functions

The end of the year is quickly approaching and so is corporate function season! For most ladies, balancing work, the kids and the house can be enough on its own and the stress of choosing the appropriate dress is the last thing you need. As always, we always have your prepared at the Amanda Ferri Showroom!

So here is a guide to our top most suitable dresses for corporate functions, so you know what to look for.

Floor length dresses are the most common, they come in a variety of styles and colours, but not all are suitable for a corporate function. A one shoulder is a timeless piece and you can have fun with the fabric since the dress is simple yet elegant.

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Metallic One Shoulder
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Full length sleeved evening dress with lace detail

For those who prefer more plunging necklines, remember, for a corporate function, less is more, your assets are not the type of assets your boss needs to see! If you going to go for a more daring neckline, choose a dress with a soft skirt and avoid fabrics that cling, may be transparent or shaping.

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Plunging V neck evening dress

 

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Beaded plunging V neck evening dress

A figure hugging dress, with a slight mermaid flare is definitely the top special occasion dress. I must stress, when choosing a dress, especially for corporate function where you have worked to brain that professional reputation, ensure the style you go for is suitable not just for the event, but for your figure. The mermaid style is great for the more petite figure as it adds volume to your curves.

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Mermaid style evening dress

 

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Chiffon mermaid style evening dress

The boat shoulder neckline is a very romantic style, that suits all figures and events. The boat neck is a great way to show a bit of skin without showing too much in a very tasteful and professional manner. Don’t be afraid to experiment with colour, colour speaks volumes about who you are, so choose the colour that reflect you best.

 

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Navy boat neck evening dresses

 

Ladies you can never go wrong with the ever so timeless, little black dress. Dress number five on our chart of the most suitable dresses for corporate functions is one that never goes out of style. Some ladies prefer to buy something that can be worn again, or perhaps you are a more elegant and simple type of girl. The LBD is a great affordable option, whether cocktail or floor length, we should all have one in our closet.

 

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Cocktail length LBDs

 

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Full length black evening dress

If you prefer going the cocktail route, remember to choose something that is not too casual or leans towards the party dress side. The tea cup shape is definitely a suitable dress for your corporate function, it reveals less, except those dazzling legs, and is a classy choice. Satin is always a good option for this style as it dresses up the style and makes it something other than a Sunday dress.

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High neck black satin LBD
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Black satin cross over LBD

 

The infinity dress is a big hit this year, not just for brides maids but we have definitely seen this style make its way into various special occasions. The versatility of this dress makes it affordable, and useful, no matter the function, search a few You-tube tutorials on how to wrap your dress, and you have sixteen different dresses! This is suitable for corporate functions for various reasons, but if you decide to wear a strapless dress the night before, your infinity dress allows for this. You are also prepared for the chills the evening bring by just adding sleeves to your wrap of the night.

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Infinity dress

Another favourite style that 2015 has loved is the midi length dress. I personally love this style, its effortlessly classy, and no matter the function, its a versatile and suitable dress. For a corporate function, I would go for a more luxury fabric, and by luxury I mean a soft expensive feeling fabric, you deserve it after a year of hard work! You could also go for a more shimmery or metallic look, just make sure your dress is not see through. Fitted or loose, this style is perfect!

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Slate midi length evening dress
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Sequin midi length evening dress

And lastly, the mullet dress is great for occasions that are semi-formal, which is what most corporate functions tend to be. If you are not familiar with the term mullet dress, it a style of dress also known as the short long dress, the front of the dress is shorter length exposing your legs, and the back is floor length. This is definitely one of the top most suitable dresses for your corporate function.

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Printed mullet length evening dress

I hope I have successfully narrowed your options down in your journey to choosing your end of year corporate function dress! Remember to pop into our showroom and we would be delighted to assist you!