Lizzy Deningfashion, Dresses

The best dresses for women over 60

Lizzy Deningfashion, Dresses
The best dresses for women over 60
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Want to find a flattering dress with sleeves? We’ve got you covered

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Navy and pink drape front dress, JD Williams, £29 (10-26)

A sweet – and nicely priced – day dress that could easily be jazzed up with accessories for events too. Your décolletage is covered up, and the detailing over your middle will shave inches from your tummy.

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Crackle drape long sleeve wrap mini dress, M&S, £55 (6-22)


Going to any parties over Christmas? This fun frock will see you through the winter season – helping you look glamorous without being freezing cold. Wrap dresses are always a good look on mature women, as they help define your waist without being too clingy.

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Printed tie side flared sleeve midi dress, M&S, £35 (6-16)

Being 60+ doesn’t mean you have to trade in your colourful wardrobe for a lifetime of beige. If anything, a bright colour will make your face glow, and take years off. We love this quirky bright blue, cosmic-patterned dress, and its knee-length and flared skirt make it extra flattering on pear-shapes. Not keen on the colour? There’s a similar version in navy 

Looking for something to wear to a Christening?

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HotSquash blue wrap dress in clever fabric, Debenhams, £68 (reduced from £85) (8-22)


Suffering from hot flushes? HotSquash is a clever range of clothes that uses special fabric to keep you cool and fresh. Plus they dry quickly so no need to tumble or iron. Navy is a lovely alternative to black – much less harsh against older skin, and a v-neck is always flattering.

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Petite black floral flute sleeve jersey skater dress, Dorothy Perkins, £20 (4-18)


Try this pretty little floral number, which will cover just below your knees without swamping you. Could be worn with a suede or denim jacket during the day, and with tights and heeled boots for the evening.

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Checked twist front shift midi dress, M&S, £45 (10-22)

Need to look smart for an interview or daytime event? This elegant checked dress is just the ticket, with three-quarter length sleeves to highlight slender wrists, and a twist in the middle to disguise a tummy. Midi dresses are a great option if you want to show off your ankles too, but don’t want to flash your knees!

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Black floral embroidered shift dress, Evans, £54.40 (reduced from £68) (14-32)

Plus sized doesn't have to mean dull. This elegant black dress could be the perfect option for any winter weddings. We love the delicate embroidery – which makes it look much more expensive than its price tag. 

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Together embroidered jersey dress, JD Williams, £50 (10-32)


We love the delicate detailing around the neckline of this dress, and it’s a good way to draw attention up your body and away from any areas you feel uncomfortable with. Berry is a much softer alternative to black and suits all skin tones.