Photos from the Coast Spring/Summer Collection 2013

It's the go-to store for special occasionwear so choose from our edit of Coast's spring/summer '13 collection for your next event

If there's one high street store to visit for your special occasion outfit Coast is it. Renowned for its signature chic styles, Coast dresses are an easy way to instant glamour and always a popular choice for weddings. To guide you through the array of styles in the Coast collection this spring/summer, here you'll find our edited highlights of the best Coast dresses for any special occasion.

From classic floral motifs to shimmering metallic fabrics and beautiful hand-stitched embellishment, the design details in our edit of the top 10 Coast dresses this season are exquisite. There are sleek shifts, A-line prom styles and floor-sweeping gowns to help you really make an entrance so click to start your shopping now!

Coast Latia Lace Dress, £145

Coast Latia Lace Dress, £145

With more than a hint of vintage style, the Latia lace dress (opens in new tab) is the go-to piece for effortless elegance. With its scalloped egdes and ebullient mint hue, nothing says summer chic better. Team with white heels to complete the look. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Lori Lee Short Dress, £150

Coast Lori Lee Short Dress, £150

Give your cocktail dress a stunning new spin with the Lori Lee short dress (opens in new tab). The sheer, musky lilac bodice is lined with a soft slip for an ethereal look made all the more impactful by a diamante embellished waist belt. Team with metallic accessories for a pretty, mid-summer's outfit. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Jennifer Dress, £85

Coast Jennifer Dress, £85

Got a garden party, wedding or evening do on the horizon? The Jennifer dress (opens in new tab) will straddle all of these occasions. The traditional floral smudge print is timeless, suiting all ages, while the nipped in waist and bubble hem skirt is a fabulous way to glide over a shapely lower half. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Mycah Dress, was £150, now £99

Coast Mycah Dress, was £150, now £99

Slip on Coast's Mycah dress (opens in new tab) for a slice of Riviera style this summer. The tropical floral print, patent belted waist and gentle A-line skirt all add up to a head-turning summer dress that should be the pinnacle of your holiday wardrobe! Find more fashion advice and tips

Coast Daymee Dress, £150

Coast Daymee Dress, £150

Nothing says belle of the ball better than this Daymee dress (opens in new tab). If the peony pink hue doesn't draw attention, then the lace overlay bust and waterfall draped skirt certainly will. A flirty little number that's sure to impress. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Lisanne Dress, £145

Coast Lisanne Dress, £145

Sleeved dresses are few and far between on the high street at the moment, so this gorgeous Lisanne dress (opens in new tab) really is a special find. The lace cap sleeves provide the perfect cover-up while still invoking a romantic feel. The bodice is boned for a flattering fit, and the rich sapphire tone more than hints at the Issa engagement dress worn by the Duchess of Cambridge. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Desire Sequin Maxi Dress, £550

Coast Desire Sequin Maxi Dress, £550

Dripping in exquisite beading and dazzling sequins, the desire sequin maxi dress (opens in new tab) is a real investment piece meant for the most special of occasions. The cinched waist and floor-skimming skirt elongate the silhouette, creating a statuesque display. The ultimate show-stopper. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Hortense Dress, was £180, now £125

Coast Hortense Dress, was £180, now £125

The shimmering metallic detail of Coast's Hortense dress (opens in new tab) caught our magpie eye immediately! Delicate sequins and embellishment will always provide standout and the bodice overlay gives an air of designer style - at a high street price! Find more fashion advice and tips

Coast Abril Duchess Satin Dress, £160

Coast Abril Duchess Satin Dress, £160

Channel your inner Bond girl with the luxurious Abril Duchess Satin dress (opens in new tab). The crossed ruche detailing and strapless neckline make for an expertly tailored silhouette that's designed to hug your curves. The sumptuous Duchess Satin gives the whole look a classy feel. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Rivington Dress, £160

Coast Rivington Dress, £160

It's cocktail hour and a little black number is calling you! The Rivington dress (opens in new tab) will hug your figure and define a glamorous hourglass silhoutte. Add a classic court heel for an instant confidence boost. Find more fashion advice and tips

Coast Ashton Dress, £180

Coast Ashton Dress, £180

With more than a hint of designer style, the Ashton dress (opens in new tab) has high impact down to a tee. The floral black lace trim adds a romantic edge to the ultra fashionable white base, and creates a slimming silhouette in conjunction with the peplum waist for an impressive wedding guest ensemble. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Felix crepe Maxi Dress, £220

Coast Felix crepe Maxi Dress, £220

Glide into your next special event in Coast's floor-sweeping Felix maxi dress (opens in new tab). The crepe fabric will move beautifully as you work the room and pillar box red is a fabulous alternative to a sea of black dresses. Find more fashion advice and tips

Coast Lianna Lace Dress, £135

Coast Lianna Lace Dress, £135

Crafted from romantic floral lace, the Lianna lace dress (opens in new tab) has that covetable luxe look with ruched bodice detailing and a draped neckline. There's an almost Grecian influence to its design, and the emerald tone will really sing with a pair of black velvet heels. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)

Coast Cora Dress, £150

Coast Cora Dress, £150

For the more adventurous fashionista, the Cora dress (opens in new tab) is the perfect way to incorporate big, bold prints in to your summer wardrobe. The fun floral design catches the eye, while the cinching peplum waist ensures a flattering, hourglass figure. A daring wear for even the most fashion forward individual. Find more fashion advice and tips (opens in new tab)