The gorgeous River Island dress that is just perfect for a special occasion 4 months ago

The gorgeous River Island dress that is just perfect for a special occasion

This River Island dress is just stunning and perfect for a special occasion.

The races, summer weddings, communions, confirmations, celebratory nights out, summer is always a busy time socially and there's often a few wardrobe dilemmas at this time of year.

We've all experienced that "I have nothing to wear" feeling and I for one, prefer to plan ahead so I avoid stressing when it comes to getting a special occasion outfit.

One of those buy now and wear later pieces has to be River Island dress because it is just stunning.

 River Island dress

Named the Animal Print Maxi Dress, it has just landed on the website and we're sure this will be an instant hit.

The print definitely makes a statement, the dramatic sleeves nod to a designer piece and the full-length makes it the perfect piece for a special occasion.

River Island dress

However, we have to say our River Island wishlist is getting longer by the day including this gorgeous snake print dress.

Animal patterns are huge at the moment as fashion fans will know and this is sure to be another hit with shoppers who adore statement patterns.

The Brown Snake Print Plunge Midi Dress is priced at €75 and this particular piece is an online exclusive so you won't be able to purchase it in River Island stores.

River Island dress

Both dresses would stand out for a special occasion this summer and if you're looking for something different, they're well worth checking out.