8 Lesser-Known Brands Where You'll Find a Unique Dress

One of the most common questions we're asked on in our Facebook group, So… Should I Buy This?, is where to find truly unique dresses. It appears we all fear the same-dress situation. Thanks to social media, boutique brands now have the ability to go boom like never before. And while the additional exposure is brilliant for the respective designers, it can sometimes mean their creations become more mainstream than initially intended.

While that in no way makes them less special, the last thing you need to worry about is turning up to a party or wedding to discover someone is wearing the exact same dress, not from the high street, but from a brand you thought flew under the radar. So in an attempt to broaden your frock horizons, we took it upon ourselves to find unique dress brands that cater to every budget and style, and are still relatively untapped.

From gorgeous prints and embellishment to flattering silhouettes, keep scrolling to discover the unique dress brands fashion people would rather we kept a secret…

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