The Little Black Dress (LBD)

We all know that the little black dress or LBD is a fashion classic that every woman should have in their closet. Its origins can be traced back to the designs of Coco Chanel. It is an evening cocktail dress with a simple silhouette that is often short in the hemline.

It is further popularized by style icon Audrey Hepburn in the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Since then, fashion designers made their own interpretations, giving it a much-needed update. It is a versatile piece that is uncomplicated which everyone can wear thus making it accessible to all. You can dress it up or dress it down. You can even use it for formal or informal events.

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It is definitely a staple for every occasion. With that in mind, below are 5 different ways you can wear the little black dress.

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As the color black can make you appear slimmer, go for a style that adds volume in the right places just like this number with puffy sleeves.

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Go for a piece that can take you from morning until night by pairing it with the right accessories. For your morning look, simply put on a denim jacket, use a bulky bag and cap it off with white sneakers. Then for the evening, just remove the jacket, use a mini bag then wear stilettos.

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Go for a midi dress with intricate details of eyelet or embroidery. It will soften the overall look you are aiming for.

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Break the rules and don separates. Wear a black turtleneck and then a black skirt with lace. It makes you appear wearing a single piece of clothing.

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As black connotes luxury and sophistication, choose something in silky satin with a draping that is fluid. This wrap dress gives off a sexy yet regal vibe.

We really cannot get over this special fashion item that is nothing short of expectations. Truly, the little black dress is ageless and timeless.

All photos from Pinterest.

Love Lots,

Fashion Sage

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