The little black dress or LBD is a simple evening or cocktail dress, usually cut under or above the knee. It is considered a must have in a woman’s wardrobe because of it’s classy look, simplicity and elegance.
The little black dress comes in a variety of designs, shapes and sizes to fit everyone’s taste and body shapes. They can be simple, strapless, with one shoulder, tight around the waist and looser around the thighs, tight all over or tight around the bust. The fabric that they are made of varies, depending on the designers choice and season.
Audrey HepburnCoco ChanelCharlize TheronSarah Jessica Parker
The little black dress is easy to wear and accessorize. It can be warn simple, with a short jacket on top, with a shawl, a pair of sandals or high heals.
The hair can be styled in a bun, a chignon, in a pony or left just as it is, straight, wavy or curly. A pair or nice earrings and a clutch purse is all you need to complete this look. If you don’t know what to wear to a cocktail, a class reunion or any other special event go for the little black dress.
Leigh LezarkKim Kardashian
It will make you look elegant and dressed with good taste so there is no way you can get it wrong. It doesn’t matter if you are wearing a designer or a LBD you found in a cheaper store, if it looks good and it’s flattering for you, you will look great.
Just picture a nice simple above the knee LBD with an open back, a pair of nice dangling earrings, your hair pulled back into a pony or a bun, a simple black clutch purse and a pair of black with red sole Christian Louboutin high heels. Very chic, isn’t it?
Our favorite LBDs: left Mango lace body con dress ($100.28); right Oscar de la Renta ruffle-embellished silk-taffeta dress($1,990)
Photos © Getty Images