The little black dress, or LBD, is a timeless classic every girl hangs inside her wardrobe. So versatile is this elegant and sophisticated number, the chances are you probably have multiple versions. The LBD can be instantly glammed up or dressed down depending on the social occasion or event you are attending. To understand how you can get the best from your favourite dress read on for a few style suggestions…
The Loud & Proud Printed Coat
The ultimate foundation piece looks great however you choose to modify and accessorise your look. The little black dress is the one must-have item that can be instantly transformed over and over again. A fashionable knee-length coat that features a bold statement animal print, or dramatic pattern, accentuates the cut and elegance of your timeless LBD.
Street Style Sneakers
Besides jewellery pieces, the footwear you choose to wear with your LBD makes a distinctive statement about your look. To instantly dress down your little black dress, opt for a pair of casual trainers
. There’s no need to cripple yourself in killer heels for the sake of fashion. Whether you go classic, retro or hi-top style is entirely up to you. Choose sneakers that suit the occasion so that you feel glamorous and ultimately comfortable.
A cool, soft black leather motorcycle jacket
over a classy little black dress scream to your inner seductress. Combining upmarket chic with dress down glamour creates a distinctive statement that matches your personality. To channel that naughty goddess with an LBD, go with the classic leather biker jacket and knee-high boots.
Vamp up your style by wearing an LBD with sexy thigh-high boots
that get the imagination working overtime. A mini little black dress transforms from chic and demure to sultry and provocative when worn with footwear that accentuates your best assets. The higher the cut of the boots the more suggestive the outfit becomes. To tone down the effect choose boots that finish just below the knee.
Funky & Fun
Make the LBD the canvas for vibrant colour and creative, imaginative designs. Wear a little black dress with a bright coloured cardigan, jacket or coat, or alongside garments that feature eye-catching patterns and decorative detail. A lightweight floaty scarf in a crazy colour pattern makes a great accessory to drape overstatement black.
To take the classic little black dress from day to evening all you need is a cosy oversized woolly. Create a chic silhouette by layering a generously proportioned, softly textured knit over a black shift dress. Not only are you playing with your feminine shape, but you are also adding layers of super tactile texture.
The Definitive Option
Nothing beats statement jewellery
when it comes to creating visual impact. Select a bold chunky necklace, layer up different length necklaces, and generally experiment to your heart’s content. To keep it classy, go for oversized pieces that feature sparkling gems and jewels.
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