Black Going Out Dresses
“When a little black dress is right, there is nothing else to wear in its place.”
- Wallis Warfield Simpson
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From backless, to bandeau, shift to maxi, you’ll always find a black dress perfect for any occasion.
It’s a rule of fashion for all women to own at least one, and is a reliable choice with sensational results.
What styles of black dress are commonly worn?
Black dresses are the most versatile of them all, and you’ll find them in all cuts and designs, at all levels of glam for every occasion. This seasons long black evening dresses are mostly one shoulder, body con dresses and maxi styles, although, as a classic, it’s not hard to find a black dress in any cut.
Black maxi dresses, are a sophisticated evening choice, which can get people talking, for the right reasons! For a more party look, go for shorter bandeau dress or one shoulder variations, which are perfect for a fun, sexy feel.
If you’re looking for a black dress suitable for the day, whether it be for work or lunch with friends, pay attention to the fabric as well as the cut.
Black jersey dresses, with sleeves that fall closer to the knee can easily be styled for the day. If you’re after a smarter look you can team it with a bright blazer, with colour matching heels, or flats and a coat cardigan for a relaxed look.
Whereas for evenings, feel free to choose silk, or sheer dresses for the ultimate impact.
if you feel black alone is too dark or you want to refresh the look why not choose a black and white dress. Effortlessly stylish and classically in tune.
How to accessorise a little black dress?
A LBD (Little black dress) is powerful enough to carry itself and so can be paired with neutral nude or camel heels (favoured by Kate and Pippa Middleton) and are all over the red carpet this season.
Or you can wear with bursts of matching colour, such as heels, bags, nails. These can be a bright red or a pastel pink, completely up to you, depending on your mood or the occasion.
Black dresses work with flats, but if you’re after a statement, even small heels will create a greater impact.