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The Little Black Dress

A timeless, classic piece that’s been around for decades, the little black dress is an essential for any wardrobe. But why has this staple piece stayed a constant must over all these years? The little black dress allows you to do so much, from day to night and casual to formal; it can be worn with just about anything. It provides a blank slate for the base of your outfit and allows you to be creative with the other aspects of the outfit, allowing you to express your personal style. While it still looks good by itself, here are some different ways you can wear your little black dress uniquely.

Patterned Tights

With the plain base of the black dress, different patterned tights can be a great way to express yourself. There are many different patterns available, especially in lace. The black lace looks great as it keeps the theme of color but allows for some variation, making it anything but boring.


Whether it’s jean, suede, leather, velvet or any other type, jackets are a perfect addition to the little black dress. Jackets add a pop of color that look great up against the plain color of the dress. They can be useful for both casual and formal occasions.


To add a little sparkle to your look, jewelry is the way to go. A necklace and some earrings can be a nice addition to take your black dress to the next level. It adds just enough detail to make it interesting. The jewelry can vary in color and length too depending on the dress style.


The classic red shoes paired with the little black dress is a must. Colored or patterned shoes have just the right amount of color for the look. It still keeps a chic look with the classic black but adds a fun and interesting detail with the color.

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