The Best Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

Posted by Chelsea Knott on

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When you are discussing women's fashion, it is arguably one of the most popular and common articles of clothing you will find in the closet. The little black dress has transcended the realm of simply being a dress and has become a basis for the fashion world and a statement piece on its own. You don't have to limit yourself with this dress to a night out on the town anymore, however, as the fashion rules for the little black dress have expanded greatly. Here are a few of the more creative ways you can style your little black dress for virtually any occasion.


For a night out on the town with your friends or an elegant dinner date with your significant other, there is no better wardrobe staple to go with than the little black dress. With its combination of elegance and class, it is one of the most versatile pieces in your wardrobe. The key to taking this piece to the next level and really helping it stand out is the way you customize and accessorize it. One of the easiest ways to truly customize your look and put your own personal touch on it is with your shoes. A classic black pump doesn't have to be your only option when picking out the shoes for your dress. By throwing in a pair of bright colored heels or even an animal print style, you can automatically add a little flair and excitement to your outfit.



Other accessories you go with can make important statements if you are going for a more elegant and classy touch. Your jewelry can really pop alongside the black dress, so going bold can be a great move. A flashy necklace with equally elegant bracelet is an easy go-to accessory touch that updates your black dress in a fantastic way. If overly flashy isn't your style, go for a more hip look with long necklaces to create a great attention-getting touch.

woman in black dress with black blazerThe Professional

Maybe you go into the office quite regularly, but still want to wear your favorite black ensemble? Not a problem. There are a plethora of ways to properly style your black dress to make it office-friendly. One of the first and easiest ways to do so is with a tailored blazer. A black tailored blazer is an excellent statement piece over your dress as it brings a bit more of a powerful edge to your outfit. For a classy contrast, go for a white blazer and white accessories.

Another great way to class up your black dress for the office is with black tights underneath. A simple touch, this brings easy elegance and class. Complete the black ensemble with a pair of black pumps or mid-ankle boots and you are ready to go.


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How do you accessorize and dress up your little black dress? Share your tips with us in the comments!

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