The Little Black Dress

little black dress is an evening or cocktail dress with a simply cut and a classic style. Fashion historians ascribe the origins of the little black dress to the 1920s designs of Coco Chanel and Jean Patou who expected the little black dress (LBD) to be long-lasting, versatile, affordable, accessible to the widest market possible and in a neutral colour. Since the 1920’s the little black dress  has been an essential in every woman’s wardrobe, however sometimes its hard to find that perfect versatile one. With holiday season around the corner and many end of year functions up ahead, the little black dress could be perfect for all your party needs. We have found 10 classic and sophisticated little black dress’s that will catch everyone’s eye.

 

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The Shona Joy Restrained Cross Over Bodycon ($240.00) has a high neckline with a cross over bodycon and front cut outs which adds a “wow” factor to this LBD.

 

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Constructed from a soft, stretch fabric, the Mossée Ruffled Front Dress ($159.95) has a simple, yet versatile design. Team with pin-thin heels and gold accessories for a knockout look.

 

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A stylish, strapless design in a striking cobalt hue, the Nicholas Bonded Silk Strapless Dress ($450) has a structured, contemporary design that is perfect for evening events.

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Featuring a layered, peplum frill falling from the waistline,The End Dress ($219.95) by Cameo features this seasons mid-length cut with a front split for easy movement.

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The Kookai Berlin Dress ($180.00) is quite structured, featuring a deep v neckline which falls from the hips into a feminine tutu style bottom, making this dress a must have for the festive season ahead.

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Flowing and feminine, the Witchery Plisse Chiffon Dress ($149.95) has a sense of old-world sophistication. The relaxed cut flows beautifully with movement, and features an asymmetric hemline for a contemporary edge.

 

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Contemporary yet chic, the Black by Geng Jojo Dress ($119.95) offers a slim fit, and is made from a sculpting, scuba fabric. We love the one-shoulder design.

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The Rodeo Show Capri Dress ($299.99) will make a classic addition to your cocktail collection.

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The Alice Mcall She Said She Said ($380.00) dress is a textured bonded dress with mirrored embroidery and layered skirt, making it a unique showstopper little black dress for all formal occasions.

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Taking a sleek and contemporary approach to the LBD classic, the Pink Stitch Maci Dress ($125.00) features a flattering v-neckline and an asymmetrical, wrap hemline.

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xoxo Dressyu Team