The little black dress is an essential item that every woman needs within her wardrobe, because of its suitability for countless activities and events. A versatile article of clothing — the little black dress can effortlessly be dressed up or down depending upon the specific occasion. Introduced by Coco Chanel during the period of the 1920s, the chic garment is easily obtainable by women everywhere. Chanel’s vision of a dress with a simple modern design is brought to life, in the form of the timeless fashion piece known as the little black dress. In terms of affordability, the little black dress is always available at a variety of price points — around $25 to $2500 or more. What does the “LBD” represent today? A neutral colored garment that is classic in style and design, the little black dress continues to embody a fundamental item within the world of women’s fashion.
Check out our favorite little black dresses of the season:
Marc New York by Andrew Marc Ruched Stretch Satin Sheath Dress
Designed with an asymmetrical crossover bodice, the stretch satin sheath dress is ideal for cocktail parties and special occasions that require a touch of elegance. All over ruching and empire waist flatter the figure. Nordstrom, $178.00.
Lauren by Ralph Lauren ‘Victory’ Matte Jersey Dress
Simplicity at its best, the matte jersey dress features a bateau neckline, three-quarter length sleeves and a fully lined silhouette. Pair the dress with a colorful silk scarf or chunky metallic necklace to make a bold statement this season. Nordstrom, $124.00.
Style&co. Short Sleeve Belted Sheath
Every woman loves a sophisticated dress that can easily transition from the office to a night out on the town. This sleek design offers a belted fit to accentuate all of the right areas. Features a scoop neckline and capped sleeves. Macy’s, $39.98.
J. Crew Washed Crepe Nanine Dress
The one-shoulder silhouette is a popular dress look in women’s fashion. Ideal for any special occasion, the washed crepe design of ‘Nanine’ is both sexy and stylish at the same time. Features a straight skirt and hidden zip closure. J. Crew, $225.00.
Ann Taylor Silk Crossover Dress
The little black dress is not limited to short designs. The crossover dress features a surplice front with pleating at bust. A striking must-have item made from sumptuous silk. Ann Taylor, $275.00.