The coming back of a classic: This dress should be in all capsule wardrobes LBD guide.

TrendsDecember 08, 2021

With the comeback of glamour and our longing for dressing up, the timeless LBD is hotter than ever, and we have a guide to show you how to wear it this season. Fashion houses have reinterpreted the classic staple, adding embellishments and sexy sheer details that make the garment more luxurious and younger. As a result, the runway collections showed us that the little black dress is the perfect look for parties, cocktails, and even balls. Hence, it’s a must-have piece in your capsule wardrobe. And because they come in different lengths, cuts and silhouettes, we prepared the ultimate little black dress guide to help you navigate this trend like a pro. We’ll show you fantastic mini, midi, and maxi black dresses to wear from the office to Christmas parties and end-of-the-year celebrations.

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Mini LBD

Very ’60s style and perfect for our party mood, the mini black dress comes in different silhouettes and textures this season; velvet, sparkling fabrics, embellished with pearls, crystals and ruffles. And you can follow Chanel’s lead; layer a shirt under your LBD for extra warmth, and dress it down for a stylish office look. As you see in our guide, the little black dress looks fab with pumps for parties, and slouchy or cowboy boots for more relaxed celebrations. Additionally, sneakers are a good option if you want a high/low outfit.

Little Black Dress in four different silhouettes.
1-Chanel, 2- Alice+Olivia 3,-Giorgio Armani, 4- Isabel Marant.

Midi Black Dress

The second but not less important in our little black dress guide is the versatile midi dress. This season, they come in minimalist silhouettes, like Isabel Marant, Cos, and Altuzarra presented. Or embellished with a sexy and on-trend cut-out and ruffles as we saw at Andrew Gn. A midi black dress looks chic for cocktail parties, but if you pair it with an oversized blazer and boots, you’ll have a great office outfit.

Midi models from our little black dress guide.
1- Isabel Marant, 2- Cos, 3- Andrew Gn, 4-Altuzarra.

Maxi LBD

Our little black dress guide wouldn’t be complete without the maxi black dress that you can glam up with sparkling jewellery like Alicia + Olivia styled, for balls and parties. Or wear your midi dress with flats to meet friends for lunch and run errands. While Johanna Ortiz black dress is minimalist and sexy, Alberta Ferretti and Andrew Gn presented luxurious models. They embellished them with ruffles, embroideries and feathers in a very Roaring Twenties style.

Long black dresses perfect for balls and parties.
1- Alicia+Olivia, 2- Johanna Ortiz, 3-Alberta Ferretti, 4- Andrew Gn.

Title photo @ Chanel, Cos, and Alice+Olivia. All photos courtesy of the brands.

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