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A little black dress, otherwise known as an LBD, is a classic fashion staple for a reason. Regardless of shape or silhouette, this go-to garment is able to transcend time, trends, and seasons. And as we approach holiday season, you have an excuse to pack a little extra glamour. So let your black dress be the basis of your look, rather than the whole.
Whether you’re rocking your high-necked satin number with a corset or vest, throwing a sequined cardigan over your strapless tube dress, meeting your ribbed sweater dress with sparkly knee-high boots, or add dimension to an already textured look by using a leather belt, there are plenty of ways to turn heads in an LBD that you’ve probably never thought of before. All the upcoming styling tips will help you pave the way to festive party costumes that start simple and are easy to wear, but feel a little more deliberate than the tried-and-true combos you’ve been recycling since fall.
Some of the most popular styles on the market right now include puff sleeves, intricate carvings, sheer panels and even fringes, but it’s all about the way you draw attention to these elements. Scroll through for more styling tricks that will help you achieve a memorable ensemble using the LBD you already own. Or you can shop for a few inspired pieces if you need a wardrobe refresh. From La Ligne’s tiered midi to Selkie’s Ruffle Trim Dress, get ready to make a stylish statement in any of these chic, timeless designs.