Endless Possibilities for Your Little Black Dress

Catherine Frye , 10 Jul 2012

If you’ve got a little black dress, chances are, you aren’t getting the full potential out of the most flexible piece of clothing in your entire wardrobe. There are so many ways to dress up or dress down that one little dress, and it’s possible to create almost any look and satisfy any style. Try out the following tips to learn how to greatly expand your wardrobe by using this one amazingly functional little black dress.

Bright Tights (photo courtesy | socks4life.com)
Bright Tights (photo courtesy | socks4life.com)

Add Some Color
Color contrast is an amazing fashion tool. Add some bright colored tights or a jacket to set off your favorite little black dress. Color coordinate some accessories to add some detail to this amazing look.

Pink Jacket with a Little Black Dress
Pink Jacket with a Little Black Dress

Go Professional
Simply add a blazer to your little black dress to make it appropriate for a job interview or an internship. Sticking to a neutral color will ensure that you don’t attract a lot of extra attention, while choosing a vibrant color will make sure you stand out.

Add colourful belts to your LBD (photo courtesy | instyle.com)
Add colourful belts to your LBD (photo courtesy | instyle.com)

Add a Belt
Adding a colorful belt can accentuate your little black dress and add some much needed flair. Color coordinate your belt with your shoes and accessories to really rock this look.

Accessorize
Accessorize

Accessorize
Try adding a flower or a brooch to your little black dress to give it a kick. These small additions can change the look of your dress altogether, allowing you to personalize your style.

Choose Your Jewelry
Whether you prefer a wrist full of bangles or some pearls, your little black dress can go from a party dress to a classy number in a matter of seconds. Play with your jewelry collection and see what you come up with.

Cheryl Cole (photo courtesy | cosmopolitan.co.uk)
Cheryl Cole (photo courtesy | cosmopolitan.co.uk)

Fabulous Pumps
Couple your little black dress with a fabulous pair of pumps. Try classic red and match your lipstick with your heels to really turn heads.

Comfy and Casual
You can add a comfy sweater to your little black dress to dress it down a bit and add some comfort. This can be any color sweater; however, a black sweater will work just fine.

Layer It
There are so many options when layering your little black dress. A plain t-shirt will give you a casual look, while a turtleneck will add style and warmth.

Go Clubbing in your LBD (photo courtesy | cocktailsdetails.com)
Go Clubbing in your LBD (photo courtesy | cocktailsdetails.com)

Going Clubbing?
If you want to turn heads in your dress, add a pair of fishnet stockings and some bold pumps. Accessorize accordingly to accomplish the perfect club attire.

The possibilities are endless. That one little dress has so much potential! Whether you’re going to a job interview, a club, or just shopping around town, this dress can serve any purpose. Get creative and you will find your options are limitless. Don’t forget, a good selection of accessories is a must. You can alter your entire look by simply changing your earrings and necklace. What other article of clothing can do that?

Catherine Frye
Catherine Frye

Catherine Frye likes to go sailing and to play with her dogs. She is a contributing author at flowerdelivery.net.

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