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12 Ways to Style One Little Black Dress

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February 23, 2016 · 2.7k Views

Every girl has a little black dress in her closet. It's the one dress she knows flatters her every curve and makes her feel drop-dead gorgeous. The problem is, sometimes we get stuck with ways to style it. If you're always wearing for a night out on the town, you can only wear it so many times before you feel like it shows up in every picture. 

But that's a limited mentality to have when it comes to your LBD. There are numerous ways to wear it without looking repetitive and boring. Whether you're dressing it up or creating a more casual look, check out these 12 ways to style your favorite little dress.

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First of all, finding the perfect, versatile dress is important. You want something that can work with many pieces in your closet. I recommend a knee-length dress with a scoop, v-neck, spaghetti strap, or sweetheart neckline. With a lower neckline, you can layer over your dress without having the top part show. If you choose a dress with a fun back design, it'll be perfect for nights out when you wear the dress alone! Here are some of my picks (all under $100!): 

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Shop the dresses: left | right

















Shop the dresses: left | right















Shop the dresses: left right













Shop the dresses: left right


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Now that you have your dress, it's time to style it! These are only 12 ways to style the dresses, so let your imagination flow! 

Note: I'm using one dress to style these 12 looks.












Look 1: cropped sweater + ankle boots                                                              Look 2: chambray shirt + ankle boots











Look 3: cargo vest + open-toed booties + light scarf                                           Look 4: flannel tied around waist + sneakers











Look 5: denim jacket + ankle boots + necklace                                                    Look 6: kimono + wedges













Look 7: cardigan + lace-up flats + belt                                                                    Look 8: blazer + heels + necklace











Look 9: blouse + belt + ankle-strap sandals                                                            Look 10: blazer + dress tucked into a pencil skirt + heels


Night Out: 











Look 11: lace-up heels + clutch                                                                                      Look 12: leather jacket + ankle booties

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Daisy loves to write with humor and can be quite the sarcastic commentator when it is appropriate. Loves carbs, fashion, staying active, and pinning the latest DIY projects for her room (which she will actually never do).
wasabiFeb 23, 2016
LOVE the style collages you made! I always have trouble styling dresses and this is inspiring me to dig up that black dress and try look number 2 :)

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