Little Black Dress: An Ode to A Timeless Supreme Ensemble

“uniform for all women of taste”.

Despite its versatility, specific LBD’s should be worn according to age and body type. Women in their twenties have a wider variety to choose from – bubble dresses to bodycons.  Those in their thirties should stick to creating core dresses that they can use for years to come. They should stay away from trend-driven cuts. A-line dresses, sheath, empire cut and strapless dresses are appropriate for this age group.

Wrap dresses, shift and sheath cuts are

great for those in their forties and fifties.

Learn to embrace what works for your body type. This is the difference between looking fab to being a drab. A certain dress that looks spectacular on your friend does not necessarily mean that it will look good on you as well.

Accentuating the upper part of the body should be the main focus of women who are

bottom-heavy (pear and triangle). A halter

dress, straight across strapless dress or a

bateau neckline works best with this body type. This will draw focus on your shoulders and diminish the appearance of wider hips.

Women will fuller figure should look for little black dresses with a cinched waist and a beautiful neckline such as a surplice or a sweetheart. If the dress lacks shape, create one by putting on a belt right under your bust line. Hourglass will benefit from this

type of dresses as well because it will give

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