The LBD is a fashion icon for a reason. Invest in a fabulous LBD that suits your body and makes you feel amazing and you can find ways to wear your little black dress with just about anything. In fact, it’s one of the most versatile pieces of clothing in your closet — and one of the worst fashion sins you can commit is reserving it for special occasions. A great LBD should make you feel ultra-confident and super sexy, and that’s why you should be wearing it to work, at the weekend and out on the town. Don’t believe us? We show you how to dress your LBD up or down.
3 ways to wear your little black dress
The little black dress we’ve chosen is a really versatile one from H&M (R399). The shift style is flattering as it skims over lumps and bumps, but it’s also tailored, so you can show off your shape.
What to wear with your LBD on the town
One of the most common ways to wear your little black dress is to zhoosh it up with a pair of killer heels and gorgeous accessories. Add a tasseled, leather-look jacket for the finishing touch
- Jacket, R1 219, Next.
- Earrings, R249, Zara.
- Heels, R179,99, Mr Price.
- Bag, R250, Woolworths.
What to wear with your LBD at work
Need to ace an interview or show the boys who’s boss at a meeting? Your LBD will keep you looking professional, while colourful accessories soften the style.
- Scarf, R599, Trenery.
- Watch, R180, Exact.
- Courts, R499, H&M.
- Handbag, R399, Woolworths.
What to wear with your LBD at the weekend
The most underrated of all the ways to wear your little black dress, the weekend look might just be our favourite. An LBD with a fab pair of sneakers is super stylish and a bucket bag is one of this season’s hottest trends.
- Parker, R269,99, Mr Price.
- Sunnies, R89, Exact.
- Necklace, R299, Woolworths.
- Bag, R559,50, Colette Hayman.
- Sneakers, R549, Country Road.