3 Nighttime Looks That Put The LBD To Shame

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Deciding what to wear for a night out can be just as puzzling as figuring out where to go. Following the mountain of clothes that ensues on the bedroom floor, we’re all guilty of resorting to the oh-so-familar little black dress (you know, the one you wore last weekend?). Its chic-factor for dinner, drinks and dancing is undeniable, but let’s face it: no one wants to look like every other girl at the party. Enter three unexpected hero pieces that’ll up your evening outfit game for spring, transforming an easily cliché look into something more elevated, chic and alluring. Warning: you may never put on a body-con dress again.

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Hero Piece: The Sexy Jumpsuit

If you can't seem to part with an all-black look, ditch your usual LBD and tights combo for a classic jumpsuit with a sexy neckline. Finish the look with some smudged eyeliner, pointy pumps and gold accessories.

Waterproof Smooth Silk Eye Pencil in Black

$28

Giorgio Armani

Zora Lace Up Pumps

$220

Schutz

Espey Gold-Tone Box Clutch

$450

Kotur

Bangle Bracelet

$15

H&M

Rachel Wool and Silk Jumpsuit

$575

Karl Lagerfeld Paris

Hero Piece: The Bright Maxi Skirt

A long skirt for a night out? We are all about it. Pair the new nighttime staple with an off-the-shoulder top to show a little skin then add glamour with an edgy clutch, drop earrings and strappy sandals.

Callie Heel

$98

BCBGeneration

Fabricca Leather Clutch

$1,290

M2Malletier

Off-Shoulder Top

$40

Zara

Debi Printed Plissé-Georgette Maxi Skirt

$725

Issa

Double Link Earrings

$36

Piper Strand

Hero Piece: The Culotte Suit

Defy the norm and stand out in the sea of mini skirts and frocks with chic culottes and a matching blazer. Add metallic pumps and a cheeky clutch for a fabulous finish.

Lingerie Top with Crossover Back

$50

Zara

Godiva Pointy Toe Stiletto

$625

Sergio Rossi

Love Birds Wink Clutch

$298

Kate Spade New York

Simone Pleated Silk Culottes

$425

Tibi

Sharply Tailored Jacket

$370

Charlize