The little black dress is tried and true, one of the most functional staples in a woman’s wardrobe year-round. From the office to date night, we’re currently in the mood for ultra-ladylike versions with directional flare. Shop nine of our favorites ahead.
Dazzle In These Little Black Dresses
Crossed Design Dress
This decorative buckle puts a fresh spin on the wrap dress.
Dress With Shoulder Pads
A celebrity favorite as of late, the blazer dress is sexy-chic.
Bell Sleeve Faux Wrap Dress
Lauren Ralph Lauren
Tiered bell sleeves put a forward spin on this figure-flattering shape.
Everything She Wants Dress Black
Nothing says feminine like figure-flattering frills.
Margot Slip Dress
Meet your new modern slip dress.
Long-Fringe Slip Dress
Tiers of fringe are made for dancing.
One Sleeve Shift Dress
You can't go wrong in a modern one shoulder.
Greene Embellished Crepe Mini Dress
Elizabeth and James
A loose-fitting mini reads elegant with patches of fringed beads.
Ruffled Silk Crepe De Chine Dress
This is the perfect wedding-guest LBD.