Item of the Week: Little Black Dresses

Nov 13, 2017

The holidays are coming, and that means holiday parties.  While I prefer colored dresses in bright reds and jewel tones, I understand that an LBD is the option that’s easiest to find and easiest to re-wear.  Every woman should have one black cocktail dress, but if you’re going black, don’t go boring.

Choose a dress that has a little something extra, like this J.W. Anderson one-shoulder dress.  Because when everyone is wearing black, you still want to stand out in the crowd.

Other examples include this Michael Kors dress with studded trim, this Likely dress with a layered bodice, and this Calvin Klein cape dress.  If you’re looking for something under-$100, I love this Endless Rose dress with lace trim and this Maggy London balloon sleeve dress.

Plus-size?  For something on the sexier side, try this City Chic dress.  If you prefer something more subtle, this flounce sleeve crepe shift from Talbot’s is fun (also in misses).

Petite?  This Maggy London with a sliced neckline is sublime.  I also like this mixed-media lace corset dress from Anthropologie.  Tall?  I really liked this velvet dress with lace accents from ASOS.

Maternity?  A Pea in the Pod has a simple off the shoulder, and I like the scallop trim on this simple sheath.

Item of the Week, Style

share this post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Katie C. says:

    Love that balloon sleeve dress! A nice twist on the bell sleeve trend. Would also be great for the office.

    http://www.thepolishedblog.com

  2. Linsey Aviles says:

    Thank you so much for including a maternity option!

Join The List

Stay up to date on the latest from Capitol Hill Style!

sUBSCRIBE

Ask the Editor: Root Touch Up Tips

As we age, we deal with the changes in different ways. Maybe we accept them and move on. Maybe we try to lessen or conceal them. Maybe we fight back like a UFC fighter. That’s why there are many ways to deal with graying hair.

1

READ MORE 

Recent Posts

Ask the Editor: Swimwear for Your 40s

The unofficial start of summer means that pools across the country are opening and beach trips are on the horizon, and that means swimwear. And the older you get, the tougher it can be to find the right suit.

10

READ MORE 

Ask the Editor: Vol. IV, No. Twenty-One

This week, the reader mail bag was full of little things. Pajama advice. Jewelry cleaning tips. Small things, but ones you might also be curious about, so let’s get started.

18

READ MORE 

VIEW ALL POSTS

Ask the Edit, Style, Top Posts | May 29, 2024

Ask the Editor: Root Touch Up Tips

As we age, we deal with the changes in different ways. Maybe we accept them and move on. Maybe we try to lessen or conceal them. Maybe we fight back like a UFC fighter. That’s why there are many ways to deal with graying hair.

1

READ MORE 

Ask the Edit, Posts, Style | May 28, 2024

Ask the Editor: Swimwear for Your 40s

The unofficial start of summer means that pools across the country are opening and beach trips are on the horizon, and that means swimwear. And the older you get, the tougher it can be to find the right suit.

10

READ MORE 

Ask the Edit, Posts, Style | May 23, 2024

Ask the Editor: Vol. IV, No. Twenty-One

This week, the reader mail bag was full of little things. Pajama advice. Jewelry cleaning tips. Small things, but ones you might also be curious about, so let’s get started.

18

READ MORE 

Fantastic Finds, Posts, Style | May 23, 2024

Bag Week: The Statement Bag

Sometimes your outfit just needs something. Some color. Some sparkle. Something bold, something impactful, a statement. These bags bring that extra.

3

READ MORE 

RECENT POSTS

©2023 CAPITOL HILL STYLE | SITE BY LEIGH THE STUDIO