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Black Magic: 15 Black Dresses For One Smokin' Hot Summer

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    Ever since Ms. Golightly wandered the city streets in her perfect black sheath and pearls, women everywhere have worshipped the everlasting ease and class of the LBD. And, with good reason — the wardrobe staple can go just about anywhere, and pair with just about anything — especially if we expand the "L" in LBD to include maxis and midis, too (okay, that's technically an "M," but who's counting?).

    Plus, there is just something beautifully dramatic about a flowing black dress under the L.A. sun, which turns altogether smoldering once that hot sun sets. From casual minis to midis, we've rounded up 15 dresses that make the case for rocking this wardrobe staple all through the summer months. A little bit of black magic? We'll get behind that.

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