Little Black Dresses That Pack A Punch

Let's face it, no matter how much we rail on black as a dress color, there's no other hue more figure flattering, timeless, or versatile than a deep, dark sable. But beware—Little Black Dresses should never be a cop-out. Instead, you should consider the blackness an important asset—with LBDs, you can experiment with unconventional cuts, textures, and shapes that you normally might be too chicken to try out. Below, we've found 15 LBDs that are anything but conventional. Click through—you might find your holiday party dress in the bunch!
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Above, from left: Ted Baker Tuxedo Dress, $308.60, available at ASOS; Charlotte Ronson Corset Dress With Panels, $350, available at Dear Fieldbinder; Acne Atlantis Shoulder Dress, $280.50, available at My Wardrobe.
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Above, from left: Barlow Lace Black Dress, $198, available at Dear Fieldbinder; Mink Pink Grid Iron Strapless Dress, $108, available at Need Supply; Motel Cutout-Back Fitted Dress, $88, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Above, from left: Rugby Yves Velvet Dress, $278, available at Rugby; AllSaints Neptune Corset Dress, $100, available at AllSaints; Love 21 Sleeveless Sequin Dress, $32.80, available at Forever 21.
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Above, from left: During Intermission Dress, $47.99, available at ModCloth; ASOS Peter Pan Collar Lace Waisted Dress, $52.99, available at ASOS; Alice + Olivia Gabby Silk Dress, $595, available at Net-a-Porter.
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Above, from left: Barlow Power Vest Dress, $250, available at Shopbop; Free People Victorian Loves Lace Dress, $118, available at Free People; Thakoon Scarf Tank Dress, $965, available at La Garconne.
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