The One Dress That's Always On Trend

Every so often, we need a day off from crazy prints and bold silhouettes. While the fun in fashion comes from taking style risks, classics shine in the right moments, too. And that's when LBDs are our ideal and reliable BFF. A chameleon piece, a black dress can be as dressed up or down as the occasion warrants. They're a blank canvas itching for you to splatter paint, if you will, any kind of outfit around it (no seriously, a black dress goes with anything). A lariat necklace and patent heels? Matches. Leather choker and bright color mules? Hey, we didn't say your whole outfit had to be pared down.

Whether you're planning for a day out at the beach or a black-tie affair, there's a black dress that will be just the thing. Need more convincing to add (another) one to your wardrobe? Check out our LBD selections, ahead.
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An asymmetrical hem adds a unique finish making this slip dress stand out from the pack.

Tibi Diffusion Polka Dot Draped Slip Dress, $550, available at Tibi.
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This reversible number can be worn with a plunge for more daring days, and as a full turtleneck for all the rest.

Front Row Shop Black Reversible Turtle Neck A-line Sweater Dress, $84.00 $67.20, available at Front Row Shop.
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Black-based florals? Yes, please.

Zara Dress with Slit Sleeves, $49.90, available at Zara.
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Slip dress, such a classic.

Protagonist Silk-satin Midi Dress, $460, available at Net-a-Porter.
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Can't decided between off-the-shoulder and on? This shoulder cutout dress lets you have your cake and eat it, too.

Topshop Cold Shoulder Chiffon Skater Dress, $90, available at Topshop.
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These knotted rope straps scream summertime.

Max Mara Mister Dress, $950, available at Matches Fashion.
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This simple swing number is seasonless. Wear it with sparkly tights now, and bare legs come spring.

Pull & Bear High Neck Swing Dress, $23, available at Asos.
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Break up a straight silhouette by cinching it at the waist.

Mango Belt Satin Dress, $99.99, available at Mango.
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Those low-heeled red sandals are the perfect addition to this mini.

Reformation Lynne Dress, $198, available at Reformation.
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