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Little Twists on the Little Black Dress

If there's one clothing essential that's always in style, it is the little black dress. Like shoes and lip gloss, I can never seem to get enough black dresses; they're just so classic and flattering that they're hard to resist. But why go with basic black when you could get a little black dress with character? Here are some of my favorite black dress styles in stores right now, each with its own unique twist.

TWIST: Jeweled Neckline
Emilio Pucci Jeweled Stretch Satin Dress, $1,535, available here.

TWIST: Lace Cut-Outs
Vivienne Tam Black Peony Cut-Out Cocktail Dress, $485, available here.

TWIST: Fringe
Michael Kors Fringed Dress, $1,595, available here.

TWIST: Oversized Bow
Chloe Bow Dress (show from back), $2,605.00, available here.

To see the less expensive options,

TWIST: Embroidered Lace
ABS by Allen Schwartz Vintage Lace Shirtdress, $230, available here..

TWIST: Beading
Cynthia Steffe Beaded Victorian Dress, $120, available here.

TWIST: Tiered Ruffles
Isaac Mizrahi Silk Faille Dress, $44.99, available here.

TWIST: Pink Sash
Yoana Baraschi Black Crinkled Silk Ribbon Tie Dress, $174, available here.

Join The Conversation
Luna13 Luna13 10 years
i like them all, very cute
Nan-Einhart Nan-Einhart 10 years
I think the fringe is a little sleazy. The Isaac M. bargain is pretty cool.
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
OMG I love all of them!
Adriana42 Adriana42 10 years
I've seen not crazy about any of these.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
wow most of these are very beautiful
tra tra 10 years
I must have the Michael Kors dress!
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
I like the last one
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 10 years
love the first and third dresses.
yayita yayita 10 years
some are cute, others are not so
Melody_Nazarian Melody_Nazarian 10 years
I was actually thisclose to buying the Vivienne Tam one but I decided against it because the occasion was a wedding and I wanted to be a bit lively. But, it was so precious; I had a hard time walking away from it.
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