Holiday LIttle Black Dress Styles

Guest Blogger - April Clark, Fashion Aficionado, Beauty, Lifestyle Blogger

“A little black dress is something to rely on. To fill you with confidence and ease. To have an attitude that is pure and effortless yet sexy and classy. It does everything you need it to. It can be day, night, and timeless if you get the right one. The ultimate black dress is a design classic... is perfection.”–Stella McCartney


Characteristics: simple, modest, symmetrical and structured


The most recognizable A-line dress style is a fit-and-flare dress that cinches at the waist before flaring into a knee-length, twirl-worthy circle skirt. Add pockets and it’s a keeper! This style is perfect for any occasion, whether you’re dressing it up or down it has all the charm of a girlie dress but also serves as a practical choice for most body types.


Characteristics: easy fit, comfortable, lightly textured


The wrap dress is the edgier, more modern counterpart of the fit-and-flare. With a wrap element this dress is perfect for women who want to control the tightness of their waistline. The bodice offers a flattering balance between bottom and torso, creating an hourglass silhouette. Definitely a must-have for every woman.


Characteristics: unique, whimsical, unusual construction


The key characteristic of the asymmetrical dress is a slanted hemline or neckline, with the most common design featuring a one shoulder bodice. It’s perfect for showing a little more skin without baring it all with a low-cut neckline. It’s the right amount of sexy and sophistication.


Characteristics: sleek, sophisticated, softly structured


Look for maxi dresses that have lots of fabric in the skirt that billows around you versus a form-fitting silhouette.  A Grecian-style dress is perfect for both formal events.