The Luxe List

15 August 2014

One LBD, Five Ways

'One is never overdressed or underdressed in a little black dress', 
Karl Lagerfeld

  It all started when Coco Chanel drew a legendary ink drawing showcased in Vogue in 1926; the little black dress, or LBD, was born. From the monochromatic depression era, to Hepburn's legendary dress in 'Breakfast At Tiffany's', I wonder if Coco knew that drawing would change the face of fashion for the next 90 years?

It is one of the only fashion pieces that can be described as timeless. Every woman either has or needs one in her wardrobe. This garment is a piece of magic transcendence that has the power to be suitable for every occasion.

From quirky and colourful, to a classic Hepburn look, here are my five favourite ways to style my LBD (LBD From H & M):

Evidence that an LBD can be worn on warm summer days. I injected some casual appeal with a crochet vest and carried this air of romanticism forward with the hat adorned with a flower crown.

Hat: Sportsgirl
Sandals: Accessorize
Flower Crown: Lovisa
Vest: New Look

The little black dress makes a perfect base layer to add upon on cooler days. I decided to keep it 100% classic by adding a timeless trench coat and a vintage silk scarf. 

Trench: Primark
Scarf: Charity Shop
Bag: HT London
Wedge Heels: Big W

Throw on a patterned crop shirt over your LBD and you have a whole new dress!

Shirt: Asos
Heels: Rubi
Bag: Miss Selfridge
Sunglasses: Ray Ban

 This is the one evening look that will forever be stylish! Combine your LBD with a classic quilted bag, sparkly necklace and pearl earrings and channel some Audrey.

Bag: Chanel
Necklace and bracelet: Lovisa
Shoes: New Look

For a laid back look, pair with denim, jellies and a colourful backpack. Perfect for all casual occassions!

Bag: Factorie
Denim shirt: Primark
Jelly Sandals: Rubi
Necklaces: Lovisa
Sunglasses: Rubi

 How do you style a LBD?



  1. I love your style ^^


    1. Thanks- thats so sweet of you :) xx

  2. I love a LBD!
    My favorite one is the Audrey style. It's so chic and sophisticated :} xx

  3. Great ideas x I definitely love to have either flats/heels on and a hat when wearing a LBD... I guess it also depends on the ocassion :-)

    xoxo, Anna

    1. Yeah LBDs look chic on any occasion :) xx

  4. amazing looks, dear)
    beautiful pictures<3

  5. AMAZING! I love this!! xx

  6. Love the second and third looks, saw your post on the lucky site!
    Check out my blog and maybe we can follow each other? Hope to hear from you!

    1. Hi Natalie! I'm on your blog now and I love it!! Sounds good :) I'll leave you a wee comment on your blog xxx

    2. Thanks for. He king out my blog Rachel! I followed you back on bloglovin, keep in touch!

  7. wow! i am lovin this post! beautiful pictures!



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