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    Autumn Dresses to Wow and 10 Best Places to be Seen

    Autumn dresses are here ladies - and have we got a feisty bunch for you. It is a whole new season - no more heatwaves (unless you're basking in a glorious Indian Summer now) and we are falling forward towards the party season at a fast pace. Despite the chill in the air, let's celebrate the change by creating a brand new game plan. This autumnal guide will put you into the mood for going out and discovering fabu...

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    Taking our Amber Lounge Partnership to the Next Level

    Little Black Dress are pleased to announced that for the second year running we’re a proud partner of Amber Lounge, and this year we’ve made it even more fabulous....

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    Team LBD meets...Nichola Joss

    All this week we're giving customers who spend £100 or more at LittleBlackDress.co.uk a FREE 50ml bottle of St Tropez Instantly Glow Body Lotion, worth £10! So who better to talk that covetable sun-kissed glow with than Nichola Joss, the brand's A-List Beauty Skincare Expert. Nichola is beauty therapist to a bevy of A-list beauties such as Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank, Gisele Bundchen and Gw...

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    Team LBD meets... Gizzi Erskine

    “I wear a little black dress during the day as much as I’d wear it at night.” Team LBD meets TV chef (and former body piercer) Gizzi Erskine to talk her passion for vintage, her PVC knicker faux pas and why she’s hopeless on the red carpet. How has your sense of style developed over the years? I describe it as being a mash up of sixties with a bit of my punk roots. When I was...

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    Team LBD meets... The Voice's Cleo Higgins

    You might recognise The Voice's Cleo Higgins from her 90s girl band days ('Cleopatra, comin' atcha', ring any bells?) but since then the mother, singer and BBC1 show's contestant has moved on personally, musically and with her style (but we did love the orange boiler suits, Cleo!). Here we chat to the lady Team LBD are backing to win The Voice 2013 about being strapped in to 6 inch heels on s...

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    Giovanna Fletcher's three favourite dresses

    Mrs to McFly's Tom Fletcher, actress and now author of the hugely anticipated Billy and Me, Giovanna is a girl of many talents. She's also a lady after our own hearts, loving nothing better than marking a special occasion by getting all dolled up in a statement-making dress. But out of all of the frocks Gi has donned, which have been her favourite? Here she tells Team LBD: I wear pyjamas. A lot. In ...

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    Meet The Great Gatsby costume designer

    As if we weren't excited enough about the style on screen in Baz Luhrman's 2013 adaptation of The Great Gatsby, the news that the film's costumes were created by his wife, Academy Award winning costume and production designer Catherine Martin, with the help of none-other-than fashion designer Miuccia Prada, nearly sent us over the edge! Here Team LBD finds out what film fanatics and fashion fol...

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    5 minutes with... dress designer, Kate Fearnley

    You can always rely on Kate Fearnley to create a kooky-kitsch collection of colour-pop prom dresses, feminine frills and ladylike lace numbers guaranteed to get you noticed at your special event. And this season Kate's collection, inspired by the class, cool and cocktails of old Hollywood, is no different. To celebrate our exclusive 25% off all new season Kate Fearnley dresses event we sat down with the hot youn...

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    Team LBD meets... red carpet stylist, Estee Stanley

    Estee Stanley has been creating some of the most stylish and iconic looks for red carpets around the world for the past 15 years. The globally renowned stylist counts some of the biggest fashion icons as her clients including Lea Michele, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Jessica Biel, Amy Adams and Christina Hendricks, and her looks are responsible for some serious column inches. With awards season in full swing w...

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    Valentine's Day nail art by Kayleigh O'Connor

    Last year we introduced Kayleigh O'Connor, nail art extraordinaire with a penchant for incorporating her love of fashion in to her kooky finger tip designs. And since her last exclusive collection of LBD inspired nail art was such a hit on the LittleBlackDress.co.uk blog (take a look at it here) we invited Kayleigh back for some Valentine's Day themed styles. Which is your favourite? WHO DOESN'T LOVE BETTY BO...

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    Editor of Style News shows us how to get the LFW look

    StyleNews.co.uk is made up of a team of fashion and beauty experts who provide the fashion industry with up to the minute news hot off the fashion front line. So who better than Editor of the hot new website and front row regular, Charlene Campbell, to share her LFW look with us... With London Fashion Week fast approaching we’re prepping for a statement FROW look to wear to the shows. The fash pack and ...

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    Introducing Team LBD's LFW reporter

    Acting Deputy Fashion Editor at the Daily Express and self-confessed tomboy (and soon to be week-long LBD wearer in our LFW LBD Challenge!), Antonia Kraskowski is Team LBD's girl on the ground at London Fashion Week 2013. And since we're leaving all the best black dress spotting, FROW-ing, outfit blogging and cocktail sipping in Antonia's very capable hands for the week we thought it only right to introduce her ...

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    Team LBD meets...nail art guru, Kayleigh O'Connor

    Kayleigh O'Connor. Graduate, fashion lover, film fanatic and nail art guru. You may have seen her nails splashed across your favourite glossy magazines or on your favourite beauty blogs. She's renowned for her off the wall nail designs ranging from pencil-tips and cherries to Snow White, Dr Who (and the daleks) and Freddy Mercury and now some exclusively designed LBD-inspired prints. So we sat down with...

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    Team LBD meets... Hanna Marie Hutchison, designer of the Ultimate LBD

    Designer Hanna Marie Hutchison first shot to fame when the PM himself, David Cameron, was quoted in the press praising her Graduate Fashion Week collection. The only way from there was up, and Hanna went on to work with designers at Max Mara, Pinko and other Italian houses like Rutas Vida, which inspire Hanna's work to this day. Hanna's biggest break however, came when the nation's sweetheart Cheryl Cole asked...

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    Interview with Jany Temime, Skyfall costume designer

    Ever wondered what it's like to be the woman who gets to dress and undress James Bond? Er, Team LBD certainly has. So we sat down with the film's renowned head costume designer, Jany Temime – who has also worked her magic on the sets of Harry Potter, Children of Men and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason – to find out what it was like working with Daniel Craig, and how she took on the challe...

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    Team LBD meets... imPRESS Nail Technician Jenni Draper

    ImPRESS nails by Broadway (who we have a fab competition with at the moment here!) works with world-renowned nail technicians such as Trisha Lomax, Joanna Webb and Jenni Draper who between them have worked with countless celebrities, photographers and have been featured in our favourite high-end glossies. Jenni Draper is the owner of The Beauty Lounge and was the winner of the 2011 Professional Be...

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    Team LBD meets... Milla Jovovich

    She's graced the cover of glossy magazines worldwide, topped the charts as a singer/songwriter, designed her own line of (gorgeous) clothing and is internationally recognised for her role as superhero, Alice in the Resident Evil movies. Milla Jovovich is a one-woman global phenomenon. But as Team LBD found out, unlike her tough on-screen persona Milla is a lover not a fighter (though she's got a lot of figh...

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    Meet Team LBD's new celebrity stylist!

    She's the lady behind the looks of the best dressed in show business from Peaches Geldof and Fearne Cotton to Beyonce, the creator of TheCelebLook.com and now she's the brains behind the TOWIE girls' beauty. Team LBD is excited to present our fabulous new stylista, Karen Williams, who'll be sharing all her top style tips with us in her monthly blog, as well as being on-hand to to answer any of your bur...

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    5 minutes with Kat Maconie at London Fashion Week

    We caught up with statement shoe-extraordinaire and Littleblackdress.co.uk  brand, Kat Maconie as she arrived at London Fashion Week this morning (to the news that some of her shoes hadn’t arrived for the all important catwalk shows!). But as ever, Kat was excited and happy to talk about what it's like being involved in London Fashion Week and her seriously cool shoe designs that are taking the fashio...

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    Team LBD meets... Lagom

    When we discovered Lagom, a brand that is all about balancing style, seasonal trends and practicality for every woman (just like our wardrobe staple, the little black dress!) we just had to know more. So Team LBD sat down with head designer, Irena Lane, to find out about how Coco Chanel inspired Lagom's sense of style and the hectic schedule of Pinto the office dog! Lagom...

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    Team LBD meets...Kate Fearnley

    She's the owner and designer of her own beautiful boutique collection, winner of one of Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Women Awards, stylist to brides-to-be, Ascot attendees and A-listers alike and she still finds time for a gorgeous LBD, good friends and great wine. Meet Kate Fearnley, or Team LBD's new BFF...! We're thrilled to have Kate Fearnley dresses available at Littleblackdress.co.uk now! Tell us, ...

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    Team LBD meets Temporary Secretary

    This week Team LBD sat down with Sarah of Temporary Secretary, one of the UK's top fashion and style blogs and 2011's winner of Look Magazine's Best Blog to find how she entered the world of bling and blogging, what her body hang-ups are and whose LBD wardrobe she's coveting past and present... How did Temporary Secretary start? It began when I started my jewellery business and I wanted a blog to document what...

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    Team LBD meets Jane Costello

    To celebrate the launch of Jane Costello's latest paperback, All the Single Ladies, Team LBD are offering our readers the chance to win £1000 to spend at Littleblackdress.co.uk as well as a luxury stay for you and all your single ladies and a signed copy of the new release! This week we sat down with the bestselling author/mother of two/self-confessed LBD lover herself to talk snogging eight and ...

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    Team LBD meets: BLESSUS

    From crisp white pleats and exposed mint zips to sleek little black pencil dresses, high fashion brand BLESSUS has created a truly covetable and versatile day-to-night, boardroom-to-bar collection of dresses to suit all styles, shapes and occasions. We can’t get enough of BLESSUS’ trademark versatile zip pieces – a single BLESSUS design can become a red carpet dress, a classic work dress, or...

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    Team LBD meets Mascara

    Mascara Pour La Femme is an evening wear brand dedicated to finding the right dress for every woman no matter what size or shape she is and no matter where she is going. Team LBD sat down with the team at Mascara to find out how the label started, what to wear to our next black tie ball and which best-selling children's author has rocked their designs on the red carpet...! Your dresses cater to all ...

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    Team LBD meets the man behind Bourne shoes

    British family footwear brand Bourne is renowned for its thoughtfully designed, glamorous shoes that are guaranteed to have you feeling fashionable and feminine at work and play. Their S/S12 collection is made up of a stunning selection of bright, bold print peep-toes, sultry chic sling-backs and sexy sandals that really make a feature of your feet. Plus, their luxurious quality will walk you through day to...

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    Team LBD meets Tatty Devine

    Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine are the founders and design force behind cool jewellery brand Tatty Devine, now available to buy through Little Black Dress. Team LBD had the pleasure to catch up with them about their style, work life and fantasy nights out in a LBD... Tell us about you – how and why did you start Tatty Devine? We met at art school in London in 1996 where we were studying Painting. W...

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    Team LBD meets...Zoe & Morgan

    The tremendous trio, Zoe, Morgan and Ruth launched their luxurious rock chick jewellery brand, Zoe & Morgan in 2008 and since then they have gone from strength to strength, following in the footsteps of their father, known as the Silver Fox. As children the three entrepreneurs would work in their father's shop, Moonbird, a place where the siblings watched the process of jewellery making from s...

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    Exclusive interview with London Fashion Week's Yasmin Coke

    London Fashion Week starts tomorrow, and with so many shows to see, trends to follow and FROWers to spot, the official newspaper for the week, The Daily, is your one-stop print pal and is sure to get you through the five whirlwind days in style. Dubbed the voice of LFW, The Daily is the most fashionable of newspapers and is produced live each season at Somerset House, the home of LFW. It's filled with exclusive ...

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    Exclusive! Team LBD meets The Vow's Rachel McAdams

    She may be a Hollywood movie star but Rachel McAdams prides herself on being just ‘an ordinary girl.’ The 33-year-old actress has made a name for herself in top grossing films such as Mean Girls, The Wedding Crashers, Midnight in Paris (where she met her current beau, Michael Sheen) and the big weepy The Notebook opposite former flame, Ryan Gosling. And the Toronto native will have us reach...

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    Team LBD meets jewellery designer-of-the-moment Alex Monroe

    Meeting Alex Monroe was somewhat of, well, a surprise. In fact, Team LBD didn't really know what to expect from one of our favourite jewellery designers, but we certainly didn't realise that the man behind those beautiful, renowned bumblebee and dragonfly pendants was such a charasmatic family man, whose love for nature-inspired jewellery all stemmed from shooting small animals for his supper (yes, really)......

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    Team LBD meets Marilyn's costume designer

    The much anticipated My Week with Marilyn hits British cinemas today. Team LBD caught up with Jill Taylor, the film's head costume designer, about recreating the iconic star's wardrobe and working with an all-star cast including Michelle Williams, Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench. Styling up hit films isn't new to British-born Jill Taylor. She's headed up the costume design on movies including Johnny English, T...

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    LBD meets... George Lamb

    Our editor Nathalie Gibbins ask presenter, DJ, fashion designer and all-round man-about-town, George Lamb to reveal his LBD moments Do you like a woman in a little black dress? Of course, who doesn't? You would have to be crazy not to. There is something incredible chic and sophisticated, sexy and simple and no frills about it. Little black dress says straight what it does on the jar. And I kind of like that. ...

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    Yummy Mummy style

    From fashion royalty with child to pregnant pop princesses, we love seeing how the A-listers dress their bump. And with the help of our favourite yummy mummys, blogger mums and style experts, Team LBD have got the top tips you need to have your maternity dress wardrobe look as good as K Middy's and the gang... Katie Germein, ex Fashion and Shopping Editor of Red Magazine and founder of Olive's World Blog ...

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    Team LBD meets... Grace Woodward

    Grace Woodward gets around. She's styled real people like the X Factor hopefuls and the gorgeous contestants on Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model (which she was also a judge for) as well as superstars like Florence Welch and Emilia Fox. And she's often found gracing the pages of GQ, Sunday Times Style, Harpers Bazaar and Elle. And she has nine wardrobes. Naturally Team LBD wanted to find out more ab...

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    The Cocktail Queen: Throwing a cocktail party the easy way

      Where: Of course the best parties are always held in the home, in the kitchen where there are lots of lovely smells of delicious food and drinks, where you can still chat away to all your friends and work away at the same time- if you get lucky some friends may even offer to help. Theme: When friends ask if they can bring anything for your cocktail party suggest desserts or crisps, small nibbles are bes...