Whether you’ve been saving pennies for months on end to get your hands on the LBD of your dreams or if you’re a self-confessed spendaholic, Team LBD are here to please bargain-hunters and designer divas alike. Presented with the option of two fabulous dresses that could almost be twins, will you be able to suss which has the larger price-tag of the two? (We won’t tell if you don’t…)
As the cold weather sets in, we can feel ourselves beginning to tingle with festive cheer already. Food, glorious food, and itsy-bitsy party dresses: hands down two of the best things about the winter season and yet, perhaps a little bit of an incongruous combo? Incorrect: with a beautifully crafted body-sculpting bodycon LBD you can indulge in as many mince pies as you like and- in the right dress- surely a few cheeky mistletoe kisses while you’re at it?
Zoe & Morgan Roxy Earrings in Silver, £171, Otis Jaxon Russian Multi Silver Strands Bangle, £189.75, Herve Leger Martini V Neck Dress, £909, Buba Rockafella Clutch Bag, £406, Kat Maconie Bridget Felder Shoe, £315.
For those of you with plenty of payday cash to splash, high-end designer Herve Leger’s array of iconic bandage dresses feature luxe stretch fabric with strategically positioned panels that will squeeze you in, enhancing your contours and curves whilst flattening your figure into a smooth, sultry silhouette. Result: Jaws will drop. Don this Herve Leger Martini V-Neck Dress for an instant body makeover and feel as glamorous as the many celebs and Hollywood screen sirens who have Mr Leger on their go-to list for body-conscious days, for the price of £909. The ash-grey sheen has A/W ’12 colour palette spot on too! Team with a pair of sassy designer statement heels such as Kat Maconie’s Bridget Felder Shoe and a super-luxe embellished clutch bag like Buba Rockafella’s Clutch Bag in Pebble.
The Paula Bolton Collection Honeybee Drop Earrings, £73, Rok Chix Large Freshwater Pearl Spinning Ring, £45, Mascara Beaded Bodycon Strapless Dress, £349, Johnny Loves Rosie Diamante Encrusted Box Bag, Was: £55, Now: £35, Bourne Annabel Shoe in Pewter, £154.
Not sure you can justify splashing out that much on yourself? Fear not: you can gain the same luxe look for just a fraction of the price by playing copy-cat with the catwalk trends. Our Mascara Beaded Body Con Dress at £349 emulates luxe radiance in the same gorgeous pewter tones, the same body-sculpting stretch fabric, and the same body-sculpting contour lines- all for just a fraction of the price! Accessorize with these shimmering Bourne Annabel Shoes in Pewter and this gorgeous Johnny Loves Rosie Clutch Bag and you’ll have people queuing up for autographs. Voila- catwalk chic without busting the bank balance!
Shop all Herve Leger dresses here.
Or save a pretty penny on Mascara’s designer-esque dresses here.