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    7 Trends You Need To Know From London Fashion Week

    London Fashion Week has just taken place and we are obsessed with all the amazing looks that hit the runway this February. From Richard Quinn to Nensi Dojaka, we couldn't get enough of the up-and-coming trends that we're sure we'll be seeing everywhere in the coming months. Here's our top 7 must-know trends from the LFW AW22 runways.   1. Shimmer   It's time to turn up the sparkle with ...

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    Prom Trends 2022

    It’s 2022 and special occasions are back and better than ever this year. With prom season already on our mind, it’s time to get out of your loungewear and turn up the glamour! Here’s our Top 6 Prom Trends 2022 to give you some must-have prom inspo....

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    6 Trending Summer Items

    Coming out of lockdown, just what do you buy to cover your (limited) occasions this summer? Let’s face it, many events are still off the table. Large music festivals are out of the question, huge family weddings, dancing in clubs and even attending race day events is a no go. But there’s no denying, small invitations are starting to be sent out. Did you know, someone is booking a summer holiday every...

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    6 Bridesmaid Dress Trends for 2020

    Here's 6 bridesmaid dress trends for 2020 that all brides shouldn't miss. If you need an outfit for your bridesmaids, then look no further. There’s every reason to make a visit to our online Wedding Shop this spring 2020. So, in order to make sure your bride squad looks just as fabulous as you do on the big day, read our blog for top tips and everything you need to know about bridesmaid fash...

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    Day 1: Team LBD's LFW highlights

    Who: Antoni & Alison What: Champions of 'zip up and go' style, design duo Antoni & Alison kicked off London Fashion Week 2012 with a selection of seamlessly chic and brightly printed shift styles alongside long and flowing t-shirt style silk dresses. Their beautifully graphic images punctuated with bright child-like scribbles and spray can effects on simple LWDs and LBDs had Team LBD inspired to reach...

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    How to recreate the best looks from fashion week

    The fashion world has been manic, recently, with New York and London fashion week. The new collections from designers filled up the catwalk. On the contrary, at Little Black Dress, our eyes were on the guests, inspiring us with their savvy street style looks. We've put together the best looks from the past two weeks, complete with the all important sartorial knowledge on how to recreate each look. Read on to ...

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    How to help your daughter find a flattering prom dress

    The special time has arrived; the moment your daughter has suddenly switched from little girl to young woman. When did that happen? Prom is an important time for a teen’s life, but it can come with a whole load of unexpected stress. Stress which the mother is usually burdened with. From growing expenses on finding a flattering dress to arguing over the curfew, it can quickly become overwhelming....

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    Wedding Guest Dresses Make Us Go Wow!

    Wedding guest dresses make us go wow! And they have never been so much in the news than in 2018 - what a year for humdinger weddings. We had two royal weddings and umpteen instagram weddings to goggle and coo over. Here is our pick of the best from 2018 - what's your favourite?...

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    Royal Ascot 2016 Race Day Style Guide

    It's almost time to hear the roar of the crowd as the tapes go up on the first race at Royal Ascot 2016. If you're attending the most prestigious racing event in the calendar, then you'll want to make sure you look the part. Of course, such a refined race meeting has very particular rules for ladies in the priciest enclosures. Read on to find out exactly how you should dress to impress in the Roya...

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    Prom Style - Celebrity Edition: Who Takes the Crown for You?

    It's all about proms at the moment, with girls around the world getting themselves ready to waltz onto the dance floor like an A-lister at an awards ceremony. But what looks did our favourite A-listers go for? We’ve selected our favourites, and our not-so-favourites, for you to look over and enjoy!...

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    Celebrity dress-up tips by red carpet stylist Lucas Armitage

    Jessica Wright at the NTA Awards, London, 2016. Photo by Richard Young/REX/Shutterstock. Dressing the likes of Made In Chelsea’s Lucy Watson, TOWIE’s Jessica Wright and TV presenter Katie Piper, London-based stylist Lucas Armitage certainly has a knack for headline-grabbing looks and flawless party style. We caught up with Lucas to find out his top picks from the new Little Bla...

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    The raciest red carpet dresses ever

    When it comes to dressing provocatively, there’s a very fine line between looking chic, not cheap. Flash a little too much flesh, in the wrong area, at a misappropriate event, and gorgeous can suddenly plummet into gaudy. From the super-sexy to the seriously not-so-stylish, enjoy our round-up of the raciest celebrity red carpet outfits ever. Then follow our top tips for doing sexy right and looking more Ma...

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    Christmas Party Dresses

    Team LBD know it’s never too early to get a head start on hunting down that perfect Christmas party dress. You know the one – it’s chic and on-trend yet sufficiently festive enough to merit you as the centre of attention. Let’s not let the festive decorations upstage you! From the festive red dress to the red carpet worthy evening gown, you will be spoilt for choice for Christmas par...

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    Outrageous gowns and decadent dresses at the 2015 Met Gala

    It's the biggest fashion party of the year and last night we saw the A-list turn out in an incredible kaleidoscope of style for the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala. The theme for this year, China: Through The Looking Glass, provided a trend for flamboyance that each celebrity interpreted in unique form at the fundraising gala for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. With tickets cos...

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    The Wedding Insider's Hottest Bridesmaid Trends for 2015

    Looking for bridesmaids dresses can be a lovely experience, but it does come with its challenges too. After all, the dresses need to complement the wedding dress, the theme and not to mention the different styles, shapes and sizes of all the bridesmaids. So to make the process as simple as possible, Team LBD asked Wedding Magazine's fashion editor Sarah Tippett, who also runs T...

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    Your April Events Guide: Design My Night's most glamorous spring soirées

    The clocks have gone forward and summer sunshine is on the horizon, you know what that means - it’s April. We can finally start to show a bit of skin without getting frostbite. What better way to celebrate than to strut your stuff in a gorgeous dress at one of these events recommended by party enthusiasts and event insiders Designmynight.com. Read on for the coolest places to go and outfit inspiration...

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    What to wear to Aintree Races

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    Meet Fifty Shades of Grey's Dakota Johnson

    She's been cast as leading lady and love interest Anastasia Steele in the most anticipated film of the year, Fifty Shades of Grey, little known actress Dakota Johnson is about to be the next big thing in Hollywood. Not only is she starring alongside the perfectly chiselled Jamie Dornan, but her role in the dramatic love story is sure to be one most A-list actresses were fighting for (esp...

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    Feeling Unique: blogger Victoria from In The Frow describes her style

    One of Manchester’s biggest and best known bloggers, you only have to glance at Victoria of In The Frow to see why she’s created such a cult following. Chic, glamorous and unique, her trademark purple hair certainly sets her apart from the crowd, and she’s got the brains too – by day she’s a Fashion Retail Lecturer at the University of Manchester! So there was no doubt in our mind t...

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    Something for the Weekend: Outfit ideas for your mood

    Whether you want to channel old Hollywood glamour or something a little more individual and unique this weekend, LBD are on hand to make sure you sip your cocktails in style. From something sexy for a night on the tiles or the most glamorous gown for a special event, we've put together five suitably styled outfit ideas for our five different party moods, to spark some inspiration fo...

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    Glamorous hair: Charles Worthington's red-carpet worthy hairstyles

    There's nothing like fabulous hair to complement your glamorous evening look and who better to look to for inspiration than this year's red carpet celebrities. And when it comes to recreating these looks, there’s only one man for the job: Charles Worthington. The celebrity stylist’s red carpet credentials include being the official hair partner for the BAFTAs, whilst his namesake haircare brand focus...

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    Something for the weekend: The September issue

    It's now official... summer is over! September is here and we're begrudgingly preparing for those long, cold nights to draw in. However, this definitely does not mean that your wardrobe also has to suffer. Although we'll now be opting for slightly more muted shades (LBD's are top of the agenda), we've got the perfect outfits for an array of September occasions. Whether you're planning on relaxing in a bar with a...

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    The hottest events and style this Bank Holiday weekend

    As this weekend's blissful three-day bank holiday approaches, plans of action need to be put in place to make the most of it. Although Team LBD are usually advising you fashionistas over the difficult decision of what to wear for the upcoming weekend, we're offering a little bonus on this occasion. We're bringing you the hottest events and places to visit this weekend and of course we'll be giving you a few styl...

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    Something for the weekend: new arrivals styled for you

    It's that's time of the week again when the weekend planning begins and the cocktails are close enough to taste, but with the excitement comes the all important decision of what to wear for that special occasion. For those fashionistas who are lacking inspiration for this weekend's attire, look no further, because Team LBD have you covered. From sexy sheer-panelled peekaboo dresses to fabulously bold jumpsuits, ...

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    Something for the Weekend: Wiggle dress allure

    Reliable, flattering and versatile, it's no wonder that the wiggle dress has been gracing the curves of Marilyn Monroe and the like since the 1950s. And as strong as ever, the coveted style is back with a bang this season, only with new and improved colours, prints and embellishments. If our interview with fashionista Dawn O'Porter wasn't enough to convince you off this timeless style, then take a look at our fi...

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    How to wear the wiggle dress with Dawn O'Porter

    Some styles just never go out of fashion, and the trusty wiggle dress is one of them. At the peak of its popularity in the 50s and 60s (think Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page and Christina Hendricks in Mad Men), it has flattered the female form for decades and remains a wardrobe staple for any vintage fan. For those of you not enlightened and wondering what is a wiggle dress? Don't worry, read on......

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    Something for the Weekend: The LBD edit

    Although we love experimenting with bold shades and pastel hued dresses as much as the next fashionista, there's nothing Team LBD love more than a timeless little black dress. So this weekend, we're taking it back to black and showing you just how versatile our favourite sartorial piece can be, by styling it five different ways for our five different moods. Whether you want something classic and elegant a la Jac...

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    Something for the weekend: have a chic heatwave!

    After months of windswept hair and inside-out umbrellas, it seems the English summer has finally turned up (fashionably late), and Team LBD couldn't be happier to see some rays! Whether you're attending a sophisticated garden party or a Pimms fuelled barbecue this weekend, there's no better way to greet the beaming sun than with a chic heatwave-proof dress. From floor-length colour-popping gowns to graphically p...

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    The Black Jumpsuit

    Step into summer in style with one of this season's hottest celebrity trends — the black jumpsuit. Tipped to be the new ‘it’ wardrobe piece, this eighties throwback has been popping up all over the red carpet lately. Team LBD shows you how you can work the trend into your summer wardrobe....

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    Revamp your LBD to wear to five different summer events

    Think of the hassle of having to buy a whole new wardrobe for all your summer events. Well fret not, we have the perfect solution to save you the bother and some cash. Invest in a versatile LBD, like our best-selling Lipstick Boutique Ivy Dress in Black and White, a steal at £50, then create lots of different looks by pairing it with different accessories depending on your mood and style, to wow ...

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    The White Dress: how to look white-hot with this season's coolest trend

    Lighter and brighter shades never fail to pop up this time of year, and there's no denying that white is having a moment this spring/summer season. Nina Ricci, Chanel and Matthew Williamson were just some of the designers to debut an array of stunning white dresses at the SS14 fashion shows, which triggered a white trend craze. As always, a hot new trend carries the ums and ahs of how to style it, and lets be...

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    Rihanna accepts Fashion Icon Award in a sheer 1920s dress

    Chic and elegant in a Chanel two-piece, or sexy and seductive in a plunging Giorgio Armani gown, Rihanna's style spans from ladylike to risqué, so there's never any predicting what she'll pull out for the red-carpet. The pop-princess exhibited her versatile and risk-taking style yet again at Monday night's Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards to accept her Fashion Icon Award, and proved she...

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    Outfit ideas: the white dress edit

    Although we are undoubtedly fully dedicated to the LBD here at Little Black Dress, there is no doubt that the lighter and brighter little white dress alternative is becoming a must-have item for this spring/summer 2014. If you want to make an on-trend statement, a white dress paired with statement accessories is your go-to outfit. For those who find trying a new trend somewhat daunting, fear not, as Team LBD hav...

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    Jessica Wright's fabulous new Lipstick Boutique collection

    Team LBD can't wait to experiment with bold colours and lighter shades this summer, and Jessica Wright's new collection for Lipstick Boutique offers just the selection to satisfy those SS14 cravings! Featuring sophisticated pencil shapes, sexy off-the-shoulder detailing and feminine lace, there's an array of beautiful dresses to suit all fashionistas. With luxurious materials and straight-off-the-catwalk cuts, i...

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    The hottest trends to inspire your outfits this weekend

    Choosing your outfit for the weekend can sometimes feel a little monotonous and can slowly loose it's allure, so why not spice things up this weekend not only by dressing for your mood but by doing the spring/ summer catwalks proud too? Whether you favour feminine lace or want to feel utterly glamorous in sequins, there is an SS 14 trend for every fashionista. Here at Little Black Dress we’ve put together ...

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    Prom outfit ideas for every personality

    Every year when prom season rears its fabulous head, Little Black Dress is overloaded with beautiful dresses that wouldn’t look out of place on the red-carpet. The typical prom attire has evolved from Barbie-esque sugary shades and Big Fat Gypsy Wedding shapes over the years, into an ‘anything goes’ uniform, but of course in elegant moderation! Whether you’re a ladylike modern-day Hepburn...

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    Brighten up your weekend and embrace the hot-hues trend

    As the weekend approaches after a luxurious 4-day-week, what better way to top it off than by treating yourself to some new on-trend frocks? Brights were seen all-over the spring/summer 2014 catwalks, and these colour-popping tones are sure to get you in the mood for a weekend celebration. Whether you want to feel feminine this weekend in a twee floral print or you want to step out with head-to-toe sex appeal, h...

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    Shapewear: The Team LBD challenge

    Did you know that what you wear under your dress is as important, if not more important, than the dress itself? What’s the point in finding the most amazing frock, but then not having the underwear to show it off to its best effect? If you really want to do your dress justice, those irritating lines and bumps have to go! With lots of different shapewear brands on the market, Team LBD set out to bring you t...

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    Pastel infused outfit ideas for the Easter weekend

    Easter Sunday means a luxurious extended weekend and endless amounts of chocolate appearing and disappearing, but more importantly it marks the arrival of ice-cream shades and sugar-coated styles making their way into our wardrobes. So spring has finally sprung and if you want to spend this bank holiday weekend in style, then a sorbet coloured dress is the perfect solution to make sure you look festive yet fashi...

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    Outfit ideas for every little black dress

    Wearing an LBD for your work’s night out or a romantic dinner can sometimes feel a little outdated or ‘done’, but have no fear! Here at Little Black Dress, we know the importance of an LBD, and how the timeless yet versatile piece can be instantly updated with a cut-out here and an embellished neckline there, making it a contemporary style-staple. Take a look at our five fabulous outfits, to in...

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    Fat-bottomed girls rejoice! Kim Kardashian makes big bums fashionable

    Fat-bottomed girls make the rockin' world go round, according to Queen, yet for far too long, the fashion industry sadly hasn't shared this sentiment. But that all seems to be changing thanks to a certain Kim Kardashian. Love her or hate her, the queen of American reality TV and her ever-expanding derrière is sparking a trend Stateside that should give us atypical British pear-shapes something to smile ab...

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    Wedding guest dresses for all budgets

    Whether you want to dash or splash the cash for that show stopping wedding guest dress, we have the perfect array of beautiful dresses to satisfy your fashionable needs and help you achieve a look that even the bride may envy! From stunning floor-length dresses, to demure fitted styles, Team LBD have hand-picked twelve individual dresses with a little something for everyone. £55 and under If you’re...

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    On-trend outfit ideas for the weekend

    This spring/summer 2014 sees the return of bold shades, pretty pleats and glamorous embellishments, offering a chance for every fashionista to express their own personal style. If you feel like showing your flirty and feminine side this weekend, or maybe you want to catch some attention with a little racy number but still want to be on trend, then take a peek at our five stylish and personally-tailored weekend-r...

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    Great Gatsby Fashion: introducing 20s inspired brand, Gatsbylady

    Since Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 adaptation of The Great Gatsby, we can't take our eyes off all the modern day Great Gatsby fashion and more specifically, timeless flapper dresses. The iconic dress is not only perfect for that all-important fancy dress party, but it's also a fabulous Saturday night alternative. Top of the flapper-dress-fan-club are celebrity fashionistas, with 20s inspired dresses becoming their ...

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    Outfit ideas for Aintree Ladies Day

    Whether you want to step up the sex appeal or style yourself in classic Racing attire this Aintree Ladies Day, we have five wonderfully fashionable outfit ideas to kick-start your shopping. Well known for its eclectic mix of fashion, Aintree race course welcomes the expression of personal style and with this comes shorter hem-lines, as unlike Ascot there are no strict dress code regulations. However, not al...

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    Stylish outfit ideas for the weekend

    After five long days of wearing conservative suits and toned-down work uniforms, the weekend finally calls and it's time to let your hair down and put your best fashion-foot forward! Whether you want to feed your inner diva in a glamorous floor-length gown or be the trend-setter of the evening in a unique and contemporary outfit, we have some gorgeous outfit ideas to inspire you and fit your stylish needs! Clas...

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    Find your perfect prom dress with Little Black Dress

    Searching for your perfect prom dress? Well look no further, whether you want short and flirty or something bold to make you stand out from the crowd, we've got it all. Team LBD love the classic prom shapes which are so flattering for every figure and come in a multitude of colours, embellishment and length, and then there's the show stopping floor-sweeping gowns, perfect for hiding any unwanted areas or showing...

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    Wedding guest outfits for every type of wedding

    Whenever wedding season comes around, Team LBD can think of nothing more essential than finding that all-important head-turning wedding guest dress! So here to help you with those tricky dress codes is all the inspiration you need for that chic city wedding, and the tips for being formal and staying beach-cool for those nuptials abroad. Whether you're looking for something feminine and pretty or sexy t...

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    Stylish outfit ideas to get you in the Saint Patrick's spirit

    It only comes around once a year, but whenever it does we're more than happy to get our green glad-rags on, drink Guinness and attempt our best Irish dancing for Saint Patrick’s Day! Whether you feel like celebrating with a sophisticated dinner, a glamorous night on the tiles or a day at the pub, we have some gorgeous outfit ideas to help you dress for your mood this Paddy's Day. Classic Are you f...

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    Outfit ideas to help start your weekend in style

    If you've been captivated by last weekend’s Oscars and want to try your own glamorous nude look, or maybe you've been inspired by the vintage Oscars looks from over the years and want to try something classic, then look no further as we have some beautiful outfit ideas. We've put together five fabulous looks worthy of any red carpet, so you can satisfy your Oscars cravings once and for all! Classic A mon...

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