Just because the sun is shining doesn't mean your black dress has to be banished to the back of your closet. It's the perfect colour for attracting the sunshine in fact so slap on the black and get ready to bronze! THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

At the heart of our brand is the little black dress. The black dress is there for you in times of doubt and in times of decision. Not sure what to wear for your hot date? The little black dress. Getting ready for a night with the girls and feeling confident enough to flash your pins? The little black dress. Dress it up, dress it down this black dress is a style staple however you feel and wherever you go. Buy Rock-a-Bye Rosie's Wendy dress here. THE BLACK MAXI DRESS

The maxi dress is a figure-flattering style that will conceal a multitude of sins no matter what the colour but add a slinky, sexy shade of black to the mix and you're well on your way to maxi dress perfection. This black dress is perfect for a smart day time look, teamed with metallic sandals and subtle pops of colours on your jewellery and is ideal for an evening on holiday with a simple change of heels and a bolero. Buy the Gorgeous Couture Evita Maxi Dress here. THE BLACK CUT-OUT DRESS

If you're one of the lucky few working a sunkissed glow after a holiday abroad or are faking it with the best of them, show off your hard work with a cut-out black dress. A lot more flattering than you'd think, flashing the flesh in key places will actually give the illusion of a svelter figure, even if you haven't been putting in the hours at the gym. Buy our Bill & Mar Cut-Away Dress here. THE BLACK EVENING DRESS

Be it a prom or black tie affair a long black dress will stand out for all the right reasons. Ultra-slimming, and stylish season to season the black dress is a timeless and ageless evening option, and incredibly versatile when it comes to accessorising. Keep it classic with silver jewellery and an embellished clutch bag and let your dress do the talking. Buy Forever Unique's Ellie Dress here. THE BLACK LACE DRESS

The epitome of sexy, lace is the perfect accompaniment to your little black dress. We love this halterneck style which showcases just the right amount of skin and pinches you in at the waist. Lace is all about the illusion of bare flesh so wear your hair high to show off your shoulders and opt for nude coloured shoes and minimal jewellery so all eyes are on you and your lace lovely. Buy Hedonia's Sasha Lace Dress here. Shop all black dresses at LittleBlackDress.co.uk here.