The Best Little Black Dresses

The little black dress is more than just a stylish piece to wear to a party. It’s an icon of fashion history and a wardrobe essential for anyone, from Audrey Hepburn to the cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race. The experts we consulted differed on what counted as an LBD, but they universally agreed that it should be a dress that makes you feel like your best self. So choose a cut and fabric that appeal to you, and make it your own. In the end, we selected five favorites: a silky shirtdress, a buttery cashmere pick, a sweater dress that’ll accentuate every curve, an office essential, and the ultimate date-night gown.

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