10 Staples for Every Woman’s Wardrobe
Whether it’s a ball gown or a little cocktail number, a black dress is synonymous with chic, sophisticated style. And one
that boasts beautiful yet simple design elements, like a V neckline, a fitted waist, and a floaty skirt, will come out of
the closet time and time again. The right accessory, whether it’s a string of pearls or patent-leather flats, will make the
dress appropriate for black tie or something slightly less formal.
To buy: J. Crew silk chiffon dress, $250, jcrew.com.
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