That staple in your closet is more versatile than you think—here’s how to style a little black dress for any occasion.

By Flavia Nunez
Updated December 27, 2019
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Smart layering keeps you comfy and professional. A silk scarf adds polish, but if the office heat is blasting, tie it around the handle of your carry-all tote.

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Your basic LBD goes semiformal when you wear a sheer blouse underneath and incorporate sparkly details, like a feathery belt and glitter-laden shoes.

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Grab the dress instead of your jeans for a varsity-inspired weekend look. A lively beanie brings a pop of color.