Every once in a while, it happens. You try something on, and BAM! An inexplicable magic takes hold, and you feel like straight dollar signs. For this editor, and the many who ascribe to the all-black city uniform, that piece happens to come in the form of a little black dress.
Its perks? Endless. From the throw-on-and-go ease to the ever-flattering aesthetic, you'd be hard-pressed to find an occasion when an LBD wouldn't work. That reason alone proves you can never have too many, which is why we took to the market to find the most badass (and affordable) stunners out now. Between cozy turtlenecks you can layer up for winter and slinky numbers fit for a date, there's no shortage of knockout dresses ahead. Black has never looked so not basic.
Mango Babydoll Neck Dress, $59.99, available at Mango.
Weekday J Peg Dress, $70, available atWeekday.
Missguided Tassel Hem Shirtdress, $62, available at Nordstrom.
Cheap Monday Kiddo Dress, $60, available atNeed Supply.
Topshop Knitted Swing Dress, $85, available at Topshop.
& Other Stories V-Neck Dress, $60, available at & Other Stories.
Nasty Gal Winona Satin Dress, $88, available at Nasty Gal.
H&M Beaded Dress, $49.99, available at H&M.
Lucca Couture Short Sleeve Lace-Up Dress, $69, available at Urban Outfitters.
Zara Sleeveless Dress, $35.90, available atZara.
Wilfred Free Mariel Dress, $75, available atAritzia.
Vero Moda Faux Leather Shirt Dress With Zip Detailing, $90, available at ASOS.
Front Row Shop Black Geometric Pattern Dress, $38, available at Front Row Shop.
The Fifth Pyramid Dress, $70, available atFashion Bunker.
Forever 21 Open-Back Maxi Dress, $34.90, available at Forever 21.
UNIF Sadi Dress, $85, available at Farfetch.
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