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How to Accessorize a Little Black Dress

Accessories for a Little Black Dress


An essential in every woman's wardrobe, the little black dress is a stylish choice for many occasions. If you are wearing your little black dress to a cocktail party or evening event, these accessories will finish off your look perfectly.

Drop Earrings

Eliot Danori Crystal Tear Drop Leverback Earrings
Courtesy of Macy's
You don't have to spend a fortune to look stylish and chic. These Eliot Danori earrings feature vintage-inspired Swarovski crystals for an elegant yet affordable appeal. These earrings are just $40.
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Tennis Bracelet

Crislu CZ Tennis Bracelet
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A diamond tennis bracelet is a classic choice with a little black dress. It's sophisticated and classy. You don't need to splurge on diamonds. Sparkling cubic zirconia or other diamond alternatives are almost as good as the real deal.
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Metallic Evening Bag

Horizontal Crystal Satin Clutch
Courtesy of Nordstrom
A small metallic evening clutch is a great complement to a little black dress. Metallic fabrics will add just a touch of shine for evening. Bags with sequins, beads and other embellishments are also terrific options.

Slingback Pumps

Jessica Simpson 'Hardy' Slingback
Courtesy of Nordstrom
Select a pair of slingback pumps with a 2 1/2 to 3 1/2-inch heel to complement your little black dress. Black pumps are the obvious choice but silver is also a favorite. If you'd like a classic Audrey Hepburn style look, choose pumps with a round toe.

Dramatic Wrap

Harlequin Feltworks Wrap
Courtesy of Harlequin Feltworks
When it's chilly outside, add a wrap instead of an overcoat. You can choose from sheer silk wraps, fur-lined options, or something a little more dramatic like this leopard wrap from Harlequin Feltworks.
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