FAB LBDs for Women in Their 50s

Every woman in her 50s needs a LBD

Possibly more than any other piece of clothing in your wardrobe, the little black dress(LBD) can make you feel elegant, energetic, powerful, and liberated. Many stylists tell women that the LBD is an essential piece of clothing to take with you whether traveling for business or leisure. The LBD is defined as a cocktail or evening dress that is often worn above the knees and has a simple cut. It gained major recognition in the 1920s after  a drawing of a design from Coco Channel was published in  the American Vogue. The LBD is characterized by the following attributes: simplicity, versatility, affordability and individuality.

Simplicity: The LBD deisgn should be simple. The simplicity of the design is key for the longevity of the LBD. Simple designs allow the dress to be worn for years without looking outdated.

Versatility: The LBD is worn with versatility in mind. It can be dressed up or down with accessories and shoes depending on the occasion. The same dress can be worn with a blazer and pearls for a business look, then blazer and pearls can be exchanged for a sweater or blue jean jacket with flats for a casual look.

Affordability : One reason  the LBD is such a staple in a woman’s wardrobe is because of its affordability. Although the cost of a LBD is relative to a person’s perception some nice LBDs  can be purchased for less than $50.

Individuality: LBDs when worn, take on the character of the woman wearing it. Therefore even though two women may have on the same LBD, it is distinguished by the application of  personality and  the accessories of the woman who wears it.

LBDs are worn by first ladies, movie stars, talk show hosts, professional and non-professional women. LBDs are created to compliment a woman’s figure, so whether the woman has a large bust, mid-section, or hips, there is a perfect LBD. The pinterest link below provides an array of LBDs that solve a host of style issues. Click to review them.

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