ASOS | ASOS Maxi Dress With Ruched Bust at ASOS
by Brooke Baker
Summer is just around the corner and with warm summer beach days comes warm summer nights! Little backless black dresses are a dream come true for night-time barbecues, roof-top shindigs, patio dinner parties, beach cover ups, Vegas trips ... the list goes on forever!Sparkle & Fade€™s little black dress hits strikes a balance between revealing and demure. With a high neckline, a mid-thigh hem-line and a strappy back, this dress can crossover into multiple occasions give or take a cardigan or tights. Because black makes such a great neutral palate, that cardigan or those tights can be as crazy as you want them to be. This is the beauty of black. Dress it up with strappy wedges or down with sandals or converses. Maybe even those awesome floral, 90s Doc Martens? The possibilities are endless. Get creative! That $48 will go a super long way if invested in such a timeless basic.Urban OutfittersPrice - $48.00Who Found It - BrookeElisabeth was the first to add the 'Sparkle & Fade Knit Bow Back Dress' to the Hive.
by Ida Hsiang
Oxford Dictionary, the purveyor of the English language (seemingly) has been adding new words to the English language as we, the public, make them more and more popular. Both 'Bling Bling' and Beyonce's only regrettable claim to fame, 'Bootylicious' have made the cut. As has 'Chillax' and, due to the Facebook epidemic, 'De-friend' (which is the worst diss ever!). Now, fashion gets to coin a term and it's a classic. The long-used acronym for the go-to Little Black Dress, or 'LBD' for the word and style savvy, has officially been recognized by the Oxford English Dictionary and as a tribute to this momentous occasion, we've decided to showcase our favorite LBD's! Click on the slideshow to see our affordable and wearable choices ranging from classically sophisticated to edgy chic, so you can nab yourself an LBD and join in on this fashionable addition to the dictionary! Like you really needed an excuse to go shopping ...