A little black dress can always be counted on to deliver a best-dressed look with hardly any extra effort. But for the holidays, making a LBD stand out in a sea of sparkle can be tricky, so we turned to the A-list set to show us how to shine like a star.
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The super of the moment nailed the badass, tough girl look by pairing her LBD with thigh-high boots and a leather jacket.
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The Creed starlet goes for broke in an unexpected, leather and tulle creation. Don’t be afraid to mix contrasting fabrics—it can yield a fabulous affect.
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Trade micro-minis and deep plunges for the off-the-shoulder trend, which is one of the newest ways to show skin.
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The ‘70s movement isn’t going anywhere; so take that look to your next party with a midi style with boots.
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As Winslet demonstrates, you can never go wrong with a fit and flare mini dress. Wear with pumps for the ultimate classic look.
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The Mad Men actress marries mod and prep with a collared, long sleeve style with flecks of white. This is perfect for you next office soiree.
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Lawrence marries seasons by injecting strategically placed dark blooms into her sheer, black lace ensemble. A sexy sandal is the perfect accouterment.
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Stone aces geometry with a black and white sheath dress that is perfectly modest. For some much needed edge, add a cut-out bootie.
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James indulges her fanciful side in a black, ruffled number that is equal parts sweet and subversive.
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Let’s be honest, we love stripes! Belle’s use of them is perfectly sporty and pretty.
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The model is totally coquettish in a spaghetti-strap, empire waist mini. Add a choker and bow sandals to mix motifs.
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Though largely considered a summer fabric, there is something ultra-sexy about black lace. Stefani continues the vibe head to toe with fishnet tights and two-toned pumps.