A little black dress is something iconic. Coco Chanel debuted it way back when. Girls like Aubrey Hepburn and Anne Hathaway expanded upon it since. The black dress has traveled from its humble beginnings in France to encompass the entire globe. It’s a wardrobe must for cocktail parties and red carpets. Halloween is the season to break out the little black dress for a different reason. You won’t be impressing people with your suave fashion sense, but you will need a little outfit if you want to play the sexy witch or seductive sorcerer. Why not combine classic fashion and ancient folklore? Dare to be the stylish bitch-witch at this year’s Halloween bash. All you need is a chic little black dress.
Don’t settle for mediocre blacks. Choose a dress made from tactile fil coupé in a geometric, grid-like pattern. Lined with smooth satin and finished in ruffled lace trim, you’ll be decked out for AHS fashion in this beauty.
Show off your legs and lace in this frilly mini-dress. The layers made of solid black polyester and ornate floral lace will add texture and build to your wicked awesomeness.
Perhaps you want less laced-up witchery and more black dress romance. For a throwback to the slip dress of the 30s and 90s, check out this slinky little dress. Just a glance will have you pining for a zesty cocktail.
Now, here’s a dress made out in homage to the prom dresses of the 90s. It will surely make you one fashionable sorceress. The metallic chains on your shoulders and ribbed material against your torso add steampunk vibes to this little black dress.
You need to keep warm while flaunting your wicked good looks. This eyelet fastening dress is designed with insulated polyester and triacetate, making it an excellent late-night fall wear. If you’re planning to fly home on a broom, it’s got you covered.
Ukrainian designer Julie Paskal has been named an important “name-to-know” by quite a few fashion publications. This flocked little black dress with tactile velvet dots, and an elasticated waist, is a beautiful mixture of classic materials and contemporary structure.
Sometimes little black dresses are simple. It doesn’t take lace and hundreds of dollars to bewitch a crowd. This cotton, knee-length dress is complete with a turtleneck. It should be your dress of choice for vintage warmth on October 31st.
Minimal adornments might be precisely what you need for a Halloween evening out. This simple slip-on is versatile while maintaining an aura of sophistication. It will serve you well beyond the holidays.
Stock up on a few little black dresses for Halloween, cocktail parties, and formal outings. It doesn’t take extravagant colors or thousands of dollars to be wear the classic Chanel look. Embrace the darkness and bewitch the crowd year-round.
— Scarlett Price