|By PR Newswire||
|November 21, 2012 05:43 AM EST||
MANCHESTER, England, November 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Sometimes it can feel like there are just too many trends to keep up with, doesn't it? Will you don an elaborate embellished number for the office party? Or perhaps you'll be looking for a more figure-flattering style like the maxi or even this season's favourite shape, the peplum, to show off on Christmas Eve? With Christmas party season fast approaching the last thing you want to worry about is which style is right this season and still has you feeling chic and confident. So Team LBD have created The Perfect 10 video - a collection of 10 dresses that give a subtle nod to seasonal trends whilst retaining the classic versatility of everyone's favourite little black dress.
Watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1Ag0Bg2l54&feature=plcp
- The Peplum
The Teresa dress by Hedonia is a Team LBD favourite and a really chic take on this year's perfect peplum style. For flirty, fun and feminine glamour this is the party dress for you and teamed with vampy red shoes like our lovely model you're sure to make a festive statement at your Christmas party. Lovingly dubbed the 'one style fits all' dress, the peplum will add curves to a boyish figure and conceal wobbly hips on curvy ladies. For more advice on how to dress for your body shape read our body beautiful feature here.
- The Cut-Away
The Fount Studded Shoulder Cut-Out Dress is the perfect party dress if you're looking for a fresh, youthful and flirty look. This style is great for showing off a toned middle so will suit petite shapes very well. The flirty, flippy skirt style will give any look a really girly edge and, teamed with black shoe boots and a punchy pink pout like our model, you'll be dressed to impress.
- The Ultimate LBD
For those looking for a classic style that oozes Hollywood glam the Ultimate LBD is perfect. The special stretch jersey fabric works to nip and tuck your body in all the right places no matter what size or shape you are and the one-shoulder design mirrors this season's top red carpet trend; from Carol Vorderman to Kim Kardashian the A-list love the one-shoulder dress this year. Go for the short and sweet version for a Saturday night on the town or go long and elegant for a dinner date or work do.
- The Club Classic
Figure-hugging, wet-look, two-tone: everything your club night dress should be. Whether you've got a straight-up-and-down figure or a body shape complete with womanly curves this dress will flatter you and is sure to have all eyes on you from across the dance floor. Team the BlingDeenie Blue Lola Dress with plain black wedges and loose tumbling curves like our model to make the dress more wearable.
- The Cocktail Dress
The Bourne Dara Dress in Black is perfect for ladies who prefer a more covered-up look come Christmas party season. With long sleeves and a slight peplum detail to the waist this LBD is a real figure-flatterer. That doesn't take away from the sexiness of this dress, though, as the sultry satin sheen and subtle body-conscious fabric alludes to a svelte and sexy body shape. Team LBD recommend adding a splash of cool colour with bright blue accessories -for our video we used Bourne's Natalia Shoe in Blue, a great way to brighten up any little black dress.
- The Wow Gown
For those occasions where only a full-length evening dress will do Team LBD would like to introduce you to our Wow Gown. Made by top designers at evening wear specialists Elliot Claire, this gorgeous long dress will make you stand out for all the right reasons. As if the front of this long black dress isn't beautiful enough, the embroidered back detail which reveals just a glimpse of flesh is the icing on this perfectly decorated cake.
- The Luxe Lace
Team luscious lace with this season's dip-hem skirt and you've got Lipstick Boutique's Leila Dress. Team LBD love the sheer trend for flashing a little flesh in a classy way and this fishtail fancy is the perfect way to do just that.
- The Sparkler
Think Christmas party and you'll instantly think of heavily embellished dresses. Well Team LBD do anyway! And if you can't wear a stunning sequin-clad frock at Christmas, when can you? Take a look at our shimmery selection here.
- The Party Prom
For a flattering fit whatever you body shape and an instant fuss-free party look go for a prom dress. We love Kate Fearnley's Buttercup Dress which you can easily dress up or down with a change of shoes and jacket. Here our model wears Bourne Laila Shoe in Raspberry and Bourne Amber Clutch Bag in Raspberry for a really feminine and festive look.
- The Designer
If you're going to invest in one delectable designer piece this Christmas party season it has to be this one! Kelly Ewing's exquisite attention to detail and fun and flirty designs are the perfect combination of classic and cool. And who doesn't love a polka dot print? Buy the Daisy Dress in Black here now.
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