Sometimes the more elegant an outfits are those which are plain and simple. In order to achieve chic style sometimes less is definitely more!
One of the best examples of this is a little black dress. Over the years the styles vary and change however the key point is to keep the accessories and embellishments as low key as possible in order to achieve maximum effect.
Choosing a black dress which suits your body shape is the most important thing to remember. Sleek and stylish dresses made from fabrics which cling and hug the body contours are ideal for those who have well proportioned bodies.
For women who have wide hips a classical style with an A-line skirt is a great way to offer a simple style which draws attention to narrow waists, while those with a large bust can opt for cross-over wrap styles which show off their best assets without being too daring!
Keep accessories as chic as the dress. Long necklaces are a great way to give the illusion of more height and wide bangles are ideal for make large upper arms in proportion. To elongate the face long dangly earrings are effective.
Shift style black dresses have stood the test of time and continue to be one of the most popular styles to wear both at work and during an evening out. For work team with a jacket and swap this for a pretty bolero style in lace or sheer fabric.
The shoes you choose to wear will also be dependant on the occasion. Patent leather black pumps or kitten heels can look equally as stylish as high heels. Whether you choose to wear stockings or tights is purely a personal preference. For a younger and less formal look thicker tights in a contrasting vibrant colour are a great way to achieve a sassy and more casual look, whereas to ooze elegance the finest denier stockings or tights should be worn which are as close to your natural skin tone as possible.
Choose tights or stockings which have built in control to firm tummies, bottoms and thighs. Opt for versions with built in panties to alleviate the dreaded visible panty line when wearing clingy fabrics.
It may seem a little old fashioned however wearing an under slip or petticoat can rally help to make a dress hand properly to add elegance as well as being an effective way to make your dress non see-through!
Women who wear plus size clothes can comfortably and confidently wear a little black dress which screams either modern trendy or classical chic elegance!