An Affair With Little Black Dresses

La Belle Noir

MM Look

One can never have too many black dresses. Black is timeless, black is elevated, and black is a master of disguise. My love affair with the little black dress began long ago. There is something to be said about its harmonious ways. Regardless of shape or details, it somehow always exudes sex and has an upscale appeal. If I were ever in a hurry or uncertain of the occasion, I know I can depend on the reliable black dresses on rotation in my closet. This deeper shade is slimming, trans-seasonal, and can be worn many different ways. In the summer months, blend your blacks with neutrals or any part of the indigo family to soften your look. I tend to love black and gold paired together. Although I don't shy away from the loud hues and desperately need color in my life, I am utterly devoted to my little black dresses.

The dress featured in this look adorned with gold stars is by St. Roche. A sustainable LA based label I recently discovered. The creators of the brand are Sue Stemp and Paud Roche, who launched their collection for Resort 2015. You may recognize the name Sue Stemp from her London-based self-titled label as well as her industry experience with collections such as Daryl K, Tocca, and Alexander McQueen. St. Roche is a womenswear brand infused with English Eccentricity and follows environmentally friendly design practices. The silhouettes are easy to wear and come in a range of prints and handcrafted textures.

Click here to shop the St. Roche collection.

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