Business in the Front, Little Black Dress Party in the Back

Added by on April 12th, 2012 @ 11:49 am

When it comes to getting dressed, I like surprise details. Especially when it comes to the tried-and-true. Take the little black dress for example. This particular dress has been with me for almost 8 years now. I’ve worn it to weddings, formal affairs, cocktail parties – and it might have even been part of a Halloween costume. At first look, I appear to be a pretty boring fashion blogger. Black on black – real inventive, Fore Front Fashion! Reeeal inventive! But though I appear to be all business in the front, the real party is in the back:

The cut-out back was the reason I purchased this dress. I love purchasing a timeless piece that’s got a detail that elevates it. And my boring old black pumps? Pow! A pop of bright cobalt thanks to my flower shoe clips from Domestically Urban. It’s these types of details that make dressing fun. Every time it comes to buying a new item of clothing, versatility is something I’ll splurge on. A little black dress in a classic silhouette is something every woman should own. The wearing options (and potential surprise details) are endless.

Ken Christian
Senior Director, Communications
Goodwill Administrative Office

Updated 11 months ago by Calvin Gilbert

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Laura Serino is the founder of the Maine street style blog Fore Front Fashion. When she isn’t photographing well-dressed Mainers, she can be found dining, exploring and thrifting all over Maine.