The little black dress, a staple in women’s fashion for decades ever since Coco Chanel featured it in Vogue in 1926. It has tested the most trying times but always came out the other end. Being so resilient it will be no surprise to find that even your grandmother was sporting one.The best type of little black dresses are the simplest, which allows you to adapt to suit the particular event you are attending. There are so many ways to rock a black dress to show of your personal style that the options are endless.

Pops of colour- For the summer season and any season for that matter adding pops of colour to your black dress will help to brighten your look. Areas to add colour are your shoes and bag which will become the statement of your outfit. To prevent becoming too loud keep your jewellery simple as you want your shoes and bag to be the main feature.

Accessorise- Statement Jewellery will always be in trend and is a great way to add glam to your outfit. Remember with Jewellery it is all about balance. So if you choose a statement earring keep the neck area bare adnd opt for rings and bracelets to prevent you from looking top heavy.

The little black dress can also be worn casual, of course depending on the style. If you do have a very simple black dress you can add jeans jacket, pumps and a hat (fedora or even a beanie) keeping the jewellery minimal.

A belt is a perfect addition especially for hourglass shapes or if you are aiming for more a feminine look. It will help to accentuate your waist giving that much desired hourglass shape.

Don’t forget the hair, your hair is still part of your outfit and look so when deciding on your hairstyle ensure that it suits the look you are going for. Beach waves are great for more casual look, where as slicked hair suits the evening look. Hair accessories such as hair brooches, flowers, hair wraps all can finish up a look.

The little black dress has been a fashion staple for decades for a reason. Its adaptability and uniformed look will suit women from all walks of live. So next time when you are struggling to find something pick up your trusty black dress and accessorise.


Suits in the summer can be tricky for anyone even the most devout suit wearer. Unlike winter where layering is beneficial summer time is more about ventilating to keep you cool. In business or office work we all want to be taken serious, hence the reason why suits are the go to for most women. However, the key is to maintain your femininity.

Skirt suits are so much better than pant suits especially in the summer. Keep skirts knee length or even better for this summer’s trend midi skirts. You can never go wrong with a midi skirt, it covers up all the right places and there is less chance for the marilyn monroe wind moment which only really looks good on her. The perk with wearing skirts is that it gives you the ‘I should be taken serious look’ whilst still maintaining your femininity.

Wide leg trouser is another massive trend this season and you can see why. It helps to elongate your legs making it great for the petite ladies. Furthermore, it is the perfect transition wear for after work events . It keeps your legs ventilated and airy whilst still looking stylish. Wear with loose button down shirt and for those windy days a sleeves vest will help to keep you warm.

Dress suits are even better especially for the hot days as you can take off the jacket. To keep on with the trend you can even wear jacket off the shoulder as seen on many celebs this season.

Accessories make any outfit and should be used to compliment your outfit. For office look keep the jewellery minimal but adding pieces of statement jewellery. Statement rings are great for adding statement without looking over the top.

As we all know heels will alway look better than flats especially when it comes to suits. Mid heels are great for you ladies that have a love hate relationship with heels.

Suits in the summer can be tricky but for a lot of women it is unavoidable. The key with wearing suits in the summer is keeping it simple and upping your game with accessories.


Shorts, the iconic fashion item for this bare leg season, yet it gives a lot of women anxiety attacks just thinking about it. From the paranoia of leg fuzz to showing too much skin are all thoughts that traffic every womans mind especially the leg fuzz. But these can obviously all be taken care of. This season designers have all showcased styles which will cater to every womans needs.

If you are looking to accentuate your hips and draw attention to your lower half then print shorts are a great option. These shorts are perfect for stamping your style into summer. Celebs such as Solange Knowles and Miranda Kerr found this alternative better than the traditional denim cutoffs. If you want to add colour, summer prints, tribal trends to you look then printed shorts is your friend.

High waisted skirts are a favorite amongst women so why not high waisted shorts. Alexander Mcqueen and Just Cavalli showed us how to style high waisted shorts this season. They help to nip in the waist and lengthen the legs perfect for petite and hourglass ladies.

For evening wear metallic shorts add glam into any outfit. These shorts can appear tricky to wear but they are more easier than it appears. The safe option would be pair with neutral colours but for the brave you can add pops of colour and even mix with other trends such as the sporty trend. Shorts do not necessarily have to be worn in the evenings they can be worn during the day to add a bit of glam to your daywear.

Bermuda shorts are all the rage this summer which is no surprise as it suits all shapes and sizes. For a lot of ladies shorts can be scary and some even swear of them but this knee length style is a great option from the popular hot pants shorts. Jason Wu and Emilia Wickstead created a smart look for the shorts with a blouse making it perfect for workwear. Opt for a neutral colour to get the most out of them and simple jewellery to stay looking chic.

Although shorts can be really daunting they can be worn on every shape and size so all you need to worry about is which style will you be going for.