Celebs Are All About Little Black Dresses Right Now; 7 Outfits to Prove It

When it comes to wardrobe staples, the little black dress pretty much ranks number one. In fact, its reign began all the way back in the mid-1920s when it was created by the legendary Coco Chanel for a Vogue feature. Over the decades, the LBD has infiltrated the the closets of just about everyone, celebrities included—and rightfully so, given that it always works and is always in style.

In fact, A-listers have been stepping out in a variety of forward iterations of the timeless dress silhouette. There’s Kendall Jenner, who wore a cool leather LBD during fashion month; Bella Hadid, who stepped out in a simple sleeveless style; and Kate Bosworth, who tested out a longer version in NYC. To highlight further, we’re showcasing how seven fashionable celebrities are wearing their favorite little black dresses now for outfit inspiration.


Kate Bosworth
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Punctuate a longer cutout silhouette with fresh white accessories. 


Chrissy Teigen
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Add a belt to a black shirtdress with sleek strappy sandals for a flattering silhouette.


Kendall Jenner
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A leather LBD is impossibly cool with mid-calf boots this season.


Bella Hadid
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A strapless jersey knee-length dress works perfectly for a night out with a furry coat and knee-high boots. 


Margot Robbie
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A simple LBD with spaghetti straps will always be a go-to paired with sandals for a formal affair.


Rita Ora
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Keep it interesting with a lace iteration paired with tights and thigh-high boots. 


Rachel Weisz
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A below-the-knee buttoned LBD can be dressed up with heeled sandals or down with sneakers for the season.

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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.