We’ve all been there, standing in front of our closet trying to figure out what to wear to an event, dinner party, date, or basically anywhere the attire is even a smidge unclear. Well, lucky for you, Chanel’s mastermind, Karl Lagerfeld, has a solution. His answer? A little black dress. We couldn’t agree more—the timeless frock will always be an appropriate option. So ladies, when in doubt, reach for your LBD—it will never let you down.
Scroll through to see Lagerfeld’s fail-safe style tip, and shop our favorite of-the-moment black dresses.
Elizabeth and James Parker Mesh-Paneled Stretch Ponte Mini Dress ($365)
Be sure to have at least one body-con option hanging in your closet.
Tamara Mellon Asymmetrical Cutout Shantung Dress ($795) in Black
Looking to show a little leg?