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Say what you will about New Yorkers, but occasionally we dabble in prints and bolder hues. (We’ll have you know we’ve worn pink twice this year.) But hey, it’s hard to beat a good LBD: It’s versatile, it’s flattering and it’ll never give you away when you spill your wine. That said, that fit-and-flare number you’ve been rocking for the better part of three years could use a break. Here are the eight best little black dresses to add to your rotation.

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privacy please velvet wrap dress NY

Velvet Wrap Dress

We’re getting ready for Halloween early this year (by channeling our inner Morticia Addams).

Privacy Please ($228)

and other stories satin shirt dress NY
& Other Stories

Satin Shirtdress

Finally, a fancy nightshirt that’s socially acceptable to wear outside the house.

& Other Stories ($95)

universal standard asymmetrical t shirt dress
Universal Standard

Asymmetrical T-Shirt Dress

Your favorite zero-effort outfit, now upgraded with elegant draping.

Universal Standard ($180)

sandro lace midi dress

High-Collar Lace Midi

Skin-baring lace gets classed up with an on-trend Victorian neckline.

Sandro ($495)

parker tie neck shift dress NY

Tie-Neck Shift

Mod silhouette, flirty ruffles and just a hint of sparkle—this dress alone should be good for a couple party invites, right?

Parker ($388)

nic and zoe one shoulder dress NY

One-Sleeve Midi

Can’t decide whether to cover up or go sleeveless? Have the best of both…arms.

Nic+Zoe ($258)

haute hippie fringe dress NY

Fringe Tank Dress

Try not to twirl when wearing the sartorial equivalent of an Art-Deco chandelier. Just try. 

Haute Hippie ($295)

joie lace trim sweater dress NY

Lace-Trim Sweater Dress

Equal parts cozy and fancy. (No layering required.) 

Joie ($328) 

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