With Summer just around the corner, we've got little white dresses on the brain. And who better to turn to for inspiration than some of the most fashionable famous faces? We're talking about Jessica Chastain, Isla Fisher, Dianna Agron, Eva Longoria, and Kerry Washington, and the list goes on. The best part of breaking out the LWD is that it's just so easy to style . . . with just about everything. From a classic white pump to a metallic sandal to a fun pop of color via a crossbody bag, it's all fair game. Click through to see how 46 celebrities styled their LWDs, then put your own spin on it.
Celebs understand that the contrast between black and white can be super chic; that's why they've been rocking their little white dresses with black shoes. Malin Akerman wore her sexy white cutout Cushnie et Ochs dress with black cutout sandals, Kim Kardashian paired a white Lanvin dress with black ankle-strap pumps, and Ashley Madekwe sported black pointy pumps with her white shift dress. Step inside to see who else wore their little white dresses with black shoes and to shop similar pieces for your wardrobe.
There's the classic little black dress, then there's the Spring and Summer version, the little white dress, which celebs have been all over lately. Everyone from Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to Lea Michele to Gabrielle Union has sported a variation on the trend with totally different accessories. If you need inspiration on how to wear your little white dress, step inside to see 10 celebs and how they worked theirs. Then shop similar frocks, as well as a few exact pieces!
We solved one Spring styling conundrum with an expert exercise in light layering; now, let's continue the battle against seasonal wardrobe panic with a quick course in maximizing your warm-weather staples. With the onslaught of bright patterns and ladylike silhouettes this season, we think every style setter should have a cool-girl LWD, a pair of bold printed pants, and a slick asymmetrical hem skirt in her arsenal of dressing essentials. From there, it's all about tapping into your quirky accessories, gilded add-ons, and statement heels for an instant dose of off-duty and effortless evening glamour. We've culled a streamlined selection of must-have pieces to help you transition from your daytime ensemble to your nighttime wares seamlessly. Just click through to see three Spring staples, styled six ways. We promise it really is that simple.
Lots of lovely ladies converged in Beverly Hills this afternoon for the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, and three of our fashionable favorites opted for white-hot looks at the event. Honoree Paula Patton walked the carpet in a sultry, body-conscious cap-sleeve Marchesa dress with metallic silver pumps and a sexy red pout. Emma Stone looked sweet in a full-skirted, white embroidered frock from Elie Saab's Spring 2012 Haute Couture collection, finishing the look with nude Brian Atwood pumps and a Ferragamo clutch, while Kerry Washington upped the ante on her Cushnie et Ochs peplum skirt suit by pairing it with bright red Brian Atwood heels and a colorful magazine clutch. Each of the actresses surely knows how to put a sexy spin on the little white dress — but whose look is most fab?
Throughout the year, we've kept you in the know and up to speed on what fabulous pieces you should snap up each season, and now it's time to take a look back at which Need Now posts had you guys talking most:
- Check out the super-chic statement jackets we suggested.
- See the colorful crop of shoes we offered up when Spring sprung.
- You kept it cute with these sweet Spring shorts.
- Easy and breezy was the name of the game for these cute little white dresses.
- Once Summer rolled around, these snazzy beach totes were the center of attention.
- We helped you find the ultimate pretty party-girl frock for your Summer wedding festivities.
- As things cooled down, you slipped into cozy-chic tights.
- Fall's classic-cool trousers helped us stay sophisticated.
- When it came to finding Fall-fabulous coats, we had you covered.
- You put your best foot forward in these fun Fall boots.
The warm weather wasn’t the only thing heating up the carpet at the Teen Choice Awards! FabSugarTV hit the blue carpet, where the stars opted for this summer’s hottest trend: little white dresses! Leighton Meester, Selena Gomez, and Cat Deeley all looked fresh in different versions of the LWD. Leighton went monochromatic with ivory satin pumps, while Cat added a splash of color with her bright blue clutch!
The little black dress always has its moments. But now it's time for the little white dress to get much-deserved attention. As evidenced by a gaggle of stylish celebrities, the fresh trend is here to stay throughout Summer. And you need not be famous to rock it out. Just take note of how each gal wears her version and let it be your inspiration. Let's start with Selita Ebanks, Helena Christensen, and January Jones; three totally different LWDs, all fabulous. January loves the look so much, she makes a few cameos! Enter for a closer look.