"Simplicity is the key note of all true elegance," quoted by none other than the definition of elegance herself, Coco Chanel. There's no need to over accessorize when you have a garment that really speaks for itself. This Ali & Jay dress is the perfect modern black gown with long lace sleeves and beautifully flattering cutouts. The slit elongates the legs and the back detail is simply stunning. Let's also not overlook the fact that you can actually wear a bra with this as well. The problem that I have with a lot of modern day dresses is that they're not designed to wear a bra and that quite honestly, makes things quite uncomfortable for me.
Since New Year's Eve is around the corner, I compiled a list of elegant black dresses that you can wear not only all year long, but also for many years to come. It's easy to become swept up by the NYE glitzy fashion trend, but honestly, who wants to spend money on a sequin dress that you can only wear once?
Cheers to Christmas and the New Year,