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When in Doubt, Wear a Little Black Dress

One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress. – Karl Lagerfeld

 

Words of the wise, when in doubt, wear a little black dress! If you follow @kelseykaplanfashion on Insta, then you know by now that when it comes to outfits I am a planner! There is nothing worse than being rushed into wearing something you do not feel your best in. As a member of the San Francisco Junior League, as a class, we are hosting a March Madness Tip Off Party fundraiser, March 10th, at the Brixton. Although basketball paraphernalia is encouraged, I do not own any and let’s get real, I am a fashion blogger by trade! So, a little black dress it is and it might just be an all-time favorite.

 

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Current Clothing is home to fabulous LBD’s. Last fall I fell in love with this one, and today I fell in love all over again with this one! There are a couple of things to consider when shopping for a LBD and this one fit the bill. The first being the silhouette. Shop the shape according to the occasion. If you’re going to a bachelorette party slip into a bodycon, a piano concert, go for a skater dress. I consider this one a perfect fit because it is suitable no matter the occasion!

 

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The second factor to consider is the length. Again, your bffs last fling before her ring, a mini seems appropriate, while a longer length seems natural for an afternoon piano performance. I absolutely LOVE the midi length on this LBD because it’s modest enough to wear for a networking event yet spicy enough for a dinner date. Midis can be a hard fit on a petite frame so look for one with a front slit, or mesh material to avoid your legs from being “cut off” at an unflattering place.

 

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When the dress is nearly perfect, accessorizing is easy. I embellished the look with a dainty bracelet, rhinestone earrings, and strappy sandals. Shop this dress at Current Clothing SF (text 415-980-4772 to order) or shop a few of my favorite styles below. Consider this a formal invitation to the March Madness Tip-Off Party for an evening of fun for a cause. Purchase tickets and learn more here.

 

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* The Junior League of San Francisco’s purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Since its founding in 1911, The Junior League of San Francisco has provided over seven million volunteer hours and has raised and donated more than $24 million to more than 200 Bay Area communities through direct community grants, hands-on service, membership training, advocacy and development. As you can appreciate, our organization empowers and shapes women to become leaders in the community and we provide grants and volunteers for our community partners including Raphael House, SF Child Abuse Prevention Center, SMART, La Cocina, and Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center. The proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit our community program partners.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Wish List Wednesday: Purse Round Up - Kelsey Kaplan Fashion February 24, 2016 at 8:16 am

    […] You all know by now that I love a versatile piece. The Fancy a Fringe black sequin clutch from lulus sure is one of ’em. This envelope clutch emits boho vibes with a twist. Featuring woven black and brown fabric embellished in sequins, the tassel trim is the icing on the cake. Wishing I had had this for yesterday’s little black dress! […]

  • Reply Shell February 24, 2016 at 10:49 am

    You look incredible in your little black dress! Love the details!
    xo, Shell
    http://acourageousbeauty.com/

  • Reply Richa Kamal February 25, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    Hi Kelsey,

    I love your blog. I love the way you described your outfit choice.
    And every woman needs that little back dress. 🙂

    Richa | http://www.fanciersworld.com

    • Reply Kelsey K. February 25, 2016 at 6:47 pm

      Thank you for the sweet compliment! I am so happy that you are enjoying my blog. When in doubt, wear a little black dress!

      Kelsey

  • Reply Lauren Mazzei March 1, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Love this dress! You look amazing! Do you think LBD are good for any occasion – even a spring wedding? I’m debating going for a LBD or black jumpsuit or a more spring, flouncy off-the-shoulder dress. Suggestions?

    • Reply Kelsey K. March 1, 2016 at 4:50 pm

      I sure do Lauren, you can never go wrong with a little black dress, and I think the same rule applies to a little black jumpsuit. This is especially true for an evening wedding. Let me know what you decide! 🙂

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