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There’s nothing quite humble and effectively chic as the little black dress. Even the late fashion bigwig Karl Lagerfeld (“One is never over- or under-dressed with a little black dress.”) had waxed lyrically about them.

But while LBDs are an essential wardrobe stable, some pieces can be pretty predictable, sporting simple silhouettes and designs. If you are wanting to jazz up your LBD closet and level up from your basic and mundane picks, scroll on as we’ve rounded up 16 unique and sexy black dresses you can get right now.

 

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