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The Little Black Dress

In the last GET newsletter I talked about the importance of what I call my uniform—the basic idea of what I am going to wear every season so I can eliminate daily guess work. Personally, I like to stick to the classics in both my everyday life and in the evening. Whether I am going to meet friends for dinner, a cocktail party or a bigger event, the most classic of classics, the little black dress, never fails me. I have found a few great ones in all different price ranges and each has amazing versatility. It could be Zara, it could be Balenciaga, but a well-cut, well-proportioned black dress has gotten me through many a fashion crisis.

Love, gp

Dress #1: Shift Dress

Look 1:

Wear shift dress alone with a satin bow tied in front, add buckled grey boots. (I chopped off the hemline about 3 inches DIY style. Remember to make it great for you.)


Look 2:

Wear shift dress alone with a satin bow tied in front, add buckled grey boots. (I chopped off the hemline about 3 inches DIY style. Remember to make it great for you.)

Dress #2: Classic Knee-length Dress

Look 1:

Wear dress alone with earrings, stacked bracelets and black buckled shoes.


Look 2:

Wear dress with grey cardigan and vintage skinny belt and/or buckle belt and classic black pumps.

Dress #3: Sweater Dress

Look 1:

Wear dress alone with pink opaque tights and black booties.

Dress #4: Ultimate Mini Dress

Look 1:

Wear dress alone with tights and ankle boots. (This is the dress you save up for and pass down to your daughter because it never goes out of style.)

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