Created nearly a century ago by Coco Chanel and famously worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the little black dress (or LBD) has become one of the most iconic pieces of clothing, well, ever. And why not? It’s endlessly versatile, with the ability to go from the office to cocktail hour with nary a change needed. There’s a reason why the black dress is highly favored by NYC’s own—it flatters everyone and always works, no matter what social event is next on your agenda.
And while there’s no reason to stop wearing white after Labor Day, fall’s the perfect time to start getting some serious mileage out of that LBD. Click through to shop 35 classic little black dresses, priced from under $50 to just below $500—you’re sure to fit one that fits your taste and budget!