A little black dress  is a black cocktail or evening dress cut simply and often quite short. Certain fashionitas ascribe the origins of the little black dress to the 1920s designs of  Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel who was always elegant and pictured in Black. Today the LBD should be  long-lasting, versatile, affordable, accessible to the widest market possible and in any fabric, but for the festive season glitz is always a hit. Sequins are always big news for the festive season and nothing says demure and sexy like a well cut LBD.


Born Clothing an Irish retailer currently taking the high street by storm has some perfect pieces for your Christmas or new years night out. Team your LBD with some strappy sandals and a blow dry and you are ready to hit the town. If you are headed for lunch or brunch you can still sparkle and shine with their sequins skirt. it woud look perfect for Christmas day too with tights and a chunky knit. Thew wrap sequins number is forgiving if you are headed for a meal. The advantage of sparkle is that you don’t need to accessorise too much.


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