The 'little black dress' is one of my favorite wardrobe items. It can be classy, mysterious, easy to match and it helps to hide the extra pounds. I used to dress in a mild gothic style (going 'all the way' only during festivals, concerts or photoshoots), but since a year or so I have started wearing more color. My style evolves all the time though and I will most likely be drawn to the darker aesthetic from time to time, like I have always been before. This is why black dresses are ever a welcome addition to my closet!
As usual, the romantic style brand 'Vive Maria' has caught my interest with their new 2014/2015 winter collection. It has some great black dresses to drool over: