There's a reason why the classic sheath is..well...classic: versatility. One single piece gives you lots of options. You can make it more casual or more formal, work-ready or just right for date-night, all by how you accessorize it. Your classic sheath (and every lady should own at least one!) should be simple in style and silhouette, possibly with one or two unique details. It should be a shape you love wearing. Black is, of course, the iconic color and the first you should buy. However, the classic, wardrobe-foundational sheath can also be done in nearly-equally-classic red, ivory, taupe, camel, gray or navy. Think of this as Your. Classic. Dress - your bedrock, go-to piece that you can turn to time and again. With me? Fab. Now...accessories! You can do this dress a la Stephanie: keep everything simple (tiny baubles, if any), except for one fabulous pair of statement shoes. They can be buckled booties, studded pumps, artsy sandals. Easy as pie and plenty of impact. You can also make this look much more formal: add a piece of statement jewelry - a can't-miss-it necklace, a bold ring or chandelier earrings - and heels (think patent peeptoes or suede pointed pumps). On the flip side, you take can things down a notch (and change up the look of the dress) by adding a belt. Something wide and smooth, such as an obi belt, will work, as will a narrower version with a bit of detailing - woven or punched leather, an interesting buckle. This formal-casual hybrid can be finished with simple ankle or mid-calf booties for a touch of fierce. Then, let's say you need to tone things down even more for a lunch date, a museum visit or that day you just feel like wearing a dress to school. Here's where flats become your bff. Try ballets, loafers or fun, pretty ankle wraps. Toss a scarf around your neck for careless chic. Happy Styling!
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