LBD for all body shapes

There is no single item in a woman’s wardrobe that is more versatile, more flattering or more chic than The Little Black Dress, aka LBD. Fashion bible Vogue praises this wardrobe classic:

“You can’t go wrong with a little black dress. It’s timeless, yet timely. Hardworking, but just a tiny bit frivolous. It camouflages flaws and showcases assets. It’s almost perfect.” Alexandra Horton

I have created 5 IOI-proof looks for you to wear in the office this season. Technically this one item is all you need to look polished and sophisticated every single day. The key is to find the one that works for your body shape and update is to each season with fresh accessories. Each dress featured in this story can be dressed up or dressed down depending on your accessories. I am crazy about combining nude heels with my LBD but the super chic quilted ballet flat does it for me too.

The 5 most common body shapes are:

  1. Apple
  2. Pear
  3. Rectangular
  4. Hourglass
  5. Inverted triangle

Find your own body shape by simply measuring yourself or look yourself in a full length mirror wearing black top and tights or leggings. This article gives you a full insight about finding your bodyshape

I always recommend dressing according to your own body shape to my clients. A lot of style advice is based on people having to hide their flaws, rather that embracing what is good about their body. For me this way of thinking is alien because hiding and projecting negative thoughts towards your body has never done anyone any favours. There is a dress for every body shape out there, go and grab yours!



Business-outfits - LBD for every body shape

Wrap for an Apple




Business-outfits - LBD for every body shape

A-line for a Pear


Business-outfits - LBD for every body shape

Belt for a Rectangular


Business-outfits - LBD for every body shape

Classic shift for an Hourglass

Business-outfits - LBD for every body shape

Wide neckline for and Inverted triangle



Did you like these looks? All of them can be ordered through by clicking on each photo. If you have difficulties doing this all on your own, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with me. Along my image consulting services I offer personal shopping service -live and online.

I have also pinned them all on my Pinterest board I on Image -Working Wardrobe so you can pin them on your own style board.

Happy shopping and happy pinning!

I on Image founder and image consultant with an eye for detail