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Celebrities in the Perfect Little Black Dress

Hunter observes popular culture and celebrity women that inhabit it who wear fashionable, stylish and sexy attire for public appearances.

Scarlett Johansson in a curve hugging little black dress

Scarlett Johansson in a curve hugging little black dress

Women are always looking for the perfect little black dress. Whether they are going on a Saturday night date to the theater or to a swanky cocktail party, the little black dress is the optimal attire for every woman that wants to look elegant and sexy. The little black dress is something that every woman has hidden away inside their closet for that special occasion.

Celebrities are always looked at for inspiration when women are choosing what little black dress to wear. They wear them at various red carpet showings or at special events. These same dresses can be used as an idea when a woman wants to purchase a new dress for their own occasion.

The little black dress, as its name implies, is a dress that allows for a generous amount of body or skin to be displayed by the woman. The dress may be short in length, allowing for little less coverage for the legs or it may be tight on the body to display the woman's curves. Cocktail dresses are stylish for evening dinner or parties. The sexy little body-con dress will be perfect at the club. Of course there are casual little black dresses that can be worn in everyday settings.

The little black dress can have many types of design ranging from low-cut to backless. Each having a different appeal. Black is also known visually for its slimming qualities. Paired with a special pair of high heels and the woman who wears a little black dress will feel more glamorous and look taller and thinner than they may otherwise feel.

The perfect little black dress is one that is simple and elegant yet has something about it that is overtly sexy. Whether it allows for a nice amount of cleavage or is cut high on the legs or has shows off the woman's back or is virtually skin tight, there should be that one thing that makes the dress eye-catching. The perfect little black dress will reserve itself from being too tawdry.


Gwyneth Paltrow in a cut-out little black dress with peep toe platform high heel sandals

Gwyneth Paltrow in a cut-out little black dress with peep toe platform high heel sandals

Natalie Dormer sexy legs in a long sleeved little black dress and high heels

Natalie Dormer sexy legs in a long sleeved little black dress and high heels

Ashley Benson posing on the red carpet showing off her sexy legs in a backless little black dress stylish high heel sandals

Ashley Benson posing on the red carpet showing off her sexy legs in a backless little black dress stylish high heel sandals

Heidi Klum endless legs in a little black mini dress and stilettos

Heidi Klum endless legs in a little black mini dress and stilettos

Carla Gugino has great cleavage in a sexy curve hugging little black dress and peep toe platform pumps on the red carpet

Carla Gugino has great cleavage in a sexy curve hugging little black dress and peep toe platform pumps on the red carpet

Olivia Munn in a strapless black mini dress appearing on the Tonight Show

Olivia Munn in a strapless black mini dress appearing on the Tonight Show

Charlize Theron in a little black dress for a movie premiere

Charlize Theron in a little black dress for a movie premiere

Gorgeous Rosamund Pike working the red carpet in a plunging long sleeved little black dress and peep toe Christian Louboutin platform pumps

Gorgeous Rosamund Pike working the red carpet in a plunging long sleeved little black dress and peep toe Christian Louboutin platform pumps

Jennifer Lawrence in a sleeveless little black dress and platform high heels

Jennifer Lawrence in a sleeveless little black dress and platform high heels

Kate Winslett in a perfect little black dress

Kate Winslett in a perfect little black dress

Sofia Vergara is scorching hot in a pretty lace little black strapless dress and Christian Louboutin platform high heels

Sofia Vergara is scorching hot in a pretty lace little black strapless dress and Christian Louboutin platform high heels

Katherine Heigl rocking a pretty little black dress and high heels on Leno

Katherine Heigl rocking a pretty little black dress and high heels on Leno

Minka Kelly in towering high heels and a little black dress

Minka Kelly in towering high heels and a little black dress

Lucy Liu displays her gorgeous figure in her little black dress

Lucy Liu displays her gorgeous figure in her little black dress

Anna Kendrick at a red carpet movie premiere in an off the shoulder mini dress and hgh heel booties

Anna Kendrick at a red carpet movie premiere in an off the shoulder mini dress and hgh heel booties

AnnaLynne McCord in a little black dress and high heels

AnnaLynne McCord in a little black dress and high heels

Celebrities Wearing a Little Black Dress

Celebrities are well-known to wear the this dress as they appear at various events. It provides for a nice reveal of long and shapely legs, bare back or generous cleavage. Some of the most famous celebrities in little black dresses include Kate Winslet, Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Aniston, Charlize Theron and Elizabeth Hurley. These are some of the most stylish personalities in entertainment.

You can count on seeing your favorite celebrity wearing a little black dress sometime during their appearances on the red carpet or talk show. It is a staple in woman's wardrobe and certainly takes up space in a celebrities walk-in.

How to Wear a Little Black Dress

Comments

Erin Bower from Georgia on June 20, 2011:

Great options! Although, Hayden's dress is way too see-through for my taste.

Terry Chestnutt from Cleveland, Ohio on January 01, 2010:

I did not know that about women and a little black dress. Thanks.

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