I have no small number of little black dresses in my closet, but of all the ones I own, Tory Burch's Deena Dress is my favorite.
The dress, made of fluid, double knit rayon, is cut loosely around the waist and hips, meaning it drapes -- very elegantly -- from the shoulder, ending at the knee (even on my 5'10" frame). The neckline is embellished with shiny, jewel-like materials in the shape of beetle carapaces -- eye-catching enough that I don't need to wear any other jewelry for evening. It's truly beautiful: I don't think the product image does it justice.
Thus far, I've been saving the dress for work events and dinners, but I've found that it works for the office, too. I know it will be making the rounds during the holidays, especially if I need to hide a little extra weight.
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