The Cutest Little Black Dress for Women Over 50

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Every woman needs a little black dress... or ten!

Little Black Dress for Women Over 50

Of all the closet staples a woman needs, perhaps none more important than the little black dress.

It's a garment you can wear almost anywhere, with the sheer number of options being endless. There's one for every type of woman, no matter her size, shape, or style. Many of us already own one or two we couldn't bear to part with.

Sadly, as we age and our bodies change, the same little black dresses that once brought us so much joy start to remind us that time isn't an illusion. Still, it's hard to let them go.

It's time to stop clutching to the past through outfits you once were able to fit into. You can keep them around, but updating one's wardrobe as we get older is always necessary.

If you're a woman over 50 who needs to upgrade her little black dress, we've got just the thing. Scroll below for the best little black dress options for women over 50!

Belted Coat Dress

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This dress can transition from day to night, no matter your plans. You can wear it to the office then to a restaurant for date night. And because it's belted, it'll cinch your waistline a little more. Who doesn't appreciate when a garment does that?

Refined Scallop-Edge Ponte Sheath Dress

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A scallop trim always screams elegance no matter what article of clothing it's on. Though this dress is simple, consider it the canvas for which you can accessorize your look for the day. Add as many or as little trinkets as you'd like.

V-Back A-Line Maxi Dress

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A more casual little black dress, this one you can throw on and go just about anywhere. To the beach or an exclusive soiree, you'll be turning heads wearing this frock.

Illusion Bell-Sleeve Sheath Dress

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We live for a good bell-sleeve, which is why we own more tops and dresses with them than we know what to do with. Nevertheless, it's a chic trim on any sort of garment, so we fully support purchasing a sheath dress like this one.

Embroidered Ponte Fit and Flare Dress

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Add a little color to a classic little black dress with this embroidered flare garment. Sometimes all-black outfits can be a little too much for people, which is why we strongly suggest adding a pop of color whenever you can.

Rita Wrap Dress

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Not only should every woman own a little black dress, she also needs a wrap dress hanging in her closet. Check both of these boxes by purchasing a little black wrap dress. Trust us, you'll be so happy you did.

Gaspare Seamed Bodycon Dress

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Bodycon dresses aren't for everyone, but you can almost find one that works for your body type. This one right here works for a number of different shapes and sizes, all highlighting the areas that should be in focus, while hiding ones that shouldn't.

Velvet Faux-Wrap Sheath Dress

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Velvet is a fabric that works for every woman and one she desperately needs. It's always classy, never trashy, so owning a little black dress in velvet is really in your best interest.

Catalina Tea Length Fit and Flare Dress

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We don't have the words to describe how much of a necessity this dress truly is. Just looking at it alone, we're ready to purchase one in every color.

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