Blake Lively's Simple Black Dress Is Way More Special Than You Think It Is
When Blake Lively hit the red carpet for L'Oreal Paris's Women of Worth Celebration, we were pretty happy to see her. The star hasn't officially made a glammmed-up appearance since giving birth to baby number two, so we took our time marvelling at her flawless outfit choice once again: a black structured Lanvin dress complete with sheer sleeves.
While the look seems simple to the naked eye — a tuxedo-inspired something that made her seemed poised and polished — our second round of thoughts realised it was actually quite brilliant. This number is so versatile, so sharp, and so figure-flattering that we truly hope she'll keep it in her closet, taking it out for New Year's Eve or a wedding or just date night with her husband, Ryan Reynolds.
What made the dress work for this particular occasion were her statement studs, stacks of rings, and those beige Stuart Weitzman Nudist sandals, which complemented the look without overpowering it. As for how we'd style it the next time around? Blake could give it a dressed-down twist, rocking over-the-knee boots, a belt, and rolling up the sleeves. Scroll through to see this piece that'll work for multiple occasions and shop a similar style to keep on hand.