The classic little black dress is a staple in every woman’s closet. As buyers, it is important to make sure that your boutique is stocked with LBDs that are not only reliable pieces, but also fun, trendy, and appropriate for the occasions that your shoppers are dressing for this summer.
Below are 10 little black dresses that will make a big splash with your shoppers:
1. Classic T-Shirt Dress (with pretty ruffled detailing)
This ruffled spin on the classic t-shirt dress is perfect for your shopper’s Sunday brunch with her girlfriends or for her to just run summer errands comfortably while remaining stylish.
Ruffles are a big trend that we have seen this summer. Help her style this dress with a pair of chunky sneakers to give her a height boost and give off cool streetwear vibes.
2. The Work –> Drinks Outfit
This dress truly embodies “business in the front, party in the back”. Its length and high neckline mean that with a light shawl, blazer, or cardigan, it is totally work appropriate. Meanwhile, the back has super fun peekaboo netting that will be a hit with your shopper’s friends or a hot date.
Be sure to display this dress in a way that highlights both sides– encourage your customers to try it on and show it off.
3. Bachelorette Party Mini Dress
There’s almost no better time to pull out a classic LBD than a bachelorette party. This particular number has pretty ruched fabric and a cute, off-the-shoulder neckline that is perfect for celebrating one of your shoppers or her friends.
The ruching and sleeve placement on this dress makes it super flattering on many different body types. This is likely to sell out quickly!
4. Music Festival Frock
Summer is the most fun time to enjoy a concert or music festival. This boho-inspired look is perfect for your shoppers who like to enjoy an outdoor concert. The strapless neckline gives shoppers room to accessorize with trendy chokers or chains. Pairing it with gladiator sandals and a tiny shoulder bag would definitely be an Instagram-worthy look.
5. Beach Night Crocheted Dress
This crocheted dress is perfect for long walks on the beach at night with a special someone or a bonfire party with friends. Your shopper can even wear it as a cover-up over a bikini to be swim-ready.
This unique frock would be a great one to highlight on any tropical or bathing suit display. What an obvious add-on to increase average dollar spent!
6. Dressy Vacation Dinner Look
This dressy dinner look is perfect to throw in your shopper’s suitcase because its beautiful striped and lace patterns combined with its pretty nude undertones make it so that it doesn’t need much else besides pretty strappy heels and some small jewelry.
You can even show your shopper how to dress it down by pairing it with a trendy denim jacket.
7. Classic Work Party Outfit
At some point in the summer, your shopper is likely to go to a party hosted for work purposes. This dress shows the perfect amount of cutouts and is very classy. The long length, neckline, and sleeve placement are flattering on many different body types.
Worn with a pretty clutch, stilettos, and jewelry, this dress will be the perfect look for your shopper’s party with work friends.
8. Trendy Club Mini Dress
The cowl neckline and metallic material on this itty-bitty party dress are sexy and very on-trend. Summer is all about having fun– this dress is perfect for a night at your shopper’s favorite bar or club. Its silver undertones will shine pretty under bright lights at night. This dress would look great worn with a funky clutch and tiny heels.
9. Rehearsal Dinner Ensemble
Summer is definitely wedding season– a time where your shoppers will likely be stocking up on lots of dresses. This rehearsal dinner dress has cutouts and an asymmetrical hem that are sure to capture the right attention from wedding guests for this first impression. It is an easy dress to pack on a trip out to a wedding since the focus on its cutouts means it requires little to no jewelry. It would look fabulous with just wavy hair and cute heels.
10. Summer Wedding Guest Look
The beautiful beaded detailing on this look make it the perfect wedding pick for your shopper because it will look beautiful in pictures, be easy to dance in, and comfortable to wear for the duration of the ceremony and reception.
Display this dress with a pretty blanket scarf or shawl to show your customers how glamorous it would be on the big day.