After dark, make the most of the forever-flattering Little Black Dress by opting for one that boasts ruffles, frills and statement-making detailing, keeping your colour quota for your lipstick.
Timeless in its appeal, turn to jet black tailoring to cut an undeniably sleek silhouette. Up the glam factor by swapping a shirt for a camisole and finishing the look with barely-there sandals.
Alexander McQueen AW15
The Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter 2015 show was a haunting display that saw models with piled-up hair and powdered faces add to the intensity of the Victoriana-inspired collection, which came complete with raised collars, tiered lace and delicate embroidery; the ultimate way to add old-world elegance to your party look.
The Top-To-Toe Black trend provides an excellent opportunity to play with textures. Make like Kirsten Dunst and create a tactile look, mixing butter-soft leather with ladylike lace.