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Celebrity style: How to wear the LBD

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “shaken-not-stirred” LBD

Occasion: A night out with your friends. Celeb style: Lupita Nyong'o in Christopher Kane Resort.Real life takeaway: When you’re gearing up for a night out with your friends, channel your inner Lupita and kill it in a figure-flattering LBD. Look for cutouts in areas like your waist or back that show off skin in an unexpected way.

Image by: ELLECanada.com By: Michelle Sammut Source: Courtesy of Keystone Press

Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “weekend brunch” LBD

Occasion: Sunday morning omelettes with your friends. Celeb style: Sienna Miller in TopshopReal life takeaway: As tempting as it may be to wake up from a night out and roll to brunch in your sweat pants, a pretty day dress like Sienna’s is easy to throw on and will look ubër polished.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The "meet-me-under-the-mistletoe" LBD

Occasion: Every holiday party in your iCalendar. Celeb style: Kate Bosworth in Antonio BeradiReal life takeaway: When you’re dashing to-and-fro your holiday engagements you want your outfit to fit any bill. Kate’s dress is perfect for the holidays: it has an appropriate amount of sparkle (a December must) and can easily be dressed up or down with the right accessories.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “countdown-to-midnight” LBD

Occasion: New Year’s Eve Celeb style: Coco Rocha in unmarked.Real life takeaway: Sequins are synonymous with New Year’s Eve, but if you’re not entirely sold on a full-sequined number, look for a dress similar to Coco's. There’s just enough sparkle to last you well past midnight.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “first-date” LBD

Occasion: Taking a chance on love over dinner and a movie. Celeb style: Lily Aldridge in Salvatore Ferragamo Real life takeaway: When you’re on a date you want to look your best and (most importantly) be yourself. Find a simple, figure-flattering LBD that you can add touches of your personality to, like that bracelet you scored in India, or the necklace you bought in Spain.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “meet-the-parents” LBD

Occasion: Meeting your partner’s family. Celeb style: Alexa Chung in Miu MiuReal life takeaway: It’s a big day when you get to meet your S.O’s family, and you want to make a great first impression (and you will!). Whether you’re meeting them for dinner at home or at the Shangri-La Hotel, a long-sleeved shift dress like Alexa’s is always appropriate.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “I’m-with-the-band” LBD

Occasion: When you’re front and centre at a must-see concert. Celeb style: Karolína Kurková in Blumarine.Real life takeaway: Whether your tickets are for a mega world tour or an indie pit stop, you want a dress with rock-star details. Pair a dress like Karolína’s with a coveted leather jacket and ankle booties to amp up your look.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The "high-society" LBD

Occasion: Anytime you attend the opera/ballet/theatre or symphony. Celeb style: Emma Stone in Gucci Real life takeaway: If you find yourself rubbing elbows with the Queen during intermission, you'll look the part in a sophisticated LBD. Look for unique details that add visual dimension, like the sleeves or yoke of Emma’s dress.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The "va-va-voom" LBD

Occasion: Anywhere glamorous. Celeb style: Diane Kruger in Thakoon.Real life takeaway: For occasions where you may be stalked by paparazzi, a dress like Diane’s—with sheer panels, glittery embellishments and an A-line cut—will turn you into a bona fide sartorial star.

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Celebrity style: How to wear a LBD

How to wear: The “revenge” LBD

Occasion: When Beyoncé songs come to life. Celeb style: Kerry Washington in Marchesa Real life takeaway: Everyone wants to look and feel their best when they run into an ex, and if you happen to be in an ensemble like Kerry’s, they’ll be wishing they put a ring on it when they had the chance.

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