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These perfect New Year’s Eve frocks prove the little black dress will never go out of style!

Try a new spin on this wardobe classic.
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Taylor Swift probably wasn’t talking about a little black dress when she sang “we’ll never go out of style”, but she may as well have been.

The little black dress – or LDB for short – has been a wardobe staple for women around the world for decades, carrying us through the ’80s, ’90s, ’00s… the list goes on.

It’s the perfect choice for last-minute plans, events where you’re not sure of the dress code and even (you guessed it) New Year’s Eve.

In fact, the LDB is probably one of the best picks for your NYE outfit, because it keeps you looking and feeling good while the rest of your ensemble – from your accessories, to your makeup – shines.

Of course, given how timeless and versatile little black dresses are, most of us have been rocking the same one for years now.

But as we’re about to step into 2022 it’s time for a wardrobe upgrade, and that means finding a new LBD that will have you feeling a million bucks.

Whether you’re after a dress that enhances your best assets, smooths areas you’re self-conscious about, or makes you stand out from the crowd, there’s a LBD out there for everyone.

And the best part is, your new frock will (probably) never go out of style!

We’ve rounded up 22 of our favourite little black dresses for every shape and size, so scroll through to find your favourite.

(Country Road)

If you like styles that offer some stomach control, shop the Cinched Mini Dress, $199, from Country Road.

(Myer)

If you prefer delicate, romantic styles, shop the Pilgrim Cadence Mini Dress, $159.95, from Myer.

(Myer)

If you love a hint of print, shop the Seed Heritage Textured Wrap Mini Dress, $139.95, from Myer.

(Myer)

If you want something a little more elegant, shop the Wayne Cooper Lace Midi Dress Black, $169.95, from Myer.

(Zara)

If you prefer a more masculine look, shop the Denim Dress With Belt, $69.95, from Zara.

(The Iconic)

If you love spaghetti straps and cut-outs, shop the St Marlo Salinas Dress, $129.95, from The Iconic.

(Witchery)

If you prefer a more tailored and modest style, shop the Split Front Mini Dress, $159.95, from Witchery.

(Myer)

If you want to stand out from the crowd, shop the Forever New Penelope One Sleeve Sequin Dress, $169.99, from Myer.

(Zara)

If you want a bit of added sparkle, shop the Sequinned Dress With Fringing, $109, from Zara.

(Myer)

If you love a style that cinches your waist, shop the Forever New Monica Curve Tiered Linen Mini Black, $159.99, from Myer.

(David Lawrence)

If you Like something that covers you to the knee, shop the Sigrid Blazer Dress, $149, from David Lawrence.

(The Iconic)

If you prefer to keep your neck and shoulders covered, shop the Atmos&Here Jaquie Broderie Dress, $89.99, from The Iconic.

(The Iconic)

If you like to show off your upper half, shop the Lover Valentina Mini Dress, $240, from The Iconic.

(Zara)

If you like loose and flowy styles, shop the Panelled Dress, $69.95, from Zara.

(David Jones)

If you prefer to keep your arms covered, shop the Mink Pink Lily Cut Out Dress, $129.95, from David Jones.

(Zara)

If you want some flattering ruching over the stomach, shop the Satin Mini Dress, $69.95, from Zara.

(Myer)

If you want something figure-hugging yet comfortable, shop the Forever New Alexa Curve Shirred Mini Dress Black, $99.99, from Myer.

(David jones)

If you love something fitted and ’90s inspired, shop the Bec + Bridge Deon Mini Dress, $220, from David Jones.

(The Iconic)

If you can’t say no to something unique, shop the Aere Party Linen Mini Dress, $160, from The Iconic.

(Myer)

If you prefer something more conservative, shop the Basque Wrap Trim Dress, $99.95, from Myer.

(Sussan)

If you like some pattern on your LBD, shop the Bold Spot Dress, $99.95, from Sussan.

(David Jones)

If you want a style that skims over your figure, shop the Eb&Ive Nala short sleeve shirt dress, $139.95, from David Jones.

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