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Fall 2009's new LBD: the leather dress

Fall 2009-Winter 2010 season has an exciting offer of LBDs - the ultimate staple of the feminine wardrobe. Among the "plethora" of sophisticated and very flattering black dresses, the leather(y) ones put a contemporary spin on the iconic LBD, although the "now" factor won't prevent them from becoming classical items themselves.

leather LBD fall 2009

Favorite fw09/10 leather LBDs: Chanel, Michael Kors, Jeremy Laing and Helmut Lang.

Resort 2009: Polished black

The sophisticated black has always been a strong fashion statement, the symbol of authority, high class and über sexiness. But, as resort 2009 collections show, simple black doesn't do it anymore.

black coats and trenches

Hannah Marshall's Code Black

Also named as one of the season's ten most promising new talents by online Style magazine is young British designer Hannah Marshall who reinvented the Little Black Dress with her "Code Black" collection destined for winter 2008. Hannah won the backing from the British Fashion Council's prestigious „New Generation" initiative to exhibit at London Fashion Week in February 2008.

Hannah Marshall fall 2008

Hannah Marshall fall 2008