A Little Black Dress for the Garden

Every woman knows (and a lot of men) that a clothing closet is not complete without at least one Little Black Dress (LBD) in it. Why? Because that’s what we are told. Just kidding… It’s to do with being able to use that one item of clothing for any occasion. Add a fancy pair of shoes and necklace and it’s evening wear; add a throw or wrap for day-wear; flat shoes and sensible ear-rings and you have work-wear; etc. etc. A couple of years ago I remember hearing that every woman actually needed a little orange dress. A season later and the LBD was back and even more important than ever. Not that I know anything about fashion. I’ve been wearing the same style of...