By now we have all heard the number one must-have in any Fashionista’s closet. It is the essential. It is necessary. It is the little black dress. I bet you thought this has been around forever, but Coco Chanel thought of the brilliant idea back in 1926 when black was usually reserved for mourning. However, lucky for us, Vogue gave their stamp of approval and immediately marked it “a sort of uniform for all women of taste.” An LBD can be flared, mini, bodycon or skater, chiffon, jersey or cotton, but the universal factor is its wearability.

Take formal for example. This cute boy in your favorite fraternity asked you to go with him. You’re excited, but you’re freaking out about what you are going to wear. This Fashionista shows us that the go-to attire might just be the best solution.

She starts off with a black scuba skater dress. The material makes it comfortable and the racerback makes it practical for dancing all night long. Because of the high neck of the dress, she pairs it with a collar necklace. The perfect bright-colored statement accessory really helps to bring this black dress into the spring season. In addition, this Fashionista adds multiple gold rings, including a new fashion industry favorite, midi rings.

One Simple Change: It’s the day of formal and you find out the temperature is dropping 20 degrees, yikes! Have no fear; just throw on a leather moto jacket and switch out your pumps for some heeled booties.