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A ruffled black dress is a closet must-have, equally appropriate for the theater, a date or events that need a touch of class, like the Kentucky Derby. At once playful and tasteful, black ruffles have you and your curves covered no matter what the occasion demands. Show your fashion know-how by keeping the accessories simple, yet classy; you don't want to overpower the ruffles.
Pair your ruffle dress with pumps. Elegant heels with keep you looking playful, yet sophisticated. Avoid boots and strappy sandals, which won't look right with the textured dress.
Break out your fave clutch, to avoid the super-awkward purse-strap posturing. A purse strap falling across your ruffles will distort the dress's flow and so cramp your style. Keep it simple.
Skip the necklace, since the ruffles are the main attraction. Strap on a thick bangle or a classy gold bracelet instead, and wear a simple pair of earrings. These tasteful and bold accessories are a confidence booster that keep you from looking over-accessorized.
Add a cute hat, thick headband or a feathered hair accessory in basic black to look pulled together from head to toe.