4
| Fashion |

Black Silk and Velvet Party Dress at Annie Boomer Vintage

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Each week Gem features one standout piece from a local shop. Whether it's a jacket, necklace, or handbag, it's on our have-to-have list.

What: Little black dresses have been all we can think about since attending Dennita Sewell's lecture on the fashion staple. 


This LBD from Annie Boomer Vintage fits the bill precisely for ladies looking for a 1950s full-skirted number (with an attached tulle crinoline underskirting for sustainable poofiness) that'll turn heads. 

Its elegant ballet neckline makes for showcasing decolletage, which wouldn't be complete without a strand of pearls.

Where: Annie Boomer Vintage's Ebay Shop

Cost: $89.99

Style this Gem after the jump.

Style It: With a beautifully made vintage piece like this one, it's best to let the dress speak for itself. But, of course, pearls and red lipstick are LBD must-have accessories. Below we've accessorized the dress with a short strand of glass pearls from Kate Spade, Chloe's textured metallic leather ballet flats (a nod to the broad neckline), a robin egg blue-green suede clutch from J. Crew (a little reference to Audrey Hepburn's jewelry shop of choice in Breakfast at Tiffany's), and creamy, long-lasting red lipstick from Yves Saint Laurent.

Black Silk and Velvet Party Dress

Check out other Gems we've found:

Follow Jackalope Ranch on Facebook and Twitter.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.