The Little Black Dress

The little black dress is another one of those wardrobe staples that kind of go without saying. However, I’m of the mindset that it’s time to update this tried and true item with some contemporary flare. Embrace embellishments, cut-outs, and contrasting colors to give that somewhat tired, but always useful, little black dress a new twist. These photos were taken during my recent Thanksgiving trip to Philadelphia. The location is the always yummy Geno’s Steaks. This is one of those Philadelphia landmarks that is just as much a part of the city’s history as its museums and monuments. Open 24/7, pretty much every celebrity and athlete who has ever come through Philly has stopped by Geno’s for a cheesesteak and has their picture hanging on the wall. While a cocktail dress at Geno’s might seem slightly out of place, you’d be surprised. I’ve had post-prom, post-club, post-white tie gala late night/early morning munchies at Geno’s more than I’d probably like to admit and that goes for countless other Philadelphians as well.

Dress: Nomia

Heels: Miss Me!

  1. Carly

    December 1, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    what FUN pics..in front of Genos…love it!
    That last one w lighting feature is SO COOL.
    C

    1. jessica

      January 6, 2012 at 9:48 pm

      Thanks so much C! The best part? Getting cheesesteaks after taking the photos!

    1. jessica

      January 6, 2012 at 9:48 pm

      Thanks so much Jessica!

  2. Daniella

    December 1, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    Lovely Pictures Jessica!! Really love your blog!! I am now following 🙂

    Take care,Daniella xox

    1. jessica

      January 6, 2012 at 9:49 pm

      Thank you so much Daniella! I’m a big fan of yours!

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