There are so many things to fear in this world (kid nappers, terrorists, missing Barneys warehouse sale), so WHY do people still fear the pairing of navy and black? (Cover your ears, Elie Tahari, oh champion of this combo!) I love the subtle contrast and the deviation from the standard LBD options. Take the REISS Saffron pictured above. This dress and its color palette allows you to be sleek and sophisticated and yet not risk too much which, incidentally, makes it a perfect option for your office holiday party. And speaking of your office holiday party, re-read the first part of the previous sentence. That applies to your decorum at said event as well.* *Wardrobe Whisperer will now step down from playing the role of your mother.