GREAT OUTFITS IN FASHION HISTORY: TRACEE ELLIS ROSS’ PERFECT LITTLE WHITE DRESS

There are those celebrity style moments that fit perfectly, and then there are the moments that really stick with you, the moments you desperately try to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History’, Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

While any “rule” dictates when you can wear something, generally trash, there are still some things that are appropriate for a particular moment – like a little white dress on summer. It’s basically a blank canvas that you can customize to your taste or mood, from length to shape to decoration. I tend towards more minimalist styles – their simplicity is the ultimate expression of elegant ease – and Tracee Ellis Ross in this Rachel Comey LWD is the blueprint.

The actor wore the sleeveless boxy mini to the designer’s New York Fashion Week show in September 2015. The 60s-inspired dress was sewn to Ellis’ title, the dress took 60s inspiration made from a lightweight cotton, making it perfect for late summer. She outfitted it with striking red stiletto-like heels (plus a matching red lip color) and silver geometric earrings that go with the classic LWD vibe – style Very fun pose that gives a very Tracee feel.

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