MTV Style Best Of 2010: Sexy Little Black Dresses

The little black dress is, without a doubt, a fashion staple. Some might even say it’s the ONLY fashion staple. And this past year, we saw celebrities and fashionistas rock the LBD in a number of gorgeous styles, from embellished minis like those worn by Olivia Palermo to leather frocks like those on Jessica Alba. Let’s take a look at our favorites.

KRISTEN STEWART: Kristen Stewart attended theTwilight Saga: Eclipse screening in a long-sleeve RM by Roland Mouret Fall 2010 dress adorned with plum and silver embellishments. The actress finished her look with classic black pumps—so elegant!

Kristen Stewart attends a screening of ’The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ on June 28, 2010, in New York City.
Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images


VANESSA HUDGENS: Vanessa Hudgens proved she’s not afraid to show a little skin in this strapless black mini with cutouts on the side. The dress may have been on the simple side, but Vanessa spiced it up with festive strappy sandals and a wrist-full of bangles.

Vanessa Hudgens during Comic-Con 2010 on July 24, 2010, in San Diego.
Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images


AUDRINA PATRIDGE: Romance was the theme of Audrina Patridge’s black dress, which had exaggerated puff sleeves and a pretty side bow pinned at the waist.

Audrina Partridge at the E! Oscar Viewing and After Party on March 7, 2010, in Hollywood, California.
Photo: Toby Canham/Getty Images


EMMA WATSON: Emma Watson went for a super feminine frock while co-hosting an event in New York City last March. The Harry Potter actress chose a black Christopher Kane number made of leather and lace and decorated with a blue, pink, and yellow floral pattern.

Emma Watson attends the LONDON show ROOMS New York cocktail party at Pulinos on March 25, 2010, in New York City.
Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images


JESSICA ALBA: Jessica Alba attended a Tribeca Film Festival party in a short-sleeve black leather dress that hugged her curves perfectly. The actress wore killer peep-toe heels and an ornate bracelet to finish the look.

Jessica Alba during the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival on April 29, 2010, in New York City.
Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images


JESSICA SZOHR: Gossip Girl actress Jessica Szohr picked a cap sleeved black number with a plunging neckline for a store launch in Los Angeles last month. And she totally made the outfit season appropriate with leopard print booties.

Jessica Szohr attends the IN ADD MINUS flagship store launch on Nov. 18, 2010, in Los Angeles.
Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images


KELLY OSBOURNE: Kelly Osbourne attended a Teen Vogue party in a simple black shift with ruffle details on the skirt. The rockstar daughter made the look glam by wearing her hair up in a chic bun and carrying a sparkly green clutch.

Kelly Osbourne at The 8th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party on Oct. 1, 2010, in Los Angeles.
Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images


KIM KARDASHIAN: Kim Kardashian stepped out in a strapless, fitted number at a party in West Hollywood last August. And the best part of the look? Kim picked leopard print peep-toe pumps to give her outfit a fun flair.

Kim Kardashian at a party for ’Keeping Up With The Kardashians” on Aug. 19, 2010, in West Hollywood, California.
Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images


OLIVIA PALERMO: Olivia Palermo looked ultraglam in a long-sleeve, embellished black mini at a Tribeca Film Festival event in April. The City star paired the super-sparkly shift with plain pumps and wore her hair down.

Olivia Palermo during the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival on April 30, 2010, in New York City.
Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images


WHITNEY PORT: Whitney Port opted for volume at the Sex and the City 2 premiere in New York City last May. The City star wore a strapless black frock that came with a huge, voluminous skirt. And below-the-knees, Whitney picked studded black ankle booties.

Whitney Port attends the ’Sex And The City 2′ Premiere at Radio City Music Hall on May 24, 2010, in New York City.
Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images


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