Basic Black


Emma Watson, Brown University alum, in a (very short) black dress.

Good for so many occasions, the Basic Black Dress (BBD, dear) is a staple of the Old Money Gal’s wardrobe. Often worn with inherited pearls and/or Cartier tank watch.

From The Unspoken But Understood Old Money Rule Book.

  • BGT

4 thoughts on “Basic Black

  1. My grandmother always wore black is the cold months and navy in the warm months. Of course, it was always a black dress for a funeral — no exceptions.


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