When it comes to life’s biggest wardrobe dilemmas — a relative’s wedding, a job interview, running late after snoozing that alarm one too many times — your trusty little black dress is always the best solution. So why should Halloween be any different? If you’re not exactly willing to drop a ton of dough on a wear-once kind of costume (or are known to procrastinate until the very last minute), this staple can come in handy in more ways than one. Read ahead for some chic and spooky ways to style your LBD this year, then shop a new option if your go-to staple could use an update.
— Additional reporting by Nikita Ramsinghani and Lauren Harano