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December 7, 2017

My Le Chateau Little Black Dress Story.

      I'm so excited for today's blog post! Not only am I wearing a chic LBD that would be perfect for all sorts of holiday festivities, but it's from a retailer that is especially near and dear to my heart, and I can't wait to introduce you to this brand and store today/ It is always such a special experience on the blog when I do get to partner with a company that I've been a fan of for a long time, and today's post is no exception to that! 

Le Chateau Little Black Dress

LBD Holiday Party Outfit

Glam NYE Party Look

Preppy classy holiday party outfit fashion blogger

Gold sparkly holiday purse

Maple Tree Place Christmas Tree Williston

Photography by Amanda Rose Photography

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Dress c/o // Clutch c/o // Earrings {old, similar here} // Heels // Ring // Lipstick c/o //

      This is one of my favorite little black dresses that I've found in a long time! It could be dressed up or down for a variety of occasions. I think it would be perfect worn with tights and more subtle makeup for a formal office Christmas party, but it could also be very much dressed up for a holiday semi-formal event or night out, which is the look that I went for here. It's a very chic and figure-flattering dress, but it does so in a way that's very classy and not at all revealing (always a win-win!). And the long sleeves are an added bonus, especially for cold New England winters! I am headed to a cold destination for New Years' this year, so there is a high chance that this could end up being my NYE dress for 2018. 

     My dress and gold clutch are both from Le Chateau, and today I am excited to share more about my love for this brand with y'all! Le Chateau is a leading Canadian fashion company, founded in 1959 in Montreal. Since I grew up in Maine, I grew up spending long weekend vacations throughout the years in Quebec City and Montreal. I first discovered Le Chateau during a Quebec City vacation many years ago, and I still have some jewelry that I purchased there on that trip! My mom and I were in Montreal the summer between my junior and senior years of high school, and I found my senior year homecoming dress at a Le Chateau store in the city! It was was the cuteset LBD, and one of my favorite dresses that I ever wore to a high school dance. I ended up taking it with me to college, and re-wearing it for a formal during my freshman year, and then a few years later on giving it to a roommate for her to wear for a formal! The dress held up incredibly well, and still looked just as cute as the day my mom and I took it home from Montreal. 

    Today Le Chateau operates over 200 stores throughout Canada, a successful e-commerce website, and a handful of stores internationally. When I learned that my first job in radio would be taking me to Vermont, one thing that I was really excited for was being close to Canada again, and actually a lot closer than I was when I lived in Maine! I've made several Montreal day trips since I moved here, and it's been so much fun to rediscover the fun of shopping at Le Chateau. All of their clothing, accessories and shoes are very fashion forward, chic, and many exude pieces exude business casual elegance. I think of course that Le Chateau's best items are their gorgeous dresses! As you can see from today's photos, I now have a new Le Chateau LBD happily in my closet, and I already can't wait to wear it again.

      The best news for those of y'all who don't live as close to the Canadian border as I do- Le Chateau has a US version of their website! That means that you too can enjoy all of their cute styles from the convenience of ordering online. (The only downside which I will note is that at this time, express shipping isn't an option for US orders. My order came in just over a week!) Definitely check out their website if you're looking for a cute holiday party or formal dress for an upcoming occasion. I've linked some favorites below:

      Thanks so much for reading! Since today is Throwback Thursday, here's a TBT to my old favorite Le Chateau LBD. 😊

       God Bless,

       xoxo Annaliese

      Le Chateau provided gifted items in exchange for this post. All opinions are honest and my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Southern Belle in Training!



  1. Omg, I love that you are still loyal to a brand that you loved so much in high school-how neat! The dress you chose for the holidays is stunning by the way, looks like it was made for you :)

    xoxo, SS

    Southern and Style

  2. Aww it's awesome that you still are shopping from a brand you've always loved! It's always fun to see what brands do when they evolve over the years! You look so pretty!

  3. So fun you've been buying from the same brand all these years! I have a few of those as well haha. Love your dress too!

  4. I love that your little black dress has a little pop of gold too! This dress would transition so well from the office to a night on the town with a little accessory switch up!

  5. Wow! This dress is stunning. You look gorg!

  6. Wow you look so classy and sophisticated! Love the dress :)

  7. Awe this is so sweet and fun! I love that you've shopped them for years! And love the throw back photo!

  8. This dress is so flattering! Definitely perfect for the holidays!

  9. I discovered Le Chateau when I lived in Nova Scotia, my cousin told me everyone bought their dresses for high school dances from Le Chateau! I love your cute party dress here too! Adorable!

  10. LBDs are the best! This one looks great on you!

  11. How cute!!! I love how classy your outfit its.

  12. That is a beautiful dress! The lip color you went for is so flattering on you as well. Also, that tree is Christmas tree goals haha!

  13. This dress is absolutely stunning on you! And I love that updo :)

    Isn't it fun to rediscover a brand that you loved growing up?! I will have to check out Le Chateau.

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  14. You look radiant! And I love the throwback photo — so cute!

  15. Those shoes are beautiful. So is that tree!

    xoxo, Paige


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