This fall, Fashion Director Tomoko Ogura opts for for a versatile Barneys New York sleeveless, eyelet-trimmed little black dress with classic, wear-anywhere appeal. “The eyelet panels gives the dress a playful allure,” she tells us of her choice, which is at first surprising considering her more tailored, tomboy style. “I like that in the spring and summer it shows off a touch of skin, but that it can easily transition into the colder months with a pair of tights. It’s a forever style.”

Through signature styling, Tomoko makes the dress adapt to her busy lifestyle and personal taste. Read on to see exactly how the Fashion Director personalizes this LBD, then head over to Barneys to shop for your wardrobe’s chicest, hardest working staple.


BARNEYS NEW YORK Eyelet-Trimmed Sleeveless Dress / BALENCIAGA Bonded Crepe Biker Jacket / ROBERT CLERGERIE Roelt Wingtip Derbys / TOMASINI PARIS Studded Shoulder Bag / ILEANA MAKRI Pyramid Peak Earrings / SIMILAR: SPINELLI KILCOLLIN Libra Ring

“I’m always cold—even in the summer—so it’s nice to find a jacket that complements the silhouettes of the dress but is versatile and can pair back to other pieces in your wardrobe.” – Tomoko Ogura

‘These statement earrings are added to carry this look seamlessly from work into the evening.” – Tomoko Ogura

“My personal style prioritizes comfort and function. I’m always running around in flats, so I like that a pair of oxfords can still feel polished and balance out the overall feminine feel of the dress. And the clutch is just the right size to carry all my essentials.” – Tomoko Ogura



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