Five ways with one dress

Sweet Office: Emerge blazer, $99 from Ezibuy; David Lawrence blouse, $150; T by Alexander Wang dress; Asos bag, $75 and Miss Sofie shoes, $149 from Shoe Connection.
Sweet Office: Emerge blazer, $99 from Ezibuy; David Lawrence blouse, $150; T by Alexander Wang dress; Asos bag, $75 and Miss Sofie shoes, $149 from Shoe Connection.
Elegant black: Stitch Ministry blazer, $139.99 from Farmers; T by Alexander Wang dress; Ezibuy necklace, $29.95 and Siren heels, $129.95 from Wild Pair.
Elegant black: Stitch Ministry blazer, $139.99 from Farmers; T by Alexander Wang dress; Ezibuy necklace, $29.95 and Siren heels, $129.95 from Wild Pair.
Beach cover-up: Nautica top, $99 from Storm; T by Alexander Wang dress; Glassons bikini, $35; Ezibuy necklace, $34.99 and Just Jeans sandals, $39.95.
Beach cover-up: Nautica top, $99 from Storm; T by Alexander Wang dress; Glassons bikini, $35; Ezibuy necklace, $34.99 and Just Jeans sandals, $39.95.
Weekend pretty: Salasai shirt, $330 from Superette; T by Alexander Wang dress; Diva necklace, $19.99 and wedges, $149.90 from Wild Pair.
Weekend pretty: Salasai shirt, $330 from Superette; T by Alexander Wang dress; Diva necklace, $19.99 and wedges, $149.90 from Wild Pair.
Casual punk: Jacket, $140 from Topshop.com; t-shirt, $8 from The Warehouse; studded Chucks, $299 from Superette; T by Alexander Wang dress and Boohoo belt, $15.
Casual punk: Jacket, $140 from Topshop.com; t-shirt, $8 from The Warehouse; studded Chucks, $299 from Superette; T by Alexander Wang dress and Boohoo belt, $15.

Do you believe in cost-per-wear? Here's how to get the most out of a simple black dress.

The dress: T by Alexander Wang, $370 from Net-a-porter.com.

THE DRESS: T by Alexander Wang, $370 from Net-a-porter.com.
THE DRESS: T by Alexander Wang, $370 from Net-a-porter.com.

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