A long black dress should be a staple in every woman's wardrobe. This piece of clothing looks great on almost every frame and is suitable for every age. Furthermore, a high quality dress can last for years and go practically everywhere.
If a woman chooses a basic dress with little or no embellishments, there is very little chance that the dress will go out of style before it wears out. It also means that the dress is a lot more versatile. Pairing it with a jacket and low heals can make it suitable for work, while adding dressy jewelry and good shoes can make it a great choice for a night out.
Furthermore, these dresses are great for traveling. Long dresses are suitable for sightseeing, since they offer enough coverage to be suitable in most restaurants and churches. They're also easy to pack and they don't show dirt and wrinkles easily, making them suitable to wear more than once without a lot of washing in between. Picking a version in the right fabric also means that you won't have to iron it.
Because this is such as important part of a wardrobe, it makes sense to spend a little more money on it. This will ensure you get a high quality clothing staple that can last for years.