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Taking the fringed mini away from 1920s influences towards something darker and more gothic, this bargain dress is a great little number to stash in your wardrobe for Autumn nights out.

The 'Claire' metallic belt tassle (sic) dress is £25 at Boohoo, and comes in three colours - grey, purple and red, all with a black base and built-in belt. Because it cinches at the waist, it's a little more forgiving than some fringed styles, which can hide all curves and make your torso look rounder than it is. If you've always wanted to try fringing as a detail, this is an easy way to try it.

We can imagine the red version being used around Halloween for some interesting costume ideas - a gun-toting, murderous Velma Kelly, perhaps?