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Here's why there are 1,400 people on a waitlist for this little black dress

There's something magical about finding that perfect little black dress (or LBD) that makes getting dressed a breeze. The nearly impossible task, however, is finding that perfect fit and style for you. But one clothing company, MM.LaFleur, may have just created the one magical, sister-of-the-traveling-LBD-worthy design.

The same company's Tory dress had a waitlist of 1,600 people last year and now, a new style has caused yet another shopping frenzy. With its fitted, wrap-waist design and strategic draping, the brand’s black Casey dress has racked up a whopping 1,429-person waitlist this fall.

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The dress in question, that more than 1,400 women are waiting to own, costs $240.

“It’s harder than you think to find a really well-made, beautiful black dress that’s office appropriate,” said Tory Hoen, editor-in-chief at MM.LaFleur. “For us, workwear is the main event and we nailed it with both the Casey and Tory. That’s why we’re seeing such a huge response.”

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Luckily, the brand has recently restocked and the Casey is now available online in select sizes. Hoen cautions that it will probably sell out again, so it's best to act quickly if you’re looking to snag one, since the next shipment won’t arrive until the spring.

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If you're wondering what the big deal is, Hoen calls this "the most comfortable dress you’ve ever worn" and touts its ability to even fit during the late stages of pregnancy. But there's no need to fret for those who miss out this time around or are looking for a more budget-friendly option, because we’ve rounded up some similar styles below. Because as this MM.LaFleur design reminds us, you can never have too many little black dresses.

Rosemary Wrap Dress, $99, Chicos

Chicos

Michael Stars ¾ Sleeve Wrap Dress with Belted Waist, $70, 6pm

6pm

Cressida Dress, $52, Boden

Boden

Women’s Chaps Surplice Faux-Wrap Sheath Dress, $60, Kohl’s

Kohl's

Thalia Sodi Faux-Wrap Dress, $41, Macy’s

Macy's

¾ Sleeve Wrap Dress, $70, Ann Taylor

Ann Taylor

Norma Kamali Long Sleeve Side Draped Dress, $96, Shopbop

Shopbop.com

Plus Leah Slinky Wrap Front Dress, $35, Boohoo

Boohoo

Who What Wear Cross-Over Midi-Dress, $35, Target

Target

Silk Wrap Dress, $95, & Other Stories

& Other Stories

Wrap-front Dress, $18, H&M

H&M

Topshop Dolman Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress, $90, Nordstrom

Nordstrom

Aqua Faux Suede Wrap Dress, $78, Bloomingdales

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