Every wardrobe should make room for one statement piece including the little black dress. If the dress code is black then this fabulous collection of black-tie event outfits, cocktail and evening dresses is sure to inspire. You’ll find stunning Oscar style maxi dresses, bandeau, halter neck and sequined party dresses plus chiffon, lace and satin creations full of glitz and glamour.

Occasion Dresses – JerseyShiftMidi & Maxi – Colourblock

Little Black Dress and and Black-Tie Gowns

Magalie Black Silk Mix Dress

Magalie Black Silk Mix Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£495.00

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Elouise Black Lace Dress

Elouise Black Lace Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£425.00

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Poppy Black Gold Silk Dress

Poppy Black Gold Silk Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£425.00

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Phase Eight Black tomasina bugle bead dress

Phase Eight Black tomasina bugle bead dress

Debenhams

 

£350.00

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Phase Eight Black and oyster Elodie embroidered dress

Phase Eight Black and oyster Elodie embroidered dress

Debenhams

 

£325.00

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Ariella London Black embellished 'Perla' evening dress

Ariella London Black embellished 'Perla' evening dress

Debenhams

 

£299.00

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Phase Eight Black and champagne Fiorella teardrop full length dress

Phase Eight Black and champagne Fiorella teardrop full length dress

Debenhams

 

£295.00

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Ariella London Black 'Elenora' strapless jacquard fishtail maxi dress

Ariella London Black 'Elenora' strapless jacquard fishtail maxi dress

Debenhams

 

£295.00

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Chesca Black All Over Beaded Dress, Black

Chesca Black All Over Beaded Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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PS By Paul Smith Star detail black dress, Black

PS By Paul Smith Star detail black dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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Max Mara Studio Angri black lace sleeveless shift dress, Black

Max Mara Studio Angri black lace sleeveless shift dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Fit And Flare Jersey Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Fit And Flare Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£275.00

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L.K.Bennett Zuri Black Check Wool Mix Dress, Black Multi

L.K.Bennett Zuri Black Check Wool Mix Dress, Black Multi

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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Ariella London Black 'Caia' triple strap sequin maxi dress

Ariella London Black 'Caia' triple strap sequin maxi dress

Debenhams

 

£275.00

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Marella Moment black dot midi dress, Black

Marella Moment black dot midi dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£260.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£260.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black And White Abstract Print Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black And White Abstract Print Dress

Chesca

 

£250.00

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L.K.Bennett Nora Black Dress, Black

L.K.Bennett Nora Black Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£250.00

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Aisha Black Dress

Aisha Black Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £350.00

£233.00

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Ariella London Black 'Riva' beaded halter overlay column maxi dress

Ariella London Black 'Riva' beaded halter overlay column maxi dress

Debenhams

 

£229.00

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Beda Black Cotton Mix Dress

Beda Black Cotton Mix Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £325.00

£227.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Asymmetric Jersey Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Asymmetric Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£210.00

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Marella Edo long black shirt dress, Black

Marella Edo long black shirt dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£205.00

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HotSquash Red & black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

HotSquash Red & black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

Debenhams

was: £250.00

£200.00

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HotSquash Black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

HotSquash Black sequin v-neck sleeveless maxi dress

Debenhams

was: £250.00

£200.00

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Black Pleat Trim Jersey & Chiffon Cap Sleeve Dress

Black Pleat Trim Jersey & Chiffon Cap Sleeve Dress

Chesca

 

£199.00

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Hobbs Black floral velvet 'Agnes' knee length shift dress

Hobbs Black floral velvet 'Agnes' knee length shift dress

Debenhams

 

£199.00

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Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Double Layer Chiffon Dress

Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Double Layer Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Lemon/Black Animal Printed Chiffon Sleeved Dress

Lemon/Black Animal Printed Chiffon Sleeved Dress

Chesca

 

£190.00

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Black Tropical Feather Print Chiffon Dress with Black Underslip

Black Tropical Feather Print Chiffon Dress with Black Underslip

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Black Mixed Fabric Jersey Dress

Black Mixed Fabric Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Rena Black Silk Dress

Rena Black Silk Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £275.00

£183.00

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Cobalt Floral Print Black Lace Trim Dress

Cobalt Floral Print Black Lace Trim Dress

Chesca

 

£175.00

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Chesca Black FloralBeaded Mesh Long Dress, Black

Chesca Black FloralBeaded Mesh Long Dress, Black

House of Fraser

was: £275.00

£175.00

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Monsoon Black 'Valencia' velvet maxi dress

Monsoon Black 'Valencia' velvet maxi dress

Debenhams

 

£169.00

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Gina Bacconi Royal Black Sequin Leaf Lace Maxi Dress, Blue

Gina Bacconi Royal Black Sequin Leaf Lace Maxi Dress, Blue

House of Fraser

was: £240.00

£168.00

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Black Multi Floral Border Print Jersey Notch Neck Dress

Black Multi Floral Border Print Jersey Notch Neck Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Black Border Lace Crush Pleat Dress

Black Border Lace Crush Pleat Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Black/Red Abstract Leaf Crush Pleat Dress

Black/Red Abstract Leaf Crush Pleat Dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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Chesca Black Crush Pleat Crepe Drape Hem Dress

Chesca Black Crush Pleat Crepe Drape Hem Dress

John Lewis

 

£165.00

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Zuri Black Check Wool Mix Dress

Zuri Black Check Wool Mix Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £275.00

£165.00

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Adrianna Papell Black lace knee length dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Black lace knee length dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£160.00

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Phase Eight Black Miriam embroidered dress

Phase Eight Black Miriam embroidered dress

Debenhams

 

£160.00

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Hobbs Black floral 'Chloe' midi dress

Hobbs Black floral 'Chloe' midi dress

Debenhams

 

£159.00

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Chesca Black Sleeveless Crush Pleat Dress, Black

Chesca Black Sleeveless Crush Pleat Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£155.00

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Black Squares & Stripe Mesh Trim and Linen Dress With Lining

Black Squares & Stripe Mesh Trim and Linen Dress With Lining

Chesca

 

£155.00

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Black Criss Cross Sleeve Godet Panel Jersey Dress

Black Criss Cross Sleeve Godet Panel Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£155.00

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Juicy Couture Black Label Trk Microterry Tank Dress With Racer Stripe - White

Juicy Couture Black Label Trk Microterry Tank Dress With Racer Stripe - White

ASOS

 

£150.00

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Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Black 'Olympia' VIP sequin embellished deep v-neck maxi dress

Jessica Wright for Sistaglam Black 'Olympia' VIP sequin embellished deep v-neck maxi dress

Debenhams

 

£150.00

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Mint Velvet Black Cape Dress, Black

Mint Velvet Black Cape Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£149.00

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Black Deco Lace Dress

Black Deco Lace Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£149.00

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Black Long Sleeve Ribbed Dress

Black Long Sleeve Ribbed Dress

Mint Velvet

 

£149.00

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Ariella London Black 'Harmony' chiffon fit and flare dress

Ariella London Black 'Harmony' chiffon fit and flare dress

Debenhams

 

£149.00

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Ted Baker Floral jacquard maxi dress Black

Ted Baker Floral jacquard maxi dress Black

Ted Baker

 

£499.00

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L.K. Bennett Polly Dress, Black/Gold

L.K. Bennett Polly Dress, Black/Gold

John Lewis

 

£495.00

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Gina Bacconi Lucy Beaded Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Lucy Beaded Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£450.00

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L.K. Bennett Elouise Lace Dress, Black/Chalk Rose

L.K. Bennett Elouise Lace Dress, Black/Chalk Rose

John Lewis

 

£425.00

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Jill Jill Stuart Cap sleeved sleeveless dress with ruffles, Black

Jill Jill Stuart Cap sleeved sleeveless dress with ruffles, Black

House of Fraser

 

£400.00

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Gina Bacconi Scarlett Floral Beaded Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Scarlett Floral Beaded Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£399.00

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Ted Baker Kyoto Gardens jacquard maxi dress Black

Ted Baker Kyoto Gardens jacquard maxi dress Black

Ted Baker

 

£399.00

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Marc Cain Check Boucle Dress, Black/White

Marc Cain Check Boucle Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£389.00

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Gina Bacconi Harriet Printed Satin Maxi Dress, Black/White

Gina Bacconi Harriet Printed Satin Maxi Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£380.00

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Hugo Boss Disalana sach ruffel dress, Black

Hugo Boss Disalana sach ruffel dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£380.00

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Gina Bacconi Harriet Printed Satin Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Harriet Printed Satin Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£380.00

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L.K. Bennett Manon Checked Ruffle Dress, Black/White

L.K. Bennett Manon Checked Ruffle Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£375.00

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Gina Bacconi Cordelia Beaded Fishtail Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Cordelia Beaded Fishtail Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£370.00

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Misha Collection Lace Cold Shoulder Pencil Dress With Exaggerated Sleeve - Black

Misha Collection Lace Cold Shoulder Pencil Dress With Exaggerated Sleeve - Black

ASOS

 

£365.00

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Misha Collection Structured Sequin Midi Dress With Cape Overlay - Black

Misha Collection Structured Sequin Midi Dress With Cape Overlay - Black

ASOS

 

£365.00

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Marc Cain Silk Rich Floral Print Dress, Black

Marc Cain Silk Rich Floral Print Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£359.00

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Phase Eight Collection 8 Schubert Lace Beaded Full Length Dress, Black/Nude

Phase Eight Collection 8 Schubert Lace Beaded Full Length Dress, Black/Nude

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Needle & Thread Primrose Lace Cold Shoulder Dress - Black

Needle & Thread Primrose Lace Cold Shoulder Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£350.00

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Adrianna Papell Long Beaded Dress, Navy/Black

Adrianna Papell Long Beaded Dress, Navy/Black

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Three Floor One Shoulder Pleated Midi Lace Dress - Black

Three Floor One Shoulder Pleated Midi Lace Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£350.00

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PS By Paul Smith Lace long dress, Black

PS By Paul Smith Lace long dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£350.00

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Raishma Floral Embroidered Midi Dress, Black/Multi

Raishma Floral Embroidered Midi Dress, Black/Multi

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Adrianna Papell V neck floral beaded dress, Black Multi

Adrianna Papell V neck floral beaded dress, Black Multi

House of Fraser

 

£350.00

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Gina Bacconi Valerie Contrast Lace Dress, Black/White

Gina Bacconi Valerie Contrast Lace Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Gina Bacconi Petra Beaded Bodice Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Petra Beaded Bodice Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Hugo Klena paint dot dress, Black

Hugo Klena paint dot dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£350.00

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Ted Baker Embellished two-tone maxi dress Black

Ted Baker Embellished two-tone maxi dress Black

Ted Baker

 

£349.00

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Ted Baker Ornate Paisley V-neck dress Black

Ted Baker Ornate Paisley V-neck dress Black

Ted Baker

 

£349.00

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Marc Cain Check & Swallow Jacquard Dress, Black/White

Marc Cain Check & Swallow Jacquard Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£345.00

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Gina Bacconi Florence Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Florence Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£340.00

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Three Floor Tiered Lace Midi Dress - Black

Three Floor Tiered Lace Midi Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£335.00

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Gina Bacconi Olivia Contrast Embroidery Dress, Black/White

Gina Bacconi Olivia Contrast Embroidery Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Joyce Floral Embroidered Shift Dress, Black/White

Gina Bacconi Joyce Floral Embroidered Shift Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Joyce Floral Embroidered Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Joyce Floral Embroidered Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Melissa Embroidered Cape Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Melissa Embroidered Cape Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Mabel Beaded Cuff Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Mabel Beaded Cuff Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Olivia Contrast Embroidery Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Olivia Contrast Embroidery Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£330.00

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Essentiel Antwerp Oba Long Sleeved Dress - Black

Essentiel Antwerp Oba Long Sleeved Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£329.00

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Phase Eight Collection 8 Elodie Embroidered Full Length Dress, Black/Oyster

Phase Eight Collection 8 Elodie Embroidered Full Length Dress, Black/Oyster

John Lewis

 

£325.00

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Phase Eight Collection 8 Davina Dress, Black

Phase Eight Collection 8 Davina Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£325.00

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Needle & Thread Embroidered Maxi Dress - Black

Needle & Thread Embroidered Maxi Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£325.00

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L.K. Bennett Dori Pleated Dress, Black/White

L.K. Bennett Dori Pleated Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£325.00

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Stefanel Floral Sleeveless Dress, Black

Stefanel Floral Sleeveless Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£325.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Long Dress, Black/Nude

Adrianna Papell Beaded Long Dress, Black/Nude

John Lewis

 

£320.00

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Adrianna Papell Sleeveless sheer velvet maxi dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Sleeveless sheer velvet maxi dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£320.00

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Gina Bacconi Mona Sweetheart Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Mona Sweetheart Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£320.00

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Gina Bacconi Mona Sweetheart Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Mona Sweetheart Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£320.00

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Gina Bacconi Diana Lace Bodice Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Diana Lace Bodice Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£320.00

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Marc Cain Pinstripe Dress, Black/White

Marc Cain Pinstripe Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£315.00

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Max Mara Studio Gamma dress with embroidered waist, Black

Max Mara Studio Gamma dress with embroidered waist, Black

House of Fraser

 

£315.00

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Tresophie Allover Embroidery Tie Up Dress - Black pattern

Tresophie Allover Embroidery Tie Up Dress - Black pattern

ASOS

 

£310.00

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Gina Bacconi Renatta Embroidered Bodice Dress, Black/Gold

Gina Bacconi Renatta Embroidered Bodice Dress, Black/Gold

John Lewis

 

£300.00

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Gina Bacconi Renatta Embroidered Bodycon Dress, Black/Peach

Gina Bacconi Renatta Embroidered Bodycon Dress, Black/Peach

John Lewis

 

£300.00

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Tresophie Metallic And Lace Midi Dress - Black copper

Tresophie Metallic And Lace Midi Dress - Black copper

ASOS

 

£300.00

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Gina Bacconi Veronica Modern Lace Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Veronica Modern Lace Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£300.00

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Adrianna Papell Halter neck maxi dress with beading, Black

Adrianna Papell Halter neck maxi dress with beading, Black

House of Fraser

 

£300.00

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Gina Bacconi Renatta Embroidered Bodice Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Renatta Embroidered Bodice Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£300.00

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James Lakeland Party Dress With Beading, Black

James Lakeland Party Dress With Beading, Black

House of Fraser

 

£299.00

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James Lakeland Woven Dress With Beaded Waist, Black

James Lakeland Woven Dress With Beaded Waist, Black

House of Fraser

 

£299.00

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Studio 8 Bella Maxi Dress, Black/Gold

Studio 8 Bella Maxi Dress, Black/Gold

John Lewis

 

£295.00

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For after dark chic the little black dress is irresistible. Its star quality styling and slimming shade never fails to attract. Whether it’s trendy and short or an elegant maxi you can be sure of feeling fabulous. Coast is home to an impressive selection of black evening gowns for all ages.

Chesca, Jacques Vert and Gina Bacconi offer a traditional take on the LBD also available in plus sizes. Here you will find sophisticated evening gowns for Mother of the Bride and Mother of the Groom.  For a contemporary edge there’s Reiss, Phase Eight and L.K. Bennett with modern bandage black and white illusion dresses. The little black dress can take on many forms. You can play safe with simple embellished accents or take things to the next level. A slimming black dress that fits and flatters wills serve you well for many star events. Inject some drama with a full on colour block palette. Or if not so bold accessorise with eye-catching sandals to break up the look.

Ariella is home to stunning red carpet gowns as well as shimmering cocktail dresses. Dress to impress in body defining dresses in beaded silk, chiffon, and lace. New collections are event ready to build perfect outfits for every occasion. Come alive after dark in floor skimming sequin gowns. features include an alluring mesh yoke and sheer long sleeves for elegant arm coverage.

For a little more daring there are strapless black stretch duchess satin dresses. These come with silk organza ruffles, graduated hem, sweetheart neckline and open back. For a real show stopper halter neck dresses with a fishtail skirt will hug the body beautifully. Black with silver or gold foiled lace detailing adds that extra glimmer.

 


Chesca Occasionwear
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