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 Velvet Dress

Magalie Black Velvet Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £495.00

£346.00

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Gina Bacconi Black/White Joyce Floral Embroidered Dress

Gina Bacconi Black/White Joyce Floral Embroidered Dress

Chesca

 

£330.00

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Patti Black Velvet Dress

Patti Black Velvet Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £550.00

£330.00

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Elouise Petite Black Lace Dress

Elouise Petite Black Lace Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £425.00

£297.00

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Elouise Black Lace Dress

Elouise Black Lace Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £425.00

£297.00

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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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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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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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Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£260.00

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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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Poppy Black Gold Velvet Dress

Poppy Black Gold Velvet Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £425.00

£255.00

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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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Polly Black Dress

Polly Black Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £495.00

£247.00

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Adrianna Papell Black Sleeveless Sequin Evening Dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Black Sleeveless Sequin Evening Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£230.00

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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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Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Double Layer Chiffon Dress

Black/Blush Floral Bloom Placement Print Double Layer Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£225.00

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Kalia Black Silk Dress

Kalia Black Silk Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £450.00

£225.00

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Eline Petite Black Dress

Eline Petite Black Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£225.00

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Bec & Bridge Blackbird Maxi Stripe Dress - Stripe

Bec & Bridge Blackbird Maxi Stripe Dress - Stripe

ASOS

 

£219.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Asymmetric Jersey Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Asymmetric Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£210.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Jersey Cocoon Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Jersey Cocoon Dress

Chesca

 

£210.00

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Kara Black Velvet Dress

Kara Black Velvet Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £295.00

£206.00

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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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Shelly Black Print Dress

Shelly Black Print Dress

L.K. Bennett

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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Joyce Black Tweed Wool Dress

Joyce Black Tweed Wool Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £275.00

£192.00

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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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Cobalt Floral Print Black Lace Trim Dress

Cobalt Floral Print Black Lace Trim Dress

Chesca

 

£175.00

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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

 

£175.00

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Miriam Black Dress

Miriam Black Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £350.00

£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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Sasha Black Lace Dress

Sasha Black Lace Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £350.00

£175.00

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Dinah Black Check Dress

Dinah Black Check Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £250.00

£175.00

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Cinta Black Dress

Cinta Black Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £250.00

£175.00

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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 Pique Jersey  Empire line dress

Black Pique Jersey Empire line dress

Chesca

 

£165.00

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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/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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Black/Orange Multi Abstract Print Crush Pleat Notch Neck Dress

Black/Orange Multi Abstract Print Crush Pleat Notch Neck Dress

Chesca

 

£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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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

was: £275.00

£165.00

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Cecily Black Silk Dress

Cecily Black Silk Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £325.00

£162.00

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Adrianna Papell Black Evening Dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Black Evening Dress, Black

House of Fraser

was: £320.00

£160.00

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Michaela Louisa Black Embroidered Sleeve Dress

Michaela Louisa Black Embroidered Sleeve Dress

Chesca

 

£156.00

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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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Chesca Black Sleeveless Crush Pleat Dress, Black

Chesca Black Sleeveless Crush Pleat Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£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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L.K.Bennett Nora Black Dress, Black

L.K.Bennett Nora Black Dress, Black

House of Fraser

was: £250.00

£150.00

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Cerys Black Lace Trim Dress

Cerys Black Lace Trim Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £295.00

£147.00

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Black Oriental Floral Jersey Dress

Black Oriental Floral Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£145.00

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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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Hugo Boss Dyshina Maxi Dress, Black

Hugo Boss Dyshina Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£480.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Imogen Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Imogen Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£450.00

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Gina Bacconi Berenice Beaded Maxi Dress, Black/Multi

Gina Bacconi Berenice Beaded Maxi Dress, Black/Multi

John Lewis

 

£450.00

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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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Anna Sui Babydoll Dress in Rosebud Lace - Black teal

Anna Sui Babydoll Dress in Rosebud Lace - Black teal

ASOS

 

£395.00

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Ariella Ione Beaded Dress, Black

Ariella Ione Beaded Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£395.00

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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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Adrianna Papell Beaded Long Dress, Black/Mercury

Adrianna Papell Beaded Long Dress, Black/Mercury

John Lewis

 

£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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Max Mara Studio Starna embroidered dress with pleated skirt, Black

Max Mara Studio Starna embroidered dress with pleated skirt, Black

House of Fraser

 

£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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Hugo Boss Drapena tie waist dress, Black

Hugo Boss Drapena tie waist dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£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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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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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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Needle & Thread Primrose Lace Cold Shoulder Dress - Black

Needle & Thread Primrose Lace Cold Shoulder Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£350.00

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Gina Bacconi Hannah Modern Lace Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Hannah Modern Lace Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£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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Gina Bacconi Valerie Contrast Lace Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Valerie Contrast Lace Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£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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Michael Kors Gem and pearl detail dress, Black

Michael Kors Gem and pearl detail dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£350.00

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Phase Eight Collection 8 Nealie Tapework Dress, Pink Petal/Black

Phase Eight Collection 8 Nealie Tapework Dress, Pink Petal/Black

John Lewis

 

£350.00

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Ted Baker Ishani Embellished Two-Tone Maxi Dress, Black

Ted Baker Ishani Embellished Two-Tone Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£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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Ted Baker Heart print strapless midi dress Black

Ted Baker Heart print strapless midi dress Black

Ted Baker

 

£349.00

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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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L.K.Bennett Magalie Velvet Dress, Black

L.K.Bennett Magalie Velvet Dress, Black

John Lewis

was: £495.00

£346.00

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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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Max Mara Studio Palanca shift dress with ruffle detail, Black

Max Mara Studio Palanca shift dress with ruffle detail, 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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L.K. Bennett X Preen Patti Silk Blend Velvet Dress, Black

L.K. Bennett X Preen Patti Silk Blend Velvet Dress, Black

John Lewis

was: £550.00

£330.00

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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 Melissa Embroidered Cape Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Melissa Embroidered Cape Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Guinevere Sequin Dart Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Guinevere Sequin Dart Dress, Black

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 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 Melissa Embroidered Cape Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Melissa Embroidered Cape 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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L.K. Bennett Selena Lace Yoke Dress, Bla-Black

L.K. Bennett Selena Lace Yoke Dress, Bla-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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Gina Bacconi Mona Sweetheart Maxi Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Mona Sweetheart Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£320.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Fringe Dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Beaded Fringe Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£320.00

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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

was: £400.00

£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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Gina Bacconi Rebecca Contrast Beaded Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Rebecca Contrast Beaded 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

House of Fraser

 

£320.00

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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 Jaquard Metallic Dress With Fringing Dress - Black

Tresophie Jaquard Metallic Dress With Fringing Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£310.00

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Adrianna Papell Plus Size Scooped Back Long Dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Plus Size Scooped Back Long Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£310.00

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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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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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