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

Kalia Black Silk Dress

Kalia Black Silk Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£450.00

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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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Black Tencel and crepe dress

Black Tencel and crepe dress

Chesca

 

£295.00

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Black Lined Nude Layered Lace Long Dress

Black Lined Nude Layered Lace Long Dress

Chesca

 

£295.00

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Black Long Satin Back Stretch Crepe Jersey Dress

Black Long Satin Back Stretch Crepe Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£295.00

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Black Floral & Beaded Panel Mesh Long Dress

Black Floral & Beaded Panel Mesh Long Dress

Chesca

 

£295.00

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Lavendar Black Viscose Dress

Lavendar Black Viscose Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£295.00

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Black Cowl with Drape Detail Evening Dress - beaded

Black Cowl with Drape Detail Evening Dress - beaded "brooches" on one strap.

Chesca

 

£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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Chesca Black Floral/Beaded Mesh Long Dress, Black

Chesca Black Floral/Beaded Mesh Long Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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Ditas Black Silk Viscose Dress

Ditas Black Silk Viscose Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £325.00

£260.00

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Vetti Black Print Dress

Vetti Black Print Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £325.00

£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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Gina Bacconi Black Floral Printed Dress

Gina Bacconi Black Floral Printed Dress

Chesca

 

£250.00

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Phase Eight Black and cream erla tapework dress

Phase Eight Black and cream erla tapework dress

Debenhams

was: £325.00

£239.00

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Phase Eight Black and champagne elizabeth fringe full length dress

Phase Eight Black and champagne elizabeth fringe full length dress

Debenhams

was: £325.00

£239.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Print Dress

Chesca

 

£225.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Black Floral Lace Print Dress

Gina Bacconi Black Floral Lace Print Dress

Chesca

 

£200.00

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Scarlett & Jo Black plus size wrap maxi dress

Scarlett & Jo Black plus size wrap maxi dress

Debenhams

 

£200.00

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Scarlett & Jo Black plus size wrap top belted dress

Scarlett & Jo Black plus size wrap top belted dress

Debenhams

 

£200.00

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Scarlett & Jo Black plus size frill front dress

Scarlett & Jo Black plus size frill front dress

Debenhams

 

£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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Phase Eight Black perdy tapework dress

Phase Eight Black perdy tapework dress

Debenhams

 

£199.00

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Butterfly by Matthew Williamson Black and pink flamingo print dress

Butterfly by Matthew Williamson Black and pink flamingo print dress

Debenhams

 

£199.00

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Phase Eight Black And Navy Melody Fringed Full Length Dress

Phase Eight Black And Navy Melody Fringed Full Length Dress

Debenhams

was: £295.00

£199.00

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Phase Eight Black and Pink dress eleven

Phase Eight Black and Pink dress eleven

Debenhams

was: £250.00

£199.00

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Ariella London Black motif 'Middleton' evening dress

Ariella London Black motif 'Middleton' evening dress

Debenhams

was: £229.00

£199.00

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Black/Orange Tulip Print Chiffon Dress with Jersey bodice

Black/Orange Tulip Print Chiffon Dress with Jersey bodice

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Black & White Seamed Stripe Dress

Black & White Seamed Stripe Dress

Chesca

 

£195.00

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Chesca Black Pintuck/Bead Trim Jersey Dress, Black

Chesca Black Pintuck/Bead Trim Jersey Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£195.00

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Eline Black Viscose Dress

Eline Black Viscose Dress

L.K. Bennett

 

£195.00

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Trudy Black Print Dress

Trudy Black Print Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £395.00

£195.00

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Gina Bacconi Black Moss crepe dress with beaded cape

Gina Bacconi Black Moss crepe dress with beaded cape

Chesca

 

£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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Ivory & Black Abstract Swirl Stripe Ombre Border Chiffon Dress

Ivory & Black Abstract Swirl Stripe Ombre Border Chiffon Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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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 Matt Crepe Crush Pleat Flounce Chiffon Trim Dress

Black Matt Crepe Crush Pleat Flounce Chiffon Trim Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Black Mixed Fabric Jersey Dress

Black Mixed Fabric Jersey Dress

Chesca

 

£185.00

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Aine Black Printed Dress

Aine Black Printed Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £375.00

£185.00

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Elora Blackberry Dress

Elora Blackberry Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £375.00

£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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Aisha Black Dress

Aisha Black Dress

L.K. Bennett

was: £350.00

£175.00

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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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Hugo Boss Disalana sach ruffel dress, Black

Hugo Boss Disalana sach ruffel dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£380.00

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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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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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Paul Smith Lace long dress, Black

Paul Smith Lace long dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£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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Phase Eight Collection 8 Davina Dress, Black

Phase Eight Collection 8 Davina Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£325.00

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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 Beda Cotton-Mix Dress, Black

L.K. Bennett Beda Cotton-Mix Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£325.00

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L.K. Bennett Ophelia Floral Silk Dress, White/Black

L.K. Bennett Ophelia Floral Silk Dress, White/Black

John Lewis

 

£325.00

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L.K. Bennett Beda Broderie Dress, Black

L.K. Bennett Beda Broderie Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£325.00

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L.K. Bennett Cecily Floral Print Dress, Black

L.K. Bennett Cecily Floral Print Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£325.00

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Tadashi Shoji V NECK ALL OVER LACE DRESS, Black/Brown

Tadashi Shoji V NECK ALL OVER LACE DRESS, Black/Brown

House of Fraser

was: £450.00

£315.00

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Jill Jill Stuart Bardot dress with halter strap, Black/White

Jill Jill Stuart Bardot dress with halter strap, Black/White

House of Fraser

was: £450.00

£315.00

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Needle & Thread Posy Embroidered Long Sleeve Dress - Black

Needle & Thread Posy Embroidered Long Sleeve Dress - Black

ASOS

 

£300.00

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Jacques Vert Embroidered Bodice Maxi Dress, Black/White

Jacques Vert Embroidered Bodice Maxi Dress, Black/White

John Lewis

 

£299.00

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Jacques Vert Sequin Column Maxi Dress, Black

Jacques Vert Sequin Column Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£299.00

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Jacques Vert Jvs Sequin Column Maxi Dress, Black

Jacques Vert Jvs Sequin Column Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£299.00

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Ariella Perla Embellished Maxi Dress, Black

Ariella Perla Embellished Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£299.00

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Ted Baker Embroidered appliqué midi dress Black

Ted Baker Embroidered appliqué midi dress Black

Ted Baker

was: £499.00

£299.00

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Ariella Maddox Floral Print Dress, Black

Ariella Maddox Floral Print Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£295.00

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Ariella Marble Lace Blouson Dress, Black

Ariella Marble Lace Blouson Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£295.00

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Ariella Tallulah Sequin High Neck Dress, Black

Ariella Tallulah Sequin High Neck Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£295.00

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Ariella Echo Rose Print Maxi Dress, Black

Ariella Echo Rose Print Maxi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£295.00

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Gina Bacconi Scuba Panel Dress, Black

Gina Bacconi Scuba Panel Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£290.00

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Max Mara Arlette sleeveless polka dot dress, Black

Max Mara Arlette sleeveless polka dot dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£290.00

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Gina Bacconi Crepe Maxi Dress With Sequin Band Cape, Black

Gina Bacconi Crepe Maxi Dress With Sequin Band Cape, Black

House of Fraser

 

£290.00

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Gina Bacconi Beaded Edge Tiered Maxi Dress And Shawl, Black

Gina Bacconi Beaded Edge Tiered Maxi Dress And Shawl, Black

House of Fraser

 

£290.00

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Tadashi Shoji Embroided Midi dress, Black

Tadashi Shoji Embroided Midi dress, Black

House of Fraser

was: £400.00

£280.00

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Adrianna Papell Sequin bodice evening dress, Black

Adrianna Papell Sequin bodice evening dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£280.00

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Tadashi Shoji Sleeveless bonded lace and beaded dress, Black

Tadashi Shoji Sleeveless bonded lace and beaded dress, Black

House of Fraser

was: £400.00

£280.00

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Gina Bacconi Crepe and chiffon dress with sequin trim, Black

Gina Bacconi Crepe and chiffon dress with sequin trim, Black

House of Fraser

 

£280.00

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Chesca Floral Beaded Maxi Dress, Black

Chesca Floral Beaded Maxi Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£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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Max Mara Legge sleeveless v neck shift dress, Black

Max Mara Legge sleeveless v neck shift dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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Chesca Black Floral/Beaded Mesh Long Dress, Black

Chesca Black Floral/Beaded Mesh Long Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£275.00

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Marella Editti Floral Print Dress, Black

Marella Editti Floral Print Dress, Black

John Lewis

 

£270.00

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Hugo Boss Hadea grid print dress, Black

Hugo Boss Hadea grid print dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£270.00

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Gina Bacconi Baroque Sequin Dress And Jacket, Black

Gina Bacconi Baroque Sequin Dress And Jacket, Black

John Lewis

was: £380.00

£266.00

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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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Asilio The New Eccentric Dress - Black/white

Asilio The New Eccentric Dress - Black/white

ASOS

 

£255.00

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Karen Millen Crepe and Drape Maxi Dress, Black/Ivory

Karen Millen Crepe and Drape Maxi Dress, Black/Ivory

John Lewis

 

£250.00

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Karen Millen Crepe And Drape Maxi Dress, Black/White

Karen Millen Crepe And Drape Maxi Dress, Black/White

House of Fraser

 

£250.00

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Marella Scherma Dress Jacket, Black

Marella Scherma Dress Jacket, Black

John Lewis

 

£250.00

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Elle - Printed Maxi Dress in Black

Elle - Printed Maxi Dress in Black

Reiss

 

£250.00

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Mari - Cross-back Maxi Dress in Black

Mari - Cross-back Maxi Dress in Black

Reiss

 

£250.00

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Misha Collection Midi Dress With Cut Out Bust Cup Detail - Black

Misha Collection Midi Dress With Cut Out Bust Cup Detail - Black

ASOS

 

£250.00

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Ted Baker Rosa Kensington Floral Midi Dress, Black

Ted Baker Rosa Kensington Floral Midi Dress, Black

House of Fraser

 

£249.00

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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
Chesca Occasionwear