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 are 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 Black-Tie Gowns

Karen Millen Black Label Italian Compact Milano Jersey Dress -, Red
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Compact Milano Jersey Dress -, Red
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£120.00

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Mint Velvet Mint Velvet Black Tiered Beach Midi Dress
Mint Velvet Mint Velvet Black Tiered Beach Midi Dress
very.co.uk

£89.00

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Mint Velvet Black Stripe Jersey Midi Dress
Mint Velvet Black Stripe Jersey Midi Dress
very.co.uk

£89.00

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Black Embellished Cluster Sequin Party Dress
Black Embellished Cluster Sequin Party Dress
Yumi

£75.00

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Monsoon Black Print V Neck Dress
Monsoon Black Print V Neck Dress
very.co.uk

£65.00

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Lola Black Jersey Wrap Dress Black Boden, Black
Lola Black Jersey Wrap Dress Black Boden, Black
Boden

£60.00

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Black Halter Neck Lace Dress With Pointe Skirt
Black Halter Neck Lace Dress With Pointe Skirt
Yumi

£60.00

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Yumi Black Jersey Dash Tea Dress
Yumi Black Jersey Dash Tea Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Black Twist Knot Lurex Party Dress
Black Twist Knot Lurex Party Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Black Butterfly Long Sleeve Dress
Black Butterfly Long Sleeve Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Black Peacock Kimono Midi Dress
Black Peacock Kimono Midi Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Yumi Lace Bodycon Black Dress
Yumi Lace Bodycon Black Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Yumi Black Plus Size Lurex Rose Asymmetric Midi Dress
Yumi Black Plus Size Lurex Rose Asymmetric Midi Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Yumi Black Oriental Bardot Frill Dress
Yumi Black Oriental Bardot Frill Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Yumi Black Spotted Frill Wrap Dress
Yumi Black Spotted Frill Wrap Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Amina Muaddi X Wolford Ladies Black Turtleneck Stretch Jersey Midi Dress
Amina Muaddi X Wolford Ladies Black Turtleneck Stretch Jersey Midi Dress
Selfridges

£358.00

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Amina Muaddi X Wolford Ladies Black Cut Out Stretch Jersey Midi Dress
Amina Muaddi X Wolford Ladies Black Cut Out Stretch Jersey Midi Dress
Selfridges

£358.00

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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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Gina Bacconi White/Black Tallulah Contrast Lace Dress
Gina Bacconi White/Black Tallulah Contrast Lace Dress
Chesca

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Black/Ivory Ella Contrast Lace Dress
Gina Bacconi Black/Ivory Ella Contrast Lace Dress
Chesca

£300.00

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Black Swirl & Stripe Beaded Mesh Sleeveless Dress
Black Swirl & Stripe Beaded Mesh Sleeveless Dress
Chesca

£295.00

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Chesca Black All Over Beaded Dress
Chesca Black All Over Beaded Dress
House of Fraser

£275.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black/Multi Front and Back Printed Panel Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black/Multi Front and Back Printed Panel Dress
Chesca

£260.00

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Black/Gunmetal Diagonal Beaded Dress
Black/Gunmetal Diagonal Beaded Dress
Chesca

£255.00

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Black Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress With Contrast Lining
Black Cornelli Embroidered Lace Dress With Contrast Lining
Chesca

£255.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Printed Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black Floral Printed Dress
Chesca

£250.00

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Frank Lyman Black/Pink/White Dress With Floral Print Chiffon Over Layer
Frank Lyman Black/Pink/White Dress With Floral Print Chiffon Over Layer
Chesca

£250.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black/White Sleeveless Shift Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black/White Sleeveless Shift Dress
Chesca

£240.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Jersey Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black Jersey Dress
Chesca

£240.00

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Gina Bacconi Black Stripe & Roses Dress With Satin Belt
Gina Bacconi Black Stripe & Roses Dress With Satin Belt
Chesca

£240.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black/Taupe Printed Dress With Choker Neck
Joseph Ribkoff Black/Taupe Printed Dress With Choker Neck
Chesca

£235.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black/White/Pink Dress with Printed Over layer
Joseph Ribkoff Black/White/Pink Dress with Printed Over layer
Chesca

£235.00

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Gina Bacconi Black/Ivory Janet Contrast Panel Dress
Gina Bacconi Black/Ivory Janet Contrast Panel Dress
Chesca

£230.00

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Black/Multi Sleeveless Dress With Floral Print At Neck
Black/Multi Sleeveless Dress With Floral Print At Neck
Chesca

£225.00

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FRANK LYMAN Orange/Black/White Multi Print Sleeveless Dress with Fluted Hem
FRANK LYMAN Orange/Black/White Multi Print Sleeveless Dress with Fluted Hem
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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Black/Grape Wisteria Placement Multi Layered Chiffon Dress
Black/Grape Wisteria Placement Multi Layered Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Black Magnolia Floral Curved Panel Long Sleeve Mesh Dress
Black Magnolia Floral Curved Panel Long Sleeve Mesh Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Black Sheer Stripe & Frill Trim Crush Pleat Dress
Black Sheer Stripe & Frill Trim Crush Pleat Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Black Mock Layer Daisy Chain Trim Crush Pleat Mesh Dress
Black Mock Layer Daisy Chain Trim Crush Pleat Mesh Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Michaela Louisa Black Embroidered Sleeve Dress
Michaela Louisa Black Embroidered Sleeve Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Black Crush Pleat Dress With Lace Border Hemline
Black Crush Pleat Dress With Lace Border Hemline
Chesca

£195.00

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Calaluna Black Tiered Dress
Calaluna Black Tiered Dress
Chesca

£190.00

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michaela louise lemon and black dress
michaela louise lemon and black dress
Chesca

£190.00

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Black Pocket Detail Plain & Contrast Splatter Print Jersey Drape Dress
Black Pocket Detail Plain & Contrast Splatter Print Jersey Drape Dress
Chesca

£185.00

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Black Crush Pleat Layered Dress
Black Crush Pleat Layered Dress
Chesca

£185.00

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Frank Lyman Black/Magenta Jersey Dress With Floral Print At Sides
Frank Lyman Black/Magenta Jersey Dress With Floral Print At Sides
Chesca

£180.00

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Michaela Louisa Ivory and Black Trimmed Dress
Michaela Louisa Ivory and Black Trimmed Dress
Chesca

£180.00

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Gina Bacconi White/Black Barbara Spotted Crepe Dress
Gina Bacconi White/Black Barbara Spotted Crepe Dress
Chesca

£180.00

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Monsoon Lace Collared Black Maxi Dress
Monsoon Lace Collared Black Maxi Dress
very.co.uk

£170.00

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Black - by annalisa Floral print dress
Black - by annalisa Floral print dress
Navabi

£166.00

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Black - by annalisa Floral print dress
Black - by annalisa Floral print dress
Navabi

£166.00

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Black Sheer & Stripe Crush Pleat Drape Dress With Lining
Black Sheer & Stripe Crush Pleat Drape Dress With Lining
Chesca

£165.00

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Black/Taupe Cowl Collar Trim Jersey Dress
Black/Taupe Cowl Collar Trim Jersey Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Black Sheer Stripe Trim Crush Pleat Mock 2 Piece Dress
Black Sheer Stripe Trim Crush Pleat Mock 2 Piece Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Black Sheer Stripe Trim Layered Crush Pleat Dress
Black Sheer Stripe Trim Layered Crush Pleat Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Badoo Black Floral Print Dress
Badoo Black Floral Print Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Black/Orange Swirl/Stripe Printed Jersey Dress with Plain Trim
Black/Orange Swirl/Stripe Printed Jersey Dress with Plain Trim
Chesca

£159.00

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Black Chiffon Trim Diagonal Stripe Lace Dress
Black Chiffon Trim Diagonal Stripe Lace Dress
Chesca

£156.00

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Black Notch Neck & Pleat Trim Detail Textured Crinkle Dress
Black Notch Neck & Pleat Trim Detail Textured Crinkle Dress
Chesca

£155.00

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Black Bias Cut Chiffon Dress
Black Bias Cut Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£155.00

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Chesca Black Sleeveless Crush Pleat Dress
Chesca Black Sleeveless Crush Pleat Dress
House of Fraser

£155.00

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Wolford Black Tulle Forming Dress
Wolford Black Tulle Forming Dress
Selfridges

£150.00

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Aftershock Talin black and white bodycon dress
Aftershock Talin black and white bodycon dress
House of Fraser

£149.00

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Black Printed Chiffon Drawstring Detail Dress With Slip
Black Printed Chiffon Drawstring Detail Dress With Slip
Chesca

£145.00

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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

£145.00

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Black Lace Neck Trim Crush Pleat Drape Dress
Black Lace Neck Trim Crush Pleat Drape Dress
Chesca

£145.00

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Black - by annalisa Plissé evening dress
Black - by annalisa Plissé evening dress
Navabi

£144.00

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Black Lace Pleat Bandage Dress With Champagne Lining
Black Lace Pleat Bandage Dress With Champagne Lining
Chesca

£140.00

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Black Flock Print Jersey Trim Dress
Black Flock Print Jersey Trim Dress
Chesca

£135.00

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Black/Charcoal/Mushroom Panelled Long Sleeve Dress
Black/Charcoal/Mushroom Panelled Long Sleeve Dress
Chesca

£135.00

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Black/Mushroom Top Stripe Layered Cocoon Dress
Black/Mushroom Top Stripe Layered Cocoon Dress
Chesca

£135.00

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Black Jersey Dress with Asymetric Neck
Black Jersey Dress with Asymetric Neck
Chesca

£135.00

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Black 3/4 Sleeve Tuck Detail Jersey Dress
Black 3/4 Sleeve Tuck Detail Jersey Dress
Chesca

£135.00

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Michaela Louisa Cream & Black Sleeveless Floral Fishtail Dress with Chiffon Sash 14 UK Cream Multi
Michaela Louisa Cream & Black Sleeveless Floral Fishtail Dress with Chiffon Sash 14 UK Cream Multi
amazon.co.uk

£135.00

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Karen Millen Premium Beaded and Embellished Maxi Split Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Premium Beaded and Embellished Maxi Split Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £449.00

£359.20

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Helen McAlinden Cameron Tuxedo Jacket Dress, Black
Helen McAlinden Cameron Tuxedo Jacket Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£358.00

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Adrianna Papell Leaf Beaded Maxi Dress, Midnight/Black
Adrianna Papell Leaf Beaded Maxi Dress, Midnight/Black
John Lewis & Partners

£350.00

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Ted Baker Dhana Floral Tie Neck Midi Dress, Black
Ted Baker Dhana Floral Tie Neck Midi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£325.00

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Karen Millen Cutwork Embroidered Woven Prom Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Cutwork Embroidered Woven Prom Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £399.00

£319.20

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Helen McAlinden Allie Beaded Dress, Black
Helen McAlinden Allie Beaded Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£310.00

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Karen Millen Cutwork Drama Sleeve Woven Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Cutwork Drama Sleeve Woven Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £379.00

£303.20

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Helen McAlinden Dianna Dress, Black
Helen McAlinden Dianna Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£295.00

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Chesca Lily Bead Embroidered Double Layered Chiffon Dress, Black/Ivory
Chesca Lily Bead Embroidered Double Layered Chiffon Dress, Black/Ivory
John Lewis & Partners

£295.00

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Adrianna Papell Geo Sequin Maxi Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Geo Sequin Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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Helen McAlinden Martha Polka Dot Dress, Black
Helen McAlinden Martha Polka Dot Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£285.00

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Patti Leather Belted Shirt Dress - black
Patti Leather Belted Shirt Dress - black
French Connection UK

£280.00

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Gina Bacconi Marica Jacquard Jacket And Maxi Dress, Black/Taupe
Gina Bacconi Marica Jacquard Jacket And Maxi Dress, Black/Taupe
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Gina Bacconi Nakita Floral Ribbon Tulle Maxi Dress, Black/Champagne
Gina Bacconi Nakita Floral Ribbon Tulle Maxi Dress, Black/Champagne
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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L.K.Bennett Esme Embellished Button Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett Esme Embellished Button Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£279.00

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Reiss Laura - Silk Blend Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Laura - Silk Blend Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£278.00

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Paper London Hydrangea Spot Dress - Black
Paper London Hydrangea Spot Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £395.00

£276.50

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PS Paul Smith Floral Print Midi Dress, Black/Multi
PS Paul Smith Floral Print Midi Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£275.00

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L.K.Bennett Nina Dress, Black/Cream
L.K.Bennett Nina Dress, Black/Cream
John Lewis & Partners

£275.00

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Chesca Lace Trim Dress, Black
Chesca Lace Trim Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£260.00

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L.K.Bennett April Pleated Midi Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett April Pleated Midi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£259.00

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Helen McAlinden Sarah Shift Dress, Black
Helen McAlinden Sarah Shift Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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Chesca Cluster Spot Satin Devoree Dress, Mocha/Cream/Black
Chesca Cluster Spot Satin Devoree Dress, Mocha/Cream/Black
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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Joseph Delannoy Cady Dress - Black
Joseph Delannoy Cady Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £625.00

£250.00

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Studio 8 Hazel Sequin Maxi Dress, Black
Studio 8 Hazel Sequin Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Monsoon Lizzie Linear Embellished Maxi Dress, Black
Monsoon Lizzie Linear Embellished Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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L.K.Bennett Millie Crepe Tunic Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett Millie Crepe Tunic Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Reiss Serena - Lace Detailed Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Serena - Lace Detailed Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£248.00

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Reiss Erica - Lace Bodycon Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Erica - Lace Bodycon Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£248.00

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Adrianna Papell Godet Floral Sequin Midi Dress, Black/Multi
Adrianna Papell Godet Floral Sequin Midi Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£245.00

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AllSaints Gianna Horse Print Silk Blend Dress, Black
AllSaints Gianna Horse Print Silk Blend Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£245.00

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Gina Bacconi Jette Floral Jacquard Dress, Black/Red
Gina Bacconi Jette Floral Jacquard Dress, Black/Red
John Lewis & Partners

£240.00

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Karen Millen Silk Cotton Stallion Print Pintuck Woven Maxi Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Silk Cotton Stallion Print Pintuck Woven Maxi Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£239.20

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Coast Beaded Satin Maxi Dress -, Black
Coast Beaded Satin Maxi Dress -, Black
Coast

was: £289.00

£231.20

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Gina Bacconi Amanda Floral Maxi Dress, Black/Multi
Gina Bacconi Amanda Floral Maxi Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£230.00

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Laurence Striped Crepe Midi Dress, Black/Colonial Cream
Lauren Ralph Lauren Laurence Striped Crepe Midi Dress, Black/Colonial Cream
John Lewis & Partners

£229.00

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Reiss Micah - Floral Printed Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Micah - Floral Printed Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£228.00

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Reiss Petite Micah - Petite Floral Printed Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Petite Micah - Petite Floral Printed Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£228.00

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Chesca Scallop Trim Tiered Lace Dress, Black/White
Chesca Scallop Trim Tiered Lace Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£225.00

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Studio 8 Jenna Maxi Dress, Navy/Black
Studio 8 Jenna Maxi Dress, Navy/Black
John Lewis & Partners

was: £350.00

£225.00

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Ted Baker Graduated Ditsy Print Midi Dress, Black
Ted Baker Graduated Ditsy Print Midi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£225.00

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Karen Millen Premium Beaded & Embellished Drama Maxi Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Premium Beaded & Embellished Drama Maxi Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£223.20

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Karen Millen Premium Bead And Embellished Halter Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Premium Bead And Embellished Halter Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£223.20

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Gina Bacconi Vianna Floral Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Vianna Floral Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£220.00

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Gina Bacconi Mallie Floral Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Mallie Floral Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£220.00

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Gina Bacconi Bertina Off The Shoulder Velvet Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Bertina Off The Shoulder Velvet Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£220.00

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AllSaints Mali Amare Bird Print Dress, Black
AllSaints Mali Amare Bird Print Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£219.00

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Karen Millen Compact Viscose Stretch Tux Prom Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Compact Viscose Stretch Tux Prom Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £269.00

£215.20

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Gerard Darel Jodi A Line Dress, Black
Gerard Darel Jodi A Line Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£215.00

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Adrianna Papell Mikado Floral Dress, Black/Multi
Adrianna Papell Mikado Floral Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£210.00

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Adrianna Papell Plus Size Mikado Floral Dress, Black/Multi
Adrianna Papell Plus Size Mikado Floral Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£210.00

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Gina Bacconi Eslanda Floral Burnout Dress, Black/Blue
Gina Bacconi Eslanda Floral Burnout Dress, Black/Blue
John Lewis & Partners

£200.00

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Chesca Sequin Lace Bow Trim Crepe Dress, Black
Chesca Sequin Lace Bow Trim Crepe Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£200.00

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Maison Scotch Floral Maxi Dress, Black/Multi
Maison Scotch Floral Maxi Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£200.00

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Coast Embellished Lily Puff Sleeve Dress -, Black
Coast Embellished Lily Puff Sleeve Dress -, Black
Coast

was: £249.00

£199.20

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AllSaints Livi lenen puff sleeve maxi dress in black
AllSaints Livi lenen puff sleeve maxi dress in black
ASOS

£199.00

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Sosandar Leather Zip Shift Knee Length Dress, Black
Sosandar Leather Zip Shift Knee Length Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£199.00

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Adrianna Papell Floral Embroidered Midi Dress, Black/Multi
Adrianna Papell Floral Embroidered Midi Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£199.00

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Sosandar Leather Halter Neck Dress, Black
Sosandar Leather Halter Neck Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£199.00

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AllSaints Elita Pembury Feather Print Smock Dress, Black
AllSaints Elita Pembury Feather Print Smock Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£199.00

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For after dark chic the little black dress is irresistible. Its star quality styling and slimming shade never fail 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 will 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.