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

Phase Eight Contessa Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Contessa Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£375.00

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Self-Portrait black lace midi dress
Self-Portrait black lace midi dress
Selfridges

£360.00

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Phase Eight Roberta Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Roberta Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£325.00

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Phase Eight Anabella Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Anabella Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£325.00

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Studio 8 Hermosa Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Hermosa Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£325.00

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Black Dress with Flower Placement
Black Dress with Flower Placement
Chesca

£299.00

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Phase Eight Loretta Feather Embroidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Loretta Feather Embroidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Tina Tassel Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Tina Tassel Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Shannon Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Shannon Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Sia Sequin Emboidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Sia Sequin Emboidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Studio 8 Shante Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Shante Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Studio 8 Lexi Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Lexi Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Theory Black Helaina Stretch Wool Dress
Theory Black Helaina Stretch Wool Dress
Selfridges

£285.00

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Phase Eight Natasia Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Natasia Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£275.00

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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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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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Phase Eight Penelope Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Penelope Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£250.00

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Studio 8 Hazel Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Hazel Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£250.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style 183417 - Fall 2018 Best Seller (12)
Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style 183417 - Fall 2018 Best Seller (12)
Amazon

£250.00

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Frank Lyman Black & Gold Sheer Overlay Evening Dress 14 UK Black Multi
Frank Lyman Black & Gold Sheer Overlay Evening Dress 14 UK Black Multi
Amazon

£245.00

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

£240.00

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Phase Eight Christine Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Christine Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

was: £295.00

£225.00

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Frank Lyman Off Shoulder Black Eveing Dress 14 UK Black
Frank Lyman Off Shoulder Black Eveing Dress 14 UK Black
Amazon

£220.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black & Vanilla Dress Style 201319 - Spring 2020 Collection (14)
Joseph Ribkoff Black & Vanilla Dress Style 201319 - Spring 2020 Collection (14)
Amazon

£219.00

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

£200.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black And White Abstract Print Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black And White Abstract Print Dress
Chesca

£200.00

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Studio 8 Phaedra Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Phaedra Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

was: £295.00

£199.00

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Damsel in a Dress Finola Colourblock Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Finola Colourblock Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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Damsel in a Dress Martyne Lace Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Martyne Lace Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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Phase Eight Nikita Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Cocktail, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Nikita Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Cocktail, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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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

£195.00

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

£195.00

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Black/Apple Multi Layered Gypsy Abstract Floral Chiffon Dress
Black/Apple Multi Layered Gypsy Abstract Floral Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Black Mesh Shoulder Flared Jersey Dress
Black Mesh Shoulder Flared Jersey Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black/Beige Long Sleeve Paisley Print Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black/Beige Long Sleeve Paisley Print 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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Calaluna Black Tiered Dress
Calaluna Black Tiered Dress
Chesca

£190.00

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

£190.00

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Damsel in a Dress Lovell Embroidered Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Lovell Embroidered Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£189.00

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Frank Lyman Long Bell Sleeve Black Cocktail Dress 12 UK Black
Frank Lyman Long Bell Sleeve Black Cocktail Dress 12 UK Black
Amazon

£189.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Jersey Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black Jersey Dress
Chesca

£180.00

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Phase Eight Kandice Fringe Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Kandice Fringe Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£179.00

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Phase Eight Simone Applique Flower Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Simone Applique Flower Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

was: £285.00

£175.00

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Phase Eight Barbara Applique Floral Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Barbara Applique Floral Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

was: £295.00

£175.00

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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

£175.00

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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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Phase Eight Cristine Tapework Dress, Black, Default, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Cristine Tapework Dress, Black, Default, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

was: £350.00

£170.00

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Black Button Detail Linen Dress
Black Button Detail Linen Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Black Multi Layered Gypsy Chiffon Dress
Black Multi Layered Gypsy Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Black Floral Border Crush Pleat Chiffon Dress
Black Floral Border Crush Pleat Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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

£165.00

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Tricotto Black/White Printed Mesh Fit and Flare Dress
Tricotto Black/White Printed Mesh Fit and Flare Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Black Contrast Print Godet & Pocket Detail Crush Pleat Dress
Black Contrast Print Godet & Pocket Detail Crush Pleat Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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Ruby/Black Garland Floral Placement Mesh Trim Jersey Dress
Ruby/Black Garland Floral Placement Mesh Trim Jersey Dress
Chesca

£165.00

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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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Frank Lyman Sleeveless Black Lace Cocktail Dress 10 UK Black
Frank Lyman Sleeveless Black Lace Cocktail Dress 10 UK Black
Amazon

£153.00

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

£150.00

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Theory Blouson Silk Midi Dress, Black
Theory Blouson Silk Midi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£470.00

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Marc Jacobs The Love Daisy Midi Dress - Black
Marc Jacobs The Love Daisy Midi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£460.00

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Needle & Thread sequin wrap tie midaxi dress with fluted sleeves in black
Needle & Thread sequin wrap tie midaxi dress with fluted sleeves in black
ASOS

£450.00

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Kenzo Ruched Velvet Dress - Black
Kenzo Ruched Velvet Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£420.00

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Theory Flared Floral Print Silk Dress, Black/Multi
Theory Flared Floral Print Silk Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£415.00

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Needle & Thread embroidered contrast maxi dress in black and cream floral-Multi
Needle & Thread embroidered contrast maxi dress in black and cream floral-Multi
ASOS

£410.00

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L.K.Bennett Gabrielle Abstract Midi Dress, Toffee/Black
L.K.Bennett Gabrielle Abstract Midi Dress, Toffee/Black
John Lewis & Partners

£395.00

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Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Flared Trapeze Dress - Black
Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Flared Trapeze Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£395.00

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Bec & Bridge Electric Boogie Lurex Plunge Dress - Black
Bec & Bridge Electric Boogie Lurex Plunge Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£385.00

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PS Paul Smith Earthling Floral Dress, Black
PS Paul Smith Earthling Floral Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£375.00

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Phase Eight Contessa Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Contessa Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£375.00

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

£358.00

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

£350.00

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Raishma Cleo Floral Embellishment Dress, Black
Raishma Cleo Floral Embellishment Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£350.00

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Phase Eight Aubree Tapework Lace Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Aubree Tapework Lace Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

£350.00

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Gerard Darel Solidea Silk Blend Floral Maxi Dress, Black
Gerard Darel Solidea Silk Blend Floral Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£345.00

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For Love & Lemons Celeste Moire Removable Bow Strapless Dress - Black
For Love & Lemons Celeste Moire Removable Bow Strapless Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£340.00

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Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Fluid Pleated Lace Maxi Dress - Black
Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Fluid Pleated Lace Maxi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£335.00

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Needle & Thread embroidered lace midi dress in black and charcoal blue
Needle & Thread embroidered lace midi dress in black and charcoal blue
ASOS

£330.00

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Studio 8 Hermosa Beaded Dress, Black/Gold
Studio 8 Hermosa Beaded Dress, Black/Gold
John Lewis & Partners

£325.00

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Phase Eight Roberta Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Roberta Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£325.00

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Phase Eight Anabella Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Anabella Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£325.00

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Studio 8 Hermosa Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Hermosa Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£325.00

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Adrianna Papell Mikado Chiffon Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Mikado Chiffon Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£310.00

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

£295.00

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Studio 8 Lexi Maxi Dress, Black
Studio 8 Lexi Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£295.00

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Ghost Maria Dress, Black
Ghost Maria Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£295.00

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Phase Eight Loretta Feather Embroidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Loretta Feather Embroidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Tina Tassel Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Tina Tassel Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Shannon Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Shannon Layered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Sia Sequin Emboidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Sia Sequin Emboidered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Fleurette Sequin Tiered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Fleurette Sequin Tiered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Studio 8 Shante Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Shante Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Studio 8 Lexi Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Lexi Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Bodycon Striped Dress - Black/Red
Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Bodycon Striped Dress - Black/Red
very.co.uk

£295.00

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Adrianna Papell Sequin V-Neck Dress, Black/Mercury
Adrianna Papell Sequin V-Neck Dress, Black/Mercury
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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Adrianna Papell Sequin V-Neck Dress, Black/Mercury
Adrianna Papell Sequin V-Neck Dress, Black/Mercury
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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Bariano organza pencil dress with ruffle detail and dip hem in black
Bariano organza pencil dress with ruffle detail and dip hem in black
ASOS

£280.00

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Phase Eight Natasia Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Natasia Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£275.00

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Phase Eight Penny Shimmer Silk Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Penny Shimmer Silk Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

£275.00

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For Love & Lemons Ross Floral Print Midi Dress - Black
For Love & Lemons Ross Floral Print Midi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£270.00

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Essentiel Antwerp Floral Print Wrap Dress, Black/Multi
Essentiel Antwerp Floral Print Wrap Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£265.00

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Sportmax Code Zenica Stripe Crossover Sleeveless Dress - White/Black
Sportmax Code Zenica Stripe Crossover Sleeveless Dress - White/Black
very.co.uk

£265.00

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

£260.00

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Gina Bacconi Aga Sequin Embellished Maxi Dress, Black/Multi
Gina Bacconi Aga Sequin Embellished Maxi Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£260.00

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Gina Bacconi Ariella Jersey Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Ariella Jersey Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£260.00

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Gina Bacconi Laina Velvet Bardot Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Laina Velvet Bardot Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£260.00

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Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Cut Out Sleeve Wool Dress - Black
Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Cut Out Sleeve Wool Dress - Black
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was: £520.00

£260.00

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For Love & Lemons Poison Ruched Pencil Dress - Black
For Love & Lemons Poison Ruched Pencil Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£260.00

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Adrianna Papell Crepe Bead Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Crepe Bead Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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Adrianna Papell Sequin Mikado Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Sequin Mikado Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Short Sleeve Saturday Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Short Sleeve Saturday Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £425.00

£255.00

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Weekend MaxMara Helier Dress, Black/Grey
Weekend MaxMara Helier Dress, Black/Grey
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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L.K. Bennett Gabrielle Coral Print Midi Dress - Black
L.K. Bennett Gabrielle Coral Print Midi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £395.00

£252.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Lockie Jersey Frill Maxi Dress, Black/Pink
Gina Bacconi Lockie Jersey Frill Maxi Dress, Black/Pink
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Phase Eight Penelope Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Penelope Tapework Lace Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£250.00

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Studio 8 Hazel Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Hazel Sequin Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£250.00

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Monsoon Sansa Embellished Maxi Dress - Black
Monsoon Sansa Embellished Maxi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£250.00

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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.