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

See By Chloe Summer Black and White High Neck Floral Print Crepe Midi Dress
See By Chloe Summer Black and White High Neck Floral Print Crepe Midi Dress
Selfridges

£410.00

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See By Chloe Black High Neck Ruffled Crepe Dress
See By Chloe Black High Neck Ruffled Crepe Dress
Selfridges

£405.00

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

£375.00

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See By Chloe Black High Neck Crepe Dress
See By Chloe Black High Neck Crepe Dress
Selfridges

£370.00

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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/White Joyce Floral Embroidered Dress
Gina Bacconi Black/White Joyce Floral Embroidered Dress
Chesca

£330.00

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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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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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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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See By Chloe Black and White Checked Woven Dress
See By Chloe Black and White Checked Woven Dress
Selfridges

£305.00

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

£295.00

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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

£295.00

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Studio 8 Avalon Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Avalon Beaded Maxi 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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Michaela Louisa Black/Ivory Floral  Jacquard Wrap Coat Dress
Michaela Louisa Black/Ivory Floral Jacquard Wrap Coat Dress
Chesca

£285.00

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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

£285.00

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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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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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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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FRANK LYMAN Black/White Crochet Lace Dress
FRANK LYMAN Black/White Crochet Lace 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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Elie Tahari Womens Bernice Dress Black Short-Sleeve Dress - Black -
Elie Tahari Womens Bernice Dress Black Short-Sleeve Dress - Black -
Amazon

£250.74

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

£250.00

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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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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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Phase Eight Penelope Tapework Fit And Flare Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Penelope Tapework Fit And Flare 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 (10)
Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style 183417 - Fall 2018 Best Seller (10)
Amazon

£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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Black Stripe & Roses Dress With Satin Belt
Black Stripe & Roses Dress With Satin Belt
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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Royal black sequin leaf lace maxi dress
Royal black sequin leaf lace maxi dress
GinaBacconi.com

£240.00

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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

£236.00

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

£230.00

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

£230.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Model Style 191305 (22)
Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Model Style 191305 (22)
Amazon

£229.00

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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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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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Joseph Ribkoff Black Multi Jersey Floral Print Wrap Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black Multi Jersey Floral Print Wrap Dress
Chesca

£225.00

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Damsel in a Dress Leela Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Leela Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£220.00

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Sandro Ladies Black Ines Embellished Zip Dress
Sandro Ladies Black Ines Embellished Zip Dress
Selfridges

£209.00

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GINA BACCONI Black Sequin/Lace Bow Trim Stretch Crepe Dress
GINA BACCONI Black Sequin/Lace Bow Trim Stretch Crepe Dress
Chesca

£200.00

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Ganni Ladies Black and Brown Leopard-Print Tilden Chiffon Wrap Dress
Ganni Ladies Black and Brown Leopard-Print Tilden Chiffon Wrap Dress
Selfridges

£200.00

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Ganni Black and Brown Leopard Print Tilden Chiffon Wrap Dress
Ganni Black and Brown Leopard Print Tilden Chiffon Wrap Dress
Selfridges

£200.00

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Phase Eight Anette Tapework Dress, Black, Fitted, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Anette Tapework Dress, Black, Fitted, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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Phase Eight Benita Sleeved Tapework Dress, Black, Fitted, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Benita Sleeved Tapework Dress, Black, Fitted, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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

£199.00

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Phase Eight Zandra Tapework Dress, Black, Fitted, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Zandra Tapework Dress, Black, Fitted, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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PS Paul Smith Electric Patunia Dress, Black
PS Paul Smith Electric Patunia Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£450.00

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

£425.00

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Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Vian Draped Floral Jacquard Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Vian Draped Floral Jacquard Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£420.00

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

£395.00

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

£375.00

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Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Virginia Velvet Cowl Neck Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Virginia Velvet Cowl Neck Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£374.00

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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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Adrianna Papell Flutter Beaded Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Flutter Beaded Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£350.00

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

£350.00

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Polo Ralph Lauren Floral Midi Dress, Black
Polo Ralph Lauren Floral Midi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£349.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Swirl Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Beaded Swirl Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£335.00

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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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L.K.Bennett Mortimer Book Print Silk Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett Mortimer Book Print Silk Dress, Black
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 Cleo Velvet Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Cleo Velvet Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
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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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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Adrianna Papell Beaded One Sleeve Asymmetric Maxi Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Beaded One Sleeve Asymmetric Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£310.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Cocktail Dress, Black/Mercury
Adrianna Papell Beaded Cocktail Dress, Black/Mercury
John Lewis & Partners

£310.00

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Bec & Bridge Nadine Ruffle Dress - Black/White
Bec & Bridge Nadine Ruffle Dress - Black/White
very.co.uk

£310.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Crepe Dress, Black/Gold
Adrianna Papell Beaded Crepe Dress, Black/Gold
John Lewis & Partners

£304.00

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Polo Ralph Lauren Pleated Skirt Dress, Polo Black
Polo Ralph Lauren Pleated Skirt Dress, Polo Black
John Lewis & Partners

£299.00

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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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Gerard Darel Dilys Leaf Print Silk Dress, Black
Gerard Darel Dilys Leaf Print Silk Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£295.00

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PS Paul Smith Fray Edge Tunic Dress, Black
PS Paul Smith Fray Edge Tunic Dress, Black
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 Avalon Beaded Maxi Dress, Black
Studio 8 Avalon Beaded Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

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

£295.00

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Helen McAlinden Pencil Dress, Black
Helen McAlinden Pencil 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 Christine Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Christine Embroidered Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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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

£295.00

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Studio 8 Avalon Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Avalon Beaded Maxi 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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Reiss Paolo - Short Sleeve Jacquard Pleat Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Paolo - Short Sleeve Jacquard Pleat Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£285.00

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Reiss Sofia - Wool Blend Tuxedo Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Sofia - Wool Blend Tuxedo Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£285.00

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

£285.00

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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

£285.00

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Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Vian One Shoulder Jersey Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Vian One Shoulder Jersey Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£285.00

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Gina Bacconi Idalia Spot Crepe Dress, Black/Gold
Gina Bacconi Idalia Spot Crepe Dress, Black/Gold
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Long Dress, Black Nude
Adrianna Papell Beaded Long Dress, Black Nude
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Gina Bacconi Lenina Overcape Jersery Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Lenina Overcape Jersery Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Floral Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Beaded Floral Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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

£280.00

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Katherine Wool Dress Black
Katherine Wool Dress Black
Hobbs Ltd

£279.00

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Reiss Leni - Jacquard Spot Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Leni - Jacquard Spot Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£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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L.K.Bennett Aggie Velvet Crepe Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett Aggie Velvet Crepe Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£275.00

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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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Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Swallow Print Sweat Dress - Black
Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Swallow Print Sweat Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£275.00

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

£275.00

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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.