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

£370.00

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

£350.00

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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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Theory Black Kamillina Stretch Wool Dress
Theory Black Kamillina Stretch Wool Dress
Selfridges

£315.00

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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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Perla Black Embellished Maxi Dress
Perla Black Embellished Maxi Dress
Amazon

£299.00

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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 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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Studio 8 Phaedra Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Phaedra Beaded Maxi 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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Sandro Ladies Black Noir Blazer-Style Pleated Crepe Dress
Sandro Ladies Black Noir Blazer-Style Pleated Crepe Dress
Selfridges

£290.00

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

£285.00

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Frank Lyman Black & Cream Knit Dress Style 193252 - Fall 2019 Collection
Frank Lyman Black & Cream Knit Dress Style 193252 - Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£278.00

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Caia Black Maxi Sequin Dress
Caia Black Maxi Sequin Dress
Amazon

£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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Frank Lyman Black White & Silver Knit Dress Style 193444 - Fall 2019 Collection
Frank Lyman Black White & Silver Knit Dress Style 193444 - Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£270.00

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Frank Lyman Lyman Black & Multicolor Dress Style - 198306 Hot Styles Summer 2019
Frank Lyman Lyman Black & Multicolor Dress Style - 198306 Hot Styles Summer 2019
Amazon

£265.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black & White Cap Sleeve Sheath Dress Style 181187 Size 16
Joseph Ribkoff Black & White Cap Sleeve Sheath Dress Style 181187 Size 16
Amazon

£262.50

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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 sequin stretch lace long dress
Black sequin stretch lace long dress
GinaBacconi.com

£260.00

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Black/Gunmetal Diagonal Beaded Dress
Black/Gunmetal Diagonal Beaded Dress
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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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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Damsel in a Dress Monique Colourblock Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Monique Colourblock Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£250.00

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Frank Lyman Black Red & Beige Knit Dress Style 193695 - Fall 2019 Collection
Frank Lyman Black Red & Beige Knit Dress Style 193695 - Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£244.00

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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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Royal black sequin leaf lace maxi dress
Royal black sequin leaf lace maxi dress
GinaBacconi.com

£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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Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style - 193014 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style - 193014 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Amazon

£239.00

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Frank Lyman Off-White Black & Gold Knit Dress Style 193236 - Fall 2019 Collection
Frank Lyman Off-White Black & Gold Knit Dress Style 193236 - Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£238.00

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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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Frank Lyman Black Grey & Camel Knit Dress Style 193597 - Fall 2019 Collection
Frank Lyman Black Grey & Camel Knit Dress Style 193597 - Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£234.00

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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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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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Joseph Ribkoff Black & White Dress Style 192909 - Spring/Summer 2019 (16)
Joseph Ribkoff Black & White Dress Style 192909 - Spring/Summer 2019 (16)
Amazon

£225.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style - 193430 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Joseph Ribkoff Black Dress Style - 193430 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Amazon

£219.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black & Gold Dress Style - 193590 Fall 2019 Collection
Joseph Ribkoff Black & Gold Dress Style - 193590 Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£209.00

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

£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 Adira Tapework Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Adira Tapework Dress, Black, Fit & Flare, 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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Michaela Louisa Black Embroidered Sleeve Dress
Michaela Louisa Black Embroidered Sleeve 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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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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Needle & Thread love heart maxi dress in black
Needle & Thread love heart maxi dress in black
ASOS

£365.00

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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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Adrianna Papell Long Beaded Dress, Black/Ivory
Adrianna Papell Long Beaded Dress, Black/Ivory
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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Phase Eight Paige Tapework Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Paige Tapework Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

£350.00

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

£350.00

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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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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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Adrianna Papell Long Sequin Dress, Black/Blue
Adrianna Papell Long Sequin Dress, Black/Blue
John Lewis & Partners

£310.00

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

£300.00

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Phase Eight Franchesca Floral Dress, Black, Fit & Flare
Phase Eight Franchesca Floral Dress, Black, Fit & Flare
Phase Eight

£299.00

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Studio 8 Beaded Maxi Dress, Merlot Black
Studio 8 Beaded Maxi Dress, Merlot 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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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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Ghost Maria Dress, Black
Ghost Maria Dress, Black
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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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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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 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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Studio 8 Phaedra Beaded Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Studio 8 Phaedra Beaded Maxi 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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Adrianna Papell One Shoulder Print Dress, Black/Multi
Adrianna Papell One Shoulder Print Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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Adrianna Papell Petite One Shoulder Print Dress, Black/Multi
Adrianna Papell Petite One Shoulder Print Dress, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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Adrianna Papell Tier Beaded Dress, Ivory/Black
Adrianna Papell Tier Beaded Dress, Ivory/Black
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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

£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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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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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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Gina Bacconi Kairi Chiffon Dress, Black/White
Gina Bacconi Kairi Chiffon Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£270.00

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Bariano full prom one shoulder maxi dress with detachable bow detail in black
Bariano full prom one shoulder maxi dress with detachable bow detail in black
ASOS

£260.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Dress Black/Silver 193788
Joseph Ribkoff Dress Black/Silver 193788
Amazon

£259.00

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

£255.00

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Adrianna Papell Beaded Cape-Style Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Beaded Cape-Style Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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Outline Isla Lace Midi Dress - Ivory/Black
Outline Isla Lace Midi Dress - Ivory/Black
very.co.uk

£255.00

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Gina Bacconi Gwen Velvet Feather Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Gwen Velvet Feather Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Damsel in a Dress Monique Colourblock Maxi Dress, Black/White
Damsel in a Dress Monique Colourblock Maxi Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Bell Sleeve Dress with Sheer Cut Outs Style 183417 Black
Joseph Ribkoff Bell Sleeve Dress with Sheer Cut Outs Style 183417 Black
Amazon

£250.00

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Gina Bacconi Winona Velvet Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Winona Velvet Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Damsel in a Dress Monique Colourblock Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Monique Colourblock Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£250.00

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Gina Bacconi Ilythia Satin Polka Dot Maxi Dress - Black
Gina Bacconi Ilythia Satin Polka Dot Maxi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£250.00

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

was: £299.00

£249.00

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Adrianna Papell Bias Cut Floral Dress, Blush/Black
Adrianna Papell Bias Cut Floral Dress, Blush/Black
John Lewis & Partners

£245.00

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Karen Millen Forever Dress, Black
Karen Millen Forever Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£245.00

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Reiss Czara - Lace Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss Czara - Lace Midi Dress in Black, Womens
Reiss

£245.00

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Adrianna Papell Metallic Lace Maxi Dress, Black/Gold
Adrianna Papell Metallic Lace Maxi Dress, Black/Gold
John Lewis & Partners

£245.00

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Gina Bacconi Carlina Satin Dress, Black/White
Gina Bacconi Carlina Satin Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£240.00

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Bec & Bridge Ce'Cile Floral Print Midi Dress - White/Black
Bec & Bridge Ce'Cile Floral Print Midi Dress - White/Black
very.co.uk

was: £480.00

£240.00

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

£240.00

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Kenzo Classic Tiger Head Sweatshirt Dress - Black
Kenzo Classic Tiger Head Sweatshirt Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£240.00

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

£235.00

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Adrianna Papell Bead and Flower Embellishment Draped Maxi Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Bead and Flower Embellishment Draped Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£235.00

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Gina Bacconi Minako Zebra Print Pencil Dress - White/Black
Gina Bacconi Minako Zebra Print Pencil Dress - White/Black
very.co.uk

£230.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Jacinthe Dress, Black/Ivory
Fenn Wright Manson Jacinthe Dress, Black/Ivory
John Lewis & Partners

£229.00

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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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Gina Bacconi Sorsha Beaded Dress, Black/Silver
Gina Bacconi Sorsha Beaded Dress, Black/Silver
John Lewis & Partners

was: £315.00

£225.00

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Reiss Cathleen - Floral Printed Shirt Dress in Black/ Multi, Womens
Reiss Cathleen - Floral Printed Shirt Dress in Black/ Multi, Womens
Reiss

£225.00

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Phase Eight Abigail Floral Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Abigail Floral Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

was: £325.00

£225.00

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Phase Eight Gabby Embellished Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Gabby Embellished Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

was: £325.00

£225.00

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Bariano full maxi dress with origami bust detail in black
Bariano full maxi dress with origami bust detail in black
ASOS

£220.00

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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.