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

Mint Velvet Black Jersey Sleeve Dress
Mint Velvet Black Jersey Sleeve Dress
very.co.uk

£110.00

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

£99.00

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Zibi London Black Sequin Evening Dress
Zibi London Black Sequin Evening Dress
Yumi

£92.00

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

£75.00

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Black Stripe Wrap Dress
Black Stripe Wrap Dress
Yumi

£70.00

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Zibi London Black Fishtail Maxi Dress
Zibi London Black Fishtail Maxi Dress
Yumi

£70.00

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Black Sequin Shift Dress With Tassel Hem
Black Sequin Shift Dress With Tassel Hem
Yumi

£65.00

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Black Plus Size Floral Maxi Dress
Black Plus Size Floral Maxi Dress
Yumi

£65.00

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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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Mela Black Plus Size Sequin Detailed Maxi Dress
Mela Black Plus Size Sequin Detailed Maxi Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Black Floral Lurex Midi Dress
Black Floral Lurex Midi Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Black Foil Midi Dress
Black Foil Midi Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Black Fitted Pencil Dress
Black Fitted Pencil Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Yumi Black Women's Adult Lace Frill Midi Dress
Yumi Black Women's Adult Lace Frill Midi Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Black Geometric Contrast Penci Dress
Black Geometric Contrast Penci Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Phase Eight Rosalie Dipdye Tiered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Rosalie Dipdye Tiered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£350.00

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Phase Eight Pascale Jewelled Tulle Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Pascale Jewelled Tulle Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£350.00

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

£300.00

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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 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 Esme Beaded Fringe Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Esme Beaded Fringe Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Adele Sequinned One Shoulder Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Adele Sequinned One Shoulder Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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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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Joseph Ribkoff Black Fit And Flare Jersey Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black Fit And Flare Jersey Dress
Chesca

£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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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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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 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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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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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Collared Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Collared Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Pencil Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Pencil Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Pencil Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Pencil Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Sleeved Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Sleeved Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Sleeved Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Sleeved Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Wool Jersey Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Wool Jersey Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Collared Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Collared Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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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

£224.25

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Damsel in a Dress Lulu Lace Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Lulu Lace Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£220.00

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Damsel in a Dress Violet Velvet Shimmer Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Violet Velvet Shimmer Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£220.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Asymmetric Jersey Dress
Joseph Ribkoff Black Asymmetric Jersey Dress
Chesca

£210.00

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Zip Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Zip Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£209.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Tuck Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Tuck Dress -, Camel
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£209.25

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Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Zip Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen Black Label Italian Stretch Wool Zip Dress -, Grey
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£209.25

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Phase Eight Melina Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Melina Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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

£199.00

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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 Sheer Stripe Trim Crush Pleat Mock 2 Piece Dress
Black Sheer Stripe Trim Crush Pleat Mock 2 Piece 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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Black Crush Pleat Dress With Lace Border Hemline
Black Crush Pleat Dress With Lace Border Hemline
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/Orange Tulip Print Chiffon Dress with Jersey bodice
Black/Orange Tulip Print Chiffon Dress with Jersey bodice
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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Damsel in a Dress Abline Fringe Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Abline Fringe Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£189.00

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Black Tulip Abstract Strokes Printed Notch Neck Jersey Dress
Black Tulip Abstract Strokes Printed Notch Neck Jersey Dress
Chesca

£185.00

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navabi Knee-length black dress
navabi Knee-length black dress
Navabi

£184.00

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navabi Knee-length black dress
navabi Knee-length black dress
Navabi

£184.00

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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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Black Squares & Stripe Mesh Trim and Linen Dress With Lining
Black Squares & Stripe Mesh Trim and Linen Dress With Lining
Chesca

£175.00

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Black Comme des Garçons x Nike logo-print jersey midi dress
Black Comme des Garçons x Nike logo-print jersey midi dress
Selfridges

£170.00

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Needle & Thread contrast bow lace maxi dress in cream and black
Needle & Thread contrast bow lace maxi dress in cream and black
ASOS

£435.00

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Olivia Rubin Nell Heart Print Midi Dress - Black/White
Olivia Rubin Nell Heart Print Midi Dress - Black/White
very.co.uk

£395.00

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Olivia Rubin Cressida Polka Dot Chevron Silk Slip Dress - Black
Olivia Rubin Cressida Polka Dot Chevron Silk Slip Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£370.00

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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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Phase Eight Rosalie Dipdye Tiered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Rosalie Dipdye Tiered Dress, Black, Maxi, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£350.00

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Phase Eight Pascale Jewelled Tulle Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Pascale Jewelled Tulle Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£350.00

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Elie Tahari Women's Clarette Dress, Black, 8
Elie Tahari Women's Clarette Dress, Black, 8
Amazon

£346.99

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Olivia Rubin Veronica Polka Dot Crystal Detail Slip Dress - Black
Olivia Rubin Veronica Polka Dot Crystal Detail Slip Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£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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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 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 Esme Beaded Fringe Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Esme Beaded Fringe Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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Phase Eight Adele Sequinned One Shoulder Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Adele Sequinned One Shoulder Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£295.00

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

£280.00

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

£275.00

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Vivienne Westwood Timans Draped Jersey Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Timans Draped Jersey Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £340.00

£272.00

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

£250.00

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Monsoon Annie Embroidered Floral Maxi Dress, Black
Monsoon Annie Embroidered Floral Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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Monsoon Marnie Embellished Maxi Dress, Black
Monsoon Marnie Embellished Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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L.K.Bennett Dion Cheetah Print Frill Dress, Black/Cream
L.K.Bennett Dion Cheetah Print Frill Dress, Black/Cream
John Lewis & Partners

£250.00

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L.K.Bennett Rowan Spot Dress, Black/Cream
L.K.Bennett Rowan Spot Dress, Black/Cream
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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Damsel in a Dress Collette Longline Coat, Black
Damsel in a Dress Collette Longline Coat, Black
John Lewis & Partners

was: £350.00

£249.00

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Phase Eight Cleo Velvet Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Cleo Velvet Maxi Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

was: £325.00

£245.00

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Adrianna Papell Mikado Floral Knee Length Dress, Black/Pink
Adrianna Papell Mikado Floral Knee Length Dress, Black/Pink
John Lewis & Partners

£245.00

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Vivienne Westwood Ray Metallic Jersey Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Ray Metallic Jersey Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £440.00

£242.00

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A Star Is Born Plus exclusive embellished maxi dress in black
A Star Is Born Plus exclusive embellished maxi dress in black
ASOS

£240.00

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A Star Is Born exclusive embellished maxi dress in black
A Star Is Born exclusive embellished maxi dress in black
ASOS

£240.00

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch A Line Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch A Line Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £309.00

£231.75

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Monsoon Whitney Sequin Stripe Dress, Black
Monsoon Whitney Sequin Stripe Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£230.00

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AllSaints midi dress in black
AllSaints midi dress in black
ASOS

£229.00

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

was: £295.00

£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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L.K.Bennett Simone Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett Simone Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£225.00

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool DB Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool DB Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Pencil Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Pencil Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Pencil Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Pencil Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Collared Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Collared Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Sleeved Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Sleeved Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £299.00

£224.25

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

was: £299.00

£224.25

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Damsel in a Dress Lulu Lace Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Lulu Lace Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£220.00

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Damsel in a Dress Violet Velvet Shimmer Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Damsel in a Dress Violet Velvet Shimmer Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£220.00

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Damsel in a Dress Sabri Tweed Jacket, Black/Blue
Damsel in a Dress Sabri Tweed Jacket, Black/Blue
John Lewis & Partners

£220.00

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Katherine Wool Dress Black
Katherine Wool Dress Black
Hobbs Ltd

was: £279.00

£219.00

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A Star Is Born embellished dress in black and white-Multi
A Star Is Born embellished dress in black and white-Multi
ASOS

£215.00

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Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Tuck Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Label Italian Stretch Wool Tuck Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£209.25

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Karen Millen Italian Technical Jersey Strappy Dress -, Black
Karen Millen Italian Technical Jersey Strappy Dress -, Black
Karen Millen

was: £279.00

£209.25

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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

£206.50

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Kenzo Pleated Dress &Ndash; Black/Green
Kenzo Pleated Dress &Ndash; Black/Green
very.co.uk

was: £325.00

£200.00

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Paper London Frankie Cotton Smock Dress - Black
Paper London Frankie Cotton Smock Dress - Black
very.co.uk

was: £320.00

£200.00

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

was: £350.00

£199.00

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

was: £295.00

£199.00

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

was: £325.00

£199.00

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Phase Eight Melina Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight Melina Maxi Dress, Black, Occasion Dress
Phase Eight

£199.00

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Phase Eight Mia Placement Sequin Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight Mia Placement Sequin Dress, Black, Maxi
Phase Eight

was: £295.00

£199.00

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

was: £375.00

£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.