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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Barbour by ALEXACHUNG Cropped Maisie Waxed Jacket, Black/Dress Gordon
Barbour by ALEXACHUNG Cropped Maisie Waxed Jacket, Black/Dress Gordon
John Lewis & Partners

£359.00

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Joseph Ribkoff Black/White Dress Model Style 192880 18UK
Joseph Ribkoff Black/White Dress Model Style 192880 18UK
Amazon

£289.00

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

£285.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Blue/Multi/Black Dress Style 191725
Joseph Ribkoff Blue/Multi/Black Dress Style 191725
Amazon

£279.00

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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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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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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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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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Frank Lyman Black Knit Dress Style 193212 - Fall 2019
Frank Lyman Black Knit Dress Style 193212 - Fall 2019
Amazon

£256.00

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

£255.00

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

£255.00

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

£250.00

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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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Frank Lyman Black & Champagne Knee HIGH Dress Style - 189328 Hot Styles Summer 2019
Frank Lyman Black & Champagne Knee HIGH Dress Style - 189328 Hot Styles Summer 2019
Amazon

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

was: £350.00

£249.00

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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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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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Joseph Ribkoff Beige & Black Leopard Print Dress Style - 193545 Fall 2019 Collection
Joseph Ribkoff Beige & Black Leopard Print Dress Style - 193545 Fall 2019 Collection
Amazon

£239.00

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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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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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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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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 Tan & Ivory Dress Style - 193667 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Joseph Ribkoff Black Tan & Ivory Dress Style - 193667 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Amazon

£215.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Black Beige & Silver Dress Style - 193685 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Joseph Ribkoff Black Beige & Silver Dress Style - 193685 Fall 2019 Hot Styles
Amazon

£209.00

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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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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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Gina Bacconi Eivet Velvet Chiffon Star Embellished Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Eivet Velvet Chiffon Star Embellished Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£390.00

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Gina Bacconi Isora Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Isora Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£390.00

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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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Tahari Brand - Bow & Panel Sheath Dress - Black Ivory
Tahari Brand - Bow & Panel Sheath Dress - Black Ivory
Amazon

£362.01

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Tahari - Two-Tone Pebble Crepe Popover Dress - Black/White
Tahari - Two-Tone Pebble Crepe Popover Dress - Black/White
Amazon

£362.01

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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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Joseph Ribkoff Dress Beige/Black 193551
Joseph Ribkoff Dress Beige/Black 193551
Amazon

£336.71

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Tahari Brand - Floral Georgette A-Line Dress - Olive Black Gold
Tahari Brand - Floral Georgette A-Line Dress - Olive Black Gold
Amazon

£333.21

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Gina Bacconi Coranne Sequin Cape Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Coranne Sequin Cape Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Kerra Sequin Dress, Black/Pearl
Gina Bacconi Kerra Sequin Dress, Black/Pearl
John Lewis & Partners

£330.00

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Gina Bacconi Eliora Crepe Dress, Black/Pearl
Gina Bacconi Eliora Crepe Dress, Black/Pearl
John Lewis & Partners

£330.00

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Tahari Fit-and-Flare Pinstripe Dress - Black
Tahari Fit-and-Flare Pinstripe Dress - Black
Amazon

£328.41

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

£325.00

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Gina Bacconi Atira Embroidered Bow Detail Maxi Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Atira Embroidered Bow Detail Maxi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£320.00

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

£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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Gina Bacconi Camellia Floral Wrap Dress, Black/Rose
Gina Bacconi Camellia Floral Wrap Dress, Black/Rose
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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Gina Bacconi Karcey Jersey Embroidered Dress, Black/White
Gina Bacconi Karcey Jersey Embroidered Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£290.00

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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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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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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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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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Gina Bacconi Norelli Embroidered Shift Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Norelli Embroidered Shift Dress, Black
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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Adrianna Papell Flutter Beaded Dress, Black
Adrianna Papell Flutter Beaded Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£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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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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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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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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Gina Bacconi Charlene Chiffon Dress, Black/Rose
Gina Bacconi Charlene Chiffon Dress, Black/Rose
John Lewis & Partners

£270.00

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Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Taxa Velvet Long Sleeve Maxi Dress - Black
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Taxa Velvet Long Sleeve Maxi Dress - Black
very.co.uk

£265.00

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Gina Bacconi Kat Crepe Dress, Black
Gina Bacconi Kat Crepe Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£260.00

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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 Cressa Chiffon Overtop Dress, Black/Gold
Gina Bacconi Cressa Chiffon Overtop Dress, Black/Gold
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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L.K.Bennett Peggy Tailored Midi Dress, Black
L.K.Bennett Peggy Tailored Midi Dress, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£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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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.