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Black Fall Dresses To Make Your Closet Instantly Chicer

Thanks to irresistible black fall dresses, making your autumnal closet look seriously chic is super easy. Luckily, we’ve already scoured the world’s best online shopping stores to find all the best black silhouettes out there so you don’t have to. Spoiler alert: we found countless designs we can’t wait to slip into for the season ahead. Now our top picks are waiting for you to shop them in our irresistible edit below. Keep scrolling to discover every swoon-worthy dress from Ulla Johnson, Staud, Alexander McQueen, Rodarte, Givenchy, and more. With such an undeniably stylish and versatile selection, you’ll be wearing these dresses on repeat all season long – and beyond!

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Ulla Johnson

Designer Black Fall Dresses For A Chic Off Duty Look

No matter your plans, when it comes to looking chic on weekend days, these black fall dresses have you covered. Firstly, the Falina ribbed wool mini dress from By Malene Birger is one you’ll be reaching for on repeat. Destined to see you stylishly through fall and winter, this gorgeous wide v-neckline sweater dress is as cozy as it is fashionable. Additionally, we adore the long sleeves, relaxed fit, and mid-mini length hem that pairs so perfectly with boots. So, style this dress with bare legs and boots in early fall, then dress it up with tights and long layers when temperatures really start to drop!


Meanwhile, the corset day dress by Rosetta Getty is incredibly pretty and perfect for your daytime plans this weekend! Firstly, it has a beautiful square neckline that’s both incredibly flattering and right on trend. Additionally, we adore the cute short puffed sleeves, corseted waist, and ankle-length skirt that looks just good with flats as it does with boots. Finally, this dress ensures the wow factor with its open criss-cross back. The ideal modern twist on a classic lace-up corset.

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Black Fall Dresses For Your Evening Plans

Whether you’re heading out for a dinner date or a red carpet event, these black fall dresses are just what you need to look your most stylish self. For example, the puff-shoulders velvet gown by Alessandra Rich is one of the prettiest and most elegant black silhouettes of the season. Its gorgeous sweetheart neckline, exaggerated puff shoulders, and long, fitted sleeves are simply stunning. Meanwhile, the fitted skirt with a sleek ankle-length hem finishes at the perfect point to showcase your designer footwear.


We’re also completely and utterly smitten with the Welcox dress by Likely. Firstly, it has a chic mock neckline, long fitted sleeves, and a flattering bodycon fit to showcase your figure to perfection. Secondly, we can’t get enough of the luxurious velvety construction and asymmetric draping that instantly elevates this otherwise simple mini. So, style yours with heels and be prepared for an evening of endless compliments!

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Alessandra Rich

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Ulla Johnson

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