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Counting Down To The Holidays? Stock Up On These All Black Dresses


All black dresses aren’t just for fun night outs, they’re also perfect for the holiday season, too. Whether you favor the classic mini or an elegant gown, black is a timeless color any woman can pull off. Not to mention, it’s the most versatile—fit for any accessories your heart desires. This holiday season, though, is particularly favoring the dark shade. Coming in all sorts of modern shapes and sizes, holiday attire this year is indeed mesmerizing. Can’t wait until the festive month? There’s actually no need to wait when you have these designer options at your fingertips. Keep scrolling to explore our favorite all black dresses from the world’s leading stores. You might just find a couple to wear this season.

A woman in an elegant HOUSE OF CB Maricel Feather Trim Cocktail Dress with feather details stands confidently against a draped red curtain backdrop, with one hand resting on a piano and a bouquet of red flowers nearby.

HOUSE OF CB Maricel Feather Trim Cocktail Dress

A woman in an elegant OSCAR DE LA RENTA Ruffled Stretch-Wool Mini Halter Dress with a gold brooch and a zebra print handbag stands against a white wall under a clear blue sky.

OSCAR DE LA RENTA Ruffled Stretch-Wool Mini Halter Dress

All Black Dresses Make The Best Party Dresses


Let’s face it, all black dresses do make the best party or evening looks. While yes, you can rock all the red and green your heart desires, black offers a touch of elegance like no other. Whether it’s a solid luxurious fabric, sequins, or maybe tweed, the shade is perfect for the classic modern women. For example, the ZUHAIR MURAD Cady Off-the-shoulder Long Dress is a look you don’t see all that often. While classic fashion does still exist, this level of elegance isn’t one to pass on.


And similarly enough, the ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER Sequined Jersey V Neck Maxi Dress gives off the same luxurious vibe. Paired with your favorite holiday clutch and heels, you’ll be on your way to your most stylish holiday yet. All black dresses might seem basic on the surface, but these are proof that they really are extraordinary.

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  • ALESSANDRA RICH Velvet High Neck Draped Long Dress

  • MAGDA BUTRYM Draped Jersey Long Dress

  • KHANUMS Diamanté Detail Karyln Dress

  • HELSI Florence Sequin Floral Strapless Midi Dress

  • LOVERS + FRIENDS Cosette Mini Dress

  • AJE Energy Midi Dress

  • DOLCE & GABBANA Floral Lace Sheath Midi-Dress

  • KHAITE Pim Ruffled Silk-georgette Midi Dress

  • WARDROBE NYC Off-the-shoulder Stretch-jersey Midi Dress


Skip Out On The Red This Year


Leave the red to the side this holiday and opt for all black dresses. We all can agree that just about any piece looks best in black—regardless of the style. And when we’re talking about designer brands, it makes it even more special to choose the color. After all, there’s something undeniably magnetic about these simple pieces. Take the ALESSANDRA RICH Open-back Velvet Long Dress, for example, another hit option to buy now. While almost sold out, it’s not too late to grab your size.


But if you aren’t lucky enough to snag that killer look, there’s still more to peek at. The GALVAN Skye Compact Knit Midi Dress is simply irresistible, sitting at the top of our favorites. While not your average holiday look, this all black dress will indeed turn heads at any festive event you attend.

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A woman in an elegant {Stock Up On These} lace dress sits on a patterned red sofa, surrounded by ornate wooden paneling, exuding an air of sophistication and mystery.

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