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Too Many LBDs In Your Closet? Try These Long Black Dresses Instead


When it comes to timeless elegance and versatility, nothing quite compares to long black dresses. While the classic little black dress (LBD) has its place in every woman’s wardrobe, it’s time to make room for its longer counterparts. Longer styles in midi and maxi lengths offer a sophisticated and chic option for any day, season, or occasion.


Whether you’re attending a daytime event or a glamorous evening affair, these pieces will ensure you make a statement. The combination of black and a flowing silhouette is truly a match made in heaven. Regardless of which long black dresses catch your eye, all it takes is one to transform your wardrobe this summer. However, choosing just one won’t be easy with this stellar selection.

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THE ROW Nita Bandeau-neck Wool-blend Midi Dress

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Long Black Dresses In Midi Lengths


Long black dresses in midi lengths offer a perfect balance between sophistication and modernity. If you’re not so sure about trying a gown, you can always lean on midis to be the perfect balance between minis and maxis. With their versatile nature, they can effortlessly transition from day to night, making them a wardrobe must-have. And with the right accessories and footwear, you can easily elevate your look and make a lasting impression.


For example, the GIVENCHY Grain De Poudre Stretch Wool-blend Halterneck Midi Dress might just be the most versatile dress ever. From casual brunches to cocktail parties, styles like this one will keep you looking stylish and polished. Not to mention, midis of all kinds are truly effortless to transition between casual and formal occasions. But isn’t that what long back dresses are for?

Shop more long black dresses selected and reviewed by our expert fashion buyers and stylists

  • ALESSANDRA RICH Velvet High Neck Draped Long Dress

  • KHANUMS Diamanté Detail Karyln Dress

  • HOUSE OF CB Malila Ruffle Cowl Neck Chiffon Cocktail Dress

  • MONTCE SWIM Petal Long Dress

  • NBD Daphne Maxi Dress

  • KATIE MAY Edgy Dress

  • BEC & BRIDGE Moon Dance Cowl Dress

  • PATBO Cold-shoulder Satin, Mesh And Crochet Maxi Dress

  • MIGUELINA Emilline Belted Lace-trimmed Cotton-gauze Maxi Dress


Maxi Lengths + Black = A Match Made In Heaven


Long black dresses in maxi or gown lengths are a match made in heaven. So, why stop at mids when you can go for maximum impact? The combination of black and a sweeping silhouette exudes an air of elegance and drama. Whether you’re attending a high-profile event, a gala, or a date night, a black maxi will ensure all eyes are on you. It’s simply the epitome of chic and sophisticated glamour.


Our favorites are the NICHOLAS Pasha Strapless Tube Gown and the KATIE MAY Leo Gown for a reason. Perfect for black-tie events or even your own special celebration, a black gown guarantees you’ll be the center of attention. With their versatility, statement-making appeal, and endless styling possibilities, they’re the perfect alternative for those seeking to make a lasting impression. So, if your closet is overflowing with LBDs, it’s time to give long black dresses a chance.

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OLIVIA VON HALLE Zoya Fringed Silk Slip Dress

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