Black Tie Dresses for Women

Black tie dresses are formal dresses typically worn to black tie occasions, such as weddings, balls, and formal parties. They are typically long and elegant and are often made from luxurious fabrics such as satin, velvet, or silk. Black tie dresses are often black or deep, rich colors such as navy or red, and are often decorated with intricate beading or embroidery. Women may also wear evening gowns to black tie events, similar to black tie dresses but even more formal and elaborate. You'll find a wide selection of formal evening gowns with cut-outs, leg slits, embellishments, and a high neckline. These create a red carpet inspired vision for your special event. 

  • Jovani 07017 Black and White Off the Shoulder Sheath Dress

  • Jovani 08116 Black Velvet One Shoulder Sheath Dress

  • Jovani 22895 Black Sequin Feather Embellished Dress

  • Jovani 07014 Black Fitted Off the Shoulder Evening Dress

  • Jovani 24279 Black One Shoulder Short Sleeve Evening Gown

  • Jovani 23890 Black Off the Shoulder Sheath Evening Dress

  • Jovani 05850 Black Lace Plunging Neck Dress

  • Jovani 24142 Black One Shoulder High Slit Dress

  • Jovani 09562 Black Long Sleeve High Slit Dress

  • Jovani 05675 Black Ruched Bodice Empire Waist Evening Dress

  • Black Brown Embellished Strapless Gown 38746

  • Jovani 07432 Navy Feather Sleeves Sheath Evening Dress

  • Jovani 3917 Black Silver Floral Mermaid Evening Dress

  • Jovani 03330 Black A Line V Neck Evening Gown

  • Off the Shoulder Embellished Mother of the Bride Dress 00635

  • Jovani 04368 Black Off the Shoulder Scuba Evening Dress

  • Jovani 4466 Navy Strapless Sweetheart Neckline Evening Dress

  • Jovani 94366 Black Strapless Straight Neck Scuba Evening Gown

  • Jovani 00572 Black and White Elegant Fitted Cocktail Dress

  • Jovani 4062 Black and White Long Sleeve Dress

  • Jovani 07014 Black Off the Shoulder Long Evening Gown

  • Jovani 12020 Strapless Sweetheart Neckline Dress

  • Jovani 04501 Black V Neck High Slit Dress

  • Black One Shoulder Fitted Crushed Gown 38240

  • Black Ruffle One Shoulder Cocktail Dress 25971

Black Tie Dress Code:

What is a black tie event dress code?

Many people wonder what the right black tie attire is for a formal event and black tie occasion; typically, the code requires men to wear a black tuxedo and women to wear a formal evening gown. The black tie dress code is the most formal and is typically reserved for special occasions, such as weddings, galas, and balls. It is important to follow the dress code for black tie events to ensure that you are properly dressed and to show respect for the occasion. Many opt for a strapless evening gown or pieces with embellishment to make their look stand out. Beaded dresses often have a fashion-forward couture finish. This could be a beaded bodice and black color skirt or a fully beaded design. A long black tie column gown can be styled with gloves and a headpiece for an extra formal style.

Black tie event dresses for curvy figures:

Black tie dresses for curvy figures should be chosen with care to flatter the figure and provide a comfortable and elegant fit. When choosing a black tie dress for a curvy figure, it is important to consider the cut of the dress, the fabric, and the overall silhouette. For example, a dress with a fitted bodice and a full skirt can help to balance out a curvy figure, while a dress with a cinched waist can help to create a more hourglass shape. Additionally, choosing a dress made from a stretchy fabric can help to provide a comfortable and flattering fit. There are many black tie gowns for plus size in the Jovani collections. Our range of sizes is from 00 – 24. This gives you room to find your perfect fit for any special occasion. 

Black Tie Wedding Dresses

Black tie gowns are made for formal weddings. If you're a bride-to-be, you'll want the right wedding dress to suit your formal theme. You can select from white lace gowns with sheer inserts or gorgeous embellishments. This includes long sleeve wedding pieces and plunging v-neck designs. You may also want a long train for walking down the aisle. Black tie gowns can often be figure-hugging for a sexy look. You'll find wedding bodycon designs with lace overlay in ivory, white, and Beige. These are stunning options for the modern bride. 


For wedding guests, you'll need the right black tie attire to suit the occasion. Choose striking cocktail dresses in coral, yellow, emerald, or navy colors. Select a maxi-dress style that features sparkling embellishment or embroidery.