Black dresses are timelessly elegant, and so suit a wide range of occasions including parties and formal events. This classic, neutral color choice suits everyone. Jovani's black pieces are available in many fabrics including velvet, jersey and sheer tulle. The designs range from short party two pieces (a modern take on the LBD) to on-trend long prom styles. This wide range of choice includes many fashion-forward options including backless dresses and long sleeve gowns, as well as pieces with cut-outs and nude lace overlay. Jovani's designs often feature luxurious detailing such as embellishment, bead-work, long trains or embroidery to add depth and luxury. Black dresses can be found in many variants. We have a wide range of short cocktail pieces with bodycon shapes that will make you look amazing for parties or night's out. You can also browse a vast selection of evening gowns for formal occasions such as prom, dances or balls. A classic black dress is a simple shortcut to effortless good style, no matter what the special occasion!
Long Black Formal Dresses
Long black dresses in a formal style may be required for a black or white tie formal events, such as a wedding, prom, military ball or winter dance. A long black design is ideal for any formal occasion. To create a celebratory look for a wedding, choose a black lace dress in a maxi length. This can be a strapless design, with a romantic sweetheart shape or in a gorgeous mermaid fishtail style. A long black evening gown is also a beautiful choice for any dance you'll be attending in the future.
Choose to sparkle by opting for a floor-length black design with embellishment or sequins on the bodice. If you're attending a winter ball, keep the weather in mind and opt for a long sleeve black dress to keep your arms warm. This can still feature a plunging neckline or leg slit to keep a sexy look and show off some skin.
Black Cocktail Dresses
Black cocktail dresses are also known as a LBD, or Little Black Dress. This sexy, chic look never goes out of style and is all about choosing the perfect shape. A black cocktail piece is a wardrobe essential. Choose a lace design or a short sleeve black look to always have the perfect classic dress to fall back on in a style crisis. This can be given a casual spin by styling it with a biker or denim jacket. You also can dress it up for any occasion such as parties or date night. A short black party look can feature flirtatious cut-outs, have a backless design or sexy figure-hugging shape.
Short black dresses may also be required for a funeral in a semi-formal style. A sophisticated knee length piece with sleeves is the most appropriate option. There are many occasions when wearing a black look is the best choice. This can include homecoming, for parties and weddings too.
Black Prom Dresses
Black prom dresses offer daring and dramatic style for any prom goer's big night. Jovani's range includes the hourglass highlighting mermaid dress style. This glamorous and red carpet inspired shape has a fitted bodice and skirt which flares into a striking fishtail at the end. This style can include an off-the-shoulder neckline or strapless bodice, as well as more dazzling design features. For a more traditional prom option, you could also pick a black lace ball gown with a sheer layered skirt, or a black design teamed with gold or silver sequins.
On trend for the current season, black velvet prom dresses are one of the top style choices. This can include an array of embellishment or bead-work to add sparkle and shine to your final prom look. For 2018, Jovani's black gowns include a range of high fashion details such as frills, one-shoulder necklines and open backs. If you prefer a more simple piece, try out a long black formal dress created from jersey stretch fabric. This will effortlessly show off your figure. You can also select from lace, chiffon and tulle to make a textured impact.
Plus Size Black Dresses
Plus size black dresses are known to be flattering with a slim, streamline appearance. Jovani's designs are available in a wide range of sizes, from 00 - 24. This means you can find beautiful plus size black dresses for any occasion including plus size party designs, prom gowns and evening styles. A long black dress with a maxi length is ideal for many occasions such as attending a wedding. Choose a style with short sleeves and a deep plunging neckline to flatteringly show off some skin. This can be worn again to any other dance or ball.
If you're looking for a casual or short black dress, make the most of your figure and try out one of our famous fit and flare designs. These have a fitted bodice but flared skirt and are known for making almost every body shape look amazing. You can find this skater inspired shape with long sleeves, perfect for going out at winter. This is an ideal party look that still allows you to show off your style. You can choose from designs with a printed or metallic bodice, sequins or embroidery.
Black Homecoming Dresses
Black homecoming dresses are the perfect way to enjoy your school's event. If you choose a short black dress, this can double as a party look for other occasions and you'll find many more occasions to wear it again. Jovani's black homecoming styles include 2 piece designs that have a separate top and skirt half. This can be a cropped top or strapless bodice that shows off your midriff. You can also choose from fit and flare dresses that have a pleated skirt. These often have a variety of other colors and sparkling bead-work to create a glamorous look. After homecoming, re-style the outfit to transform it into a casual black dress. Wear with sandals and your favorite jacket to make the most of your new LBD!