Black Dresses your Bridesmaids Will Love to Wear

30 Oct 2015

With dark nights looming and Halloween just around the corner, we get into the (ghostly) spirit of things to show you some daring black bridesmaid dresses with a difference your bridesmaids will actually want to wear them

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Dark and sultry silhouettes are always a style winner, and are especially flattering for differing body shapes. With black designs, bridesmaids have the advantage of wearing their gown again for future occasions or events should they want to. The addition of black tulle, beads, lace, knots and sparkle can offer a chic, sophisticated flair to bridal affairs.

Weve compiled an array of black gowns that are ideal for this spooky time of year, without a drop of fake blood or a zombie in sightor even the horror of puffed sleeves

Margot Necklace Dress


This limited edition slinky black number is a floor-length maxi made from matte jersey with a slightly forgiving stretch. The ruching and delicate back beading gives this understated glamour.

£229, Monsoon

Jenny Packham Elisa Dress


For brides inspired by50s style, this knee-length skater skirt dress reflects the era with an added touch of glitz.

£145, Debenhams


Floral Lace Skater Dress


Gorgeously gothic lace, scallop trim, and just above the knee whats not to love about this skater dress for just under £60?

£55, Marks and Spencer

Classic Two Birds Dress


If there
s one thing this London-made dress doesnt lack, its versatility. Wrap it 15 different ways so no matter the shape of your bridesmaid, there will be a fit to suit. Our favourite is the Grecian, one- shoulder style.

Prices from £215, Two Birds

Top tip: Dark dresses look striking with cream and white floral arrangements. Try orange, aubergine and metallic tones for added drama.


Jaeger Lace Maxi Dress


A dramatic sheer black lace neckline channels grown-up glamour in this floor-length gown with a cinched waist and subtle side split.

£250, Jaeger


Adrianna Papell Satin Cap Sleeve Fishtail Dress


Wearing a curvy, fishtail bridal gown? Bridesmaids can match the style with this similar silhouette with added crepe panels and sheer tulle inserts.

£240, Adrianna Papell


Ghost Hollywood Taylor Black Dress


Simple tailoring never fails. The bias cut of this Ghost gown results in a flattering skimming effect with diagonal waistline panels and a vintage edge. This dress will make each bridesmaid feel like a movie star.

£225, Ghost


True Decadence Bow Pleat Maxi


The empire line of this design means it suits women of all shapes and sizes and the price tag is an added bonus for brides on a budget.

£60, True Decadence



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