Despite being a colour you wouldn’t expect to see at weddings, black bridesmaid dresses are actually a chic and stylish look for your bridal party. Standing amongst your girls whilst they’re dressed in black means that a statement wedding dress will really stand out.

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If you want your maids dressed in this versatile and universally flattering colour, then check out our pick of the best black bridesmaids dresses.

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Ville – Monsoon

Black bridesmaid dress from Monsoon

The strapless v-neck Ville dress from Monsoon is a gorgeous bridesmaid dress and would suit a range of shapes so it’s perfect if you are trying to find a dress to suit bridesmaids with a variety of heights and body types. The crossover neckline is super flattering and the pleated skirt is a pretty finishing touch.

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Yansiaa – Ted Baker

Bell sleeve bridesmaid dress

If you are looking for a unique and stylish black bridesmaid dress then this bodycon style from Ted Baker has bell sleeves and an exposed rose gold zip. If you are having a black and rose gold theme then this bridesmaid dress would suit your wedding perfectly.

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Seraphine – Needle and Thread

Short black bridesmaid dress

We adore the Seraphine bridesmaid dress from Needle and Thread. This pretty tiered dress is covered in daisy motifs, so although it is black we think it would be an ideal choice for a spring or summer wedding.

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Style 3420 – Noir by Lazaro

Strapless black bridesmaid dress

For a fun and cute black bridesmaid dress it’s style 3420 from Noir by Lazaro that gets our vote! This strapless dress has a sweetheart neckline and a short A-line hem. We think this dress would look great alongside a wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline.

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Off the Shoulder Dip Hem Dress – Boohoo

Dip hem black bridesmaid dress

If you are looking for a bridesmaid dress on a budget then this off the shoulder dip hem black bridesmaid dress from Boohoo is stunning and unbelievably costs less than £30! The cinched in waist and A-line skirt will flatter a range of body types and we love the stylish dipped hem.

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Black Satin Cocktail Dress – John Lewis

Black satin bridesmaid dress

Add some shimmer and sparkle to your wedding day by dressing your best girls in this gorgeous cap sleeve black bridesmaid dress from John Lewis. A mesh beaded bodice leads to a luxurious satin skirt – we think this would be perfect for a winter wedding.

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Rouge – BHLDN

Black satin bridesmaid dress

Just because you are choosing black bridesmaid dresses doesn’t mean you can’t add a hint of colour. The rouge dress from BHLDN has a scattering of vibrant red flowers and is flecked with gold sequins. We are in love!

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Style 3428 – Noir by Lazaro

Formal black bridesmaid dress

Add some red carpet glam to your wedding day by choosing this elegant black bridesmaid dress from Noir by Lazaro. This satin dress is beautifully finished with a mesh neckline adorned with embroidered leaf detail.

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Montreal – BHLDN

Halterneck black bridesmaid dress

We love the elegant style of the Montreal dress from BHLDN, the halter neck shape is a little bit different from your traditional bridesmaid dress and a side split stops the dress from looking too heavy. Team this bridesmaid dress with some fab shoes and simple jewellery!

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Clover Gloss – Needle and Thread

Formal black bridesmaid dress

If you are planning a black tie wedding day then the clover gloss dress from Needle and Thread would be the perfect black bridesmaid dress! The full length and illusion neckline give an elegant and formal feel and we love the added sparkle with the embellishments.

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Prom Midi Dress – Boohoo

Black prom dress

This full skirted prom dress from Boohoo is perfect if you want to add a 50’s vibe to your black bridesmaid dresses. The structured style and A-line shape make it a great figure flatterer so it’s a perfect style if you have bridesmaids with all different body types.

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Madison – BHLDN

Black bridesmaid dress

If you are planning a black tie wedding then this full length gown from BHLDN is a beautiful choice. The high neckline and cap sleeves create an elegant look while the low back is a pretty added detail.

Off the Shoulder Black Dress – John Lewis

John Lewis black bridesmaid dress

For an elegant black bridesmaid dress, this slinky off the shoulder style from John Lewis is a beautiful choice. The delicate fabric make it perfect for a spring or summer wedding and stops this deep colour feeling too heavy.

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Carnation Sequin Dress – Needle and Thread

Floral black bridesmaid dress

This carnation sequin dress from Needle and Thread is the perfect black bridesmaid dress for summer. This knee length gown features sheer sleeves, an illusion neckline and pretty pink carnations scattered across the dress.

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Morgane Lace Maxi Dress – Monsoon

Black lace bridesmaid dress

This traditional style bridesmaid dress from Monsoon has a stunning lace illusion neckline and cap sleeves. If you have chosen a lace wedding dress then this black lace gown would look gorgeous in your wedding photos.

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Fishtail Maxi Dress – Boohoo


The shape of this black maxi dress from Boohoo is gorgeous, a sweetheart neckline leads to a fitted bodice and a flowing fishtail skirt. Team with simple jewellery to not distract from the elegant style of this dress.

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