Top 14 Outfits: How to Style Black Floor Length Dress

best black floor length dress outfit ideas

Whenever I get an invitation to a prom, the first image that comes to my mind is a black floor length dress. I think that says a lot about about how elegant and classy it looks. Although most of the time, black floor length dresses are designed for formal events and proms, there are some that are designed for wearing casually. In this blog post, I will cover both formal and casual dresses. In fact, I have collected some of the better looking black floor length dress outfit ideas and put them into an interesting list. Let’s check out the list right now.

Black Spaghetti Strap Sweetheart Floor Length Dress


Here is a very classic black floor length dress. It is a spaghetti strap sweetheart neckline dress that looks so simple yet classy. Although your shoes would rarely show, don’t be lazy and wear ugly shoes as there are also chances that the shoes would reveal when you walk. The best shoes to wear would be silver ankle strap open toe heels.

Black Deep V Neck Chiffon Floor Length Dress with Silver Straps

black deep v neck chiffon floor length dress silver straps

For an outfit that has a lot of beautiful details, you may want to consider wearing this sexy black dress. It is a deep v neck chiffon flare dress. Not only the deep v neck cutting makes you look extremely sexy, the silver sequin straps can also make you look more elegant. Pair this dress with silver heels to complete this amazing look.

Black Lace Semi-Sheer Mermaid Dress

black lace semi sheer mermaid dress

The black lace mermaid floor length dress is absolutely eye catching. For a dress that can simply grab people’s attention like this one, you really don’t need to wear any accessories. Wear silver heels and you are ready to shine in a prom.

Black Sequin Floor Length Dress

black sequin floor length dress

For those of you that are fans of shiny dresses, this black sequin floor length dress is for you. Silver heels would be a good fit. To make the outfit more elegant though, wear a pair of black sequin heels to make the already shiny outfit even more shiny.

Black Boho Style Loose Fit Floor Length Dress

black boho style loose fit floor length dress

Having talked about quite a few formal prom dresses, let talk about a black floor length dress that you can actually wear on the street as part of a casual outfit. Here, we have a breezy black loose fit dress. A good way to style it is to build a boho style outfit around the dress. Wear a few boho style bracelets and nude boho strappy sandals would make this outfit look amazing.

Deep V Neck High Split Chiffon Dress

deep v neck hight split chiffon dress

For an extremely sexy outfit, here is a deep v neck high split chiffon dress. Wear black heels to complete the outfit. It is pretty obvious that this outfit is very difficult to pull off. You need to be in a great shape to wear do this dress justice. For those of you who don’t like doing exercise, how about imagine yourself wearing this dress beautifully and use that as your motivation to keep yourself healthy and in shape.

Black Lace-Sleeve Bodycon Floor Length Dress

black lace sleeve bodycon floor length dress

For a slightly more mature look, you can wear a black lace-sleeve bodycon floor length dress. Wear black heels to complete this low-key sexy outfit.

Long Sleeve Deep V Neck A Line Dress

long sleeve deep v neck a line dress

This is another sexy dress, but this time, it also has a lot of beautiful details that can make you look elegant as well. It is a black deep v neck a line dress. Notice the beautiful detail in the subtle black belt that can make you look slimmer and taller. The best shoes to wear would be black ankle strap open toe heels.

Black Lace Bodycon Mermaid Floor Length Dress

black lace bodycon mermaid floor length dress

This subtly sexy dress is a black lace bodycon mermaid dress that has some semi-sheer lace elements in the upper part of the dress. One huge advantage for wearing a mermaid dress is that you don’t need to have really slim and long legs to wear it beautifully. To complete this outfit, wear silver open toe heels to achieve an elegant look.

Two-Piece Sheath Maxi Dress

two piece sheath maxi dress

Here is a beautiful two-piece sheath floor length dress that is made of cotton. It is technically not exactly a two-piece dress as the top part and the bottom part are attached with a semi-sheer piece of mesh, subtly showing your waist. The dress also has a slit. Wear black strappy open toe heels to look best.

Black Two-Toned Asymmetric Floor Length Dress

black two toned asymmetric floor length dress

This black floor length dress has a very creative two-toned and asymmetric design. It is a one shoulder dress. Half of the dress is made of lace and half of it is made of chiffon. It also has an elegant high split cutting. Wear black open toe heels to complete the outfit with elegance.

Black Long Sleeve Sequin and Chiffon Dress

black long sleeve sequin and chiffon dress

Here is another two-toned dress. This time, it is a very elegant black floor length dress, with the top being a sequin top and the bottom part being a chiffon tulle skirt. Wear black sequin heels to match with this dress perfectly. This is one of those outfits that can make you stand out from the crowd in a cocktail party or a prom without requiring you to show any skin.

Black Bodycon High Split Backless Dress

black bodycon high split backless dress

From the front, this black bodycon high split dress already looks quite sexy. But if you look from the back, you would realize that this is actually a super sexy backless dress. You can simply wear this dress with black ankle strap heels to complete this stunning outfit.

Black Backless Sheath Fishtail Floor Length Dress

black backless sheath fishtail floor length dress

Although this dress seems more casual as it is one that is made of cotton and has a loose fit cutting, the backless design makes this such a sexy dress that would be perfect for an outdoor photoshoot. Wear it with nude boho style heeled sandals to achieve this amazing and breezy look.

So, here are the black floor length dress outfit ideas that I really want to share with you. I hope the list gives you at least some ideas on how to wear for your next prom.