How to Style Black Tube Dress in 15 Amazing Ways

black tube dress outfit ideas

The tube dress is a very specific type of a strapless dress. A strapless dress can be a deep v neck dress, a sweetheart neckline dress, and a tube dress which has a straight neckline. In the blog post, I am going to very specifically talk about the black tube dress. To give you more ideas on how to style it, I have collected some of the best black tube dress outfit ideas and I am going to share with you right now.

Black Tube Midi Dress


Let’s start the list with a very typical black tube dress. It is basically a strapless bodycon midi dress that allows you to show your curves. With a timeless design like this, it is appropriate to wear it both for a cocktail party and a prom. You can style it by wearing it with black ankle strap open toe heels and a black clutch bag.

Black Leather Mini Ruffle Tube Dress

black leather mini ruffle tube dress

Now, if a classic outfit like the last one is a little too mainstream for you, how about trying this stylish black leather tube dress. This dress has such beautiful details in the leather stripes and also the mini ruffle hem. I would recommend you to wear black pointed toe heels to complete this outfit with elegance.

Black Tube Mini Dress with Silver Heels

black tube mini dress silver heels

For an extremely sexy look, wear a black tube mini bodycon dress to show off your long legs. To make your legs look longer and make the outfit more eye catching, wear a pair of silver ankle strap open toe heels. As simple as this outfit seems, it can simply grab people’s attention. This outfit is such a great demonstration of the principle “less is more”.

Wear with Black Leather Ankle Boots

black leather ankle boots outfit

I have already mentioned this black tube bodycon mini dress a little earlier, but with this outfit, I want to show you the accessories that can take the dress to the next level. With the black dress, wear a pair of black leather ankle boots and a silver cuff to complete this outfit with elegance. Don’t underestimate the power in the little silver cuff. A lot of the time, it’s little details like this that can separate you from the rest.

Black Midi Dress with Camel Longline Wool Coat

black midi dress camel longline wool coat

This outfit is a perfect answer for the question “what jacket to wear with a black tube dress”. With this black midi tube dress, you can wear black heeled sandals and a camel longline wool coat. For a super chic look, instead of actually wearing the coat, drape the coat over your shoulders.

Black Tube Maxi Fit and Flare Dress with Single Strap

black tube maxi fit and flare dress single strap

This dress is not exactly a tube dress. It has a very special designed black maxi tube dress with a strap on just one side of the shoulders. The asymmetric design does make the overall look more stylish. This outfit would be perfect to wear for both cocktail parties and proms.

Asymmetric Tube Knee Length Dress

asymmetric tube knee length dress

As shown in the previous outfit, adding a little bit of asymmetric cutting can make the dress looks more stylish and unique. For this outfit, the black tube dress also has a asymmetric cutting. It has a high-right, low-left cutting along the hem. Without this fancy cutting, the dress would have been a very typical black tube mini dress, still beautiful yet not as interesting and eye catching. You can complete this outfit with elegance by wearing black suede heels.

Black and Blue Tribal Tube Maxi Dress

black and blue tribal tube maxi dress

Up to this point, I have talked about a lot of solid black dresses. Let’s now talk about a printed dress. This particular one is a black and blue tribal printed tube dress. Wear it with pale pink dresses to look more ladylike. To add an artistic touch to the overall look, wear a black choker.

Wear with Choker and Black Ballet Heels

choker and black ballet heels

As shown in the previous idea, wearing a choker can add a lot of character to the look. This outfit also involves a black choker. The outfit consists of a black tube midi dress, black ankle strap heels and a black choker.

Black Knee Length Off The Shoulder Tube Dress

black knee length off the shoulder tube dress

If you are looking for a black dress that has more depth, this velvet dress can do just that. Wear this black off the shoulder tube dress with silver ankle strap open toe heels to achieve a deep and elegant look.

Black Tube Lace dress

black tube lace dress

For a black tube dress to look more elegant, having some lace element helps a lot. For example, this black lace dress does look very elegant and feminine. To complete the outfit with elegance, wear a pair of black suede pointed toe heels.

Black Tube Dress with White Floral Pattern

black tube dress white floral pattern

Here is a black tube dress that has a playful design. It has some cool white floral pattern at the sides of the dress. If you want to be consistent with the black and white look, wear a pair of black and white color block heels.

Black Folded Gathered Waist Mini Dress

black folded gathered waist mini dress

For those of you who are wondering whether tube dresses are for flat chested women, my answer to you is yes, a black tube dress usually looks good for all body types but you can’t have love handles. If you are still worries, wear a folded mini dress like this one is the safest option I can suggest at this moment.

Black and White Polka Dot Tube Dress

black and white polka dot tube dress

For a breezy and lovely look, wear this black and white polka dot tube dress for a cute and adorable look. If you are wearing this dress for a date or for a friend’s gathering, I would suggest you to make the outfit look even more approaching by wearing black ballet flats.

Black and White Tribal Printed Tube Dress

black and white tribal printed tube dress

For a boho style look, wear this tribal printed tube dress with nude heeled sandals. To add some extra character to the outfit, you can wear a long boho style necklace.

For your next prom or cocktail party, if you want to look low-key sexy and approachable, you should come back and borrow one of the above mentioned black tube dress outfit ideas. Remember, a easy way to look good is to start with imitating, then do some tweaking to make the idea your own. Have fun styling.