How to Wear Tuxedo Dress: 15 Amazing Outfit Ideas

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Let’s just assume you are someone that has to dress formally or at least semi-formally to work all the time and now you have a company cocktail party or annual dinner coming up. For many ladies, this would be a great chance to actually dress in a feminine or even sexy way to look the best you can. However, for some others, especially for bosses and managers, they may just want to maintain their professional image and continue to power dress. In this case, the tuxedo dress would be a great choice. I have indeed collected some of the best tuxedo dress outfit ideas for you. Let’s check them out now.

Black Tuxedo Dress with Strappy Ballet Heels


To start off the list, I am showing you this very typical black tuxedo dress. This black tuxedo dress has that standard two columns of buttons which actually makes you stand out from the crowd while everyone else around you are in sexy dresses. Wear black strappy ballet heels to complete the outfit elegantly.

White Tuxedo Dress with Black Heels

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While a black tuxedo dress is definitely an iconic dress to wear, a white one is also a nice alternative. You can simply wear a white tuxedo dress over a black vest top. Pair the dress with with black ankle strap open toe heels and a black and white striped clutch bag to complete the black and white outfit. By the way, when you wear a tuxedo dress, you can really control how sexy the confit is by deciding what vest top to wear. In this case, wearing a deep v neck vest top make this a really sexy outfit.

Black Tuxedo Dress with White Open Toe Heels

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You can wear a tuxedo dress to achieve a stylish unisex and sexy look that can make you stand out from the crowd in a prom or a cocktail party. As an example, this outfit consists of a black tuxedo dress and a pair white open toe heels. The tuxedo dress itself is a powerful and aggressive looking piece. Yet, by wearing it without a vest top, the tuxedo dress becomes a deep v neck and high split mini dress. This is a rare outfit that can make you look both sexy and aggressive at the same time.

Black Tuxedo Dress with Thigh High Suede Boots

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Now, if you want to wear a tuxedo dress in a ladylike way, this outfit demonstrates a good way on how to do it. Wear a black tuxedo dress that has that standard six-button design. Pair it with black thigh high suede boots to complete this feminine, elegant and professional look.

White Asymmetric Tuxedo Dress

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If you like to look just a little more breezy or random, you can choose a white asymmetric tuxedo dress. The best choice for shoes would be a pair of nude heeled sandals. This outfit would be perfect one for a formal event.

Black Dress with Strappy Heeled Sandals

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There are scenarios that a tuxedo dress would be a better choice than a cocktail dress or a prom dress, it is when the party is hosted in an outdoor environment, the tuxedo dress is going to keep you warm. For example, if you have to attend an outdoor company event, you can wear a black tuxedo dress with black strappy heeled sandals.

Black Sleeveless Tuxedo Dress with Open Toe Ankle Boots

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Besides the more popular long sleeve tuxedo dresses, you can actually choose something that is slightly less professional and more stylish, the sleeveless tuxedo dress. To achieve an elegant look, you can wear a black sleeveless tuxedo dress with black suede open toe boots. A nice classy black purse would match with the rest of the outfit perfectly.

Black Sleeveless Tuxedo Dress with Cutout Boots

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You can also style a tuxedo dress in a cute way. For example, wear a black sleeveless tuxedo skater mini dress with a pair of stylish cutout ankle boots. The pink clutch purse provides a final lovely touch to the outfit.

White Tuxedo Dress with Red Ankle Strap Open Toe Heels

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For a more eye catching look, you may want to try this white and red outfit. It consists of a white tuxedo dress that is worn as a deep v neck dress. Instead a more typical choice of black heels or nude heels for the shoes, wear a pair of red ankle strap open toe heels to create a little bit of contrast with the white dress.

Black Sleeveless Maxi Tuxedo Dress

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Most tuxedo dresses are actually mini dresses. This one is a rare one that actually a maxi dress. It is a black sleeveless maxi tuxedo dress that is worn as a deep v neck high split dress. You can simply pair it with black heels to complete this unique, professional and low-key sexy look.

Black and White Asymmetric Tuxedo Dress

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Up to this point, I have talked about with black dresses or white dresses. Now, let’s talk about a playful black and white tuxedo dress. This asymmetric tuxedo dress is quite stylish in its own right. You can simply wear it black ballet heels to complete the outfit with a touch of elegance.

Sleeveless Midi Tuxedo Dress with Long Gloves

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For a cool and dark model like look, you can wear a black sleeveless tuxedo midi dress with black long gloves and knee high leather boots. The long gloves and sleeveless dress combination kind of makes the dress looks like a cold shoulder dress and that does take the outfit to another level.

Pale Pink Tuxedo Dress with Over The Knee Boots

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For a professional look that has a stylish touch, you can wear a pale pink tuxedo dress. Pair it with black over the knee suede boots and a black choker to complete this unique outfit.

Blue Velvet Tuxedo Dress

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For a look that has more depth, wear a blue velvet tuxedo dress with black open toe heels. Velvet and tuxedo dress just seems to be a good combination that can help you look stylish and differentiate from others.

Red Tuxedo Dress with Black Leather Jacket

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If there is one jacket that can match with a tuxedo dress, it has to be the black leather jacket, also known as the most versatile jacket. For this outfit, a red tuxedo dress is paired with a black leather jacket. The black leather ankle boots would be the perfect shoes to wear.

I hope you enjoy the tuxedo dress outfit ideas that I have put together. You should at least try them on and see if they look good on you. If they don’t, look for other outfit ideas in this website. We have thousands of outfit ideas waiting for you to discover.