This post is all about the 25 best black dresses for the Holidays 2022.
It’s time for holiday parties, and I always have a hard time finding a dress to wear. My ‘go-to’ color is black. So, I decided to put together a list of the 25 best black dresses for the holidays 2022 I found.
There are casual black dresses to full-length gowns to sequin dresses. There are so many black dresses for the holidays I love. And the best part? The black dresses are ones you can wear even when the holidays are over.
I wanted, above all, there to be black dresses here that saved you from having to search the entire internet to find them.
Whether you are shopping for yourself or browsing for dresses for a friend, this list covers all styles and all looks.
Carly-Rae’s Top Favorite Black Dresses for the holidays
Best Overall: Teia Sequin Mini Dress
“The ‘it’ look for the holidays this season is anything with sequins! When I saw this dress in Banana Republic, I fell in love. I love the black blazer with it too!”
Best for date night: Leti Rhinestone Fringe Mini Dress
“I always like dressing up for date night, but not going too dressy. I love how this mini dress is simple yet has a crystal fringe at the bottom. It is just the right amount of sparkle.”
Best for a family gathering: Excited For This Black Turtleneck Sweater Dress
“For a family gathering, I like being trendy yet comfy. This black turtleneck sweater dress is just that. I can wear it with leggings or tights–boots or heels!”
Most Popular: Velvet Pink Bow Back Mini Dress Black
“My absolute favorite part about this black dress is the pink bow. It makes this dress stand out on the rack and perhaps why it was the most popular amongst my readers.”
Best for a trendy fashionista: Velvet jeweled button-front mini dress
“I adore this velvet black dress from J. Crew. Not only do the crystal buttons add a touch of trendy to this dress, but the short-sleeve style gives it a retro yet holiday touch.”
20 Best Black Dresses for the Holidays 2022
1. Serena Front Slit Midi Dress
The great part about this cocktail dress is that it can be dressed up or down. If you want a simple cocktail dress, I recommend this one.
Wearing a strappy pair of heels gives it a sophisticated touch for either an office party or one with friends.
2. Happiest Moment Black One Shoulder Wrap Skirt Dress
The best part of this dress is the wrap style. I am obsessed with the material combined with the one-shoulder design.
Pair this with black or nude pumps and red accessories, and you are holiday party ready!
3. EXLURA Womens Square Neck Dress Long Puff Sleeve A-Line Casual Short Mini Dress
What makes this black dress a holiday find is the sleeves! They are so trendy, yet understated! Pair this dress with a pair of heels or flats and add a necklace…suddenly you will be the talk of the holiday party.
I admit this dress is in my Amazon cart right now!
4. Velvet jeweled button-front mini dress
The best part about this black dress for the holidays is the buttons. The oversized crystal buttons make this dress stand out from others.
Allow the dress to do the talking with this one for your holiday party, and pair it with understated accessories. A simple peep-toe shoe will also pair perfectly with this dress.
5. Black Velvet Draped Bustier Mini Dress
This tube-style dress is simple and chic! The two combo’s that I adore in a dress. I love the added fabric on the side too. It gives this dress the right amount of trendy that always makes something stand out on the rack.
Another plus is how simple the velvet dress is. You can wear a simple crystal necklace for a holiday party; this black dress is the center of attention!
6. Ayva Glitter Color Block Velvet Romper
I came across this black romper and immediately added it to my Best Black Dresses for the Holidays, even though it’s a romper. Look how perfect this is with black boots! I love a good romper!
The best part is that added touch of shimmer to the front design, making this the perfect holiday outfit for any holiday party!
7. Velvet Pink Bow Back Mini Dress
The most popular black dress for the holidays on my list is this one. I adore the pink bow in the back! Not only does it remind me of a present, but it also screams a holiday favorite!
Pair this dress with a strappy pair of black heels and crystal bracelets, and you are holiday party ready!
8. I Forgot that You Existed Black Sequin Mini Dress
A sequin dream is what I like to say when I tell my friends about this black dress for their holiday parties! I love the long sleeves and the clear heels with this dress.
Another plus about this dress is you don’t need to wear jewelry. The sequins add just the right amount of sparkle to let the dress do the talking!
9. Katlynn Formal Velvet Long Dress
I am always up for finding a gown that isn’t over the top and offers just the right amount of trendy for a holiday party.
When I came across this black dress on Windsor, I knew I needed to add it. I love the strappy heels to go with this look too!
10. Teia Sequin Mini Dress
The reason I think this black dress is the best overall is for a few reasons. One, it has sequins, and as you know, that is trending this holiday season. Two, I love how it can be paired with a black blazer, which means on date night, you can rock his or her blazer and be trendy. Three, I love how stylish it looks with a simple pair of strappy heels!
11. Floerns Women’s V Back Inslace Layered Ruffle Hem Flutter Sleeve Dress
The ruffles on this dress are my favorite. They are simple yet trendy. I like how you can pair this black dress with flats or heels and still look trendy.
I’d suggest wearing a statement necklace to make this look pop.
12. Celestial Silk Halter Dress
A sexy yet simple black halter dress to keep you in style. Grab a pair of black heels, and you are holiday party ready.
13. Temeka Square Neck Studded Flare Mini Dress
When I saw this dress on Francesca’s, I immediately put in on my black dress holiday suggestions for you all. I love the neckline. It is so trendy, yet simple, and you can still wear your normal bra.
Another plus is this black dress can be worn with boots or heels to your holiday party.
14. Leti Rhinestone Fringe Mini Dress
This is my best date night black dress pick. I love the crystal fringe on the bottom! Another plus is how simple the rest of the dress is.
Add a crystal necklace or bracelet with a simple pair of black heels, and you are holiday ready!
15. Isabel Velvet Rhinestone Trim Dress
This bodycon black dress has a velvet texture and a crystal necklace that immediately makes anyone in a room stand up straighter. This dress is perfect for a holiday party with friends.
I am a fan of the long sleeves too!
16. Lourdes Off Shoulder Swing Mini Dress
This off-the-shoulder dress is casual yet perfect for a holiday party. My favorite part about this look is how you can pair this with combat boots and tights.
The neckline also adds a trendy touch that is my favorite part of this look.
17. Excited For This Black Turtleneck Sweater Dress
A simple black sweater dress for a holiday party? Yes, please! I adore this black sweater dress for a family gathering for the holidays! Pair with a belt or boots, and you are ready to rock you!
18. Verdusa Women’s Elegant Ribbed Knit Bell Sleeve Fit and Flare Midi Dress
A holiday dress that you can wear day or night. I love it paired with a nude pair of heels. The added ruffle sleeve also offers a trendy touch I love.
19. Latest and Greatest Black Ruffled Off the Shoulder Midi Dress
This midi dress is perfect for a holiday party at the office. It is simple yet trendy. Pair it with nude heels or black or red for the holiday season!
20. Women’s Cherra Embellished Midi-Dress
This designer dress from Alice + Olivia is my favorite for a holiday party because it is classy and trendy! I love how all you need is a simple pair of heels. The added embellishments allow you to rock this dress and worry about nothing else when you are getting ready!
Can you wear a black dress on holiday?
One of the best things about black is that it never goes out of style. Whether you’re wearing a little black dress or a pair of black skinny jeans, you can always count on black to be chic and stylish. And during the holidays, black can actually be quite festive!
How do you dress up a black dress for the holidays?
One way to dress up a black dress for the holidays is to add a festive scarf or piece of jewelry. Another way to make it more holiday-appropriate is to pair it with tights and heels. You could also try layering a cardigan or blazer over the dress.
Can I wear a black dress on Christmas?
Whether you want to be the belle of the ball or just look festive without going over-the-top, check out these ideas for how to accessorize your black holiday dress. Add a touch of sparkle with jewelry. A pair of diamond earrings or a glittering necklace will add some pizzazz to your outfit
Is it OK for a woman to wear black to a wedding?
However, black has become a staple in many women’s wardrobes and is seen as an elegant color. Because of this, it can be worn to any type of event.
How do you dress classy in all black?
There are a few different ways that you can go about dressing classy in all black. One way is to choose clothing that is made of high-quality fabrics and materials. Another way is to select classic silhouettes and designs that won’t go out of style. And lastly, you can accessorize your outfit with items like jewelry!