If 2022 was any indication, it is that black wedding dresses 2022 are here to stay and will be even bigger in 2023. Just as the infamous Wednesday Adam’s said “I'll stop wearing black when they make a darker color”. The color black can be both sexy and elegant, and at the same time, mysterious and flirty. Black is one of those colors that can work with any wedding dresses 2022 silhouette and design, perfect for all brides.
In fact, nothing says black swan quite like designer black wedding dresses. Did you know a black swan is used to describe a person or event that is extremely rare? Although we would say black wedding dresses are rare, we have seen them become increasingly trendy in 2022. Why not be a trendsetter too and wear beautiful black wedding dresses for your wedding day or reception?
Below, you’ll find our favorite black wedding dresses. From sexy black wedding gowns to classy elegant black wedding dresses, paired with our stunning black wedding shoes for the perfect gothic wedding look.
Elie Saab Long Sleeve Black Wedding Dresses
Dress: Elie Saab. Shoes: Florence, Photographer: Jake Anderson
Most celebs are dressed by stylists but, to collect her Oscar, Halle Berry selected an Elie Saab dress, “She wore it out of love, not because a stylist told her to wear it”. So, if you are the kind of woman who does exactly what she wants, this spectacular Elie Saab black wedding dress may be just the one for you. The high neck gives instant elegance while the chain-like golden embroidery provides an edgy glamor extending down the long sleeves. The unique gold snake effect pattern winds its way down the bodice over the hip on this luxurious taffeta gown. Accentuate the daring split by wearing our glamourous Florence Black heels with a tied bow at the ankle and sparkling tear-drop stones to reflect the gold in this fabulous Elie Saab creation.
Elie Saab Black Lace Wedding Dress
Dress: Elie Saab. Shoe: Amelia, Photographer: Laura Gordon
If you love delicate lace designs, this Elie Saab black lace wedding dress is made for you. While the black dress features delicate floral lace from top to bottom, it has a playful twist with the sequin embellished ruffles. We love how this black beauty is the perfect blend of classic and flirty, perfect for a bride who likes to bring the unexpected. Complete this unconventional look with our Amelia black lace kitten heel with playful ankle tie straps.
Zuhair Murad Sexy Black Wedding Dress
Dress: Zuhair Murad. Shoes: Matilda, Photographer: Laura Gordon
If you are going to break the rules by having a black wedding dress perhaps this is the time to smash the rule book, throw out traditions and put your inner goddess on full display. Oozing appeal is this Zuhair Murad sexy black wedding dress. Subtly reveal the outline of your silhouette through the tulle sheer skirt. Accentuate your curves with the provocative frilly corset bodice. Then finish this delectable look with Matilda black heels which totally complement this daring dress with sheer sides and an extravagant tulle bow.
Georges Hobeika Black Ball Gown Wedding Dress
Dress: Georges Hobeika. Shoes: Lisbeth, Photographer: Valorie Darling
This is for all the brides who appreciate fine art and craftsmanship, and want to stand out from the crowd. A black ball gown wedding dress from Georges Hobeika is perfect for the occasion. Known for his soft and romantic silhouettes with intricate embroideries, this black ball gown has intricate feather-like patterns flowing down from the bodice. Complete this work of art dress with an equally work of art shoe like our Lisbeth black heel with pearls that are hand-strung delicately. Tie the bow at the back for a black wedding gown and black shoes outfit that is straight out of a gothic fairytale. Just don’t let your wedding guests wear black.
Steven Khalil Mermaid Black Wedding Dresses
Dress: Steven Khalil. Shoes: Rita, Photographer: Laura Gordon
Feel like you’re walking on your very own red carpet at your wedding with this Steven Khalil mermaid black wedding dress. The stunning black wedding dress perfectly combines a contemporary mermaid silhouette with a bygone era velvet draping. The luscious and luxurious velvet material also acts to keep you warm for a winter wedding. Don’t forget your shoes! Our Rita black bootie heel with caged ribbon straps completes this look. Isn’t this just the most darling winter wedding look?
Tony Ward Black Sheath Wedding Dress
Dress: Tony Ward. Shoes: Elsa, Photographer: Erica Streelman
Do modern, clean and architectural lines make your heart sing? Tony Ward is known for his masterful clean cuts and sculptural lines, utilizing a variety of textures to create a masterful black sheath wedding dress. We love the delicate and sparkling embellishments on the dress which will go beautifully with our Cinderella-inspired Elsa black heel. Sparkling crystals and sequins will light up the dance floor as you shimmy and sway the night away in this modern and glamorous wedding look.
Valentino Elegant Black Wedding Dresses
Dress: Valentino. Shoes: Kate, Photographer: Laura Gordon
When you think of iconic fashion designers the name Valentino is sure to come to mind. Indeed he is often referred to as the ‘emperor of fashion’ which is not surprising as he has dressed some of the world's most glamorous women - Elizabeth Taylor, Naomi Cambell and J-Lo to name a few. Nicola Peltz even dissed Victoria Beckham (or was it the other way round?!) and wore Valentino when she tied the knot with Brooklyn. This minimal and modern Valentino dress stands out for its simplicity and understated elegance. Pair with our Kate Black heels with luscious black silk ribbon that wraps around your ankles elegantly into exquisite bows. This is sure to be a look straight outta Vogue.
Galia Lahav Black Wedding Gown
Dress: Galia Lahav. Shoes: Bridget, Photographer: Laura Gordon
If you’ve been keeping up with the latest 2023 wedding trends, you know that feathers are going to be everywhere — and for good reason. Feathers add a lot of drama, fun and flirtiness to your wedding look, like this Galia Lahav black blazer top that is paired with a full feather skirt. Finish this trendy black wedding gown look with our Bridget black stiletto heels with pleated polka dot tulle at the toe for a fun and fashionable reception or after party look.