How to style a black tube dress

How to style a black tube dress

The tube dress is a very special type of strapless dress. A strapless dress can be a deep V-neck dress, a sweetheart neckline dress, and a straight-neck tube dress. In the blog post I will be talking specifically about the black tube dress. To give you more styling ideas, I have rounded up some of the best black skinny dress outfit ideas and I am going to share them with you now.

Black drainpipe midi dress


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

Black mini ruffled leather tube dress

black leather mini ruffle tube dress

If a classy outfit like the last one is a bit too mainstream for you, try this elegant black leather pipe dress. This dress has such beautiful details in the leather strips and also in the mini ruffle hemline. I would recommend that you 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 bodycon dress to show off your long legs. Wear a pair of silver open toe ankle straps to make your legs look longer and accentuate the outfit. As simple as this outfit may seem, it can easily catch people’s attention. This outfit is a great demonstration of the principle that less is more.

Wear it with black leather ankle boots

black leather ankle boots outfit

I mentioned this black tube 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. Wear a pair of black leather ankle boots and a silver cuff with a black dress to complete this look with elegance. Don’t underestimate the power of the little silver cuff. Most of the time, it’s small details like this that can set you apart from the rest.

Black midi dress with camel longline wool coat

black midi dress camel longline wool coat

This outfit is the perfect answer to the question “What jacket should you wear with a black skinny dress?”. You can wear black heeled sandals and a camel longline wool coat with this black midi drainpipe dress. 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 specially designed black maxi tube dress with a strap on just one side of the shoulders. The asymmetrical design makes the overall look more stylish. This outfit is perfect for cocktail parties and proms.

Knee-length dress in asymmetric tube

Knee-length dress with asymmetric tube

As shown in the previous outfit, a little asymmetrical cutting can make the dress look more stylish and unique. For this outfit, the black tube dress also has an asymmetrical cut. It has a high right, low left cut along the hem. Without this fancy cut the dress would have been a very typical black tube mini dress, still beautiful but 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-blue tribal tube maxi dress

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

Wear yours with a choker and black ballet flats

collar and black ballerinas

As shown in the previous idea, wearing a choker can add a lot of character to the look. This outfit also includes a black choker. The outfit features a black drainpipe midi dress, black heels with ankle straps, and a black collar.

Black knee length off the shoulder tube dress

black knee length off the shoulder tube dress

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

Black tube lace dress

black tube lace dress

To make a black tube dress look more elegant, having a lace element is very helpful. For example, this black lace dress looks very elegant and feminine. Complete the outfit with 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 designs on the sides of the dress. If you want to match the black and white look, wear a pair of black and white color block heels.

Black pleated mini dress with gathered waist

black pleated mini dress with gathered waist

For those of you wondering if skinny dresses are for flat-chested women, my answer is yes, a black skinny dress usually looks good on all body types, but you can’t have love handles. If you’re still concerned, wear a pleated mini dress like this one. This is the safest option I can currently suggest.

Black and white polka dot dress with polka dots

black and white polka dot tube dress

For a breezy and beautiful look, wear this black and white polka dot tube dress for a cute and adorable look. If you’re wearing this dress for a date or for a friend’s gathering, I would recommend bringing the outfit even closer by wearing black ballet flats.

Black & White Tribal Printed Tube Dress

black and white tribal printed tube dress

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

If you want to look demurely sexy and approachable for your next prom or cocktail party, come back and borrow any of the black tube dress ideas above. Remember, an easy way to do your best is to imitate first, then make some adjustments to make the idea your own. Happy styling.

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