After talking about many black and gold dresses in other blog posts, I decided to investigate what happens when the colors black and gold are put together. I’ll admit that wearing a black and gold dress to a cocktail party or prom is a bit adventurous, but this is where the fun comes from. I am not asking you to wear such a unique dress every time you go to a party, but do it occasionally to bring a nice surprise to your friends. After all, such a dress is unique and beautiful at the same time. To help you dance on the edge of your comfort zone, I’m going to share with you some of the best black and gold dress outfit ideas. Let’s dive right in.
Black and gold floral print long sleeve bodycon dress
To start the list, I’ll show you an absolutely unique dress with some traditional Chinese-style details. It is a black long sleeve bodycon dress with a gold floral pattern. Wear it simply with black heels to complete the striking outfit.
Black sequin shift dress with gold stripes
It is no surprise that I will mention a sequined dress as it often comes in the form of a black or gold dress. This is a stylish black sequin shift dress with random golden curl streaks. A pair of nude heeled sandals would be a perfect choice for shoes.
Black Fit and Flare Mini Dress with Gold Cute Pattern
Seeing this cute dress has caught my attention and I have to put it on the list here whether any of you think this is “too cute” or not. It is a black fit and flare dress that features a gold animal print. Wear black ballet flats instead of heels to complete the cute look.
Bodycon dress with gold and black sequins and half sleeves
This outfit is stunning and has gold and black on all parts. To achieve this remarkable look, you can wear a gold and black bodycon dress with sequins and black open toe heels and gold ankle straps. Push the envelope even further by carrying a black and gold clutch handbag.
Strapless dress with a black flare and a subtle golden element
If you are still a little hesitant to wear the above super high-profile dresses, here a black and gold dress is much more demure and you can wear it to a cocktail party very comfortably. It is a strapless black flare dress that has just a little bit of gold on the bottom of the dress. Simply combine the dress with black open toe heels with ankle straps to complete this beautiful and natural looking outfit.
Gold, black and white striped sleeveless flare dress
Here is another casual looking dress that should be well within your comfort zone. It is a gold, black and white striped flare dress. You can simply wear it with black heels. You can even wear it as a street outfit and not feel uncomfortable at all.
Gold and black strapless mermaid dress
For an absolutely elegant and gorgeous look that will make you shine in a prom, you can wear this gold and black strapless mermaid dress. Wear gold statement earrings that match the dress perfectly and add an extra touch of elegance.
Wear it with a black leather jacket
What jacket should I wear with a black and gold dress? Up to this point I haven’t answered the question, but I’m pretty sure you’ve already guessed the answer. The answer is the black leather jacket, the type of jacket I call the most versatile jacket. As an example of such an outfit, simply wear a black leather jacket with a black shift dress with a gold floral print. Add a pair of stockings and black leather boots to the equation.
Black knee length halter dress with gold tribal pattern
I just have to say that I absolutely love this black halter dress with gold tribal print. I love the idea of being cautiously beautiful and looking good without showing a lot of skin. I think this dress could help you achieve just that. The tribal pattern can bring out the artistic character in you. Simply combine the dress with black heels with open toe straps.
Black bodycon mini dress with gold collar and cut outs
This black fitted dress with a gold collar features some sophisticated cut outs just above the bust area. I like how subtly sexy the dress is. Simply pair the dress with nude heeled sandals to complete this elegant and natural looking outfit.
Black sleeveless sheath dress with a wide gold belt
If you’re looking for a black and gold dress that’s casual enough to wear naturally as a business casual outfit, consider this black shift dress with a wide gold belt. For the shoes, wearing bare heels with open toes would make the outfit very suitable for work.
Black semi-sheer tulle chiffon dress with gold tribal pattern
This is a black chiffon tulle dress with a gold tribal pattern. It also has semi-transparent sleeves that make the dress look even more elegant. Wear black heels to complete this relatively mature look.
Two-tone tulle dress with a round neckline
Here is a natural looking two tone dress with gold and black upper bodice and tulle chiffon skirt lower part. It’s a good choice for a cocktail party when you want to look both beautiful and elegant.
Gold figure-hugging mini dress with a subtle black pattern
This is almost an all gold look, except the gold dress features a subtle black pattern. To achieve this sexy and stunning look, just wear this gold bodycon dress with boho style gold sandals.
Gold sheath dress with black, semi-transparent overlay
This is a low key gold shift dress as the gold layer is covered by a black semi-sheer chiffon layer. A pair of black suede knee high boots brings this outfit together perfectly.
I hope this variety of black and gold dresses, ranging from casual dresses to high-profile suits, inspires you to develop your outfit idea for the next party you’re going to. Let’s have fun playing trial and error game. Dance around the edge of your comfort zone and you can slowly expand it.