Black Bridesmaid Dresses Will Bring A Touch Of Glamour To Your Nuptials

Throw out the rule book.
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No matter how viral a trending or new season colour may be—ahem, Barbie pink—no shade, tint or hue will ever truly be ‘the new black’. 

Sartorially speaking, black is timeless, elegant, and universally flattering. All these factors (and more) make black the perfect colour for your bridesmaid dresses.

Catering to each of your bridesmaids’ complexions, skin tones and hair can make finding a colour that suits everybody feel impossible—that is, unless you opt for black.

The dramatic colour also lends itself to happy couples opting for a classic aesthetic or a formal wedding, bringing an effortless touch of glamour to your nuptials.

Is It OK To Have Black Bridesmaid Dresses?

You may be forgiven for thinking black is a no-no at a wedding, but this traditional rule no longer applies.

Once reserved for mourning and funerals, black dresses, including those worn by your bridesmaids, are not only appropriate but look sophisticated and stylish—particularly in wedding photos.

Best Black Bridesmaid Dresses 

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Whisper knot waist midi dress, $625 at Aje


Shona Joy Luxe Twist Front Halter Midi Dress, $295 at THE ICONIC


Eternity Off Shoulder Maxi Dress, $380 at Bec + Bridge


Cassette Silk Dress, $575 at Reformation


Jillian Satin Maxi, $359 at MISHA


Florence Pearl Trim Midi Dress, $625 at Aje


Laura Gown, $189 at MESHKI


Azzurielle Gizelle Dress, $269.95 at THE ICONIC


Aries Cut Out Gown, $520 at SIR


Norma Kamali V Neck Rectangle Gown, $275 at THE ICONIC

The Best Brands For Bridesmaid Dresses

Haven’t found *quite* what you’re looking for or, perhaps, you want each of your bridal party to wear a different dress style in the same colour way? These are our favourite brands to shop for bridesmaid dresses in Australia.

Is Black A Good Colour For Bridesmaids?

Timeless, sophisticated, and guaranteed to suit each of your bridal party, black is, in our opinion, one of the best colours to choose for your bridesmaid’s dresses. Bringing glamour and an elevated simplicity to your overall aesthetic, black bridesmaid dresses will never date.

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