28 All Black Outfits for Every Occasion

As we all know, the little black dress is a staple in every chic woman’s closet. But why stop there when you can rock an all black lewk from head to toe?!

Whether you’re looking for some new #OOTD ideas or need an outfit for a special occasion, these 28 all black ensembles have got you covered.

From edgy and sleek to feminine and flirty, there’s something here for every personal style. Trust me, head-to-toe black is anything but boring.

Now let’s get into these dark and dreamy ‘fits! I’ll provide plenty of all black outfit ideas and styling tips so you can recreate these looks or use them as inspiration for your own monochromatic moment.

1. 9 to 5 Chic

9 to 5 Chic
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Start your workweek off on a sleek note with this office-ready outfit. A tailored black suit instantly says “boss babe.” Opt for a single-breasted blazer and pair it with flared trousers for a retro yet modern vibe.

2. Night Out and About

Night Out and About
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Girls just wanna have fun in this flirty date night look! A black dress with a plunging neckline shows just enough skin. Pair it with black leggings that have subtle white stripes down the side for a sporty spin.

Bring the bling with open-toed heels and a silver handbag. A bold red lip and big ’80s hair completes your Saturday night fever ensemble. He won’t be able to take his eyes off you in this hot-to-trot look!

3. Gothic Glam

Gothic Glam
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Release your inner Morticia Addams with this gothic glam outfit. A knee-length black dress sets the mysterious mood. Up the drama with a sweeping black cape. Just make sure it doesn’t get caught in any subway doors!

Tower above the crowd in black platform heels. You’ll have everyone under your spell when you make your grand entrance in this bewitching all black ensemble.

4. Edgy Office

Edgy Office
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Add some edge to your 9 to 5 with this daring professional look. A black long sleeve top and shiny leather skirt has you looking chic yet rebellious.

Patterned tights (we love snakeskin!) add visual interest to an otherwise all black outfit. Tie it all together with edgy ankle boots with silver studs or buckles.

5. Punk Rock Chick

Punk Rock Chick
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Get ready to rock out in this all-black outfit, perfect for an EDM concert! A long sleeve black top with a flaming skull graphic is très badass. Pair it with a fitted dark skirt in a grungy washed out black.

Go full-on hardcore with chunky black combat boots. Accessorize with several layered necklaces including a padlock and safety pins for that Sid & Nancy vibe.

6. Red Carpet Glam

Red Carpet Glam
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Wow the paparazzi in this elegant red carpet-worthy ensemble! A long black gown with a fitted bodice and square neckline channels Old Hollywood vibes. The floor-grazing skirt makes a dramatic entrance. Ground the look in edgy black ankle boots.

7. Minimalist Chic

Minimalist Chic
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If you like to keep it simple and chic, this minimalist outfit is for you. A form-fitting black top with a drapey asymmetrical hemline looks effortlessly cool. Pair it with wide-leg trousers that have a touch of flair thanks to ruffled detailing on the cuffs.

Minimal jewelry like small hoop earrings and a delicate necklace let the angles and shape of the outfit speak for themselves. Finally, complete the zen vibe with simple silver pointed flats.

8. Nightclub Vixen

Nightclub Vixen
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Va-va-voom! Turn heads on the dance floor in this smoking hot nightclub look. A strapless little black dress hugs your curves in all the right places. The exposed back zipper adds a tantalizing touch.

Pair it with OTK leather boots and lace thigh bands for a peek-a-boo effect. Heavy bauble jewelry like a chunky choker necklace and stacked bracelets makes a bold statement. Carry a small black handbag to stash lipgloss for quick touch ups after a trip to the bar.

In this unforgettable party outfit, you’re guaranteed to have an epic girls’ night out!

9. City Chic

City Chic
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Bundle up in style while braving the urban jungle in this cosmopolitan outfit. A long black wool coat with an oversized fur collar brings major drama for facing the cold in style.

A pleated mini skirt or dress keeps your legs from freezing. Cinch the waist with a belt in a contrasting color like white or neon for an extra pop. Finish off with leather knee-high boots with a block heel.

Top off your downtown vibe with a black quilted handbag and dark wayfarer sunglasses. Stay warm while looking cooler than a cucumber in this city slicker look.

10. Power Suiting

 Power Suiting
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Climb the corporate ladder in this modern twist on a power suit. An oversized tailored black blazer makes a statement with its missing buttons and waist-cinching fabric belt.

Streamlined black trousers keep things minimalist yet sophisticated. Accessorize with a black headband for a professional touch with a whimsical feel. Pointy-toe pumps add the finishing business chic touch.

In this boardroom-ready outfit, you’ll have the corner office in no time!

11. Lady in Black

Lady in Black
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Channel your inner Bond girl in this black tie outfit that’s equal parts elegant and enticing. A form-fitting black blazer dress hugs your figure for a jaw-dropping entrance.

Glossy black patent leather over-the-knee boots amp up the va va voom factor. Slip on some black satin gloves for mystery and allure. Carry a black box clutch adorned with dazzling jewels fit for a secret agent.

Dressed in this dangerously sexy cocktail look, you’re ready to take on any mission – and look hot doing it!

12. Dark Romance

Dark Romance
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Add some gothic romance into your look with this dramatic outfit. A black dress with lace long sleeves conjures up visions of haunted Victorian mansions and forbidden love.

Thigh-high black heeled boots would make Morticia Addams proud. Black opaque tights add another layer of texture and intrigue.

In this poetic all black ensemble, you’re ready for star-crossed romance! So ghostly yet so lovely.

13. Biker Chic

Biker Chic
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Rev up your style with this biker chic outfit that’s equal parts edgy and cool. A black ribbed long sleeve top is casual yet structured. Make it spicy and pair it with high-waisted shiny black leather pants.

Then crank up the attitude with chunky black ankle boots with buckles and straps. Top it off with a black leather moto jacket for that badass biker babe feel.

In this fast and furious look, you’ll make everyone stop dead in their tracks when you go cruising by!

14. Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale
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Unleash your inner temptress in this dark and daring ensemble. A sleek floor-length leather trench coat brings the drama. Cinch it at the waist with a belt for bombshell silhouette.

Go for smoldering beauty and mystery by carrying a small black handbag and wearing shades, even at night. Finish it off with black pointed toe booties with a subtle heel.

15. Gothic Glitter

Gothic Glitter
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It’s all about gothic romance with a inner rockstar twist! Make a glittery entrance in a glossy black leather moto jacket hand-embellished with shiny studs and spikes.

Keep it feminine yet fierce with a long black lace dress. Top it off with black ankle booties with zippers and buckles. This outfit brings together punk and goth elements for an unforgettable style moment.

16. City Chic

City Chic
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Strut the urban streets in this sleek black outfit that’s perfect for grabbing a coffee or taking a stroll downtown. A structured black military-inspired jacket is ultra-chic in a fashion-forward way.

Pair it with a matching black mini skirt with silver buttons down the front. Opaque black tights keep you warm and add visual interest. Finish it off with black ankle boots with a low block heel for all-day comfort.

17. Dark Romance

Dark Romance
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Channel brooding adolescent vibes in this ultra-trendy black outfit. An off-the-shoulder black cropped top shows just a peek of skin. A matching black mini skirt also bares a bit of leg.

Sheer black tights add dimension while keeping it modest. Chunky platform boots take this schoolgirl outfit from sweet to edgy. Add a mesh long sleeve layering top underneath for warmth and to protect against any dress code violations!

18. Lacy Lady

Lacy Lady
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If you like a bit of texture mixed with your black outfits, this lacy look is for you! A black blazer in a velvety smooth material provides subtle shine.

Pair it with romantic and feminine lace pieces like a bodysuit and flowy trousers. Pointy-toe heels also come adorned in lace for an extra dose of delicate detail.

19. Wicked

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Get wicked this Halloween in an outfit that’s spooky, sassy and cute! A short black dress is your basic foundation – add a square neckline and cap sleeves for a retro 1950’s silhouette.

Patterned tights or skulls add a seasonal touch. Take your pick of any black boots, but we love these mid-calf extravaganzas! Top it off with a Halloween-themed backpack to carry all your tricks and treats.

20. Night Out

Night Out
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When you want to turn heads on your next night out, this LBD is sure to make a statement! A short off-shoulder dress shows some shoulder while still keeping it classy.

Strategic cut-outs reveal a hint of skin and up the spicy factor. Pair it with knee-high sheer black socks. Strappy black heels make your legs look miles long.

Don’t forget the finishing touches like a black quilted handbag, bold hoops and vampy lip color. Get ready to have all eyes on you in this sleek and sexy after-dark look!

21. Futuristic

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Go full neo-noir in this outfit that’s so sharp it’s razor-edged.

Try a fitted faux patent leather black jacket and matching black pants for a streamlined sci-fi feel. Standing tall in stark black platform boots, you’ll feel ready to stomp around a dystopian landscape.

With this dark future outfit, you’re definitely dressed for the morning, noon, or night of the apocalypse. So cyberpunk chic!

22. The Equestrian Chic

 The Equestrian Chic
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Look runway ready in this equestrian-inspired all black outfit.

Sheer black tights and high heeled pointy shoes create a sweet yet seductive vibe. Add your own personal flair with accessories like cat eye glasses or hair ribbons.

23. Street Chic

Street Chic
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Whether you’re strolling downtown or through museum halls, this street-ready outfit combines polish and edge.

The centerpiece is a short black dress in a thick, textured fabric with an eye-catching geometric pattern. Elevate it with rugged lace-up over-the-knee boots and a black bag with silver chain detailing.

Flawlessly transition from day to night out in this versatile urban ensemble. Simply swap boots for heels and add a moto jacket – you’re ready for gallery openings or grabbing drinks at the sushi bar!

24. Winter Cozy

Winter Cozy
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Stay cozy and chic once Old Man Winter rolls around in this stylish cold weather outfit. A long double-breasted black coat makes a serious style statement.

Button closures give it a military feel, while the thick wool fabric will keep you oh-so toasty. A short black sweater with an ornate design cuts the length for better mobility.

Layer it over black tights and finish with edgy ankle boots.

25. Casual Glam

Casual Glam
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Who says you can’t do glam casual? This outfit proves you can look oh-so chic while staying comfy. Start with a sleeveless black top and tailored black trousers – so far, so corporate.

Then add interest with a drapey black blazer in a satiny material. Complete the look with open-toed block heels. The juxtaposition of dressy and laidback pieces makes this outfit a slam dunk!

26. Evening Elegance

Evening Elegance
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When you need to look ready for a casual night out with friends, throw on this elegant evening outfit. A black long sleeve top with a deep V-neck instantly says night out.

Paired with high-waisted button fly jeans, the outfit exudes comfort without compromising on style. Step into statement shoes like cut-out booties to elevate the look from daytime casual to nighttime chic.

27. Sweet Sophistication

Sweet Sophistication
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Look darling during daylight hours in this sweet yet sophisticated outfit. A pretty black lace top decorated with flowers shows off your ladylike side.

Juxtapose the dainty details with an ultra-chic knee-length pencil skirt for that pop of polish. Strappy black heeled sandals are the perfect flirty-meets-formal shoe.

Soft rose gold jewelry keeps the romantic vibes going. With this charming ensemble, you can go straight from your desk to an elegant lunch date! Simply delightful.

28. Artsy Cool

Artsy Cool
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Unleash your artsy side in this downtown cool outfit that’s perfect for gallery hopping. A long black coat makes a dramatic statement against bare trees and city streets.

Contrast the structured coat with an off-duty black cropped tank and wide-legged trousers. Pointed-toe black loafers are comfortable enough for walking from exhibit to exhibit.

Whew, we covered so many iconic black outfits – from Dark Academia to gothic romance, school girl to power suiting! As you can see, black goes with just about anything.

It’s versatile enough to be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. So don’t be afraid to try out an all-black lewk for your next #ootd. From playful to professional, these ideas prove that black is anything but boring.

What’s your favorite way to style an all black outfit? Let me know in the comments! And don’t forget to follow me on Pinterest for more fab fashion and style inspo.

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