FASHION

2015’s 70 Best Little Black Dresses


There were many daring trends in 2015—naked dresses, naked sandals, naked red carpets—but on the other side of the spectrum there was the black dress. Call it an aversion to all other options at hand or perhaps a shift in mood, but black dresses were everywhere this year. Here, 70 of the best we saw in 2015.

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Alessandra Ambrosio in Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini. Photo by Getty Images.

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Jennifer Lawrence in Schiaparelli Haute Couture. Courtesy photo.

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Lupita Nyong’o. Photo by Getty Images.

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Gigi Hadid in Sally Lapointe and House of CB.

Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret

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Kim Kardashian in Proenza Schouler.

Photo by Sherly Rabbani.

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Ciara in Nili Lotan. Photo by Getty Images.

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Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen in The Row.

Photos by Sherly Rabbani and Josephine Solimene.

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Alessandra Ambrosio

Photo by Sherly Rabbani and Josephine Solimene

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Jessica Stam in Thom Browne. Photo by Kelly Taub/BFA.com

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Elisa Sednaoui in Alberta Ferreti and Buccellati jewels

Photo by Getty Images

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Kylie Jenner in Balmain. Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for GQ Magazine

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Selena Gomez. Photo by Dave Benett.

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Kaia Gerber. Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Coca-Cola

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Natalie Portman. Photo by Getty Images.

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Saoirse Ronan in Burberry. Courtesy of the brand.

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Taraji P. Henson in Alexander Wang.

Photo by Getty Images

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Selena Gomez in Edun. Photo by Getty Images

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Alessandra Ambrosio in a Zuhair Murad dress, Jimmy Choo clutch, and Harry Winston jewels at amfAR’s Inspiration Gala.

Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Harry Winston

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FKA Twigs. Photo by Getty Images.

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Lottie Moss in Jitrois. Photo by Dominic O’Neill.

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Chloe Moretz in Saint Laurent. Courtesy of the designer.

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Lily Donaldson in Saint Laurent and Harry Winston at amfAR’s Inspiration Gala.

Photo by Getty Images

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Jennifer Lawrence wore a Louis Vuitton Resort 2016 gown with hip cutouts to a Hunger Games event.

Photo by Getty Images.

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Kim Kardashian in Givenchy. Courtesy of Getty/Gucci

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Lily Donaldson. Photo by Getty Images.

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Ashley Olsen. Photo courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman.

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Lily Donaldson. Photo by Getty Images.

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Vanessa Traina in Calvin Klein. Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for The Apartment By The Line

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Cara Delevingne in Saint Laurent. Photo by Getty Images.

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Nina Agdal. Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for RH

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Saint Laurent and Harry Winston at amfAR’s Inspiration Gala.

Photo by Getty Images

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Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen in vintage Dior by John Galliano

Photo by Sherly Rabbani and Josephine Solimene

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Ciara. Photo by Splash News.

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Delevingne’s style peaked in L.A. on July 17th when she donned an all-black Saint Laurent look (paired with her preferred Sophia Websters and earrings by Alison Lou)…

Photo by Getty Images.

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FKA Twigs in Calvin Klein Collection. Photo by Mike Marsland, courtesy of the British Fashion Council.

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Lily Collins. Photo by Dave Benett.

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Elizabeth Olsen. Photo by Getty Images.

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The model walked straight off the Versace Fall 2015 Couture runway in an Atelier Versace gown. Photo by Getty Images.

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Taraji P. Henson in Alexander Wang.

Photo by Getty Images

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Rachel Zoe

Photo by Getty Images

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Cara Delevingne in Burberry. Photo by Getty Images

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Laetitia Casta in Schiaparelli. Photo by Fred Duval/Getty Images.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus in a Safiyaa dress, Ferragamo shoes, Chopard jewelry, and a Roger Vivier clutch.

Photo by Getty Images

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Dakota Johnson. Photo courtesy Calvin Klein.

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Dakota Johnson. Photo by Getty Images.

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Cara Delevingne is never off duty. In a mod black and white dress and brogues, and big sunglasses, the model was ready to take London by storm.

Photo by Getty Images.

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Dakota Johnson. Photo by Getty Images.

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Hannah Ware in J. Mendel and Stuart Weitzman shoes. Photo by Getty Images.

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Heidi Klum in Versus Versace. Photo by Getty Images.

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Heidi Klum. Photo by Getty Images.

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Rachel McAdams in a Self-Portrait dress and Stuart Weitzman ‘Nudist’ sandals

Photo by Getty Images.

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Bel Powley in Miu Miu. Photo by Getty Images.

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Caitlyn Jenner. Photo by Getty Images.

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Taraji P. Henson in Emanuel Ungaro. Photo by Getty Images

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Amanda Seyfried. Photo by Getty Images.

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Lily Collins in Burberry at the 2015 British Academy Britannia Awards.

Photo by Getty Images

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Elizabeth Olsen in Juan Carlos Obando. Photo by Getty Images.

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Kate Mara. Photo by Getty Images.

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Kristen Stewart. Photo by Getty Images.

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Rose Byrne. Photo by Getty Images.

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Kristen Stewart in DVF. Photo by Getty Images.

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Poppy Delevingne. Photo by BFAnyc.com.

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Cara Delevingne. Photo by Dave Benett.

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Scarlett Johansson. Photo by Getty Images.

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Cate Blanchett. Photo by bfa.com.

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Cate Blanchett in John Galliano for Maison Margiela Couture at the 2015 Oscars. Photo by Getty Images.

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Jennifer Lopez. Photo by Getty Images.

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Elizabeth Olsen. Photo by Getty Images.

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Britt Robertson. Photo by Getty Images.

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Charlize Theron. Photo by Getty Images.

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