After talking about lots of black and gold dresses in other blog posts, I decided to investigate what happens when the colors black and gold are put together. I admit that wearing a black and gold dress for a cocktail party or prom is a little bit adventurous, but this is where the fun comes from. I don’t ask 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 clothing outfit ideas. Let’s dive right in.
Black and gold long-sleeved bodycon dress with a floral pattern
To start the list, I’m going to show you an absolutely unique dress that has some traditional Chinese style details. It’s a black long-sleeved bodycon dress with a gold floral pattern. Just wear it with black heels to complete the eye-catching outfit.
Black sequin shift dress with gold stripes
It’s no surprise that I am going to mention a sequin dress as it often comes in the form of a black or gold dress. This is a stylish black sequin shift dress with random curly gold stripes. A pair of nude heeled sandals would be the perfect choice for shoes.
Black Fit and Flare Mini Dress with Gold Cute Pattern
When I see this cute dress it just caught my attention and I just have to put it on the list here whether or not any of you think this is just “too cute”. It’s a black fit and flare dress that has a gold, animal pattern on it. Wear black ballet flats instead of heels to do the cute look justice.
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 heels with open toes 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 gold element
If you’re still a little hesitant about wearing the super high-profile dresses mentioned above, a black and gold dress is a lot more low-key here and you can be very comfortable wearing it to a cocktail party. It’s a strapless black flare dress that has just a little gold on the bottom of the dress. Simply pair 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 in your comfort zone. It’s a gold, black, and white striped flare dress. You can just 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 strapless mermaid dress in gold and black. Wear gold statement earrings that go perfectly with the dress for an extra touch of elegance.
Wear it with a black leather jacket
Which 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 may have 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 an outfit like this, just wear a black leather jacket with a black shift dress that has a gold floral print on it. Add a pair of stockings and black leather boots to the equation.
Black knee-length halterneck dress with a gold tribal pattern
I just have to say that I absolutely love this black halterneck dress with a gold tribal pattern. 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 highlight the artistic character in you. Simply combine the dress with black heels with open toe straps.
Gold collar black bodycon mini dress with cutouts
This black body hugging dress with a gold collar has some nifty cutouts just above the chest 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 are looking for a black and gold dress that is casual enough to wear naturally as a business casual outfit, you should consider this black sheath 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-transparent chiffon tulle dress with a gold tribal pattern
This is a black chiffon tulle dress with a gold tribal pattern. It also has semi-sheer 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 the upper bodice of gold and black and the lower part of tulle chiffon skirt. It is a great choice for a cocktail party when you want to look both beautiful and elegant.
Gold bodycon mini dress with a subtle black pattern
This is almost an all gold look, except that the gold dress features a subtle black pattern. To achieve this sexy and stunning look, just wear this gold bodycon dress with gold boho-style sandals.
Gold sheath dress with black, semi-transparent overlay
This is a low-key golden shift dress as the gold layer is covered by a black, semi-transparent chiffon layer. A pair of black suede knee high boots will bring this outfit together perfectly.
I hope that this variety of black and gold dresses, ranging from casual dresses to high-profile costumes, inspires you to come up with your outfit idea for the next party you go to. Let’s have fun playing a trial and error game. Dance around the edge of your comfort zone and you can slowly expand it.