12 Trending Black Dress Accessories Ideas Every Woman Will Love

Do you remember this iconic dress worn by Diana, the Princess of Wales and fashion icon in 1994 on the same day when her husband Prince Charles confessed that he was unfaithful to her? Oh yes, they call it a revenge dress. You must be thinking why are we talking about history?   

Okay, let’s come back to the present. How many songs can you remember that talk about women in a black dress?

  • Little black dress by One Direction
  • Better in a black dress by Katie Armiger.

Black dress has been an obsession with generations of girls for a reason – it goes way beyond just being an outfit and simply transitions into the realm of self-expression.

Trending Black Dress Accessories Ideas

Every woman needs a little black dress. We doubt if there are women who don’t have a black dress in their closet. Black makes everything more elegant and classy, isn’t it? 

Foremost, black is poetic! If we talk about the history of the LBD (little black dress), Coco Chanel made this black outfit which was very popular among women in those days, and now there is no turning back!  

Not only this, a black dress can be worn in many ways on different occasions. To make the most of a black dress, you can style your sexy dress with beautiful accessories. If you ask us what are the perks of having a black dress in your wardrobe then we have sophisticated as well as stylish ways to answer the same question. It can be worn day or night, on every occasion, from formal to casual. A black dress goes with everything.

We all have 1 0r 2 or a few and it’s easy to transform your black dress depending on your mood just by changing your accessories. To create a cool look that’s played back and relaxed, while also being off the moment.

We are sharing some elegant, impressive ideas about what accessories go with a black dress so that you can wear the same dress in various ways and look good every time you wear it. 

1. Black Dress with a Belt

If you are having trouble wearing a loose black dress, then you can opt for a golden or even a black belt which won’t only give you a chick look but also elevate

2. Oversized Sweater / Top with a Sexy Black Fitted Dress

Well, we know you want to wear your summer black dress in winter, too. Right? So this idea can solve your problem. You can wear an oversized sweater over your black dress. We recommend you tie it with a belt. The higher, the better.

3. A Clutch or a Bag

Black is a color that goes with everything and every color. You can never go wrong with elegant items like a sexy or sophisticated clutch. You can try different patterns, designs, textures, and combinations when it comes to accessorizing your beautiful black dress. But the best way to accessorize your black dress is to carry a clutch with bold colors. You can choose a silver or golden handbag. But we suggest you choose a leopard print clutch which will let you flaunt your dress and handbag as well. 

4. Slay your Dress with Sexy Tights

You’ll want to forego tights for a formal look, but pairing them with a black dress in colder weather can make a great option for daytime, work attire, or an evening out. 

You can add a pop of color to your style by wearing bright-colored footwear. Yellow footwear can make you look super classy and bold.

5. Denim Jacket

A denim jacket is another piece that can be found in every girl’s closet. You might be thinking that you have to wear your denim jacket on your black dress, but wait. We suggest you tie your jacket around your waist and slay this vacation-ready outfit. Don’t forget to pair them with your favorite white shoes.

Normcore style is always loved. Yes, the fashion which lets you be comfortable in simple clothes. Denim is part of the normcore style. 

6. Animal Printed Scarf

Scarves can be your best friend when you want to style your black dresses. 

7. Pearl Necklace

Black and white is our all-time favorite. Adding an oversized or classic pearl necklace makes an incredible style statement if paired with a formal black dress. 

8. Red Lipstick 

What? Do you think lipstick is not an accessory? 

9. A Pop of Red Heels

The combination of red and black is considered a classic combo in modern-day fashion. So, if you have a very short black dress. You can go with stiletto heels. 

10. Black Dress and Indian Ethnicity

Wondering what to wear with your black dress to give it an ethnic look? We have got this for you!

Indian fashion is known for embroidered jewels. If you choose to wear an ethnic jacket over your black dress, you are ready for this fusion outfit. 

11. Earrings

Open hair or tied hair, earrings are the cherry on the cake! Wear your favorite pair of bold earrings. If your dress has a higher neckline, you probably want to skip necklaces or any such accessory. But don’t you worry, the earrings are at your rescue. Tassel dangle earrings and bright colored hoops are the best choices. On the other hand, big studs will draw attention to your face. So choose, accordingly.

12. A Long Shrug / Blazer 

Another way to update your black dress is to add a colorful shrug or blazer. Rock this look by adding a gold chain necklace. You can see Komal Pandey pulling off this black tight dress with a pink blazer. A white shrug can also be worn with it.


Black dresses are for every season and occasion if you don’t believe this try your black dress with the accessories mentioned above. You are going to love it. “One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a little black dress”, said Karl Lagerfeld.

Your outfits reflect your personality, your mood, and style. We tried elaborating various ways by which you can choose what suits best for you.

Fashion influencers on Instagram have been talking about reusing and repeating their clothes for sustainable fashion. We have seen Komal Pandey, Sakshi Sindwani, Masoom Minnawala Mehta wearing the same tops, pants, and outfits in various ways in their videos. You don’t have to worry about repeating clothes because it is completely normal. All you can do is style your clothes with different accessories and you are ready to go. 

We hope you love our plethoras of ideas on accessorizing your black dress. Which one was your favorite?


By Saakshi Pathak

Saakshi Pathak aka Iska Review girl is a blogger, script writer, book reviewer, youtuber and a show host. Her writings are often witty and layered with sarcastic comments. She makes videos on social issues and has also been working with various media houses as a freelance content creator. She loves collecting and wearing jhumkas. She's an avid book reader. She is currently based in Chandigarh and is working as a freelancer.

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