Although the little black dress is a time-honored fashion trend that is always in style, that simple cocktail dress is nothing compared to the chic, elegant look of a formal black prom dress. Instead of the usual pastel shades or bright neon colors, opting for a black dress helps you to stand out and create a high fashion look that is sure to impress. If you think that a black dress seems boring or basic, think again;'s wide selection of unique styles from designer brands is sure to change your mind about this seemingly simple style.

Black prom dresses for 2018 come with elaborate details like swirls of sequins, sultry, sheer illusion panels and lace accents that show a bit of skin while also adding a bit of texture to the moody black fabric. These aren't your usual black formal dresses from years gone by, and they offer unique features like plunging low backs, V-necks and front slits that break up the more traditional shapes. If you prefer something a bit more casual, even carries black prom dresses in jersey materials or shorter lengths that offer a more fun loving look without making you feel underdressed. Browse our entire selection of fashionable black frocks from top names like Sherri Hill, La Femme, Blush and many others to find the perfect option for your taste, budget and body type.

We've hand-picked a stunning variety of deep black prom dresses honoring all of the best trends of 2018. For example, if you're committed to finding the perfect two-piece style, then you'll love our selection of exquisite black two-piece prom dresses dripping with elegant embellishments like beaded tops, trumpet skirts and lace. We also have black floral prom dresses that celebrate this season's obsession with all things floral. Deep black materials make the perfect backdrop for embroidered flowers cascading from neckline to skirt. We also offer simple black formal dresses for ladies who prefer that sleek, understated feel.

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