I know many might disagree, but, to me, black is a happy color. I like to think of it as a symbol of strength and elegance. And despite what tradition may say, lately, many brides seem to be embracing darker hues for their big day, selecting chic LBDs to wear to their small, socially-distanced wedding celebration. If you’re planning a safe ceremony or elopement, the unexpected color certainly makes for a sleek, timeless statement.
Elle McPherson-Yoon, an art history expert whose Scotland wedding was recently featured by Vogue, recently wore a black Emilia Wickstead shift with a jaw-dropping giant white bow on the back to her small post-wedding soiree. Even the always stylish Sarah Jessica Parker proved how strikingly beautiful an onyx Morgane Le Fay dress can be when she said “I do” to Matthew Broderick back in the ’90s.
If you do find the right little black dress for your nuptials, you certainly won’t have to worry about it going out of style once you’ve tied the knot. And to make the quest for finding a bride-worthy LBD easier, we’ve gathered our favorite selections below. Whether you’re looking for something decked out in feathers or a more minimalist design, you’re sure to find the perfect, smile-inducing black dress to wear–and stand out– on your special day.
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