Aggh, black. It is the color that compliments every woman. Do you want to feel a little slimmer? How about feeling a little more elegant? Do you want to feel like a sexier version of yourself? If you answered, “yes” to any of these questions, then our collection of black prom dresses may be just what you are looking for. Because it looks so good on so many body types, black prom dresses are always one of our number one requested looks for prom.


Black ballgowns never go out of style! From our curvy collection, this black prom dress is timeless.

The color black is associated with the characteristics of power, fear, mystery and strength. What does it mean to you? With so many traits that we all want to exude, it is no wonder that strong teen girls everywhere are drawn to this timeless color, as a means of expressing themselves.

So whether your tastes lean towards the bold and dramatic, or to the playful, choosing from a collection of black prom dresses will ensure that heads turn when you walk into the room.

Here are five of our favorite black prom dresses for 2020 prom!

The “Belle” of the Ball Gown – Our Number #1 Pick For Plus Size Black Dresses

This stunning ball gown features a sweetheart neckline, and a halter style strap. Perfect for the hopeless romantic in all of us, wearing this to prom will almost guarantee that a dashing prince or princess will come to your rescue! The full skirt features layers of glitter tulle, and a soft underskirt for fullness. Ball gowns, like black prom dresses, will never go out of style. This look flatters all body types, but is available only in our curvy collection, in sizes 14W and larger. It’s our number one pick for black prom dresses in 2020!


Shine like a diamond in this stunning black and metallic fitted prom dress.


The “Elegant” Fitted Look – The Best of Black Prom Dresses #2 Pick

Courage, power and determination are all personality traits that are shared with the girl who is bold enough to rock this black prom dress in 2020. We LOVE the look – it shows off your shape, while at the same time not being to revealing. There is something elegant about a little black dress, and this one shines like diamonds on the runway.



Find your Prince Charming in this beautiful black ballgown!

“Classic and Timeless”, Black Ball Gowns Are Always In Style – Our Number #3 Pick

For the more romantic look of black, we love this timeless ball gown. If you are inspired to be you very own Disney Princess, to star in the leading role of “Prom Queen 2020”, this may be the dress to help you clinch the crown! The scooped style neckline compliments the face, while drawing attention to the beautifully beaded bodice. The look is finished with a corset style tie-up-back, and beautiful layers of soft, full tulle skirts. It is perfect for the Princess in all of us! It also looks great on every body type!



Fun and flirty, this sporty black two-piece prom dress is a number one pick for comfort and style!

The “Sporty” Chic Look – The Best of Black Prom Dresses #4 Pick

For the fun tomboy in the class, this black prom dress is sure to be a showstopper! If comfort and style go hand in hand for you, this may be your number one pick. The beaded crop top features a racer style back, and the jersey skirt will flatter even the most athletic of builds. It’s no wonder that this dress makes our top five list of black prom dresses for 2020!


This stunning black dress will show off your curves, while still keeping in line with the strictest of school dress codes!


The “Loveliest” of Lace – The Best of Black Prom Dresses #5 Pick

Of course our top 5 black prom dress list would not be complete without an example of…you guessed it…black lace! Timeless and sexy, this black lace showstopper will turn heads with its beauty! The beaded bodice offers modest coverage, while still exuding a sense of youthful fun. This red carpet worthy look is ready to rock the runway. Silver filigree and beaded detail embellish the bodice, while the fitted skirt is layered by yards of soft, romantic lace. It’s a perfect pick for our top five black prom dresses of 2020.

We hope you agree – black prom dresses will never go out of style! If black is your color of choice for your prom dress this year, let us know! We would LOVE to feature you in our upcoming style blogs, so drop us a line! Don’t forget – the 2020 prom dresses collection is available to preview now online, or in person at Christine’s Bridal & Prom, Vermont and New Hampshire’s destination for all things prom! We hope to see you soon!