Black clothing is timeless, classic, flattering, and effortlessly chic. My closet is filled primarily with black pants, tops, shorts, and dresses! I don’t know what I would do without the black dresses I wear throughout the year, especially during the warm spring, summer, and fall months.
Shoes To Wear With Black Dress
Styling a black dress with shoes couldn’t be easier for fall 2023, as there are many styles to choose from! This season, loafers, cowboy boots, red shoes, ballet flats, and animal print heels are just a few of the popular trends and are so wearable! What can be a struggle finding the appropriate shoe for the appropriate dress and special occasion or event!
I love perusing TikTok for style tips and trends. I was so excited to see that red cowboy boots are one of the season’s hottest trends. So, I quickly started shopping for the perfect pair of red boots when I stumbled on this comfortable pair for only $89.95. As soon as they arrived, I started planning the perfect outfit. I have already paired them with my black sweater dress and sleeveless black mini dress. These are two of my favorite dresses to wear this season!
If you’re searching for a quick and easy way to style your black dresses this season, you’re in luck! Today, I’m excited to share the outfits I created with the shoes and black dresses I featured, currently available for fall 2023! I shared tips on what shoes you can wear with black dresses for every occasion! I hope you love these effortlessly chic outfits as much as I do.
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Seychelles Manila Wedge Sandals Black
If there’s one shoe that every woman should have in her wardrobe, it’s a pair of comfortable wedge sandals. Earlier this year, I purchased a pair of brown Seychelles Manila Wedge Sandals and loved them so much that I ordered them in black. This pair of sandals is not only classic and comfortable but versatile, too. They look great with dresses, pants, shorts, and skirts!
I styled the black wedge sandals with this chic and affordable Steve Madden Prairie Dreams Flutter Sleeve Minidress in black. This outfit is perfect for date night or dinner with friends. You can also wear it to a birthday party, graduation, or fall brunch, and that’s just the beginning!
These wedges will look great with a casual black t-shirt dress. You can also style it with a shift dress, a sweater dress, a fit and flare dress, and more! Now is a great time to save as they are currently on sale.
Christian Dior Dway Flat Slide Sandals Black/Beige
My Christian Dior Dway Flat Slide Sandals are my lifeline! I adore the embroidered top and the style. I purchased my first pair over two years ago. Also, I loved them so much that I ordered this pair that has beige and black embroidery on the top. They are effortlessly chic and luxurious and have the power to elevate any outfit!
These gorgeous sandals are staples in my wardrobe during the warm spring, summer, and fall months. Those who live in warm climates (or prefer wearing sandals) can wear them year-round. They look great with casual black mini dresses, maxi dresses, and midi dresses, and that’s just the beginning.
I paired my black Dior flat sandals (in this photo) with my Steve Madden Prairie Dress! I love everything about this chic black dress, especially the flutter sleeves! It will look great with a casual denim jacket or a leather jacket on a crisp fall day or evening. This outfit is perfect for a casual event, lunch or brunch with friends.
Golden Goose Slide Sneakers Black With Studs
Golden Goose slide sneakers are staples in my wardrobe. I wear these high tops throughout the year with various black dresses. They look great with casual midi dresses, black maxi dresses, t-shirt dresses, and workout dresses (to name a few).
This Michael Lauren Gilly Sleeveless Dress is made of a lightweight jersey material that is perfect for every day. It looks great with white sneakers, flat sandals, wedge sandals. These must have black Golden Goose slide sneakers with studs!
This outfit is perfect for a baseball game, a football game on a warm Saturday morning (or a warm evening), lunch with friends, or a day of shopping with your mom, and that’s just the beginning!
Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Crystal Buckle Pumps
The classic and luxurious Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Crystal Buckle Pumps were on my wishlist for years before I purchased them in 2021, and I haven’t looked back since. They are elegant, timeless, luxurious and will elevate any outfit. These beautiful satin 3 ½ inch pumps will look great with classic black dresses. It will make a statement whenever you wear them to a wedding, a party, a special occasion, or a holiday soiree.
I paired my beautiful black Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Crystal Buckle Pumps with this magnificent Black Halo Brett Drape Crepe Minidress. This beautiful dress is absolutely gorgeous and so flattering. I am under 5’4”, and this charming black dress fits right above the knee and is perfect for petites!
These shoes and this dress will make the perfect outfit for a wedding or an anniversary party. You can also wear it on the holidays and that’s just the beginning! I highly recommend these pumps and this gorgeous dress. They are worth splurging and will be staples in your wardrobe for many years.
Dirty Laundry by Chinese Laundry Josea Western Boots
According to TikTok and various fashion publications, cherry red is one of the season’s hottest colors, especially red shoes! I have always liked red shoes, especially red pumps and boots! I can remember splurging on a pair of red pumps after I graduated college. So, I paired with my heather gray suit to work.
While searching for the perfect red boots for fall, I stumbled on these magnificent and budget-friendly Dirty Laundry by Chinese Laundry Josea Western Boots. They come in various colors, including red, natural, and black. They are so comfortable and are only $89.95 with free delivery! Also, they are available at Amazon and Nordstrom. I love them so much that I ordered them in natural (tan) and black!
These fun and trendy red cowboy boots are perfect for a country concert. You can also wear it on a casual date night, dinner with friends, a fall vacation, and more! I paired them with my new black French Connection Long Sleeve Faux Wrap Sweater Dress. This outfit is ideal for fall brunch or Friendsgiving!
Since I love my new Dirty Laundry by Chinese Laundry Josea Cowboy Boots (in red) so much, I wanted to share a few ways to style them! If you’re heading to a country concert, a friend’s house for dinner, or love wearing dresses with cowboy boots as much as I do, you will love these boots (which I paired with the trend and affordable Steve Madden Dream About Me Fit and Flare Minidress).
These boots look great with casual mini dresses, midi dresses, and black maxi dresses. I have had this smocked black dress in my closet since last summer! I paired it with my “vintage” True Religion denim jacket and my new red cowboy boots! Red shoes are a must for fall 2023, and you will love these boots!
Loeffler Randall Penny Pleated Bow Sandals Leopard Print
If you’re wondering what color shoes to wear or how to wear a black dress with print shoes, you’re in luck! Like many of you, I love animal print shoes, especially these chic and sophisticated Loeffler Randall Penny Pleated Bow Sandals in charming leopard print. These shoes are my go-to heeled sandals for fall, winter, spring, and summer!
They will look amazing with any black dress, regardless of style. You can pair them with the casual sleeveless shirt dress I featured above, a black sweater dress, a classic maxi dress, or this beautiful Black Halo Brett Drape Crepe Minidress, to name a few!
This gorgeous black sleeveless dress will look phenomenal with metallics, animal print, neutrals, and nude shoes such as classic strappy heeled sandals! There are so many options. You can’t go wrong with pairing your black dress with shoes, as there are countless options.
Loeffler Randall Penny Knotted Lamé Sandals
The elegant and timeless Loeffler Randall Penny Knotted Lamé Sandals have been an influencer and celebrity favorite for years! They have a 3 ¼ inch heel and are available in various colors. I own them in a few colors, including this gorgeous platinum shade, which is incredibly versatile. Metallics are an absolute must in 2023 and will be ideal during the holiday party season, which, believe it or not, is only a few months away!
I paired my trusty Loeffler Randall Penny Knotted Lamé Heeled Sandals with my gorgeous Black Halo Brett Drape Crepe Minidress, which, in my opinion, is the perfect little black dress for every woman!
These gorgeous heels will look amazing with your new black maxi dress or a chic minidress, and will also dress up your classic midi!
Black Cowboy Boots
I am a sucker for ankle boots, knee high boots, over-the-knee boots, and gorgeous cowboy boots, especially in black with white detailing. I featured my favorite pair last fall. Sadly, they have sold out, but I still adore this style! I have these beautiful 42 Gold Bartlett Two-Tone Western Boots and these luxurious (and highly coveted) Isabel Marant Duerto Boots on my wish list! I am obsessed with cowboy boots and believe you can never have too many pairs as they are so versatile and make a statement!
So, I paired my beloved cowboy boots with this beautiful Open Edit Button Sweater Midi Dress, which is the perfect maxi dress for petites! One thing is certain: these beautiful cowboy boots will look amazing with a casual minidress, a chic midi dress, or a flowy maxi dress.
With cowboy boots as popular as ever, you can also wear them to a barn wedding or a wedding in the country! There are countless options.
Schutz Maryana Knee High Block Boots
The Shopbop Sale is the perfect time to shop for shoes! I purchased these gorgeous Schutz Maryana Knee High Block Boots in black last fall (during the sale), and I am head over heels in love with them! I love everything about these beautiful pointy-toe leather boots, especially the 3.25 inch chunky heel which adds a bit of height, and the croc-embossed detailing, which makes a statement! So, I paired them with my French Connection Long Sleeve Faux Wrap Sweater Dress!
They look great with sweater dresses, black wrap dresses, mini dresses, midi dresses, and maxi dresses, and that is just the beginning! If you’re searching for a versatile pair of shoes, you will wear this fall and throughout the chilly winter months and holiday party season, you will absolutely adore these gorgeous knee high boots!
This outfit is perfect for date night, an evening with friends, a holiday party, a Thanksgiving dinner, a Christmas party, and more!
Tan Western Boots
My beautiful Lane Saratoga Western Boots in tan have long been a favorite, but sadly, they are currently sold out! I love everything about them, especially their traditional embroidery, mid-shaft, and versatility.
These gorgeous boots are ideal for a Western-inspired wedding in the country, and they can also be dressed down with a casual black dress, to name a few. I paired these boots with my casual Steve Madden Prairie Dreams Flutter Sleeve Dress.
One thing is for certain: black dresses look great paired with shoes in various colors, especially brown, tan, and beige. If you’re searching for a beautiful pair of embroidered tan boots, you will adore this gorgeous pair of Dingo Full Bloom Western Boots in the color “Sand”. I love everything about them, especially the lovely floral embroidery!
I also love these stunning and luxurious GANNI Mid Shaft Embroidered Western Boots in the color “Tiger’s Eye”. This gorgeous shade of brown will elevate any outfit this fall and for seasons to come.