I like my dresses just as I like my coffee. Black.

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

Last Updated on September 11, 2021 by haveclotheswilltravel

Are you looking for the best black dress quotes for your next Instagram caption? This post features 80 awesome little black dress quotes from the likes of Tom Ford to Britney Spears. You’re sure to find the perfect quote to go with your beautiful photo!

I am convinced a black dress with heels and pearls will work for any occasion. I mean, is there anything more class than a little black dress? (My current favorite black dress is a travel dress by Anatomie – yay for wrinkle-free dresses!) I am a dress girl all the way and am always featuring dresses on my Instagram and my blog. A lot of these quotes I’ve personally used for my social media posts! I hope you enjoy them, and I would love to hear which is your favorite in the comments. Enjoy!

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80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption



80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

1. One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress. – Karl Lagerfeld

2. Night came walking through Egypt swishing her black dress. – Zora Neale Hurston

3. There was a reason for the cost of those perfectly plain black dresses. – Dorothy Parker

There was a reason for the cost of those perfectly plain black dresses. - Dorothy Parker

4. You should always own a black dress because no one ever remembers a black dress. – Eleanor Roosevelt

5. The little black dress expresses a moment of freedom and individuality every time. – Andre Leon Talley

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

6. If all else fails and you don’t know what to wear, put on a black dress, and you’ll be happy. – Lily Donaldson

I don't like the masculine style, jeans. I like Issey Miyake... and black dresses. - Zaha Hadid

7. I don’t like the masculine style, jeans. I like Issey Miyake… and black dresses. – Zaha Hadid

8. I love black because it affirms, designs and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke. – Yves Saint Laurent

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

9. When my best friends doubt their little black dresses, they call me on the telephone seeking reassurance. – Andre Leon Talley

10. Every girl should have a little black dress, a great boyfriend blazer and a pair of skinny jeans in their wardrobe. – Lauren Conrad

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

11. The zenith of elegance in any woman’s wardrobe is the little black dress, the power of which suggests dash and refinement. – Andre Leon Talley

The zenith of elegance in any woman's wardrobe is the little black dress, the power of which suggests dash and refinement. - Andre Leon Talley

12. I love black dresses. I think everyone should own a lot, but black dresses don’t sell online because on the computer they don’t read like anything. – Tom Ford

You can wear black in any moment of the day, no matter your age. You can wear black with almost any occasion. A black dress is essential for every woman. - Christian Dior

13. You can wear black in any moment of the day, no matter your age. You can wear black with almost any occasion. A black dress is essential for every woman. – Christian Dior

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

14. A little black dress is something to rely on. To fill you with confidence and ease. To have an attitude that is pure and effortless, yet sexy and classy. – Stella McCartney

15. She was wearing a purple T-shirt, with a skinny black dress over it that made you remember how much of a girl she was, and trashed black boots that made you forget. – Kami Garcia

16. A black dress is beautiful! It’s a good choice. It could be the wrong choice at certain events or situations, but it’s very rare that you see a girl who looks bad in a black dress. – Olivier Theyskens

The little black dress is the true friend...she travels with you...is patient and constant...you go to her when you don't know where else to go and she is ALWAYS reliable and timeless. - Diane von Furstenberg

17. The little black dress is the true friend…she travels with you…is patient and constant…you go to her when you don’t know where else to go and she is ALWAYS reliable and timeless. – Diane von Furstenberg

18. Five pieces every girl needs in her closet are; a great pair of a jeans, a good black heel, a great little black dress, tank tops for layering, and a jacket that can be worn day or night. – Kristin Cavallari

19. My mother worshipped at the altar of accessories and I got the bug. She always said, if you have a good, little, simple black dress and you have different accessories, you can have 27 different outfits. – Iris Apfel

The little black dress must be luxurious, rich, sensual, diaphanous, exotic, severe, lush, demure, demanding, frivolous, amusing, and it must linger in memory, but above all, it must be simple and little and black. - Carolina Herrera

20. The little black dress must be luxurious, rich, sensual, diaphanous, exotic, severe, lush, demure, demanding, frivolous, amusing, and it must linger in memory, but above all, it must be simple and little and black. – Carolina Herrera

21. What is it about wearing a tuxedo or that little black dress, that makes us feel confident, beautiful, splendid, even invincible? – Vera Nazarian

22. My third-grade teacher called my mother and said, ‘Ms. Cox, your son is going to end up in New Orleans in a dress if we don’t get him into therapy.’ And wouldn’t you know, just last week I spoke at Tulane University, and I wore a lovely green and black dress. – Laverne Cox

23. What you need is one black dress I call Plan B. It doesn’t have to be fabulous, it just looks good, covers up the problems and is neutral enough for dinner, business, a date, a funeral. You don’t over-wear it, you don’t over-wash it, because the Plan B is – gold. – Salma Hayek

24. You can change the look of an outfit so easily by changing the kind of jewelry you wear. If you have a basic outfit on – a black sweater and skirt or a simple black dress – you can go from the office to a cocktail party at night just by changing your jewelry. It helps if you change your shoes as well. – Iris Apfel

25. In fashion, you make a little black dress really amazing with jewelry, shoes and an incredible bag. If you have those clean, basic, pieces you can really mix things up with the accessories and make the space, or the outfit, uniquely your own. – Jeremiah Brent

26. I love a black wedding dress. – Vera Wang

27. One favorite find of mine has to be a 1980s black dinner jacket that I wear as a dress. – Lily Donaldson

28. My favorite outfit was this black lace dress that I found in a vintage shop in Williamsburg, New York. – Abbey Lee Kershaw

29. One time I got dressed in all black, Rambo-style, and took a massive pair of bolt-cutters and nicked a military bike. – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

30. If I could dress anyone, I’d like to dress the Queen – she can handle anything. I’d put her in black – she never wears black – and add a little leather, maybe. A little rock n’ roll. – Donatella Versace

Before me no one would have dared dress in black. - Coco Chanel

31. Before me no one would have dared dress in black. – Coco Chanel

32. Instead of going to the gym, I dress in black – a lot more practical and much more fun. – Monica Bellucci

33. I’m usually all about the tight jeans and little T-shirt, but sometimes I want to put on a black, sequined dress and be a freaking girl. – Britney Spears

34. A floor length backless black sequined dress would be my dream dress. As for my dream date – that would have to be a young Marlon Brando! – Rebecca Hall

Women who wear black lead colorful lives. – Neiman Marcus

35. Women who wear black lead colorful lives. – Neiman Marcus

36. I wore black because I liked it. I still do and wearing it still means something to me. It’s still my symbol of rebellion—against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others’ ideas. – Johnny Cash

37. Black is the hardest color in the world to get right—except for gray… – Diana Vreeland

Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White, too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony. – Coco Chanel

38. Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White, too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony. – Coco Chanel

39. You can have any color, as long as it’s black. – Henry Ford

Black is always elegant. It is the most complete color in the whole world, made of all the colors in the palette. – Ricardo Tisci

40. Black is always elegant. It is the most complete color in the whole world, made of all the colors in the palette. – Ricardo Tisci

I work in three shades of black. – Rei Kawakubo

41. I work in three shades of black. – Rei Kawakubo

But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Because black encompasses all colors. Black is the most aristocratic color of all …You can be quiet, and it contains the whole thing. – Louise Nevelson

42. But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Because black encompasses all colors. Black is the most aristocratic color of all …You can be quiet, and it contains the whole thing. – Louise Nevelson

43. I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black. – Pierre-August Renoir

Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depresses me. They’re so…empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not. – Ann Demeulemeester

44. Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depresses me. They’re so…empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not. – Ann Demeulemeester

Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy—but mysterious. But above all, black says this: I don’t bother you—don’t bother me. – Yohji Yamamoto

45. Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy—but mysterious. But above all, black says this: I don’t bother you—don’t bother me. – Yohji Yamamoto

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

46. I think in black. – Gareth Pugh

47. I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color. – Wednesday Addams

I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color. – Wednesday Addams

48. Black, Matte Black, Rich Black – Chardonnay T.

49. There’s something about black. You feel hidden away in it. — Georgia O’Keeffe

I'm wearing all black - but expensive black. The kind of deep, soft black that you fall into. — Sophie Kinsella

50. I’m wearing all black – but expensive black. The kind of deep, soft black that you fall into. — Sophie Kinsella

51. As I stood in front of the mirror in the beautiful little black dress, I knew that I was looking at a woman whom I would never see again. I wished I had never seen her in the first place, but the truth is she had always been there. I was being dishonest to myself by pretending that she hadn’t. — Jane L Rosen

52. Shopping rule: If it’s not black, put it back.

53. You say I’m wearing too much black, but all I hear is I look great.

54. Wearing black is a lifestyle.

55. I own too much black… said no one ever.

56. On Wednesdays we wear black, just like any other day.

57. A black dress is the oxygen of fashion.

A black dress is to fashion what red roses are to romance.

58. A black dress is to fashion what red roses are to romance.

59. Black is a universal taste but an acquired obsession.

60. An infinity of fashion can be contained in one color – black.

61. Black is infinitely chic, undeniably mysterious and deeply misunderstood.

62. Black shirt, black jeans, black shoes, black everything.

63. Don’t ask why I just wear black.

I like my dresses just as I like my coffee. Black.

64. I like my dresses just as I like my coffee. Black.

65. I’m meaner than my demons when I’m wearing black.

66. There’s always a nice new black dress to bring home!

67. Why wear any other color when you can wear black?

68. Whoever said red is the color of romance didn’t understand fashion’s love for black. Fashion has been courting black for centuries.

69. The night sky doesn’t always need shining stars to look beautiful, and a black dress any jewelry.

70. I only wear two colors – black and noir.

Black is an unstoppable force.

71. Black is an unstoppable force.

72. Note to self: must get more black.

73. Black is my happy color.

74. Black is the only color that’s enough to make up a whole wardrobe.

75. Black clothes today and always.

Classy is the original black.

76. Classy is the original black.

77. Black is the hardest color in the world to get right—except for gray.

78. I hate it when my blacks don’t match.

79. Easy to match when you’re wearing black.

When in doubt, wear black.

80. When in doubt, wear black.

Which of these dress quotes is your favorite? Let me know in the comments!

Please feel free to copy and share these dress quotes wherever you please – Pin these images to Pinterest, use them in Instagram captions, blog posts, you name it! If you want to tag me when you share the quote, I’d really appreciate it and love to give you a shoutout! Just tag my accounts below or link back to this blog post. Thank you!

Instagram: @have_clothes_will_travel
Twitter: @havclothwiltrav
Facebook: @haveclotheswilltravel
Blog URL: http://www.have-clothes-will-travel.com/black-dress-quotes/

80 Black Dress Quotes for the Perfect Instagram Caption

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