Jennifer Aniston has always loved a black dress. Through it all — marriages, divorces, TV shows, movies — Jen's favored the timeless, super-flattering color for events and appearances. In honor of her birthday — she turns 51 on Feb. 11, 2020 — Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at the best black dresses the "Friends" star has ever worn, starting with this strapless Dior Haute Couture gown she slipped on for the 2020 Golden Globes. Keep reading to see her other best black frocks…
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At Variety's annual Power of Women luncheon in 2019, Jennifer Aniston was the chicest businesswoman around in a belted black-and-white pinstriped dress with an asymmetric hemline.
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Jennifer Aniston wore her go-to color in a long, slinky style for the InStyle Awards in 2018. While Jen can rock nearly any style black dress, it's often the simplest silhouettes that look the best on her.
In 2017, Jennifer Aniston attended the season premiere of then-husband Justin Theroux's show "The Leftovers" in a form-fitting leather dress with a single sleeve. She accessorized the look with strappy black heels and chic hoop earrings.
Jennifer Aniston was a regular in black on the Golden Globes red carpet. For the 2004 ceremony, she wore a Valentino dress with a deep V-neckline with the best little buckle detail.
One of Jennifer Aniston's sexiest black dresses ever? This glitzy Versace gown with a sky-high slit that she chose for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2017. Even more daring was the plunging neckline that went along with it, but like always, Jen looked nothing short of flawless.
Jennifer Aniston's ensemble at the London premiere of her film "Horrible Bosses" in July 2011 featured three things she loves: black, strappy heels and leather.
For a January 2015 talk show appearance, Jennifer Aniston wore a long-sleeved Saint Laurent cocktail dress with pointy-toe slingback heels.
Jennifer Aniston chose this sleeveless black Tibi dress with a subtle polka dot pattern and a tiny cut-out when she attended the Giffoni International Film Festival in Italy in July 2016. Surprisingly, she also added a pop of color with bright red ankle-strap sandals.
Jennifer Aniston's style at the Berlin premiere of "We're the Millers" in August 2013 was fun and flirty: She wore a short-sleeved black frock with a wide belt-like leather detail around her waist and sky-high platform stilettos.
At the SAG Awards in 2003, Jennifer Aniston wore a classic silhouette (for her) — a slinky black dress with a revealing neckline.
In 2001, Jennifer Aniston won a People's Choice Award in a silky, simple black dress with a plunging neckline and thin straps that showed off her toned arms and shoulders.
Jennifer Aniston walked the red carpet at the premiere of her movie "Just Go With It" in February 2011 wearing a strapless black Dolce & Gabbana gown with a sheer skirt and fringed hemline.
In October 2017, Jennifer Aniston co-hosted a dinner for designer Tabitha Simmons wearing a more casual — but still stunning — LBD. For the night out at the Sunset Tower hotel in West Hollywood, Jen chose a plunging semi-sheer midi-length dress paired with strappy black sandals.
At the December 2018 premiere of her movie "Dumplin'," Jennifer Aniston showed off her incredible legs in this $3,620 sequined black minidress by Stella McCartney.
Even in the most basic of black dresses, Jennifer Aniston never looks basic. At a 2018 Golden Globes afterparty, she sparkled in a simple black strapless gown thanks to diamond tennis bracelets, an emerald ring and a touch of glitz on her black clutch.
Jennifer Aniston knows a winning recipe when she sees one, so why mess with perfection? She was in her classic uniform for the 2012 DGA Awards: straight hair, an LBD that showed off her legs plus strappy black heels.
To chat with her friend Jimmy Kimmel on his late night show in October 2019, Jennifer Aniston donned a tight, silky black dress paired with peep-toe heels.
When Jennifer Aniston was honored by GQ magazine in December 2005, she wore a black dress with one off-the- shoulder strap, heeled sandals and a perfectly coiffed yet messy 'do.
At the "Just Go With It" premiere in Berlin in February 2011, Jennifer Aniston did something different with her ensemble — she paired her ruffle-embellished LBD with black tights!
With all the yoga and Pilates Jennifer Aniston does, it's no wonder that she loves a black dress that shows off her physique, like this sexy sparkler she wore to an event honoring Robert Downey Jr. with the American Cinematheque Award in October 2011.