Sunrise's Natalie Barr 'absolutely stunning' in $869 little black dress

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It’s not often we see morning TV presenters dressed in all black, with stylists preferring to put the female talent at least, in brighter and more cheerful colours when on camera.

Natalie Barr in black dress with belt on Sunrise
Black is generally considered a little too sombre for morning TV, but Natalie Barr got lots of compliments in this LBD on Sunrise this week. Photo: Channel Seven

This week, however, two stunning black outfits have caught our eye, with Sunrise’s Natalie Barr and Studio 10’s Sarah Harris stepping out looking ultra stylish in black ensembles that we can’t wait to get our hands on.

Sunrise’s leading lady was very glam in a form-fitting Carla Zampatti LBD on Wednesday.

The sleeveless frock features a high, slightly cowled neckline, and is cinched in just under the bust with an oversized faux leather belt.

It retails for $869 but is currently only available online in sizes 8 to 16, as sizes 4 and 6 have already sold out at both Carla Zampatti and David Jones.

Natalie barr in black Carla Zampatti dress
The Sunrise host was stunning in this Carla Zampatti number. Photo: Instagram/natalie_barr7

After posting a photo of herself in the outfit to Instagram, Nat was inundated with compliments from fans and viewers who couldn’t get enough of the look.

“Wow I love this outfit!! I think it's the best so far,” one person said, and another commented, “I need this outfit in my life.”

Others described the dress as “classy and beautiful,” “gorgeous,” “very swish,” “absolutely stunning,” and “soooooperb!”


Meanwhile over at Network Ten, Sarah Harris went for a similar look on Thursday morning in a loose-fitting Camilla & Marc top tucked into an A-line leather midi skirt from Country Road.

Just like with Nat’s outfit, the contrasting fabrics lent the leather a very professional feel without losing its cool-girl cred.

Sarah Harris in black top and leather skirt on Studio 10
Sarah Harris wore an equally stunning all black outfit on Studio 10 this week. Photo: Network Ten and Instagram/Studio10au

Sarah rounded out the ensemble with a simple pair of black pumps and a slick of rosy red lipstick to add in a pop of colour.

Unfortunately for us, both the top and the skirt are from past collections and are no longer available in-store or online, but we found some great lookalike pieces to recreate the look.

As part of its new collection, Camilla & Marc has a similar high neck sleeveless top but without the cutout. It’s available in black or cream for $280.

Over at Country Road there’s a newer version of Sarah’s skirt with a split detail in the front that you can pick up in either powder blue or beige for $699.

There’s also a cream coloured leather skirt from Seed currently on sale at Myer for $199, that has a belted waist like Sarah’s, an A-line silhouette and a fluted hem.

However if you’re looking for something in black, Scanlan Theodore has a gorgeous midi-length leather skirt that’s almost identical to the one Sarah wore, priced at $1,400.

black leather Scanlan Theodore skirt
This Scanlan Theodore skirt is very similar to the Country Road one Sarah wore. Photo: Scanlan Theodore
Country Road a-line leather skirt in blue and beige
This is the version of the leather skirt that's currently available. Photo: Country Road

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