The Little Black Dress as seen on WGSN

The little dress that could!  The “Little Black Dress” will forever be with us, totally loving this article from WGSN.

 

 

 

A vintage design file inspired by the iconic Little Black Dress – an essential item in every woman’s wardrobe. With Audrey Hepburn’s black Givenchy dress from Breakfast at Tiffany’s voted the number-one dress of all time, look back to late 50s/early 60s LBDs for Hollywood glamour.

 

 

Boat neckline Hollywood glamour Back detailing

 

Pinching and twisting Classic styling Straps

 

Timeless elegance Feminine detailing Structured drape

 

  • Since Coco Chanel introduced the Little Black Dress in 1926, the item has maintained its iconic status, finding a place in every woman’s wardrobe, with every self-respecting couturier and fashion designer creating their own version of the LBD
  • Embracing the growing tend for a return to feminine silhouettes and Hollywood glamour, be inspired by dresses from the late 50s and early 60s with particular reference to Audrey Hepburn’s black Givenchy dress from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • Keep fronts modest with classic boat necklines but add a hint of seduction at the back, with cut-away, dropped or strappy back detailing. Subtle drape, gathering and pinching techniques add structure to slimline shapes
  • As colour is limited to one shade and embellishment is minimal, add interest with textural fabrics such as crepes, silk failles and tafettas

 

 

4 responses to “The Little Black Dress as seen on WGSN

  1. Jose, Halle and M.Fay thanks for the comment..and we could never have too many LBD. With that said, Jose make some dresses for us darling.

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