Friday, January 21, 2011

The Little Black Dress Revisited

The Little Black Dress. 

Just when we think it couldn't possibly get any colder, it does. This time of year can get pretty dreary around these parts.  This weekend, instead of burying yourself in blankets on the couch kick your heels up about town and bring out your favorite and timeless, little black dress. Here's a look at our favorite black dresses and some of the iconic women who wore them.  
Coco Chanel 1920. Creator of- The Little Black Dress. 
1928- Joan Bennetin in a flapper dress with cloche hat. LOVE.
1930- renowned entertainer Josephine Baker in a feather adorned dress. Gorgeous!
1939- Duchess of Windsor in her meticulously tailored dress. 
1940's- Ava Gardner in her silky sensuous dress.
1951- Possibly the best cocktail dress of all time. We adore the structured detail of this dress!
1951- A Dior sheath. The shape which dominated the 50's. 
1956- Marilyn Monroe wearing a wool crepe Galanos cocktail dress with bare chiffon midriff
1960- Audrey Hepburn. Enough said.
1965- Sophia Lauren accessorizing her black dress with leopard!
1970- Jackie Kennedy. A staple in the closet which is Iconic Women.
1981- Princess Diana and the dress she wore when announced as Prince Charles fiance.
1998- Carolyn Bessette Kennedy in an elegant and simple strapless. 
2009- Michelle Obama in dress by Azzedine Alaia.

Have a great weekend and have fun in your perfect black dress despite the frigid weather!
xoxox, picky girl

1 comment:

  1. Stay warm. Love this post. It just made my day!