Rwanda : Changes of Little black dress from 1965 to 1988
Little black dress, every woman’s must have today dates back from 1926.The evolution journey has interesting design changes up to what we call fashionable black dress nowadays. Today, we bring you its design changes from 1965 to 1988.
1965: Though the photograph is from the mid-’60s, Sophia Loren would be just as stylish wearing this outfit today: leopard-print hat, accessorizing brooch, timeless black dress.
1965: The 1960s also ushered in the era of the mini, like this beaded chiffon number. Eventually hems soared so high they had no place to go but down. Today, a dress of this kind is stylish, elegant and goes places.
1970: Liza Minnelli attends the Academy Awards with her father wearing a simple, sexy wrap style that presages the slinky disco dresses in the offing.
In the same year, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis chooses a more elaborate black dress for dinner at the fashionable La Côte Basque. The fact that she didn’t believe in retiring an outfit after being photographed in it once means the dress is fit for different occasions.
1977: Blondie’s Deborah Harry puts some rock spin on the little black dress. Here the extra emphasis is put on the little as seen in the length of the dress.
1985: A black dress with a bit of 1980s excess at the House of Chanel, under the direction of Karl Lagerfeld, a German fashion designer and creative designer of Chanel house of fashion. Karl is widely accredited for imparting vigor to the design of the dress.
1988: Almost 30 years after the release of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Iman elegantly updates the look with a sleek gown and an equally sleek updo. The design of the front part is inspiring and fashionable.