“The answer to the question, “What to wear?”….can’t go wrong with the iconic little black dress. Believe it or not, the origins of this “go to” garment are a fascinating blend of history, designer influence and the rise of cinema in America.
Until the waning of the Edwardian Era, black was reserved exclusively for the socially complex protocol of women in mourning. Think Queen Victoria, who after the death of The Prince Consort, her beloved Albert, wore nothing but black forevermore.
It was, of course the French orphan, Gabrielle, who would change all that…” [Continue reading at Pink Pig Cottage Antiques: Wearing that Little Black Dress.]
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