Fashion Lifestyle

The BLACK DRESS 1: Confessionz From My Closet 

This series is an attempt to share a few fun facts about our beloved BLACK DRESS , discover how and why it came into existence and became every Fashionista’s Fist Love.

  • Fashion historians ascribe the origins of the little black dress to the 1920s designs of Coco Chanel and Jean Patou.
  •  The designers intended the Little Black Dress to be long-lasting, versatile, affordable, accessible to the widest market possible and in a neutral colour.
  • Its ubiquity is such that it is often simply referred to as the “LBD”.
  • The “little black dress” is considered essential to a complete wardrobe by many women and fashion observers, who believe it a “rule of fashion” that every woman should own a simple, elegant black dress that can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.
  • In 1926 Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel published a picture of a short, simple black dress in American Vogue. It was calf-length, straight and decorated only by a few diagonal lines.

 I shot these pictures standing in the midst of my Closet, which on social media I refer to as ‘Confessionz From My Closet’.