little black dress (Q824385)

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an evening or cocktail dress often considered essential for a woman's wardrobe
  • une petite robe noir
  • LBD
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little black dress
an evening or cocktail dress often considered essential for a woman's wardrobe
  • une petite robe noir
  • LBD

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1926
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Coco Chanel claimed to have “invented” the little black dress, and that claim has found its way into fashion mythology. But although Chanel greatly influenced the status of the little black dress as a classic fashion item, beginning with her 1926 introduction of a simple black jersey day dress, many other designers were experimenting with the same look at the same time (English)
Liz Gessner
2 July 2019

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