The black that made fashion history
From Marilyn Monroe to Audrey Hepburn, from Chanel to Givenchy, the black crowned some of the most celebrated moments in the history of fashion.
Synonymous with elegance and refinement, always the ‘color’ black was the undisputed star of some memorable moments in the history of fashion in the world.
The color that is not really a color captured the hearts of the biggest movie stars, the golden years of Hollywood until 2015 that reaches out to finish. Coco Chanel made it her style banner, Audrey Hepburn the It consecrated as a synonym for elegance: the color black and its many ways it can be brought.
Black helps define the silhouette and depower, also is a color that goes well with everything right. How many times it happened to look in the closet and fall back on the classic little black dress? Just change accessories and shoes and you’re done. It is important therefore to know how to match the black always something new to avoid boredom and banality.
But then we think about how many celebrities have created an event to remember forever, wearing a work of art made suit, and casually in black. From Audrey Hepburn in the interpreter of Holly, a young girl of great charm and spontaneity that makes do to live with various ‘odd jobs’, he has branded his image in an undisputed icon of timeless style. Was she wearing the famous dress Hubert Givenchy having breakfast in front of the store Tiffany’s Fifth Avenue in New York.
In the world of cinema also Marilyn Monroe has added an element to the history of the Black in the film ‘Some Like It Hot’, in which she wore what was declared the sexiest dress in film history: the black dress with transparencies strategic. Another historical moment of Hollywood cinema in the field of clothing blacks is Olivia Newton-John in the role of ‘Sandy’ in Grease, in her sexy leather leggings and top with navel outside in a total black look.
Black was not only a symbol of elegance and sensuality, was also thought to look at women as a symbol of mourning. Coco Chanel invented the little black dress (LBD) or Petit Robe Noire in the 20’s and has revolutionized the codes of society of those times, in which the dark colors were typically male. The women began to take root in society even symbolically, by wearing clothes typical male.
Black is always in fashion and at the same time is in. the timeless color fetish symbol par excellence is also of many fashion editors: just think of the dark glasses that look glacial the powerful Anna Wintour.