20 April, 23:00

The sheath dress is a timeless iconic model

The sheath dress is a timeless iconic model
There are dresses that become symbols of an era. One of them is a black sheath dress created by the famous Coco Chanel in 1928. This outfit still inspires designers and fashion fans around the world.

Coco Chanel, an outstanding French fashion designer, brought to life the idea of a black dress, which later became a symbol of elegance and femininity. In her performance, this outfit hugged the figure, had a rounded neckline, there were no sleeves, and its length reached the knees. 

Already in the 1930s, the sheath dress was put into mass production, so it could be purchased not only by rich fashionistas, but also by women of average wealth. 
The trend was later picked up by Elsa Schiaparelli, who created a simple long sheath dress in black crepe paired with a white jacket and a scarf draped over the back. 

The second wave of popularity came at the time of the release of the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and the wonderful Audrey Hepburn, who shone on the screens in it. Hubert de Givenchy breathed new life into the sheath dress style. This movie outfit was later sold at auction for $200,000. 
In the 1980s, a new form of sheath dress appeared, the sundress, under which a T-shirt or turtleneck with high collars could be worn. 

Every actress who served as a standard of beauty and elegance of her time had a black sheath dress. She advantageously emphasized the figure and gave the image sophistication. Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Liz Taylor and many others were among those who were listed as supporters of this outfit. 
The black sheath dress created by Coco Chanel remains an eternal symbol of style and elegance.


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