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Black Cocktail Dresses

Black Cocktail Dresses

The cocktail dress in black has a famous predecessor, “The Little Black” by Coco Chanel. It was designed in 1926 in Paris. The then young designer set herself the following goal: to create a black, knee-length dress that is practical and comfortable to wear. She managed a small feminist revolution, because until then it was common for women to torment themselves in tight ankle-length lace corsets. “The little black man” á la Chanel, in all its variations, is indispensable in the wardrobes of style-conscious ladies. In the 1960s, it once again caused a stir when it was worn by Audrey Hepburn in the classic “Breakfast at Tiffany”. This will be the case of young ladies cocktail dress worn in black nowadays as an alternative to the classic ball gown or festive evening gown. If there is no dress code for a ball, there is one cocktail dress in black with contrasting accessories a fitting choice. Even today, many wearers appreciate the cocktail dress in black especially that it is casual and less expensive than a long party dress. The length reaches to just above the knees, the cut is feminine and the décolleté is discreetly emphasized.

A cocktail dress in black goes with fashion

Cocktail dresses in black are neither too elegant nor too casual, so they fit on different occasions. Casual or festive accessories enhance the look accordingly. So a black cocktail dress can be combined with ballerinas for a little party among friends. For a more exclusive invitation, chic stilettos and a sophisticated silk stole add elegance to the dress. Thus, a cocktail dress in black on such a great versatility that it represents a worthwhile purchase for any lady. While the dress stays current throughout the season, the combination colors can be varied depending on the current fashion. How about a cocktail dress in black with lace trim in combination with a turquoise or purple scarf, black pumps and a turquoise or purple clutch? For the perfect look, the hairstyle and make-up should match the cocktail dress in black. An eye shadow in beautiful violet or rosé, Gray shaded and a lip gloss in matching pastel color look stylish and fresh. A modern style completes the picture.