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The History of the Cocktail Dress

The cocktail dress rivals only the LBD for importance in a girl's closet. The cocktail is feminine, fun, and sexy, and made for a night out — what's not to love about that? And so it's only fitting that it get an entire book devoted to its history, curated and written by Style.com's Laird Borrelli- Persson. The Cocktail Dress traces the history of the piece, from its conception in the twenties to Dior's New Look interpretation to Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy number in Breakfast at Tiffany's to more recent couture looks. And, true to Borrelli-Persson's other image-heavy books, this one is filled with contributions by designers like Peter Som, Cynthia Rowley, and Isaac Mizrahi, and shows off dresses by Vionnet, Marc Jacobs, and more. And many of the contributors will be toasting the tome at the official launch tonight. (NY Cut) I personally love Twiggy and joan Crawford 's look, as well as all of the Christian Diors.......especially the vintage. 1. Joan Crawford in an Adrian design for the 1934 movie Sadie Mckee. 2. Two models in Christian Dior, 1951. 3. Twiggy, 1966 4. Models for Kasper for Joan Leslie (left) and John Anthony (right) with escort, circa 1975. 5. Kate Moss September 2003. 6. Sara Singh illustrations. 7. Costume sketch for Anjelica Huston for "Pritzi's Honor", 1985. 8. Maria Carla Boscono in Christian Dior couture, fall 2007.

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i LOVE that 3rd dress, it reminds me of this new dior collection

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thank you for this wonderful post, it inspired me to make this post on my blog
&& btw do you know which designer that twiggy ad campaign was from?

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Marc Jacobs and his Marc by Marc Jacobs, deputy brand products highlight the reckless girl who, frivolous and charming, and sometimes looks heavily armed, but ultimately was a bit careless. Marc Jacobs Handbag, especially back then, this bowl feeling more obvious. Marc by Marc Jacobs Handbag and Marc by Marc Jacobs Bags is the highest rate of interest. Get it, people will feel kind of let them go. Like extremely.

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