Women's black dresses fashion is marked by actresses like Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe or Sophia Loren, not to mention the appearance of the bikini in the late 1940's. Surge in U.S. and two-piece, and became popular in Europe a few years later by Hollywood actresses like Brigitte Bardot. Young people begin to wear leather lumps and James Dean jeans or cotton shirts to Marlon Brando. Italy enters into the fashion industry, with the help of Emilio Pucci and his collection suitable for any time point.
The 1960 and 1970
The arrival of the 1960 is the near disappearance of haute couture to the flood of new black dress ideas and the triumph of ready-to-wear. It is also the time of the rise of young fashion and the rise of the miniskirt. Created in 1964 by the British designer and seamstress Mary Quant, saw the great youth revolution of the decade, which starts from a London modern and boiling. The men wear shirts, jeans, bell bottoms, leather jackets and trench coats, and the classic suit is renewed.
From that moment is imposed hippie style, the ant fashion, jeans, unisex trend, mini and maxi, fashion space, the Paco Rabanne metal dresses, hair color, t-shirts with a message. Fashion reflects the historical moment of social boiling was these two decades.
In the last years of the 1970s, sport and music mark clothing. The disco and punk rock is strongly influenced by black dresses fashion and aesthetics, which are already preparing for the change in the 1980s.
The 1980 and 1990
The start of the 1980 is the arrival of the yuppie, the prototype of the new winner, dress by Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace day night, and that has its counterpart in the executive woman. Then, it is the resurgence of haute couture, from the hand of Christian Lacroix and Karl Lagerfeld. From this moment becomes a fashion show with designers and top models showmen modeled after the Barbie doll. Flyers, gold mixed with black and bright colors, sequins. Thus, this is how many large chains of cheap clothing appear.
During the 1990's black dresses style imposes youth sports and casual attires. Then, the hippie, recycling, craft styles appear, too. It is not only black but also details in red, silver, purpose, etc. this is how we move onto the grunge, new style / anti-style, where the torn jeans and display vanishes.