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Beyond the Little Black Dress (LBD)
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"No list of wardrobe musts for the modern woman would be complete without the Little Black Dress (LBD). See how much you know about it and other fashion basics and trends through the years. "
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What classic fashion designer is credited with introducing the Little Black Dress (LBD)?
Gabrielle ("Coco") Chanel
Most lists of fashion basics for women recommend a sweater or sweater set. What natural fiber is the most highly prized for these garments?
Pants, slacks, trousers: whatever you call them, these garments, fashioned in a dizzying array of styles and a wide variety of fabrics, are wardrobe staples for every well-dressed woman. What legendary Hollywood actress consistently wore pants as part of her personal style, which set the trend for women in the modern era?
Women love to shop for shoes, and few shoe styles have been more popular than high heels, spikes, stilettos, etc. - there are many names for these popular shoes, which are prized for their ability to elongate the line of milady's leg. Which French shoe designer, famous for his high-heeled shoes with the "sammy red-bottoms," is a leader in the trend towards higher and higher heels?
Now to outerwear: Fashion commentators agree that the most versatile item of outerwear is the trench coat. It can be worn throughout the year in most climates, and is appropriate for casual, informal, business, and some formal settings. Which historic English company is known for developing one version of the trench coat in WWI, which it still manufactures today for the world market?
Fortnum and Mason
Marks and Spencer
As much as they may love their LBD, fashion-forward women can't wear it all the time. When choosing another dress that is work-appropriate but which can be dressed up for dinner or for church, modern women can do no better than a certain jersey wrap dress, which has been a wardrobe must since the 1970s. Who designed this ground-breaking fashion classic?
Diane von Furstenberg
For every fashionable woman who's shoe-nutty; there's one who's handbag-mad. Ladies love their bags, purses, clutches, satchels, and totes ad infinitum. Beyond style, they're an accessory essential for the girl on the go. At the pinnacle of the handbag mountain is which style - made by Hermes and named for an ex-pat British actress living in France?
Scott Thomas bag
It's hard to pinpoint a particular jewelry item that is a wardrobe basic; but many would argue that a pearl necklace fits this bill. Over the years, through many lengths, sizes, shapes, and colors, pearl necklaces have stood the test of time. Perhaps no one has appreciated this trend better than US First Ladies. What pair of First Ladies, otherwise different in many respects, were each noted for her fashionable pearls?
Eleanor Roosevelt and Nancy Reagan
Jacqueline Kennedy and Barbara Bush
Mamie Eisenhower and Michelle Obama
Lady Bird Johnson and Betty Ford
Perhaps the most ubiquitous garment type on earth, denim jeans are nonetheless a fashion and style essential. They can be stonewashed, distressed, or antiqued; skinny, wide-leg, or trouser-style; and come in every imaginable color and price range. We all have them; but who invented "blue jeans"?
Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss
An Unknown Wrangler
Robert E. Lee
While we're considering the LBD, how about the "WWD", as in the White Wedding Dress: who is said to have started the fashion for brides to wear a white gown on their wedding day?
Queen Victoria of England
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Compiled Jan 12 13