Throughout history, the wearing of black clothing has often been restricted or symbolic.
In the Renaissance, black dyes were so expensive that only the elite could afford to wear black clothes. For centuries, men is positions of authority have consistently worn black. In the Victorian period, widows were expected to follow Queen Victoria’s example by wearing black; but, by the 1920s, many social codes had been broken and women of society could fashionably wear black. The ‘Bachelor Girl’ of the 1920s was active, daring, independent, modern – and far more comfortable in her clothing than a great deal of her predecessors.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression – so go out and get yourself a LBD that fits your personality and body type and invest in yourself first!
Little Black Dress