1926

THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Gabrielle Chanel creates the iconic “little black dress,” a style whose daring simplicity revolutionizes fashion. American Vogue hails the innovative design as an instant classic, writing, “the CHANEL 'Ford' dress, the frock that all the world will wear”.

Drawing of the “Ford” dress by CHANEL published in US Vogue, October 1926

© CHANEL/Courtesy VOGUE Paris