Coco Chanel is said to have invented the idea of a little black dress. Whether that is true or not, each decade produces enough homage to the concept that it has become synonymous with chic. Before Madame Chanel however, dresses were hardly little.
At the end of the Victorian age, dresses were frilly, heavy, fussy and stiff. It took much corseting to stand upright in one of these confabulations. Chanel, a visionary, removed all that from the wardrobes of women, eschewing complicated patterns and weaves for simple jersey. Continue reading
Comfortable high heels that are as fashionable as they are practical can be found. Those who have no idea what facets to look for tend to try large varieties of styles and settle for less than the best. Those who know what to seek out will have a shorter, narrower search with greater success. Continue reading