Created by breguid on Sep 4, 2009
Last updated: 11/10/09 at 11:07 AM
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There will be a variety of dresses on the scene in 2010, among them will be: little black dresses, minis, dual color dresses, and one-shoulder dresses.
Maxi dresses, full length dresses, became popular in this year. This fashion trend allows women of all sizes to dress in the latest fashion and still feel comfortable.
Short dresses with above the knee hemlines are very popular this year; however, dresses of all lengths can be found in the stores. This is the year for all types of dresses.
Short, v-neck party dresses filled the store racks in 2006. Finding the perfect party dress was much less of a hassle. Boat necklines were also popular.
Halter yoke neckline dresses were very popular.
Tea dresses were often worn during these years, as well as mini skirts if you were younger or older with nice legs.
Halter dresses are becoming increasingly popular. Also, cocktail dresses with the circle skirts and asymmetrical dresses are appearing on the surface.
Dresses were not very popular during this decade as they have been in the previous years. During this time, dresses used limited fabric by choice of designers and were somewhat revealing.
Floor-length, lycra dresses were worn both during the day and at night.
The power look was popular throughout the 1980s. Women often wore padded shoulders as a way to stand up with men in the workplace. Older women took the fashion torch from the younger age group.
In this year shirt waist dresses were once again being worn.
Antique velvet dresses were popular during this time.
There were a variety a dress-lengths available, the mini dress, midis (mid-calf length), and maxis (ankle lengh).
In 1964, the mini skirt was introduced. The most popular dress of this time was box-shaped and three inches above the knee.
Jacqueline Kennedy set the stage for fashion in the 1960s. At the beginning of this decade, pastel colored suits with short jackets and oversized buttons became popular. Simple dresses were also popular. For formal dresses, women wore full skirted gowns.
During the 1950s, women wore pencil skirts when they wanted to express their sexier side.
Shirt dresses were popular during this decade, and they were worn with or without petticoats depending on the occassion.
After the war ended and the restrictions were lifted, women once again began wearing long, full dresses and skirts. The more fabric being used on a single dress, the more lavish the dress was considered to be. The style of this time was soft and romantic. Ruffles were brought back to skirt hems, necklines, and waistlines. Gathered, A-line skirts were also popular during this time.
In an effort to comply with strict restrictions on fabric during the war, skirts were shortened, crop jackets and cardigans became popular, and tightly fitted dresses were designed to reduce the amount of fabric used.
Skirts were lengthened to the ankles and were full, sometimes with tiered ruffles. Necklines were dropped and ruffled collars were also popular during this decade.
Dresses became fitted and knee length.
Dresses no longer had a waistline, they were straight. Knife-pleated skirts hemmed one inch below the knee were also popular.
Waistlines were dropped to the hips.
Dresses had actual waistlines but they were loose and baggy. Skirts were long and full with belts at the waist of the jackets.
During World War I forced women to go to work and work in factories, they had to change their style of dress. Women had go to a more natural waistline and a fuller skirt. The tops were square or v-neck with very few embellishments.
Women of this time often wore dresses with high waistlines and hobble skirts, which are skirts that are so narrow women have to take short steps and it appears as if they are hobbling.