“The little black dress” became popular again in the 1950’s and is still seen in fashion magazines today.
By: Pat Jacobs
Wearing black has been fashionable in many times and places since the 14th century. For example, black clothing had become THE color to wear at the Spanish court by the late 16th century, but was modified by adding a white collar or muff. Spanish black soon became the color to wear in Holland, Italy, and England as well.
Due to many others wearing it, Spanish black was considered old-fashioned by the mid-17th century. It suggested age and religious piety. …