14 legendary items that have changed the world of fashion forever
Almost every girl in the locker room there are things that are always at the peak of popularity. Appearing once they have become a constant in the world of fashion.
Fashion changes regularly, but are things that popularity which is stored for more than a decade and, most likely, it's forever. Your attention - cult objects that have changed the world of fashion, and the people who invented them.
It is difficult to imagine the female wardrobe without bras. A similar thing has appeared in ancient times, when women began to wear a chest bandage, then there were corsets, but the familiar shape of a bra began to get in the early twentieth century. At first the woman did not show this widespread interest, continuing to wear corsets. The first release under the brand name bras became Caresse Crosby. Models are constantly improved, and soon practical and beautiful bras have become very popular.
In the 50's in London, the tone in fashion asked the designer Mary Quant, who had a small shop, where people come for fashionable novelties. At the end of 1950 on the shelves there were miniskirts, which quickly spread to the people, but they caused a huge number of disturbances around the world. Due to the fact that the 60 years were rebellious, and people went to different experiments, the mini-skirt became very popular and soon it appeared before an audience of Jacqueline Kennedy. Some time passed, and Queen Elizabeth II presented Mary Quant Order of the British Empire.
3. Nylon stockings
Stockings were a long time ago, but until the twentieth century, women could wear only model made of silk or wool, which was barbed. The situation changed when in 1935 the American company DuPont invented nylon. Then it appeared on the shelves at the same time subtle and strong stockings and women just "gone crazy". The fair sex massively bought up cheap nylon stockings through which they can demonstrate their beautiful legs. Today it is difficult to find a woman who in the locker room is not a single pair of nylon stockings or tights.
The basis for the production of the favorite by many ballet became ballet pointe shoes. I invented them in 1947 Rose Repetto. The popularity they received thanks to the magnificent Brigitte Bardot and the film "And God Created Woman." In 1957, Salvatore Ferragamo has made for Audrey Hepburn in black suede ballet flats, which caused the admiration of the public. According to surveys, women today have in her wardrobe is not one pair of ballet shoes, because these shoes are very comfortable and versatile.
Enjoy the beautiful female figures in the separate bathing suits men failed in 1946, after being on the show designer Louis Rare in Paris dancer Michelle Bernardini came to the podium in a bikini. First, such a frank dress was received with huge scandal has died down and he had just a few years. The wave of popularity in the separate bathing suits up after them preen Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot. Another interesting fact: the name of the swimsuit was chosen in honor of the coral island of Bikini, where testing of a nuclear bomb.
Bulk produce sunglasses that protect from the sun, began in 1929. At first, they were sold on the beaches in New Jersey, but after a while they could be bought everywhere. After seven years on the market appeared with glasses Polaroid filters. Due to the stars, who actively use sunglasses to hide them from the fans, these accessories have become very popular and began to be used not only to protect the eyes, but also as a fashion accessory.
From Italy, in the XVII century began to carry a canvas fabric that has been called "the Genesee". Only in the late XIX century, Levi Strauss received the patent for the production of overalls for workers who have pockets for coins, money and knife. Since that time, jeans have become popular: they were worn by cowboys, gold diggers and loaders. A firm Marko Livaja is still very popular - it's that same Levi's.
8. Down jacket
About this comfortable clothing, like jackets, men learned in the XV century, when the fairs in Russia began to offer lightweight down clothing imported from Asia. They have excellent thermal properties, but were very bulky, that did not make them fashionable and beautiful. Popular down jackets have become thanks to the French designer Yves Saint Laurent, who designed a light and elegant jacket. Many women want to become the owner of such outerwear, jackets and over time gained mass distribution.
9. The Little Black Dress
Many people know the expression that in every woman's wardrobe should have a little black dress that came up with Coco Chanel. There are several legends associated with its occurrence. So, there is a version that the French fashion designer did not like frilly dresses and lush, and she wanted to offer a new image of the modern woman. According to other information, Chanel came up with the dress in 1926 in memory of the beloved, who passed away. Until now, the little black dress is a symbol of elegance and excellent taste, and everyone is sure that it will never go out of fashion.
Handbags, clutches like, appeared in the 17th century, when the girls began to wear on the wrists of soft bags, closing due to a tightening laces. A special type of klachtey were minodery, which were made of precious materials. Models with a clear form and without tightening laces appeared in the XIX century, they looked very attractive and stylish. A popular clutches made Christian Dior. Regularly designers offer new original clutches models, experimenting with form, using different materials for their manufacture, and numerous decorations.
11. heeled shoes
If you delve into history, we can conclude that up to the XVII century shoes only men wore heels. In the Middle Ages in Europe were popular shoes with high wooden soles to his feet do not get dirty because of the filth. If you go back even further in history, in the XIV century, the shoes with heels can be seen in horsemen, because it does not slide in the stirrup. As for modern shoes with heels that are very popular among women, they appeared in the XX century.
Another popular thing that goes out of fashion for many years, was invented by Coco Chanel's gorgeous. She was the first person to notice that this part of the sea molds perfectly to look at the woman. Chanel began including striped sweaters in their collections, they have spread rapidly and become very popular.
13. Leather Jacket
During the First World War in the United States were designed special jackets for pilots, which are called bomber. They were very comfortable to wear, protects from the cold and looked great. In 1928, Schott company has invented a new motorcycle leather jacket with a zipper, which became known as black leather jackets. Through time, this outerwear became popular with ordinary people, and all thanks to the world stars of cinema and music, which were often dress up in leather jackets, setting trends.
14. Cloak mac
The collections of many famous designers have stylish raincoats that are practical due to the fact that are made from water-repellent fabric. They appeared by chance: chemist Charles Macintosh conducted another experiment, during which he dripped on his coat of rubber solution. As a result, he found that after the fabric has become repel water. After a time, he created the company, which became involved in the production of raincoats. First, such clothing was not popular because it smelled like rubber, cracked in the cold and melted during the heat. Manufacturers have worked on improving the material and as a result they have found the ideal solution. Soon Cape Macs become popular in women and in men.