Posts Tagged ‘Michael Kors’

One of the assignments in the fashion history class I recently completed was to find historical fashion references in current fashion. In magazines I looked for examples covering ancient clothing to the 20th century and matched with historical images from books, plus I had to write a comment.

The late 20th Century: Mini-Dress


The simple silhouette, high waist and short hem of Michael Kors design revisits (yet again) the mini-skirt fad of the 1960s. (Additionally Kors use of brocade fabric and jeweled embellishment feels a bit 18th century Baroque.)

Of course I love the matching hat! Plus you can’t see very well, but the mules are made of the same dress fabric. Go matchy, matchy!

This is the final installment of Finding Historical Fashion Today. I hope ODFL readers enjoyed the series. If the stats are any indication, you did.

There will be more historical fashion posts in the future. Stay tuned.

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Who was the most Internet searched for fashion designer in 2014? Michael Kors.

Followed by: 2. Louis Vuitton (tenth place in 2013), 3. Ralph Lauren, 4. Tory Burch, 5. Gucci, 6. Kate Spade, 7. Burberry (not even on the list in 2013), 8. Chanel (dropped from fourth), 9.Versace, 10.BCBG Max Azria.

Just a little fashion tidbit from me to you!


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