50 dresses that changed Fashion – Part 8

From a selection by Marie Claire’s Suzannah Ramsdale, Amsterdam Fashion TV presents 50 groundbreaking dresses that changed fashion and captured a moment in time.

These are 5 dresses that changed the fashion world forever…

15. Christopher Kane’s neon bandage dress
Kane’s first collection in 2006 featured super-short neon dresses with Swarovski accoutrements. The lust-worthy dresses launched his career, leading to him win the Young Designer of the Year award in the same year, and kicking off the entire fluro trend in the process. Talk about making an impact.
14. Paco Rabanne’s metal mini dress
The chainmail mini dress that featured as a part of his 1967 couture collection was totally ahead of its time.
13. Princess Diana’s revenge dress
We could have written this whole feature based on Diana’s wardrobe. Second to her wedding dress was the iconic ‘revenge’ dress designed by Christina Stambolian that she wore to a party the day Prince Charles publicly admitted he had been having an affair with Camilla. It marked a whole new phase in the royal’s life.
12. Princess Diana’s wedding dress
Designed by Elizabeth Emanuel, the striking dress had a 25-foot train made of 40 yards of silk taffeta. It was totally excessive and copied the world over. The mega-meringue wedding dress trend was born.


11. Nicole Kidman in Christian Dior by John Galliano

The actress made fashion history by wearing the Chinoiserie chartreuse gown to the Oscars in 1997. At the time, Galliano was the new boy on the scene and Kidman helped not only put his name on the map, but kicked off the whole celebrity-designer muse trend that is so prevalent today.

Stay tuned: tomorrow five more dresses that changed fashion!

Source: Marieclaire.co.uk

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