A-Line Dress :: The 100 Project ::

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It was hard to decide where to begin with The 100 Project, but I found this A-Line dress by Dolce & Gabanna and knew I had to illustrate it! (It also happens to be No. 1 in my guide book for this project.)

This particular drop, dead red A-Line has a cute gold embroidered bow, flap pockets, and what I really, really love…cheetah print lining! For me it’s all in the details!

In general, A-Line dresses are narrower at the top and flare out gently toward the bottom forming and “A” shape. It is a style that can be worn by any body type and will be super flattering. A must for every woman’s closet!

You won’t need much to pull off an A-Line dress. A few bold pieces of jewelry and some super cute shoes or boots and off you go!

For an authentic look get inspiration from the 1960s. Think Twiggy and Jackie Kennedy.

:: A Little History ::

The A-Line dress debuted in Christian Dior‘s 1955 collection and was a break away style from his 1947 “New Look”.  While it debuted in 1955, the style wouldn’t catch on until the 1960s.

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