Little Black Dress

February 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - ; Franciscan Village

Address: 1270 Village Dr. Lemont, IL 60439

little black dress event

Versatile, dependable, and affordable, the Little Black Dress, or “LBD,” has become the fashion equivalent of a Ford Model T. In this illustrated lecture, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., shares the history of this fashion icon. Learn how Chanel helped dissociate black from mourning, how Audrey Hepburn helped establish the LBD, and how it has been reinvented by everyone from Betty Boop to Prada.