Since Coco Chanel introduced the Little Black Dress in 1926, the item has maintained its status as an icon, find a place in the wardrobe of every woman with every self-respecting stylist and fashion designer, create your own version of LBD
* Embracing the growing trend to return to the feminine silhouette and glamor of Hollywood, be inspired by the dresses of the late '50s and early '60s with special reference to the dress of Audrey Hepburn's black Givenchy Breakfast at Tiffany's
* Keep fronts modest, with boat necklines classic, but add a hint of seduction in the back, cutting away, or fall back straps detailing. Subtle drape, collection techniques and pinching ways to add structure to slimline
* Since the color is limited to one shade and beautification is minimal, most interesting, with textured fabrics such as crepe, silk and failles tafettas.