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New Look Style

Thursday, 26 March 2009

new look styleIn 1947 the famous Dior House brings the title of the «Fashion City» to the post-war Paris when he launched a new collection of women wear that completely turned upside down the comprehension and ideology of fashionmongers of the 50s. After the show the society comprehended a woman in a new light. A great couturier saw sensitive and delicate beauties dressed in carefully selected luxury attire instead of a woman restricted and tired of war burdens. And this style was called New Look.

The New Look style is possible to call a prototype of the present glamour as compared with the appearance and the reaction from the society similar to the above. This collection had mixed appraisals though the show was attended by the whole Paris.

One part of women was admired by the opportunity to turn into something like a divine with a thin waist underlined by a girdle, with delicate shoulders and thighs embodied with affectionate silk, while the second half of the population involving displeased housewives and the designers Gabrielle Coco Chanel and Balenciaga, who used to place a slogan saying «Burn Dior»!

The abovementioned designers did not plan to sacrifice their comfort to please the beauty. They were revolted that the democratic dress is going to be changed by unusual attire with this girdle. And moreover, when wearing such dresses you will not do without correction underwear, plate from whalebone and other tricks that help women to look shapely. And the fact that this attire requires rolls of fabric and it could weigh five to twenty kilos was the excuse for Chanel and Balenciaga to accuse Dior House in creation of hazardous and wasteful style.    

However, all these practical excuses could not stop women who are ready to suffer a bit to look an ideal woman. Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Marilyne Monroe and many other Hollywood celebrities encouraged that style.

The entire ensemble of costumes was prepared for every particular case. And in its turn, it brought to creation of new forms of the clothing for relaxation from bikini to clubbing, evening and wedding attires, where this style is presented in the shine till up to date.

By the way, without New Look style the image of glamour lady is impossible without a glamorous princess, so popular among the youth and older ladies who dream on such a magic transformation, as it is seen from social questionnaires.

This year cocktail dresses by New Look differed in the style that in 50s they closed knees and now it is not a must. Fairy tales model of dresses with their bodice waist fitted, and with puffy skirts to the bottom that hide all unnecessary weight in the hips hit the spot of designers and movie stars, like Scarlett Johansson and Eva Mendes who like to show off in such attires.

Even the Chanel House, the main opponent of this style, presented by the main designer Karl Lagerfeld referred to this style when showing collections of evening dresses. Laced dress bodices in silver shades (this year this kind of trimming is extremely fashionable), elegant embroidery and precious stones go down to puffy skirts resembling great and luxury flowers. A young fashion girl in this dress may look very glamorous.

Many designers used New Look style in Autumn 2008 collections paying special attention to thin waist and puffy skirt. Roberto Cavalli House designers created a whole line of romantic and feminine clothing using styles and trends of New Look.

Elie Saab models styled New Look are slightly aggressive but very seducing.  

Dior House traditionally paid special attention to New Look style in their collections 2008-2009. Luxury dresses and costumes from this collection are waist fitted and have bodices.

And New Look style plays and played a permanent role in the wedding fashion.

Thus, the Spanish designer Jesus Peiro in his collection presented strikingly elegant and delicate dresses where he paid a special attention to details. Close fitted bodices and puffy skirts by Jesus Peiro are trimmed with appropriate accessories such as pheasant feather, mini tiaras and orchids in a moderate Eastern style.

Candy Anthony, another designer of wedding fashion got famous thanks to his collection of dresses styled 50s. Provocative and charming dresses make a fiancée a real princess.

New Look style wins due to its womanhood and romanticism for a half of century. They outdate and return to vogue again. There are always women who strive for the unattainable ideal, who associate this image with tender and well-cared Lady who see no borders to improve.

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Rohit Makkar  - fashion   |2011-02-28 18:33:38
fasion play a very importent role in our life.bcz in this geeration the every prsn want see our grooming in different look.
so fashion is very importent role play in our life.
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