10 Fashion Quotes That Will Deepen Your Love For Black
Black is sexy, it’s intelligent, it’s confident.
It’s history in fashion is chequered and has come to denote various things over the years. It was the symbol of social rebellion in the 1950s, and emblematic of the punk and goth sub culture in the 90s, taking inspiration from Victorian era mourning dresses. In the 1920s, Coco Chanel revolutionised and simplified women’s clothing by creating the Little Black Dress. And in the 60s, Hubert de Givenchy put Audrey Hepburn in a black gown in Breakfast At Tiffany’s, turning it into one of the most iconic black dresses in the history of black dresses.
Present day designers like Gareth Pugh and Yohji Yamamoto swear by the colour, and Karl Lagerfeld says its the only hue he wears. Closer home, Gaurav Gupta rarely does a collection without his trademark colour in edgy new avatars. No wonder it’s THE colour that fashion keeps going back to over and over again.
On the eve of Halloween, here’s our tribute to our favourite colour via quotes on the colour black by 10 inspiring fashion folks.