Then & Now Fashion Trend: 1930s Little Black Dress

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Did you ever think you'd have to pull out clothes from your attic instead of your closet to keep up with the latest trends? Well, after looking at the 20th century and the fads that came with it, we’ve realized that most have managed to still come back in the 21st Century and are being worn by our stylish celebs ranging from Demi Lovato to Eva Longoria. So start digging ladies! Or, you can just go and buy the updated version adding your fashion twist to it. 



An LBD is a classic piece brought into fashion by Coco Chanel in the late 20’s, but became all the more popular throughout the 30’s. This era was all about “less is more” and that still hold true today. For a classic approach like America Ferrera add some pearls to your knee-length dress or if you want a bit of edge go a little shorter and wear a bold lip color.

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Verky Arcos, Fashion Director

A  writer and editor with expertise in fashion and lifestyle coverage, Verky Baldonado is currently Latina magazine's Fashion Director. Baldonado has written Latin-inspired travel and food related content and has contributed to celebrity Q&As, red carpet video interviews, and the annual “Reasons to Love Being Latina” feature. Verky is U.S.-born and of Ecuadorean and Puerto Rican descent who speaks and writes fluent Spanish. Prior to Latina, Verky worked as a photo shoot coordinator at Universal/Island Def Jam Music Group. Verky holds a B.A. in Communications Arts from Montclair State University and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.

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