Gowns are my favorite fashion item. I’m hard pressed to ever look at a ball or wedding gown and be sad. The artistry, the details and the timing to make beautiful gowns always make me remember why I love fashion. This article, highlights the importance of the gown throughout history. Remember, when all else fails, put on a ballgown, conquer the world.

Why the gown is the most important garment in recent history

It was a show-stopper. Wildly romantic, Princess Diana’s antique lace wedding dress – complete with a billowing 25-foot train was anything but practical. And yet, it channeled the mood of a country ready for a return to tradition and glamour. It conveyed the message that Diana was her own independent woman.