Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.
NewLook 6968: I confess that probably the place where I would wear the most dresses is work, and look smart for the part each day. I think this little number is so fabulous in every version - and whilst you can get similar on the high street, I prefer the concept that there would be only one version of this, as made up by the individual creative sewer.