By Connie Wang, Designed by Naomi Abel, Refinery29
The little black dress has a much more storied past than just the time spent as your go-to party piece. In fact, LBDs have a place in some pretty major moments in history, dating back over 5,000 years - from a garment reserved only for evil to an item that represented empowerment and enfranchisement.
Take a moment to relive its heritage, ahead - then, revel in a throwback that is both trendy and timeless.
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