'Journey of a Dress' – Diane von Furstenberg created the wrap dress in 1974. By 1976, she had sold more than a million of them.
'Journey of a Dress' – The "Journey of a Dress" exhibition is on display in the Wilshire May Company Building in Los Angeles. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the design.
'Journey of a Dress' – The retrospective features 200 vintage and contemporary versions of the dress.
'Journey of a Dress' – "Feel like a woman. Wear a dress," is the tagline for von Furstenberg's brand. When the dress was introduced in the 1970s, it became a zeitgeist for the working woman.
'Journey of a Dress' – Michaela Angela Davis writes that the dress is democratic by design: appropriate and flattering for any age or size.
'Journey of a Dress' – "A woman gets to fill the wrap with her possibility -- and that's genius," Davis says.