From Gwyneth Paltrow to Paris Hilton, from Nicola Peltz to Sydney Sweeney, the stars who have chosen pink as the main color of their boosting palette are numerous, each with the most suitable shade for their complexion.
Loved and/or hated, this color has seen its meaning change and evolve throughout history, adapting to changing times and acquiring more or less profound values for the collective imagination.
It is such an integral part of our culture that there is no area that it would not have influenced: from pink to dress in layers court men at that time Heian in 8th century Japanbelonging turbans and Indian men’s silk dresses, ballerina tutus, Barbie wardrobes and jackets pink ladies From Lubricant. From one of the most famous songs in the history of music, La Vie en Rose From Edith Piaf, to the single Pink Aerosmith celebrated it as the obsession of the moment; from pink pink period From Picassoto prevailing in the scenes Grand Budapest Hotel From Wes Anderson and so on.
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Become a sexless hue, including through work Pierpaolo Piccioli with his Pink PP for the autumn/winter 2022-23 collection for Valentinepink is able to attract the attention of anyone, supporters or not, thanks to its nuances bright and light, romantic and gentle but also sensual and feminine, cold and androgynous.
A few years ago, in 2018 Fashion Institute of Technology New York, one of the leading fashion museums in the world, hosted an exhibition Pink: punk history, beautiful, powerful color, who researched changing the value of pink and, through 80 creations from the 18th century to the present day, passion many designers on this color, as well as its role in certain collections.
Able to push us to overcome many clichés, pink, from pastel to shocking, from pink flamingo to cotton candy, has been the protagonist of the creations. Elsa Schiaparelli (to whom we owe the invention shocking pink)Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci by Alessandro Michele, Prada, Moschino by Jeremy Scott, Comme des Garçons Rei Kawakubo, Giambattista Valli and many others.
Among the most iconic dresses in the history of cinema Marilyn Monroe V Gentlemen Prefer Blondes has a lead that is unlikely to be surpassed.
The image in question was created by the costume designer. William Travillato which only one instruction was given: to draw a costume more sensual never created. However, after the distribution of several frames, which depicted a naked American diva, the director suggested opting for a more “covering” outfit. The result was a hot pink strapless silk dress, a super-fitted silhouette held up by a felt lining, with a large slit on the side, a shoulder strap that defines the waist, a large bow at the waist, gloves of the same nuance and a rain of jewels. This vibrant creation has become one of the most iconic in the history of cinema and perfectly conveyed the delicate yet sensual image of Marilyn in pin-up style. It’s no surprise, then, that in 2010 the dress billed as “the most important movie costume ever to go up for auction” sold for a final price of $260,000.
In 1984 Madonna in a video clip material girl, sinuously presented a contemporary Marilyn dressed in a fuchsia satin sheath dress with a faux fur boa, gloves and bracelets no doubt inspired by what the diva wore in 1953. Even the dress exhibited by the singer was sold at auction.
Pink look from the 90s
Among the costumes that have made history are the all-out pink outfits from films such as Mean girl AND Blonde in law they were foundational for generations of teenagers who grew up between the 90s and the early 2000s, who built their own stylistic identity inspired by the trends promoted by the stories and characters of films made during that period and subsequently becoming iconic.
In this regard, it is impossible not to mention the growing popularity of the wealthy American heiress in the same years. Paris Hilton who, thanks to the fashion and sensations of which he became the protagonist, found his distinctive color in pink.
Pink Peppa Pig
The appearance also deserves special mention. Jennifer Coolidge V white lotus 2who is in the role Tanya McQuoid, the designer in pink, sought to embody the quintessentially Italian dolce vita mood. The scene, which became very popular on social media, is remembered for the sarcasm with which the director admits that his character can never come close to innate class, which hardly has anything to do with a bank account. When Tanya asks if she looks like Monica Vitti, she is told that she looks more like Peppa Pig.
Among the divas who have walked the most important red carpets, here is a selection of the most memorable pink dresses that have taken the world by storm:
Pink, with its countless shades, is one of the most charming and versatile shades in existence: able to convey different emotions, evoking romance and sweetness, energy and rebelliousness, character and elegance, it can adapt to the most diverse personalities.