A Dress Retrospective: The Top Signature Style From Every Decade

Today, we're taking a stylish trip down memory lane to spotlight our favourite dresses from every decade of the 20th century. From the fringed flapper style of the '20s to the mod shift dress of the '60s, scroll down to shop these classics, plus discover the women who made them iconic!

1920s: Flapper Dress

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Everett Collection/REX USA

Photographed: Anna May Wong

1930s: Silk Ruffled Gown

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General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

Photographed: Bette Davis

1940s: Short-Sleeve Midi

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EVERETT COLLECTION/REX USA

Photographed: Ava Gardner

1950s: Exaggerated A-Line Dress

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Gaston Paris/Roger Viollet/Getty Images

Photographed: Brigitte Bardot

1960s: Shift Dress

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Martin Brannan/The AGE/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

Photographed: Jean Shrimpton

1970s: Wrap Dress

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ADC/REX USA

Photographed: Diane Von Furstenberg

1980s: Strapless Mini

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Brian Rasic/REX USA

Photographed: Madonna

1990s: Slipdress

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Getty Images

Photographed: Kate Moss

Helmut Lang Straight Across Dress ($325)

Which dress style is your favourite? Share with us in the comments!