Looking Back at Clothes and Fashion
An historical exploration of clothes and fashion all over the world covers keeping warm and cool, decency and decoration, materials and methods, specific garments and accessories, and clothing for specific purposes
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200 years ago Amelia Bloomer ancient Egypt animal hides began to wear belt body bows Britain brooches bulla Buttons Buttons and bows cloaks Clothing Clothing cold countries colored cool costumes cotton crinoline decorated dhoti draped dress dressmaker fabrics factory fashion fasten feathers fibers folded garments gauntlets gloves hair Hairstyles hats heads hennin hot countries India Inuit jackets James Hargreaves Japan jewelry jewels keep warm kimono kind of clothing legs loose makeup Malaysia metal Middle East Native Americans natural material necklaces needles painted their faces pantalettes patterns piece of cloth protect robes sari sarong sewing machines sewn shape of clothing shirts shoes silk skin skirts skirts and dresses sleeves soft leather Sometimes spindle spinning stitched strip of cloth styles tailor Today toga tunics umbrella underpants underskirt Underwear veil waist wear clothes wear pants wear special clothing wear uniforms weaving weddings weft wigs woad wooden wool worn woven wrapped