Some popular jean brands of the 80s are still being wore today, and the named brand jeans of the 80s last longer than some of the jeans made today.
Clothing has been regulated since ancient times. From color restrictions to sumptuary laws, from modesty laws to war time cloth rationing, governments affect how we dress and often inspire fashion.
The history of nail care reveals some intriguing facts. nail polish and nail care was a part of aristocracy and a symbol of status in ancient times. It was in the nineteenth century that nail care started to become a part of fashion...
A look at Gothic fashion and style including the history of the Goth subculture. How to achieve different Goth looks including advice on clothes, accessories, make-up and hair styles.
Jackie's fashion impact continues even in 2010. As the side by side photo above details with both Jackie Kennedy's style and Anne Hathaway - we are still looking to Jackie for our fashion style and classic elegance. Jackie came into popularity five decades ago - in the early 1960's when her...
The first sewing patterns appeared in small format in books for tailors. In the 19th century pattern makers used magazines as marketing tools. The sewing machine created a market for home sewers.
Vintage Mexico silver jewelry has a unique look that, over time, you can learn to recognize quite easily. Getting to know the hallmarks found on the back of the jewelry will help you to recognize highly collectible vintage Mexico jewelry and enable you to spot a great value.
The Gibson Girl's creator believed she embodied the ideal American woman. She came to fame in the Golden Age of American optimism.
The seventies marked a time when fashion became extremely bright, the flaired trousers extremely wide and colourful - as well as tight. And that was just the men...
Fashion served as form of visual communication, which effectively expressed punks’ disobedient and individualistic nature. 80s punks wore clothes set themselves apart from the status quo by rebelling against the limitations that society continued to put in place.