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.
From wearing dead beetles to wearing watches in strange places, the early 20th century was known for its weird and crazy fashion trends.
Vintage has become a style for self assured women who wear clothes that make them feel well; clothes that suit their body shape rather than the latest high street trends. Vintage clothes are items that can be worn at any time and still look elegant.
Popular films often portray the fashions of an era. Whether introducing new styles, or reflecting the look of a particular time, movies offer a peek at fashion in the culture.
The expression of ideas and concepts through symbols, both in arts and science is represented by objects and signs. The embroidery of India has been acclaimed the world over as an exquisite handicraft.
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.
The history of mens and women's bathing suits is shown with pictures. The history starts in the early 1900s with pictures of various bathing suits up to the current thong bikinis.
1980s fashion was a mix of conservative and extravagant influenced by a princess, punks, goths, and new romantics . Athletic gear as day wear,designer franchising, and ripped jeans...
Jeans are the iconic garment of American fashion popular for over 100 years. From the 16th century to today here is the story of denim, dungarees and jeans - from sturdy work pants to fashion trend
The kaftan, or caftan is an ancient garment worn by both men and women. The modest yet glamorous kaftan is comfortable and looks great on the young and old, on thin and plus sized ladies.