A wide variety of clothing styles and materials were worn by women of the historic American West. Garments were hand made and featured cross cultural influences. Clothing depended on ethnic affiliation, occasion, status, and weather.
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.
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.
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 depression of the 1930s and austere times of the 1940s made fashion design plain, unexciting, and almost non-existent. But by the 1950s, style returned. Women’s clothes became chic, colourful, and feminine, and hemlines reduced. A decade later in the 1960s, the mini style became an item.
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...
Fashions of the victorian era were beautiful, intricate and ornate. women looked like walking pieces of art. By the teens, women were looking more sporty, skirts were shorter to engage in physical activity. The 1920s fashions were daring and boyish for the first time. The 1930s were long and...
Strange fashions have been with us for hundreds of years and include skirts draped over cages, shoes with 18" points, and hair augmented by horse hair stretched over wire forms.