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Historical facts that surely vows you about your clothes

Published 6 years ago

You have no idea how lucky you are to live in the 20th Century’s present day. History is full of curious facts. That’s why we went ahead and compiled a list of 10 historical facts about clothes that you never knew. You can also download full ebook about the clothing facts: here

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The spacesuits worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were actually created by bra maker – Playtex.

The spacesuits worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were actually created by bra maker - Playtex.

-Boys wore dresses until the 1910 till they reached the age of 5 0r 6. This was pretty common.

-Boys wore dresses until the 1910 till they reached the age of 5 0r 6. This was pretty common.

1940: Shoulder bags for women first appeared as part of service uniforms worn during World War II.

1940: Shoulder bags for women first appeared as part of service uniforms worn during World War II.

1940: Shoulder bags for women first appeared as part of service uniforms worn during World War II.

1940: Shoulder bags for women first appeared as part of service uniforms worn during World War II.

Men in Heels: High Heels were initially worn by both men and women. By men so that it would help them when they rode their horses. It faded by 1740.

Men in Heels: High Heels were initially worn by both men and women. By men so that it would help them when they rode their horses. It faded by 1740.

-In 1860s dresses were so wide that girls and women often got stuck at the doorways.

-In 1860s dresses were so wide that girls and women often got stuck at the doorways.

– During 15th century, designers used little dolls instead of females as models to showcase their creations to the clients.

– During 15th century, designers used little dolls instead of females as models to showcase their creations to the clients.

– Recently a bra was invented that doubles up as a mask which can be used in emergency situations

– Recently a bra was invented that doubles up as a mask which can be used in emergency situations

“Follow Me” was inscribed under the soles of the shoes of Greek Prostitutes that showed up when they walked on sand.

“Follow Me” was inscribed under the soles of the shoes of Greek Prostitutes that showed up when they walked on sand.

1955 : Jeans become a big hit with teens after the release of the film Rebel Without a Cause.

1955 : Jeans become a big hit with teens after the release of the film Rebel Without a Cause.

– The crocodile of the brand ‘Lacoste’ was the first brand name to ever appear as a logo on any garment.

– The crocodile of the brand ‘Lacoste’ was the first brand name to ever appear as a logo on any garment.

– New York Mayor Fiorello Henry La Guardia invented the thong when he was scandalized to see the cities exotic bar dancers performing without an underwear. He immediately ordered to sew tiny panties or thongs for them.

– New York Mayor Fiorello Henry La Guardia invented the thong when he was scandalized to see the cities exotic bar dancers performing without an underwear. He immediately ordered to sew tiny panties or thongs for them.

– Before the 1850s, 70% women made clothing for themselves. It is today that handmade clothing’s and other accessories have become pricey.

– Before the 1850s, 70% women made clothing for themselves. It is today that handmade clothing’s and other accessories have become pricey.

– Are you aware that one of the key ingredients in manufacturing lipstick is fish scales?

– Are you aware that one of the key ingredients in manufacturing lipstick is fish scales?

– The low-waist baggy pants originated in the prisons of Los Angeles, where inmates were not allowed to wear belts to hold their pants in place.

– The low-waist baggy pants originated in the prisons of Los Angeles, where inmates were not allowed to wear belts to hold their pants in place.

-Before the wedding of Queen Victoria, the color white was typically reserved for funerals

-Before the wedding of Queen Victoria, the color white was typically reserved for funerals

– The skirt is considered to be the second oldest women’s garment in the world after the loincloth.

– The skirt is considered to be the second oldest women’s garment in the world after the loincloth.

Did you know that astronauts don’t do laundry? They just throw their underwear out of the ship and let it burn up on its way back to Earth. These are 25 bizarre facts about the clothes you wear.

Did you know that astronauts don’t do laundry? They just throw their underwear out of the ship and let it burn up on its way back to Earth. These are 25 bizarre facts about the clothes you wear.

It was not acceptable for women to wear shorts in public until World War 2.

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