Fashion & Style

Interesting facts about fashion

Interesting facts about fashion

A little Hollywood secret: yellow clothing visually increases the owner on the set, green - decrease.

A Colombian company produces a "shock" T-shirts for $ 500 apiece

Until the 20th century boys often wore dresses. One hundred years later, this tradition revived

Sunglasses have become very popular with the 20-ies of the last century, when movie stars wore them for protection from the glare of spotlights

In the second half of the 18th century, most Europeans had only one change of clothes. And it's not just the Europeans.

While you read these lines, ten swimsuit sold in the US

The Greeks in the time of Alexander the Great lovedblond hair, as we are now. Women and men destained their curls of lime water and herbal infusions, achieving a light tan color, considered stylish and beautiful.

In the Panamanian tribe Indian women of San Blas (San Blas)big nose is a sign of beauty. They draw on the nose longitudinal black stripes that visually lengthen the nose. In men, a big nose is a sign of leadership.

In India, men can wear pajamas to the output. Pyjamas - quite common daily uniforms.

In England, the 18th century secular fashionistas wore trousers so tight that for the dressing trousers stretched on special pegs and a gentleman jumps into them.

In 1500 BC shaved head was considered a model of feminine beauty. Egyptian women removed every hair using tweezers and gold rubbed his scalp to shine.

The French philosopher Voltaire was 80 cubits. His contemporary, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was 40. In France, the 18th century walking sticks were in vogue, they were worn by both men and women. Female cane often equipped with bottles of perfume, musical arrangements and romantic images, hidden inside.

In England, the 19th century to carry an umbrella under his armit was considered bad form. Well educated people take an umbrella handle in the middle and wore down. fashionable among the British aristocracy considered only silk umbrellas, and only green or blue. However, for most people it was an inaccessible luxury. In ordinary passers rain hiding under the stationary umbrellas that usually costs them 1.5 pence per hour.