Pants were once ‘barbaric’ & other fashion facts

Long before fashion, celebrity and the question “who are you wearing?”  became an interview staple on the world’s red carpets, clothes were  something that stemmed from pure necessity.

While now a norm, pants were once considered ridiculous and barbaric by the toga and tunic-wearing Ancient Europeans and Asians.

Pants were first worn by horse riders 3,000 years ago

Next time you fashion-shame someone for wearing socks with sandals, you should remember they were designed to be worn like this.

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Socks were designed with split toes for use with sandals

The shoe is made from a single piece of cowhide laced with a leather cord along seams at the front and back.

Shoes were ‘foot bags’ of leather to protect the feet from cold, rocks and debris

Hats have existed since the dawn of humanity to protect ancient humans from the elements.

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Hats date back to the Stone Age


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