Corset Invented During Bronze Age

A waist-cincher corset with copper ribbing was invented during the Bronze Age on Crete circa 2100 BCE and worn by both men and women. Continue reading

Roman Cobblers Made Fitted Shoes

Roman cobblers first made pairs of fitted shoes for both feet in the first century BCE. Continue reading

Domesticated chickens

In India some 5.000 years ago, chickens were domesticated. Continue reading

First Fashion Magazine

The first fashion magazine was published in Frankfurt, Germany, around 1586. Continue reading

King Edward I of England

Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307. Before his accession to the throne, he was commonly referred to as The Lord Edward. Continue reading

Standard Shoe Sizes

Shoe sizes were introduced in 1305, during the King Edward I of England’s reign. Continue reading

The Pocket was German King’s Innovation

The German King and Holy Roman Emperor Henry II (973-1024), is the inventor of the pocket, and wore one made of silk brocade, on his white silk tunic.
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Hoop skirt was called a Farthingale

Introduced circa 1470 in Castile (now in Spain) a Hoop skirt called the farthingale. Continue reading

Ducks Domesticated

Wild Mallard Ducks were being domesticated in China as far back as the 1st Century (Over 2000 years ago). Continue reading

The Bikini is Nothing New

Its a teeny, weeny, yellow polka-dotted bikini, was not invented in the mid 20th Century. Continue reading