Swiss Guards uniforms designed by Michelangelo

Michelangelo during the mid-16th century designed a military uniform for the Swiss Guards, Continue reading

Brassiere before the Modern Bra

Roman women of the 1st Century wore Mamillare (Brassiere) long before the modern bra, which was created in 1912 by a Parisian Designer by the name of Madame Cadolle. Continue reading

Beaver Skins shipped from Canada, arrived in Old World

Beaver skins that hunters collected in Canada began shipping them back to the Old World. Continue reading

Scented suits for men

At the beginning of January 1999, in Seoul, South Korea, you could buy Scented suits for men, for about $400 USD. Continue reading

Founding of Adidas Company

Designer Adolf Dassler of the Adidas Company developed running shoes in Germany in 1949. Continue reading

French Invent Dry Cleaning

Parisian dyeworks owner Jean-Baptiste Jolly discovered dry cleaning in 1855 Continue reading

First Silk Waterproof Umbrella

The first waterproof umbrella was an oiled silk umbrella owned by King Louis XIII of France in 1637. Continue reading

Pants First Worn in the Middle East

Pants were created from divided leg coverings worn in ancient Middle East and Asia. Continue reading

Leather Sandals Worn in Egypt

Egyptian nobility wore sandals made of woven papyrus, leather, and wood circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Mexicans Wove Cotton Clothing

Woven cotton clothing was discovered from 3600 BCE in the Mexico Valley. Continue reading