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Costume and fashion history

  • 380 BCE

    ROMANS (1st century BC)380

     ROMANS (1st century BC)380
    The dress consisted of a tunic that men wore to the knees and women to the feet
  • 360 BCE

    PERSIAN (VI Century BC) 360

     PERSIAN (VI Century BC) 360
    The typical garment was a wool, yarn or silk tunic imported from the Far East
  • 340 BCE

    CRETE (1700 BC)340

    CRETE (1700 BC)340
    Male suit: lightweight cloth loincloth.
    Female suit: skirt fastened with a belt
  • 320 BCE

    BABYLON (2105 BC)320

     BABYLON (2105 BC)320
    Men and women wore the same clothes, only that the women's shawls were wider with various artistically designed embroideries.
  • 300 BCE

    SUMERIOS (2500 BC) 300

    SUMERIOS (2500 BC) 300
    They wore skins of sheep and goats.
  • 280 BCE

    EGYPTIANS (4,000 BC) 280

     EGYPTIANS (4,000 BC) 280
    Popular wardrobe: shenti, cloth cinched at the waist with a leather belt. Fabric according to the social hierarchy.
    Nobility: on the shenti a transparent linen tunic called kalasyris. Ornamented in the outline with gold and rhinestones such as turquoise, coral, ebony and tortoiseshell.
    Feminine: long skirt with high waist fastened with two straps. Short coat covering the shoulders. The servants were naked.
    Footwear: for special occasions. Sandals of vegetal fibers, braided leather and papyrus
  • 240 BCE

    NEOLITHIC PERIOD(10.000 a 5.000 A.C.)240

    NEOLITHIC PERIOD(10.000 a 5.000 A.C.)240
    The wool of some animals such as sheep and goats was used to make tissues. The carved wooden loom was invented.
  • 220 BCE

    mesolithic period(10.000 a 5.000 A.C.)220

    mesolithic period(10.000 a 5.000 A.C.)220
    During the glaciers, began to use new elements for the manufacture of warm clothes
  • 200

    Paleolithic period (100.000 a 10.000 A.C.) year 200

    Paleolithic period (100.000 a 10.000 A.C.) year 200
    The first clothes made of natural elements like skins appear
  • 476

    MIDDLE AGES (476-1400) 476

     MIDDLE AGES (476-1400) 476
    The majority of the population lived in the countryside, and the attire employed was called brial.
  • May 16, 600

    ANCIENT INDIA (600-1200)

    ANCIENT INDIA (600-1200)
    Women wore Sari, Gentlemen wear Dhotis
  • Jan 1, 1400

    RENAISSANCE (14th and 15th centuries)

    RENAISSANCE (14th and 15th centuries)
    Luxury fabrics such as velvet, brocade, damask, lace and silk were used.
  • CHINA (1644-1911)

    CHINA (1644-1911)
    Quipao: dress that was worn by men and women alike.

    Images of women's clothing It is distinguished by large garments, very ornamented and the use of bright colors, silk brocades and lace
  • ROCOCÓ (1715)

    ROCOCÓ (1715)
    It is an elegant and refined style that ends with the French Revolution
  • EMPIRE (1804 -1815)

    EMPIRE (1804 -1815)
    Long pants appear for men.
    for ladies the dress loses its volume but in many cases a tail lengthens it from behind.
  • ROMANTICISM (1840-1880)

    ROMANTICISM (1840-1880)
    There was a resurgence of Baroque and Rococo forms, returning to the female dress the use of the whole corset and the armed ones of skirt

    The century begins with the corset that narrowed the waist and the skirt fitted to the hips in the form of a bell.
    Tailor suits and cut with masculine influence for women who join the working world.
  • THE 20'S (1920-1929)

    THE 20'S (1920-1929)
    The costumes began to be much more practical.
    Again change the silhouette, marking the waist and widening the shoulders.
    The street suit was popularized and for the parties the dresses with large necklines on the back as well as long coats with skins were chosen.
  • THE 30'S (1930-1939)

    THE 30'S (1930-1939)
    With the global economic crisis, the creators adapt to new needs, with cheaper materials, which characterizes the sobriety of the time.
  • THE 40'S (1940-1949)

    THE 40'S (1940-1949)
    THE 40'S (1940-1949)
    At the beginning of the decade, a discreet dress.
    The sexiest garment of the time was the short.
    The tube skirt appears, and the stiletto in 1940
  • THE 50'S (1950-1959)

    THE 50'S (1950-1959)
    At the end of the war the clothing began to be of higher quality.
    The housewives were no longer messy, their main goal was to always be nice for her husband.
  • THE 60'S (1960-1969)

    THE 60'S (1960-1969)
    In the middle of the decade the mini skirts appeared, the trousers narrowed, the lapels and ties were dwarfed.
    The three most influential fashions were rockers, mods and hippies
  • THE 70'S (1970-1979)

    THE 70'S (1970-1979)
    It was a very diverse time influenced mainly by rock and hippies.
    Flowered themes that mix with "retro fashion", highlighting the boots among women.
    Cotton was replaced by lycra.
  • THE 80'S (1980-1989)

    THE 80'S (1980-1989)
    The most emblematic pieces of the decade were the loose and colorful shirts, frequently stamped and with big shoulder pads; also tight pants; faded jeans, vests, straight skirts and miniskirts.
    The disco fashion brought extravagant clothes full of sequins, exaggerated shoulders and leather
  • THE 90'S (1990-1999)

    THE 90'S (1990-1999)
    This era was based on variety and not on a specific trend. People tried to put on what made her feel more comfortable.
    Lycra, spandex and synthetic skins were popular.
    High waist jeans with Friends type shirt.
    Converse style shoes.
    At the end of the 90s, he started the hip hop style with baggy jeans at the hips and heavy black boots.

    It begins to speak of urban tribes and a series of brands and styles are associated to each of these "tribes". (punk, emo)
    The suit and the classic dresses are worn only on special occasions and to work in exclusive environments or for the client.
    The costumes and dresses of luxury brands are again custom-made and paid for exclusivity.
  • 2010

    The years 2010 have been defined so far by a renaissance of the pieces of clothing of the era of austerity, hipster fashion, neon colors of the 1980s, while from the end of 2012 to 2015, the influence of the fashion grunge and skateboarder of the early 1990s.
  • 2019

    Everything is in the sleeves. ...
    The tailor suits. ...
    Paperbag pants. ...
    Tight dresses. ...
    Long midi type. ...
    Total white looks. ...
    The lemon yellow ...
    The color of the year.