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history of clothing

  • 100,000 BCE


    In prehistoric times people were dressed in animal skins that they hunted with their handmade spears. The skin, they washed it, cut it and put it on so as not to be cold. ... The clothes they wore were similar to a blanket thrown over them, no neckties or beautiful dresses
  • 5220 BCE

    first civilizations

    first civilizations
    They wore skins and skins that were carried with the fleece out and then tissues, goats and sheep provided the raw material for these first clothing. The skins were used in skirts and cloaks to form a complete dress. The oldest garment is the mid-calf skirt, adorned with a tassel at the back and creased at the waist by a belt.
  • 3150 BCE

    egyptian empire

    egyptian empire
    Linen was used exclusively, although at first reed fibers and reeds were used, linen was imposed on the belief that it was purer, and was grown exclusively for textile purposes. The preferred color was white, although I could carry some drawings on the edges.
  • 500 BCE

    ancient Greece

    ancient Greece
    THE DRESS IN GREECE: The materials used by the Greeks to make their dresses were preferably linen, wool and skins. The essential garments of men and women were designated with the same names, chitón or himatión , which are translated by tunic and cape.
  • 27 BCE

    Roman empire

     Roman empire
    For both men and women, the tunic was the most common garment, it was attached to the waist with a belt and fastened with clasps. The wealthiest people used to put on a toga, which consisted of a cloth to which they turned and fell in folds
  • 476

    middle Ages

     middle Ages
    Everyday clothes. Men used to wear long stockings and tunics. ... The women, on the other hand, wore long dresses with sleeveless tunics and headbands that covered their hair. To protect themselves in winter, men and women wore layers of sheepskin and gloves and woolen hats
  • Renaissance

    According to the costume historians, around 1490 the "excess" began in all areas of the human covering: that determines the beginning of Renaissance costumes. France adhered to a mode influenced by the medieval (see previous post); the Germans were the most extreme in their interventions: they determined large volumes in the head, shoulders and thighs, in addition to small three-dimensional applications on the chest, back, arms, legs and feet. The feathers appear as protagonists
  • XIX century

    XIX century
    Since the garment volume did not allow coats to be worn, layers and large shawls were used. ... In the last decade of the 19th century, the bust of the women's wardrobe disappears. The dresses are made of finer line, and fabrics such as silk and lace are used for blouses and petticoats. Politics continued to influence fashion
  • early twentieth century

     early twentieth century
    In the early twentieth century they were still used to make the "S silhouette": shake the waist to push the bust up and so that the hips were in the form of a bell. The corsets came to deform the organs and sometimes caused death
  • the 50s

    the 50s
    The James Dean style was used for men, fashion popularized the use of Levi jeans with white or black t-shirts well adjusted to the body and black leather jackets
    Among the fashions of the 50s we find the dresses fitted at the waist, the skirts below the knee, the armed bras and the high-heeled shoes
  • The 60s

    The 60s
    The 1960s dresses were similar to most of the 50s. The long skirt, the tight blouse or the dresses slightly above the knee were popula,
    The clothes stopped being so rigid and the striking colors and the just and more sensual garments began to emerge. The fashion of the 60s for men underwent a major change and with that the sex symbols of the time began to emerge, such as Elvis Presley or Johnny Cash
  • the 70s

    the 70s
    The clothing in the early 70's was very similar to the late 60's, only it was more extravagant. It is not an exaggeration to say that in the 70s there was a fashion revolution. Polyester was the preferred material and bright colors were everywhere.
  • 80s

    It is not easy to define the fashion of the 80s with few words. But it's not impossible either, so we're left with neon colors and extra-large accessories. Two main basics to get a style of the most groundbreaking. Volumes made their way not only in the garments, but also in the hairstyles
  • the 90s

    the 90s
    90 leaves behind the fluorescent and too flashy colors. Although it is true that the tones are often combined, but it is done in a more relaxed way. In the same way, another of the basic aspects was the simplicity of the looks, among which we can speak of a minimalist touch. Comfort was the basis of this era full of great trends that still remain in our present
  • new millenium

    new millenium
    At the beginning of 2000, low-rise jeans, flip-flops and tops were imposed worldwide. In the case of low-rise trousers, this was popularized among women, but also among men. Little by little, they stopped producing the pants above the waist and the new models were at the height of the hip or semicadera. This, in the case of females, to expose her stomach and back.
    by lovers of rap and hip hop. which brought with them their own clothes, but very similar to that of rappers.Likewise,
  • present

    Apart from the use of increasingly smaller garments, (miniskirts, tops, etc.), the Chic Bohemia fashion is taking off, which is not neglected because of its Bohemian name, but on the contrary, it is very delicate and fine, based in fibers and natural colors. We could not say that the current fashion is better or worse than the old or previous fashion, it is simply different