History of the clothes

  • 100,000 BCE

    The prehistory

    The prehistory
    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 "Flintstones" are an imitation of the true prehistoric. Mainly the clothes was not like that, it was much dirtier and also, it did not have any detail of that type. The clothes they wore looked like a blanket thrown over them, no neckties or pretty dresses.
  • 4000 BCE

    The Ancient Age

    The Ancient Age
    The garments were reduced to the tunic, similar to the chiton of the Greeks and to the own and exclusive toga of the Roman citizens who for this reason, were called gens togata, while they said of the Greek gens paliata. Sometimes, they wore another tunic inside, called subcule, equivalent to our shirt, and the upper one used to wear a belt called cinctus, closed with a brooch. The toga was a broad woolen garment, elliptical in shape, closed at the bottom and open up to the waist.
  • 476

    Middle ages

    Middle ages
    The modesty and modesty of Christians on the one hand, the invasion of the barbarians afterwards, and the influence of the Byzantine Empire at once determined the change of the costume in the West from the first centuries of the Middle Ages onwards by then with the Roman background. The use of the already forgotten toga ceased altogether (except for some official acts) after the century of Augustus. They wore more panties (kind of pants) taking them from the barbarians.
  • 600

    Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt
    Product of a hot climate and the diverse labor activities in full sun, the Egyptian clothes were habitually a light and comfortable clothes. Being the white linen, the most used for making garments with different qualities, ranging from the most elaborate to other totally smooth. Although wool was widely used, it was used to make coats and trappings for hunting.
  • xvii century

    xvii century
    At this time French fashion dominates both men and women, they used, short pants with silk stockings, sucks and coats that, in the middle of the century is smaller and with lateral folds back and narrow sleeves. At the end of the French dynasty, the suit became simplified and they wear tight breeches to the middle of the leg, waistcoat, tie and jacket with long skirts and high neck. Wigs powdered and topped by a bow. Hats with three or two beaks.
  • xviii century

    xviii century
    In the 18th century, men's coats and jackets, chaquetillas, skinny knee-highs, ties instead of ribbons, wigs and big hats stand out as masculine garments. Meanwhile, in the feminine vestments it continues the same style as in the previous century and it adopts the use of the mantillas for the head, they also wore long dresses, big hats and others. In Spain although it was hardly admitted by the formal ladies until the time of Fernando VII.
  • xix century

    xix century
    From the nineteenth century are the tails, frock coat and trousers, for gentlemen, in addition to other garments, now in use and the silk mantilla for the Spanish ladies which moderated in that century the fausto and swagger of the other garments of the dress of the precedents.
  • xx century

    xx century
    We refer to 1860, the dress re-emphasizes the forms of the female body, keeping the skirts. This style prevailed until the beginning of the 20th century. From this moment it was the woman who imposed her taste, leaving aside the influence of the social elites that had sent, as far as fashion was concerned.
    The changes were accompanied by industrialization and the practicality of fashion.
  • 10's

    It begins therefore in the decade of 1910 the search of the verticality in the feminine figure that comes given mainly by the abandonment of the corsé, that had been during years object of innumerable critics on the part of the doctors, and the use of a strip or corsé straight that did not mark neither the waist nor the chest.
  • 20's

    In fashion, trends are 'reinvented'. Vintage fashion has been very inspired by the 20s. In those years, waves became fashionable, platinum blond, Bob cuts and also androgynous looks. In different fashion shows of Milan or New York we have seen looks inspired by the 20s, among which we can highlight the use of fringes and the most striking looks.
  • 30's

    The female figure continued to be thin as in the 1920s, but it acquired other contours. He remembered the Greek figures. The straight line was changed and the silhouette was not marked by another one more delineated and feminine. The waist, narrow, was enhanced, especially in the case of everyday fashion, with narrow leather belts or the same fabric as the dress. The skirts were fixed to the hips, and many times, they had an oscillating movement due to their flared shape.
  • 40's

    The fashion of the 1940s is characterized by the economic narrowness and political problems of the Second World War that began in 1939.
    The garments have a strong military inspiration; they are mostly composed of two-piece suits in neutral tones, masculinized with shoulder pads. Given the need, they begin to combine different ways to get different looks.
  • 50's

    In these years great importance was given to accessories such as hats, purses, headdresses, gloves and necklaces and pearl earrings. All of them were the indispensable complement of all feminine attire. The sophisticated makeup also gained ground. The women emphasized their eyes, with black eyeliner and well-defined lashes, and their red lips. The goal was to look beautiful and sexy, but without losing style or elegance.
  • 60's

    In the early years of the 60's, the fashion icon was Jackie Kennedy with her perfectly white pearls and tailored suits. In the middle of the decade, model Twiggy inspired women to release their body and mind. The fifties fashion was revolutionary in many aspects, for example, with the appearance of the miniskirt, in which "there is no such thing as too short". These changes were gradual, they were not overnight.
  • 70's

    The fashion of the 70s was a continuation of the fashion of the 60s, with total freedom in cuts of fantasy and varied colors. The hippie movement is clearly reflected in this decade and some of the trends are preserved to this day.
  • 80's

    The eighties supposed a way of thinking, of dressing, of singing and of expressing oneself outside the conventions, it was a time of rebellion, people dressed as they wanted. Down the street you could see from the most radical Punk, going through the toughest and most brazen rock styles, to the Rockabilly look, which marked a return to the '50s.
  • 90's

    The fashion of the 90s leaves behind fluorescent colors and too flashy. 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. The so-called supermodels appear, bringing us closer to a much more versatile clothing line.
  • xxi century

    xxi century
    At the beginning of the 21st century, year 2000, people started talking about urban tribes and a series of brands and styles were associated to each of these tribes. Grunge, hipster, normcore, lumber. These are tribes or urban currents that try to differentiate themselves through their costumes. There are many people who create their own garments and accessories and the design and customization options are included in manufacturing processes worldwide.