Posts of this category elucidate the history of fashion design. They describe the roots of what we wear today. You can read how garments evolved over time. Posts explain the reasons for the changes. They point out the key elements of the original attire and its functionality. This knowledge can help you to identify/buy an original version.

Historic events changed the way people dressed. Consequently, posts address sumptuary laws, politics, wars, pandemics, shortages, and trading. Moreover, some posts cover how the invention of clothes-making tools (e.g., sewing machine) has impacted the fashion industry.

Posts include different cultural and societal perceptions from the past to today. This includes reports about fashion tribes and icons; and the path from the fashion of minorities to mainstream.

The goal of all posts in the category History of Fashion Design is to educate the reader about the history behind what we wear today.