Posts in the category History of Fashion Design  educate you about the past background of what we wear today. Posts cover the key elements of the original attire and its functionality, how the garments evolved over time, and the historic reasons for the changes. These causes include sumptuary laws, politics, wars, pandemics, shortages,  trading, inventions of clothes-making tools. Furthermore, there are discussions on different cultural and societal perceptions including fashion groups and icons; and the path from the fashion of small groups to mainstream.

This knowledge can help you to identify/buy an original classic version.

Originals of Accessories and Clothing Designs

What Is the Difference Between a Dirndl and Bunad?

See the Adaptation of Dutch Traditional Clothes to Climate

Are Prestel Children Books a Great Holiday Gift? (2 Reviews)

What Do You Wear with a Slip Dress

Fashion History of the Trench Coat

What Is the History behind Charm Bracelets

It’s Duffel Coat Not Duffle Coat

Fashion History – The Unexpected Roots of the Lice Jacket

Fashion History: What to Look for in a Janker

Characteristics of an Original Fair Isle Sweater

You Can Look Modern in Paisley aka Persian Pickles

Fashion History of Lobben Boots

The History of Black and White in Fashion

Fashion History: The Origin of the T-shirt

Signs to Look for to Buy the Best Quality Plaid Skirt

Fashion History of the Authentic Pea Coat

Cultural, Economic, and Societal Reasons for Styles

Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda Collection: Ten Years of Luxury

All U Need To Know About the Alta Moda and Casa Miami Takeover

Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda Is More Than Fashion

What Is Behind the Trend of Black Wedding Dresses?

Are Calico Prints Named after Calico Cats?

See the Color Blocking Formula for Effortless Style

Did You Know the Textile Industry Recycles Some of Its Waste?

Fashion History of the Cable Knit Sweater and Its Fairy Tales

Use this Guide to Wear Ageless Style in Lace Like a Pro

Are You Too Old to Wear Romantic Style over 50?

How Do You Get Euro Chic Style?

Did You Know about Sumptuary Laws and Luxury?

Turn Your Own Attitude into Eclectic Style

What Are the Best Sweaters for Your Climate Region

See How Environment-Friendly Fashion May Be

Why We Associate Valentine’s Day with Love and Red

My Secrets How to Wear the Fur Skirt Trend

Caroline Young: Living with Coco Chanel (Review)

Style Tri-bes (Book Review)

Fashion Groups, Influencer Style and Style Icons

Why I Failed for an Eternity to Get Great Mules

Pop Culture Fashion

Fashion Groups, Influencer Style and Style Icons

What Characterizes the Fashion of the 1920s?

Timeline of Styles

National Sewing Month: The History of Sewing

Earrings in the History of Fashion

Did You Know this about the History of Watches?

Learn about the Exciting History of Hats

See the Long Bumpy Road from Sleeveless to Statement Sleeve

How to Identify the Best Down Coat for Your Climate Zone

Modern Bohemian Style from Poverty to Luxury

History of the Kimono: Hemp, Luxury, Must-have

From Wall Flower to Must-have: When Florals Conquered Our Clothes

Who Put the Fruits onto the Garments?

Why Colored Denim Fails to Be Comfortable Like Jeans

All You Need to Know about the History of Tie Dye

See the History Behind Americans Wearing White in Summer

See this Historic Show on the Fashion of the last 80 Years

You Can Look Awesome in the Patched Clothes Trend

Impacts of Wars and Epidemics on Fashion

What Characterizes the Fashion of the 1920s?

Did You Know This about the Fashion History of Faux Leather

Flower Power (Hippie Fashion History)

How to Master the Challenge of Back to Work Outfits

Ever heard of the Interrelations of Big Epidemics and Fashion

Impacts of Industrial Developments on Fashion

Did You Know This about Sustainable Regenerated Fibers?

See how Cars led to Motor Age Fashion for Women

What You Need to Know about the History of Graphic Tees

How Machine Vision Is Changing the Textile Industry

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