How Weird Were The People Of Old When It Comes To Fashion?
Trendy fashions are not just what you have discovered today, people years back already have these sense of fashion, and all the same, as it is today, there are also more weird ones that make you go awe with surprise.
Sometimes you see trends of the past coming back to the new generation but they are not too far too old but do you know that some of the weirdest fashion that became popular even started as long as 10th century?
One of the weirdest fashion trends in history is the Lotus Shoes, shaped like the lotus flower that was made popular during the 10th century by the Chinese women. Chopines is another kind of shoes made popular in the 15th to the 17th century to protect their dress and shoes from the ground and help them walk through muddy streets and is the inspiration of today’s clog or platform shoes.
During the 18th century Europe was struck with a disease that was affected many men and women belonging to the upper and middle classes that makes them smell unpleasant, hence, the use of powdered wig and hairpieces that are scented to cover that certain unpleasant smell that they have won under. Crackowes is yet another kind of shoes that are worn by men and made popular between the 12th and 15th century that have extremely long toes used to attract women.
Hobble skirt, from the descriptive word hobbling which mean feet are tied, became popular in 1910’s when a woman wearing a small hemmed skirt, hobbled on the plane with the bottom of her skirt tied to her legs so it will not fly up from the wind. Bagel head originated in Canada in 2007 but became popular in 2014 especially by the Chinese, where a saline is injected to create a lump on their forehead and when swollen, they press the middle to create a dent and will look like a bagel, hence, the name.
Corsets before where kind undergarment that is worn by women for tightening to fit their dress and have a great body form, and this is back now with modern versions but not worn as tight as before. In England, clack teeth were supposed to be an aftermath of decay but then it was made into a fashion that women intentionally dye their teeth black to show that they have money to buy sugar, while in Japan, it is simply a symbol of beauty.
The idea of double jeans that was introduced not too long ago was that a single jeans but having two waistlines, and zipper lines which makes it so weird.
There you already did discover more about the weirdest fashion of history.