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.
There are some fashion trends that we see now are being brought back in the new generation like the Egyptian hairstyles for example, but the weirdest fashion can be looked back as early as the 10th century, so lets get some info about it.
Lotus Shoes, where the name was taken from the lotus flower and its design accordingly is worn by Chinese women in the 10th century and was made popular by then. During the 15th to the 17th century, chopines was made popular as a shoe that is worn still by women to help them walk through the muddy streets and more about protecting their dress and shoes from the ground as well.
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. In between the 12th and 15th century, men wear a kind of shoe where it has an extremely long and pointed shoe and they tie it to the ankle to make them walk properly, known as the crackowes.
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. Black Teeth have become popular in Japan as they consider anything black to be beautiful and in England where women intentionally blackened their teeth to prove that they had enough money to buy sugar.
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.
Now you know what are these top weirdest fashion trends, and you can learn more about it online.