Fashion is as old as the human race itself. The first known humans to make clothing, Neanderthal man, survived from about 200,000 B.C.E. to about 30,000 B.C.E
Archeologists pieced together his garments, and they found that the iceman, as he became known, wore a complex outfit.
exiles in Egypt and Babylonia
ruled by Greeks and Romans
lived in a land which was a natural crossroads between the major cultures of the ancient world
knew the style of dress of the Syrians, the Canaanites and Phoenicians, the Assyrians and Babylonians, the Greeks and the Romans.
What a mix!
Fashion has evolved over the ages . Fashion repeats itself albeit with some changes.Various quotes and sayings have been used to describe the fashion sense of an era. I brought together some timeless quotes that apply to any period of history.
There are innumerous quotes but these are my favorites.
“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” —Coco Chanel
“A woman’s dress should be a like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.” —Sophia Loren
“You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” —Edith Head
“Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady.” —Edith Head