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Fashion and History

written by: Aeria
 
Fashion is in history just like history is in fashion. Fashion has always existed in history - ancient Egyptians had their own trends, Roman women loved being blonde and Greeks wore their hair black and curly. Fashion has its own history, and it's fun.

Question 1:


What did rich Egyptian women place on top of their heads and kept it there all day?
A jewel made of serpent's skin
A cone of scented grease
A golden pendant
A small mirror

Question 2:


In ancient Japan geichas were famous for their fashion coiffures. However, it was difficult to preserve them during sleep. Still they managed to keep their complex hairdos. How?
Using pillows filled with buckwheat chaff
Using a special mousse
Using skilled stylists
Using a night cap

Question 3:


Roman women were jealous of the captive-women from the German tribes that their men captured. That is why they used to cut off the captives' long blond braids and used them as this.
Dress ornamentation
Home decoration
Pillow filling
Part of their own hair

Question 4:


The first bodice was invented not to dress women, but to make them more attractive to men by pushing breast up and out. Where was it invented?
In Italy
In Spain
On the island of Crete
In Russia

Question 5:


Who was the first woman said to wear trousers?
Paula Abdul
Gretta Garbo
Elizabeth Taylor
Sarah Bernhardt

Question 6:


When did the term "milliner" appear for the first time?
In 1529
In 1342
In 1694
In 1786

Question 7:


Besides white, what two colors were popular for a wedding dress a few centuries ago?
Blue and pink
Grey and purple
Red and orange
Green and yellow

Question 8:


Who introduced the pollover sweater?
Coco Channel
Yves Saint Laurent
Christian Dior
Gian Franco Ferre

Question 9:


Who were first to wear something like men's underwear?
Greeks
American Indians
Romans
Egyptians

Question 10:


When was the first pull-on men's underwear invented ?
Around 15th century
Around 18th century
Around 13th century
Around 7th century

 


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