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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 small mirror
A jewel made of serpent's skin
A cone of scented grease
A golden pendant

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 a night cap
Using skilled stylists

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.
Home decoration
Dress ornamentation
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 Spain
In Russia
On the island of Crete
In Italy

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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