How Weird Were The People Of Old When It Comes To Fashion?
You notice that when you scan through fashion trends you find some that are really weird and seems off with the newest trend, but how do you think were the fashion trends decades ago, and what are the weirdest that they have that can compare to what you call weird today?
Some fashions styles of the past are very unique that is why some have of them are being revived in the new generation, however, there are really some weird fashion trends that started back in the 10th century.
One that you can see here is the one that is derived from the form of a lotus flower, which was introduced in the 10th century being used by Chinese women, called Lotus Shoes. 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. 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 are one of the undergarments used by many women in the past, among the layers of clothing that they have, tied tight and fit across their bodice that makes them even hard to breathe, produced still as of today but of a more modernized style and without the tight grip with it. In Japan, anything that is black is beautiful for them to view here, therefore, women dye their teeth for that purpose, while in England having black teeth means wealth to afford much sugar.
Double Jeans is anyhow that not too long ago fashion trend where a single jeans have the look of two jeans by having two waistbands.
Now you know what are these top weirdest fashion trends, and you can learn more about it online.