Fashion Facts

 First Fashion Magazine 
 First Fashion Magazine 

The first-ever fashion magazine was made for men by a man.

World's Oldest Dress
World's Oldest Dress

The world's oldest woven garment, called the Tarkhan Dress dates back more than 5,000 years.

The First Step to Modern Swimwear
The First Step to Modern Swimwear

In 1907, a woman was arrested on a beach in Boston for wearing a one-piece swimsuit.

 Longest Wedding Dress
Longest Wedding Dress

The world's longest wedding dress train is 1.85 miles long.

The Red Ruby Slippers
The Red Ruby Slippers

The red ruby slippers Harry Winston designed is the most expensive pair of shoes in the world, valued at $3 million.

Trajan's Market
Trajan's Market

The world's oldest shopping mall is Trajan's Market built by the ancient Romans.

Origin of Sleeves Buttons
Origin of Sleeves Buttons

The buttons were first invented for sleeves after soldiers kept wiping their noses on their button-free clothes in the 18th century.

First White Wedding Dress
First White Wedding Dress

Queen Victoria was the first person to wear a white wedding dress. Before this, white had been used as a color of mourning

High Heels
High Heels

Men wore high heels to ride horses up until 1740. It was thought that the heels helped them to ride better.