Fashion Facts

Tuxedo
Tuxedo

Though many attribute the creation of the tuxedo to wealthy American aristocrats attending the Autumn Ball in Tuxedo Park, New York, the garment dates back to 1865.

The Newly-Designed Bikini
The Newly-Designed Bikini

When it originally debuted in 1946, the bikini was considered scandalous and even models refused to wear the newly-designed bikini.

First Swimsuit of Barbie
First Swimsuit of Barbie

Barbie, the most popular doll in the Western World, was first seen wearing a black and white striped swimsuit.

Breast Surgery
Breast Surgery

The average breast size has increased from 34B to 36C in the UK due to the rising trend of plastic surgery between the years 1996-2006.

Mini Skirt
Mini Skirt

The mini skirt was named after the Mini Cooper, the favorite car of its designer, Mary Quant.

Cravat
Cravat

Neckties were originally called cravats and came from Croatia.

Handbag
Handbag

The handbag was first designed and used to help women to transport food and tools.

Fashion Police
Fashion Police

South Korea used to have actual fashion police who would go around measuring the miniskirt length of women

Wearing of Short in USA
Wearing of Short in USA

Women were only allowed to wear shorts in public after World War II.