Odd Fashion Facts

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Some 10% of Americans, according to a recent survey, said that they were happy to buy an outfit with the intention of returning it to the store after wearing it once only. In France more cosmetics are worn by married men than by their wives.

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A Tough Material

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Who would have thought that a tough material originally from France would, decades later, become one of the most widely worn items of clothing today. Denim - an American version of "serge de Nimes" (a town in France) is that tough material.

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Pass The Hat Round

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If you take a look at an old film or photograph of British people in the early part of the 20th century you will see that they are all wearing hats. They were the fashion of that era and were worn for going to work at the factory or office as well as on special occasions.

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No More Hourglass Ridiculousness

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Did you know that some Victorian ladies were so eager to have that hour glass shape they suffered from broken ribs from having their corsets laced up too tight ? Women today do not need to go to such drastic lengths to be fashionable. Although some items of clothing seen on the catwalks of fashion shows may appear bizarre, the dresses and skirts that reach the shops are much more acceptable and desirable.

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We're All Royalty Now

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Over the past few years there has been an increase in the sales of designer wear. It seems more and more people today want fashion items.

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