History of Fashion & Designers
elcome! This site is dedicated to the history of fashion. Here you’ll find loads of historical articles covering a wide range of interesting topics, including (but, not limited to): turn of the century fashion trends, medieval wears, fashion’s ancient origins, along with little gems like: the history of women’s corsets, the origins of the glove… and so much more. We’ve also included designer biographies in our documentation of the history of fashion.
This amazing site is brought to you by the following wonderful people:
- Yvette Mahé, Ph.D.: Author & Site Historian. See her site: yvettemahe.com
- Matthew St. James: Editor-in-chief of The OMO.
- Mark St. James: Author & International Fashion Blogger. Check out his top-rated fashion blog marquisoffashion.com
- Ashley Senft: Fashion Historian.
Enjoy the site! Should you have any suggestions on a particular topic within fashion designers and fashion history covering Ancient and Classical, to Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Elizabethan to the Victorian era and into modern times, feel free to contact us and we’ll see what we can do!
Thank you for visiting!
History of Parasols and Umbrellas
HISTORY OF PARASOLS (SUNSHADES), AND UMBRELLAS AS FASHION ACCESSORIES A coquette is a woman
History of Wigs (Perukes) as Fashion Attire
History of wigs in fashion from ancient times to modern day usage. See
History of Sleepwear
History of sleepwear in fashion including: nightshirts, nightgowns, pajamas, dressing gowns, and nightcaps for
History of Jeans
The history of jeans and denim from the early manufacturing in the 1890-1950 to
History of Men’s Undergarments Part 2
PART II: MEN’S SEX-ORGAN COVERS, 1600-2000 See Part 1 Here INTRODUCTION Men’s fashions underwent