What Are Some Facts About Women's Clothing?


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Interesting facts about women's clothes include the fact that it was not acceptable for women to wear shorts in public up until the middle of the 20th century, and that the average American woman spends $125,000 on clothes over a lifetime. The most common clothing materials for women's clothing are polyester, rayon, cotton and linen.

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The bikini was declared a sin by the Vatican shortly after its debut in the first half of the 20th century, and banned in Italy, Australia, Spain and Belgium. Dresses were so wide during the 1860s that it was common for women to get stuck in doorways.

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