Ancient Egyptians wore linen clothing that was most often white in color and went barefoot or wore leather sandals. Men traditionally only wore tunics or skirt-like clothing that covered them from the waist down while wo... More »

Ancient Egyptian priests wore simple clothes of linen, with white papyrus shoes. Other materials, such as wool, were prohibited. Some sects, such as mortuary priests, were permitted to wear other items. More »

Ancient Egyptian farmers wore loin cloths made of linen, crafted from softened and beaten flax fibers that were spun into thread. Sandals were only worn for special occasions or when feet needed protection. The poor used... More »

Due to rudimentary sewing instruments and blunt needles, Roman dress was relatively simple; the most common garments included the toga, the tunic, the stola, the pallium coat and sandals. Roman dress and fashion changed ... More » Beauty & Fashion Clothing Historical Dress

The term greaser is associated with rebellious youths of the 1950s who outfitted themselves in leather jackets and jeans with rolled cuffs. Fitted white or black T-shirts were worn under the leather jackets, while motorc... More »

During the colonial period, blacksmiths wore clothing made from linen, wood and leather. Their basic wardrobe included a long-sleeved linen shirt, a linen or wool vestand wool or deer skin knee-length trousers. To cover ... More »

Ancient Egyptians grew a wide variety of grains, vegetables and fruits. The yearly flooding of the Nile River provided plenty of fertile ground for growing wheat, barley and flax as the main crops. Onions, leeks, dates a... More »