Fashion in ancientGreeceFashion in ancient civilizations part 1 of 4
Clothing was usually home made and had more thanone use, like bedding They did not were all white clothing instead they worebright colour and fancy designs Peplos was a garment worn by women Peplos was made out of heavy wool and the upper partof the peplos could be folded down to the waist to forma apoptygma Chiton was a simple tunic made out of light linenmaking it light than the peplos Chiton was worn by everyone; men and women, oldand young They wore sandals, slippers, soft shoes or boots out side.But in their homes they usually wore no foot wear.Ancient GreececlothingA drawing of apeplos
Comparison between menand women clothingMen Wore chiton that went to theknees Woolen cloaks called Chlamysworn by men Chlamys were worn by soldiersbecause it could be wrappedaround the arm and used as alight shield A himation was worn over thechiton or Chlamys during thewinter for both men andwomenWomen Wore chiton that when to theankles Wore peplos and undergarments called strophion A Shaw was sometimes drapedover the tunic.AncientGreececlothing(left)
There is evidence that ancient Greeks had necklaces, earrings, pins,pendants, armbands, thigh bands, bracelets, rings, wreaths,diadems, and other fancy hair ornaments. Bracelets were often worn in matching sets or pares Jewelry usually had pearls, gems or semiprecious gems. Popular earring designs included: angels flying , such as Eros, Nike,and Ganymede carried up by the eagle of Zeus to Mount Olympus. Jewelry was often passed down from generation to generation. Jewelry was sometimes made as an offering to the gods.Jewelry in ancient Greece
Fashion in ancient EgyptFashion in ancient civilizations part 2 of 4
Egyptian clothing was made for style andcomfort. Egyptian clothing was made so you couldkeep cool in the dessert sun. Clothing was usually left in its natural colour The wealthy wore animal fibers. people of modest condition sometimes worenothing but everybody wore Shenti. Slaves did not wear anythingClothing in ancient Egypt
Comparison between men’sclothing and women’s clothingmen In the old kingdom, men woreshort wrap around skirts calledShendyt During the middle kingdom theskirts were longer. A little after the middlekingdom started, there was alight tunic or blouse withsleeveswomen During the old middle and newkingdoms women wore asimple dress called a Kalasiris The dress were worn with oneor two straps and went down tothe ankles beads or feathers . Women had a choice ofwearing ether shawls, capes, orrobes over the dress Women’s clothing stayedalmost exactly the same overthe millenia
Jewelry and children’sclothing Kids wore nothing until theyhit puberty Though they did not wearclothes, they wore jewelrysuch as anklets, bracelets,collars, and hair ornaments At six years old, you wouldbe allowed to wear clothingthat protects you from the sun No matter you social class,jewelry was popular. Both men and women worebrightly coloured earrings,bracelets, rings, necklacesand neck collars. If you could not affordjewelry made from gold andother precious materialsused coloured potterybeads.
Kohl was used to mark the eyes. Kohl was made out of galena. Another reason they used kohl is because itwas believed to keep dust and dirt out ofthe eyes. This is why both men and womenwore it. Crushed malachite was used to make eyeshadow Red, which was applied to lips, came fromthe ore ochre. Henna was painted on nails and hands There was numerous perfumes.CosmeticsPainting of kohlRed ochre
Fashion in ancientMesopotamiaFashion in ancient civilizations part 3 of 4
Earliest civilization used animal skins Wool was the most common material Linen was a more expensive fabric Some linen cloths were as finely woven asmodern day clothing Looms for weaving fabric were used as early as3000 B.C.EClothing in ancientMesopotamia
The four main civilization were Sumerian(3000–2000 B.C.E. ), the Babylonians (1894–1595B.C.E. ), the Assyrians (1380–612 B.C.E. ), andthe Persians (550–330 B.C.E. ) Early Sumerian wore only loincloths Later the wrap around skirt was introduced, inwent down to the knees or lower and was heldby a belt. All classes of men wore these Women seamed to only wear Shaws Theses Shaws were often decorated withsimple patterns The rich would have coloured clothingClothing in ancientMesopotamia (Sumerian)
Clothing in ancient MesopotamiaBabylonian, Assyrians, PersianBabylonian There was littleevidence on whatBabylonians wore The Babylonian woreclothing similar to theSumerian Clothing became moreelaborateAssyrian Both men and womenwore a Shaw that whenfrom the shoulder tothe ankles and wassecured by a belt Around 1000 B.C.E.,Assyrian men beganwearing belted knee-length tunics with shortsleevesPersianWhen the Persians concernedMesopotamia, people adoptedthe Persian trousers
Viking fashionFashion in ancient civilizations part 4 of 4
Vikings made coarse clothes made form wool Women made wool into yarn and coloured in withdyes In the winter they wore animal fur to keep warm Viking shoes were made out of leather or goat skin They wore belts to carry a pure or a knife The type of material and pin indicates the wearerssocial classViking clothing
Men wore pants, long tunics and a cloak held together by a singlebrooch Women wore several layers of ankle length clothing They would be made out of wool and linen It would be held together by two brooches on both shoulders Shoes would be one big peace of leather sewn in the shape of theowners foot The rich could afford thick wool socks to keep their feet worm willthe poor stuffed their shoes with dried grass or moss Children wore cloths similar to their parentsVikings clothing cont.
They made come out of deer antlers They did not wear horned helmets tobattle Men wore more jewelry than women They combed their moustaches and hair The Vikings made their jewelry out ofcopper, bronze, silver or gold They amber necklaces and as well asglass beads that were colouredViking accessories andmore
Fashion in modernCanadaUse this section as a comparison. Like the ‘control’ in a scienceexperiment.
People in Canada like to wear shirts when it is cold and T-shirts whenit is hot Canadians usually wear long pants but in the summer they wearshorts Canadians wear underwear and socks When young Canadian boy and girls wear different colours, boyswear blues, blacks, reds etc. girls wear pinks, reds, light blue etc. As they get older, it does not mater that much but men still does notwear pink Women sometimes wear skirts and dresses Canadians buy their clothes form stores The most popular material is cotton. Canadians wear many kinds of hats ranging from baseball caps totoques Canadians have a different type of shoe for almost every occasion ex.Running shoes, training shoes, hiking boots, rain boots etc.Clothing in modernCanada
People in Canada like to wear necklaces, rings, earringsand bracelets Some people have a nose ring or a ring on their tongue Women almost always brings a purse that contains awallet (money) and other important things Most women have long hair but some have short hair Almost all men have short hair. School aged children will have a back pack to hold booksand computersAccessories and more
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