Fashion Facts, History & Tips

Loved but forgotten past trends

7 Loved And Forgotten Fashion Trends

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

Did you know Von Dutch Originals Trucker caps doubled in price after Paris Hilton wore one on The Simple Life TV show?

Facts about Moschino

8 Marvelous Facts About Moschino

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

Princess Diana loved Moschino, and in 1990 she wore a red, white, and black houndstooth Moschino suit.

8 Kenzo Facts

8 Cool Facts About Kenzo

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

Did you know that the founder of the fashion brand Kenzo, Kenzo Takada, died of COVID-19 in October 2020?

Amazing Patagonia Facts

30 Inspiring Facts About Patagonia

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

Since 1983 Patagonia has implemented an “earth tax” on itself, donating at least 1% of its sales to environmental groups.

Why Organic Cotton is Important

What Is Organic Cotton?

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

A cotton t-shirt uses over 700 gallons of water, but 80% of organic cotton is grown using rained water.

Crazy History of Women's Pockets

Why Are Women’s Pockets So Small?

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

In the 17th to late 19th Century pockets were often worn under a women’s skirt and above their under-petticoat.

Should we shampoo our hair?

Do You Have To Wash Your Hair?

Luke Ward
Jul 1, 2022

Did you know that not shampooing your hair for up to a few weeks actually makes it healthier?

Father and daughter wearing sunglasses at the beach

National Sunglasses Day | June 27

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

Did you know that Elton John owns over 250,000 pairs of sunglasses?

International t-shirt day

International T-shirt Day | June 21

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

The t-shirt’s first appearance on the big screen was in 1951 on actor Marlon Brando in the film “A Streetcar Named Desire”.

The Fashion of Motorcycle Jackets

The Versatile History of the Motorcycle Jacket

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

The popularity of Marlon Brando’s movie, “The Wild One”, caused motorcycle jackets to hit the main stream.

What are the Most Sustainable Fabrics For Fashion?

What Are The Most Sustainable Fabrics For Fashion?

Angela Sterley
Jul 18, 2022

Hemp is one of the most commonly thought-of textiles when it comes to natural fibers.

Interesting Facts About Hurley

30 Gnarly Facts About Hurley )(

Lizzie Robinson
Jul 1, 2022

The fashion brand “Hurley” started in 1979 with Bob Hurley, who formed a surfboard company while in Costa Mesa.

How Dry Cleaning Actually Works

How Does Dry Cleaning Actually Work?

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

A number of dry cleaners opt out of using heat in the drying process – to avoid any fading or shrinking to garments.

Crazy Facts About Primark

25 Priceless Facts About Primark

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

Primark donates their unsold clothing throughout their European stores to the Newlife charity.

The surprising background of high heels

The Surprising Origin of High Heels

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

Did you know that women in the 1700’s used high heels as a way to make their feet appear smaller?

Odd Fashion Holidays

4 Obscure Fashion Holidays – And How To Celebrate Them

Luke Ward
Jul 6, 2022

National Hat Day has a mysterious history, in that its origin seems to be unknown.

100 Amazing Fashion Facts

100 Fascinating Facts About Fashion & Clothing

Lizzie Robinson
Jul 1, 2022

Queen Juana, from Portugal, wore the first hoop skirt in a bid to hide the fact she was pregnant.

Helpful Interview Fashion Tips for Women

Women’s Fashion Tips for a Job Interview

Lizzie Robinson
Mar 30, 2020

Think about what you might wear to a business meeting – avoid bold patterns and striking colors.

Helpful Interview Fashion Tips for Men

Men’s Fashion Tips for a Job Interview

Lizzie Robinson
Mar 30, 2020

A solid-colored suit is the safest option for a job interview. Some employers are put off by pin-striped, or colorful outfits.

Facts About Lacoste Clothing Brand

25 Incredible Facts About Lacoste

Lizzie Robinson
Jul 1, 2022

Novak Djokovic was the latest famous figure to join the Lacoste advertising campaign in 2017.

River Island Store Front

The Fascinating History of River Island

Lizzie Robinson
Jul 1, 2022

In 2013, River Island sales were boosted after pop singer Rihanna was featured advertising for the brand.

Crazy History of Tank Tops

The Surprising History of the Tank Top

Lizzie Robinson
Jul 1, 2022

It wasn’t until the 1970s when men and women started wearing the tank top as a regular every-day piece of clothing.

Shoe Facts

“Shoes In Numbers” Infographic

Luke Ward
Jul 1, 2022

The first time rubber soled shoes were referred to as “sneakers” was in 1889.

When You Should Wash Your Clothes

How Often Should You Wash Your Clothes?

Lizzie Robinson
Jul 1, 2022

You should wash your jeans after 6-7 wears, or approximately once a week if you’re wearing the same pair every single day.