Fashion Facts

Humans have been wearing clothes for over 25,000 years, and it’s no surprise to hear that the history of fashion and clothing is a long one! Here, we pick out the best & most interesting facts from this long history, as well as more modern-day fashion.

Here at The Fact Shop, we aim to teach you the weird, wonderful and crazy facts about fashion, clothing and the history of popular brands & clothing stores. Check back regularly to learn something new!

National Sunglasses Day | June 27

June 27 is officially National Sunglasses Day. It's the perfect day for taking a few selfies and hash-tagging for a like or two, but, it’s not all about style. National Sunglasses Day is also about spreading awareness on a very important issue…

International T-shirt Day | June 21

June 21st marks the celebration of International T-shirt day! This yearly celebration of T-shirts started back in 2008. Find out more about this special day & learn more about the history of t-shirts!

The Versatile History of the Motorcycle Jacket

A common outerwear choice of the modern day, the motorcycle jacket has found its way from utility to rock ’n’ roll uniform to an everyday versatile staple. Even for those of us who don't ride motorcycles, they can still be used as a serious fashion statement!

What Are The Most Sustainable Fabrics For Fashion?

Sustainability has become an issue that is increasingly discussed in day to day life, and no longer just in the form of plastic straws. Many consumers are now more aware how every item they purchase is created with no exclusion to how clothing is made.

30 Gnarly Facts About Hurley )(

Hurley is one of the top surfer fashion brands around. With a foundation and base in Southern California, it's the perfect location for this surfer brand to dominate the fashion world among beach bums and hardcore surfers alike. Check out the history of this impressive company!

How Does Dry Cleaning Actually Work?

Going to the dry cleaners is just one of those things that some of us have to put on our weekly to-do list. But do you know what actually happens to you clothes when they get taken behind the counter? Here we'll explain the process of dry cleaning!

25 Priceless Facts About Primark

For many in the United Kingdom, Primark is their go-to retailer for a vast array of fashionable, yet affordable clothes. So before you go spending all of last weeks paycheck at this discount store, check out these top 25 facts about Primark.

The Surprising Origin of High Heels

Women all around the world wear high heels, either for special occasions, or just for a night out. But there's a surprising history to heels - like the fact that they were originally meant for men! Find out how heels became a staple in women's wardrobes with this history of heels!

100 Fascinating Facts About Fashion & Clothing

Fashion styles have come and gone, and many of them return into our clothing stores after a few years. Some people can't be bothered to keep up with trends, while others can’t get enough of the latest styles. Love it or hate it, you’ll enjoy these interesting fashion facts.

25 Incredible Facts About Lacoste

Even if you don't own any Lacoste items, there's a very high chance that you've seen the famous green crocodile which is featured on all their items. Here are 25 quick facts about Lacoste that every fashion addict or sports lover should know!

The Fascinating History of River Island

Almost every large shopping center in the U.K. has a River Island store. With its stylish and fashionable clothing and accessories, it's no wonder that this company has become as popular as it is today. Find out the impressive history of this sought after brand!