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!

5 Fabulous Facts About Fendi

5 Fabulous Facts About Fendi

Jennifer Anyabuine
Dec 5, 2022

Fendi is one of the world's most celebrated luxury brands worldwide. But the company didn't start as fabulous as they are today—quite the contrary. Fendi started as a small family-owned business that soon became known for its luxury bags and other leather goods. Continue reading to learn five fabulous facts about Fendi.

Louis Vuitton facts

11 Interesting Facts About Louis Vuitton

Shash Wighton
Oct 12, 2022

Louis Vuitton is a luxury fashion house started in 1854 by 33-year-old Louis Vuitton in Paris. LV was able to target wealthy individuals due to working with Napoleon's wife, Empress Josephine. To learn more, keep reading these 11 interesting facts about Louis Vuitton!

Kilt Facts

A Brief History Of The Scottish Kilt

Scott Thompson
Sep 14, 2022

The kilt is a knee-length primarily skirt worn by men and boys. The kilt dates back to the 16th century but looked quite different from how we know it today. Join us as we take a step back in time and look at the history of the kilt.

What happens at fashion week

What Happens At Fashion Week?

Angela Sterley
Sep 13, 2022

Fashion week happens twice every year in four major cities around the world. This major event lasts a month and is the perfect time for designers to display their designs for the following seasons. Let's find out what happens at these events together.

Facts about Doc Martens

8 Definitive Facts About Doc Martens

Shash Wighton
Aug 17, 2022

Doc Martens boots are known for their timeless design, durability, and comfort. The famous footwear has come a long way since its foundation in the 1940s. Today, we still see an increasing number of loyal fans of the brand, and it's not hard to imagine why!

Loved but forgotten past trends

7 Loved And Forgotten Fashion Trends

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

Fashion changes season by season, year on year, and even over the decades. Some become classics and are here to stay, while others are a sudden craze and then forgotten. Here are just seven previously loved but now forgotten fashion trends from years gone by.

Facts about Moschino

8 Marvelous Facts About Moschino

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

Moschino is a high-end luxury Italian fashion brand that was founded by Franco Moschino in 1983. The Headquarters are in Milan and the creative director is Jeremy Scott. The brand we love almost never happened. To find out why, be sure to check out these 8 marvelous Moschino facts.

8 Kenzo Facts

8 Cool Facts About Kenzo

Scott Thompson
Sep 28, 2022

The luxury fashion brand Keno was founded by the late Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada in 1970 in Paris, France. Known for their bold, eclectic designs, Kenzo plays a vital role in the fashion world. Here are eight cool Kenzo facts that you might not know.

Amazing Patagonia Facts

30 Inspiring Facts About Patagonia

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

A brand that has changed how shoppers and clothing companies view their environmental impact, Patagonia has become a company that has expanded beyond its original intention of outdoor clothing and equipment. Here are 30 facts about Patagonia.

Why Organic Cotton is Important

What Is Organic Cotton?

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

Cotton is no doubt one of the top-selling fabrics when it comes to t-shirts and clothing in general! But did you know there's a dark side to cotton? Read all about why you should look for organic cotton when it comes to shopping and how it can help the environment and your fellow man!

Crazy History of Women's Pockets

Why Are Women’s Pockets So Small?

Angela Sterley
Jul 1, 2022

A small fashion frustration of modern women is the small size of pockets - they usually can't even fit their phones in their pockets! So how did it come to be that women's pockets are so small? The history of it goes back further than you may think!

Father and daughter wearing sunglasses at the beach

National Sunglasses Day | June 27

Scott Thompson
Jul 1, 2022

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…