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12 Amazing Fashion Facts

Written by Hillary Nguyen-Don
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Clothes may just be material that we wear on our body to cover ourselves, but it’s also a great way to show off your personality. When it comes to fashion and style, what you wear can give people an idea of who you are. Some stereotypical looks include:

  • Preppy
  • Punk/Emo/Goth
  • Skater
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What you wear might not be a big deal to some people, but to others - fashion is everything. Fashion is constantly changing, and we see new things every single day.

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The industry is filled with a ton of crazy interesting tidbits that you are probably unaware of. Here are 12 fascinating fashion facts that you might not have known.

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1. Rumor has it that Napoleon was the man who basically invented buttons on sleeves. Apparently he put them on his soldiers’ jackets in order to stop them from wiping their noses on their jackets.

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2. It seems like Fashion week has been around for a long time now. The glorious week started in 1943 in New York in order to kickstart the industry in America.

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3. Nowadays, there’s over 40 fashion weeks and 100 official events all over the world! However the most popular events are held in Milan, New York, Berlin, London, and Paris.

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4. It’s very difficult to be a Haute Couture designer. In order to become one, you have to be approved by the Chamber of Syndicale, the governing body of fashion in Paris. There are only 14 fashion houses that have been approved. Surprisingly, Giorgio Armani isn’t actually one of them!

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