The story is always full of interesting surprises. During the Middle Ages, the life status of a person and his occupation were judged by the color of his clothes. The upper class was obliged to have red robes, commoners – vestments in dark colors, and merchants, bank employees and petty nobles were dressed in green suit
The assertion that putting on your wardrobe items a scruff of a turn is a bad sign (you will become beaten up), leaves during the reign of Ivan the Terrible. In those days, criminals, charlatans, as well as people disliked by the tsar, were dressed in turned out clothes. But in the UK to put things on the left side, on the contrary, to good news or a pleasant surprise. In past times the spouses of sailors in a storm specially dressed all on the left side.
In the Middle Ages, ladies preferred not too fluffy fox fur products, ermine for luring fleas! This is characteristic of the fact that in the olden days even eminent persons did not really like bathing procedures. As a bait for pests flea market of the most valuable material with expensive inserts were worn on top of the main garment that can be seen on artistic images. The need for such a plan was lost only after the toga as people began to monitor personal hygiene and sanitation.
You probably often noticed that the male and female populations button their clothes in their own way, the first – from left to right, the second – on the contrary. This tradition arose a very long time ago. In the case of men, everything is clear – from the left to the right to be zealously used, then with women, everything is much more interesting. The accompanying elements, as a rule, were made of jewelry. These items of wardrobe allowed themselves exclusively noble persons who at that time could not get dressed and needed the help of servants. In this regard, for the comfortable dressing of women by servants, the fastener on the ladies’ things was on the right. Such a habit, which exists from ancient times, is actual to this day.
If in the modern world sex is not always remembered, with whom he spent last weekend, then in the Renaissance, young people fastened their pubic hair to their headdresses. Not so long ago, pockets were only on the items of the men’s wardrobe. Pockets on women’s things appeared with the light hand of the legendary Coco Chanel in the early 19th century.