The Men’s Dress Reform Party (MDRP) called for liberation from dark, tightly-knit textiles...and had some ties to the eugenics movement.
In Elizabethan England, strict sumptuary regulations made sure that people dressed according to their rank in life, but many transgressed.
what do skinny jeans and corsets have in common. as you may imagine, quite a bit.
Mourning clothes were a signal to the world that a family—really, that a woman had suffered a loss.