Why'd They Wear That?
by Sarah Albee
Fashion As The Mirror Of History
Have you ever looked back in history and asked yourself, “Why did they wear that?” Clothing seems to be a reflection of the times. The clothing we wear sends a message to everyone that sees us. Read this book and find out why people wore lavish gowns and wigs in the 18th century. Why did woman wear metal hoops in their skirts and cinch their waist with corsets? How did knights relieve themselves when they were dressed in metal armor? This book will answer those questions and more. Perfect for 5th grade and up.