10 Insane Historical Fashion Trends

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Fashion and what is fashionable has long been up for debate and people regularly wonder about the lengths others will go to to be on trend. Sometimes you look back a few decades and wonder why people ever thought that looked good. The mullet? I mean…c’mon¬†people! But strange fashion choices are not a thing of modern history but rather something that has spanned throughout time. Here we look at 10 insane fashion trends from history.

1. Wax Cones

Archaeological research, as well as paintings and writing, seem to confirm that ancient Egyptians would wear highly scented wax cones on their head as a sort of perfume or deodorant. These would melt throughout the day in the intense Egyptian heat and drip down the back of heads. Typically, in ancient imagery, Women are seen wearing them more than men, and it was reserved for the higher up in society.

The Yorck Project/commons.wikimedia.org

Typically, in ancient imagery, Women are seen wearing them more than men, and it was reserved for the higher up in society.

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