Why'd They Wear That? : Fashion as the Mirror of History Hardback
by Sarah Albee
Part of the History series
Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day.
From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, political, and moral climates throughout history.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: National Geographic Kids
- Publication Date: 10/02/2015
- Category: History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781426319198