What Were Rah-Rah Skirts?

woman wearing a rah-rah skirt

In our article about the History of the Mini Skirt, we’ve mentioned that the rah-rah skirt was a hot fashion trend during the 1980s, and it was one of the successful attempts in bringing back the miniskirt. The miniskirt is actually an old idea whose time has come again thanks to two … Read more

Why Do People Wear Durag?


You’ve probably seen your favorite hip-hop artist or athlete with an unusual headband on more than one occasion. This accessory is called Durag. But where did it come from and what is it for? Durag is a kind of bandana that is part of the cultural iconography of the black community. It is … Read more

Strange Fashion Trends From History

Strange Fashion Trends from History

We often hear that everything old is new again, especially when it comes to historical fashion trends. They come back in a bizarre manner, with ridiculous outfits, and out-of-this-world updates. Some of them don’t really take root in fashion, while others become a new era, metaphorizing some old-fashioned yet decent pieces of … Read more

The Interesting History of Shoe Sizes

The Interesting History of Shoe Sizes

Have you ever had this experience? You want to buy some beautifully-designed footwear displayed at your local shoe store, only to end up discovering there’s no available shoe size for you? It was so disappointing that they didn’t have the right size. Or, how about shopping for shoes online and finding out … Read more