Thursday, 23 May 2019

Six fashion trends in past that totally fit the definition of killer fashion


CorsetsCorsets -  Sometimes, fashion are bizarre, because it will looking not good or makes the user was feeling not comfortable. 

And in past, there are have been some fashion trends that are not just bizarre but also managed to kill a couple of people. 

And this is the list of fashion trends that fit the definition of killer fashion :

1. Chopines or heels 
If you've been thinking that heels are an invention of the modern times, so, chopines will prove you wrong. It worn in the 15th-17th century by European women.

And this sassy footwear could add them over two feet to your height, wow, so amazing but also harmful...

Because, at that time, many women got into accidents because of the design of chopines. So, many woman wearing chopines would carry around a cane to make sure they don't end up falling and not breaking their bones.

2. Lead-based makeup
Since many decades ago, the obsession to have white skin has been an integral part of history. That's why many women from ancient Greece in 1920s didn't mind smearing their face with powder that was lead-based to get the porcelain skin.

As information,  lead is a slow killer but with regular use, it caused the women brain damage, loss of appetite, paralysis and a host of other medical problems. 

That why in 1920s, many Greece woman died because the use of lead.

Madame Rachel, a woman who sold the cosmetics in Greece, died due to prolonged exposure of lead in her ages.

3. Celluloid hair combs
The material used to make hair combs in the 20th century was the same material used to make film reels. The material, called celluloid, was so combustible that it would catch fire at random moments, and became the reason of many deaths.


4. Corsets
Since decades ago, women have always been victims of major body image pressures, ie the 36-24-36 concept (chest - waist size - pelvis).

So, it doesn't come as a surprise that in the 19th century England, women were actually expected themselves to look attractive, i.e., have a very tiny waist and make their breasts look much larger.

And to get body shaped like that, they used corsets. Because they believed it helped them achieve this illusion.

As information, the use of corsets every day, caused fainting spells, blood circulation constrictions and misaligned organs. And in 1903, a woman actually died of steel pieces from the corset piercing her heart. 


5. The crinoline
In the 19th century, many ladies love themselves used some flared up skirts. The obsession was such that women often wore a skirt made of horsehair and steel under their actual skirts for that extra flared up look.

The design was such that it weighed the wearer down because the weight.

In fact, in Chile, 2,000 to 3, 000 people died inside a church when a fire broke out but many failed to escape thanks to the width of the crinolines worn by women. The exit was completely blocked with women who had huge steel cages around their waists and hence, a lot of people died inside the church. 


6. Foot binding
Women in China, decided to break their bones as an  idea of beautiful and feminine in a ritualistic tradition.

Many girls were put through the pain of foot binding. All the toes, except for the big toe, were bent and tied inwards. This would keep happening for years till you know, it was made sure that your feet don't grow beyond four inches.

The result was infections, and the inability to walk freely.





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