Fashion & Beauty

Both fashion styles and the concept of beauty are things that change with every season and that differ greatly from various cultures. Not only are past fashion styles obscure and next to laughable by current standards, but simply crossing into a new state or a new country can lead you to encounter fashion styles that are so completely different from your own.

Here at our Fashion & Beauty section at The Fact Site you will find amazing facts not only about the past, such as when and why cowboy boots came in style, but also about modern day facts such as five facts about bikinis, Halloween and the world’s biggest slipper! Check back regularly to see what new facts we’ve got published for your enjoyment!

What Does ‘Sweatshop-Free’ Mean?

Within the clothing industry, there are thousands of adults and children who work long hours in factories and get very little in return. These factories, which are often kept in terrible conditions, are known as sweatshops. Find out what 'Sweatshop Free' actually means...

30 Juicy Facts About Gucci

When we think of high-end brands, Gucci is often one of the first which comes to mind. While not everybody can afford to buy Gucci items, some people consider the brand as a staple in their wardrobe. Here are 30 interesting facts you might not know about this popular brand!

30 Interesting Facts About Nike

Despite most of the Western population owning at least one item made by Nike, there are many interesting facts which are relatively unknown. Check out these 30 interesting Nike facts!

30 Surprising Facts About Vans

Considering the company started out very small and had lots of competition, lack of support, and barely enough resources to operate, Vans has proven itself a vanguard of independent entrepreneurship that fairy tales are made of. Here are 30 surprising facts about Vans!

30 Interesting Facts About Adidas

Adidas, the German footwear maker, celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2014, and with close to 70 years of success, there's a whole lot of facts you don't know. Today we're going to explore 30 facts about Adidas that every self-professed sneaker head should know.

Calvin Klein Fun Facts & History

Now a household name, Calvin Klein is probably best known for its underwear, jeans and perfumes. However, the company sells a huge variety of products, including bags, towels, jewellery and shoes. Check out the facts & history on Calvin Klein here!

How Much Would Darth Vader’s Suit Cost?

We often see cheap knock-off Darth Vader outfits worn at costume parties by both adults and children, the real outfit would be much more difficult (and way more expensive!) to get your hands on. To make this suit in real life, it would cost a staggering $18.3 million, but which parts were the most expensive?

30 Fascinating Facts About Jeans & Denim

It's safe to say that the majority of us own a pair of jeans, making denim one of the most popular materials in our wardrobes today. With hundreds of fashion companies selling items made from denim, it's worth knowing a few interesting facts about it.

Vestiphobia – The Fear of Clothing

You've probably heard of Arachnophobia (fear of spiders), and even Ophidiophobia (fear of snakes), but vestiphobia is the irrational fear of clothing. Sounds strange right? But what causes vestiphobia or how to you overcome the fears? Learn the facts here!

The History of Bella + Canvas

Bella + Canvas is a clothing company which seeks to put the earth and environment first while manufacturing quality clothes. Their mission includes giving the world clothing which feels great, looks great and has been made in an ethical and humane way.

Levi Strauss Day | 26th February

Few people know about Levi Strauss Day, but it takes place every year on 26th February. Huge fans of Levi Strauss and his ever-popular jeans are likely to acknowledge the day when it comes around, but why does this historical designer have a day all to himself?

The World’s Largest T-Shirt

It’s more than six times the length of a double-decker bus and larger than some football pitches. You’d struggle to find somebody to fit the world’s largest t-shirt, but that hasn’t stopped it from gaining the attention of people all over the world.