The oldest style of garment known to mankind was skirt made of animals skin , banana leaves woven together was wrapped around the waist and chest , then the essential skirt was created . Afterwards fabric took place and become a grace for human form .
For hundred years ago long skirt was the symbol of luxury and the material for the skirt was expensive. Women who wear long skirts show their modesty and prestige. As u can say the skirt design is all about your own personal style and comfortness .
Men and women wore skirts from many cultures , like in India men wear skirt called ” Lungi ” and for women was ” Ghaghra ” , and the ancient art also shows men in skirts . But as time passed, only women known for wearing skirts. And if you look at the ancient paintings of Egypt and clothing history you see men and women both wear skirt using the material of cotton fabric for women’s and Steel for men’s.
Skirt is a garment which was very famous in the 1800 century. It is known as the second oldest garment Known to Mankind.
Other than this skirts were the sign of beauty and status. Skirts were not always as feminine as they are today. European women wore nothing but dresses and skirts, so it became slang for “woman” in the English language.
In today’s fashion you can see the glimpse of 18th and 19th centuries skirts and wedding gowns because ancients and modern mix style gives a romantic look at the weddings.
The skirt becomes an eye-catching clothing for women in the 19th and 20th century with lot of new designs, sketches and patterns.
Types of Skirts:
A-Line Skirt , Godet skirt , Gypsy skirt , Paneled skirts , Straight skirts , Pencil & tube skirts , Mini skirt , Bubble skirts , Wrap skirts , Asymmetrical hem skirts , Circle skirts , Skort and divided skirts , Fit and Flared skirts , Mermaid skirt , Skirts with yokes , Draped skirt , Tulip skirts , Layered skirts , Pleated skirts , Accordion pleated skirt , Knife Pleated skirts , Box Pleated skirts , Schoolgirl skirt , Mini and micro-mini – short skirts , Bubble skirt , Pencil skirt , Flip skirt , Sarong skirt , Full Skirts , Bell-shaped skirt , Hobble skirt , Umbrella skirt , Dirndle skirt , Gored Skirts Wrap Skirts