Can you tell a leisure suit from a bathing dress, or a trucker hat from a cloche? Are you confident you can date a style to a certain time period with just a single glance? If so, this fashion trend quiz is the perfect place to show off your skills!
When you hear the word fashion, the seasonal haute couture shows in New York and London might pop into mind, but fashion has been around long before the days of Dior or Chanel. A 2011 study by the University of Florida concluded that humans started wearing clothes around 170,000 years ago. This seemingly simple change had vast implications for mankind -- allowing early humans to stay warm enough to migrate out of Africa and settle across the globe.
Of course, fashion has come a long way since then. You no longer have to chase down your own buffalo and skin it to create a warm outer garment. In fact, improvements in technology over the past few centuries have made clothing more accessible than ever. That easy access has meant that fashion trends are changing faster than any other point in history, as people can easily swap out "dated" clothes for garments that are more on-trend.
Think you can name some of the fiercest fashion trends in history? Take our quiz to find out!