An era describes a specific time frame throughout history that is classified due to similarities and commonalities in that time frame. The eras are classified by historians who research different years and try to find a common theme among them. Once that is found, they put all of those years into a category with a name that describes that era and what it was known for. There are three main eras that break up all of history. There is the Ancient Period, the Middle Ages and the Modern Era. Within those main eras are smaller ones that describe even more specific periods of time.
There are no rules for how long or short an era can be, it can really be any length of time in which a group of years have something in common. Because of that, some things might not be so different from era to era, but if the era is long, almost everything will be different, especially the clothes. As new materials are discovered and created, new machines are invented and new styles take over, it moves very quickly. Even though styles change, they are evolutionary, meaning some of the things you wear now could have originated in a completely different era. Which era matches your sense of style? Take this quiz and find out!
How do you dress for work?
Do you have a separate weekend wardrobe?
What's your go-to date night outfit?
What season do you think has the best clothing options?
How would you dress for a job interview?
Would other people call you stylish?
What type of jeans do you like to wear on a casual day?
When you hear the term "personal style," what does that mean to you?
Whose style do you admire the most of the below choices?
Do you care about where and how your clothes are made?
What do you hope your sense of style says about you?
Are you good at identifying when things do not look good?
Which one of the below is an absolute staple wardrobe item?
What is your number one repeated item of clothing?
Can you describe your lifestyle in three words?
Are you living your best life?
What do you feel the most comfortable in?
Do you use the internet at all for style inspiration?
When it comes to shoes, would you rather wear heeled shoes or flat shoes?
If you had $500 to go shopping with right now, what are you buying?
What's your favorite trend right now?
Has anyone ever given you style advice?
What's the most you'd be willing to spend on a bag?
How does your favorite outfit make you feel?
Can you wear whatever you want to work?
Which accessory do you wear most often: a watch, rings, a bracelet or earrings?
Would you rather be overdressed for a situation or underdressed?
Are you good at putting outfits together?
What is your favorite color to wear?
Do you want to be known for your sense of style?
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