Fashion Crazes in the Roman Empire?

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 24 August 2011
Clothes make the man, and they made the man "Roman" as well. In this provocative article by Der Spiegel, textile researchers and archaeologists are discovering that many of our preconceived notions of "Roman fashion" are incorrect or simply unsubstantiated. From fabric production, to color and design, new discoveries and research demonstrate that the Romans might well have been the true fashionistas of Antiquity.
Posted by James Blake Wiener on August 24, 2011, 17:31.


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