HISTORY OF THE SKIRT
Skirt is a piece of tubular-shaped cone that hangs around the waist and covers all or part of the legs. In the Western world, the skirts are usually considered women's clothing. However, there are exceptions. The skirt Kilt is a traditional dress of men in Scotland, and some designers such as Jean-Paul Gaultier show men wearing skirts on the runway.
Some medieval upper-class women wore skirts over three meters in diameter at the bottom, length.
During the 19th century, was still with the skirt cut dress and was worn by women in western culture. At that time the belt was marked just below the bust (the Empire silhouette) and gradually sank until the natural waistline.
In the 20th and 21st centuries skirts begin to experience greater trasformacao and around 1915, the hem of daytime dresses left the floor for good and ended in ankle height. But for the next fifty years, suffered huge skirts and dresses and skirts trasformacoes became short. In 1930 even with the war and constraint of fabrics and woven skirts decreased length and volume. Then the arrival of the "New Look" in the years 1967-1970 the maximum shortened skirts and then came the mini-skirt. The same was accompanied by the arrival and rise of pants for women who came from Hollywood studios. But in most formal occasions skirts have always dominated. From then on the skirts dominate the fashion scene, short or long they began to be displayed side by side in catalogs and fashion catwalks.
Nowadays we give names to the various models and trims of the basic styles that go as straight skirt or pencil skirt up the skirt Rah Rah (skirt layer), leave office, Maxi skirt, bubble skirt, among others.
The skirt is part of the wardrobe of the woman and will be present for many years,
Some companies today specialize in designing and producing skirts, but you can find models of skirts around the world visiting some national sites. Quinta da Gloria Mark has on their website designs of skirts designed and produced in various parts of the world. It is worth checking the International fashion skirts.
Written by Mara Jager