25 Bizarre (And Somewhat Ridiculous) Facts About Clothing

Did you know that astronauts don’t do laundry? They just throw their underwear out of the ship and let it burn up on its way back to Earth. These are 25 bizarre facts about the clothes you wear.

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Before the wedding of Queen Victoria, the color white was typically reserved for funerals

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Jeans were named afer sailors from Genoa, Italy who were known for wearing the material

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The first pair of Levi jeans was sold for about $5 worth of gold dust in the 1850s

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Chopines were the original platform shoe, and they took things to a whole new level...literally

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The Russian military only started wearing socks in 2007. Prior to that they would just wrap cloth around their feet.

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