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1. In which European country did the necktie originate?
2. What iconic skirt became popular in the 1960s?
3. In which country did the kimono originate?
4. Which French fashion designer is best known for his high-end, ready-to-wear fashion house?
5. What is the name of the small bag worn around the waist?
6. Which top layer of clothing was originally designed for fishermen in the 19th century?
7. What bedding material is derived from the flax plant?
8. In what year did Levi Strauss patent blue jeans with copper rivets?
9. Who became famous for her little black dress design in the 1920s?
10. Which type of hat is associated with the traditional dress of the Tyrolean Alps?
11. What is the name of the long coat worn by men in the Middle East to keep cool?
12. Which boot, often made of rubber, is designed for walking on wet or muddy ground?
13. What is the primary purpose of suspenders (or braces in the UK)?
14. What type of hat did fictional character Indiana Jones popularize?
15. What item of clothing is a tutu?
16. From which animal is mohair obtained?
17. What does silk come from?
18. Which female designer is credited with popularizing the mini skirt in the 1960s?
19. In ancient Rome, what color was reserved for the emperor’s use only?
20. Which type of clothing did the Hawaiian shirt evolve from?
21. Which iconic headwear (that is not a hat) became a symbol of women’s liberation in the 1920s?
22. Which country is associated with the origin of the sari?
23. What material is traditionally used to make a Panama hat?
24. Which designer is best known for the “New Look” of the 1940s and 1950s?
25. Who became famous for the wrap dress design in the 1970s?
26. In Elizabethan England, what was a ‘ruff’?
27. What material is commonly used to make a peacoat?
28. Which fashion house is represented by intertwined “G”s?
29. Which fashion item became popularized in the 1920s to help keep pilots warm?
30. From which region does the traditional poncho originate?
31. Which garment is often associated with Scottish men and features a plaid design?
32. In fashion, what is “haute couture”?
33. In which country did the espadrille shoe originate?
34. Which famous shoe designer is known for his red-lacquered soles?
35. What kind of material is brocade typically made of?
36. Which 20th-century fashion designer is known for his “Polo” brand?
37. What is the name of the traditional dress worn by women in Spain, especially during Flamenco dances?
38. Which footwear item is characterized by its wooden sole and leather straps?
39. In which country did the tradition of wearing wooden shoes, known as “Klompen”, originate?
40. Which fashion accessory is a long, decorative fabric worn around the neck or shoulders?
41. Where does the fiber jute come from?
42. Which brand popularized the little alligator logo on polo shirts?
43. What type of footwear was originally developed by the Native Americans and typically made of soft leather?
44. In which century did the corset become a popular item for women in Europe?
45. What is the name of the colorful, draped garment worn by both men and women in South Asia?
46. Which type of bag is typically cylindrical in shape and used for carrying gym equipment?
47. What kind of headwear is associated with French culture and is a soft, round cap with a flat crown?
48. Which synthetic material was developed by DuPont in the 1930s and is known for its strength and elasticity?
49. What garment, often made of beads, was popular in the Roaring Twenties and worn by flappers?
50. Which iconic look did James Dean popularize in the 1950s?
51. Pants that flare out from the knees down, forming a bell-like shape are known as ____.
52. In which country did the bowler hat originate?
53. Which shoe brand is known for its three-stripe design?
54. What purpose does a cravat serve?
55. Which animal’s fur was historically sought after to make high-quality felt hats?
56. Which South American garment is often worn on the back and used to carry goods or children?
57. The Boubou is a traditional robe worn predominantly in which continent?
58. Which traditional Maori garment is a flax-woven cloak adorned with bird feathers?
59. What are “geta” in Japanese culture?
60. The “keffiyeh” is a traditional headscarf originating from which region?
61. What is the traditional Uzbekistan robe called?
62. Which Central Asian hat – usually associated with Russia – is made from felt and tall in structure?
63. In Ethiopia, what is the name of the traditional white cotton wrap with colorful borders?
64. The “sarong kebaya” is the traditional dress of which Southeast Asian country?
65. Which ancient Mesoamerican civilizations are known for their brightly colored woven textiles?
66. Which traditional Scottish garment is a long piece of cloth worn over one shoulder?
67. The Sami people, indigenous to Northern Europe, wear a traditional garment known as what?
68. Which Southeast Asian country traditionally uses the “sinh”, a wrap-around silk skirt?
69. The Hanfu is a traditional dress style from which country?
70. The Aboyne dress is worn by females for traditional dances in which country?
71. What is the primary material used in the production of the traditional Hawaiian “kapa” cloth?
72. Which traditional Mongolian boots curl up at the toes?
73. What is the name of the long, loose shirt worn as traditional dress in Sudan?
74. Which native tribe in Canada traditionally uses the “qiviut” fiber, shed from the undercoat of the muskox, for clothing?
75. The Tuareg people in the Sahara are known for wearing a distinct color of turban. What is it?
76. The traditional Icelandic sweater is characterized by a yoke design. What is its name?
77. The Himba people use a red paste called Otjize to coat their hair and skin. Which African country are they from?
78. In Bhutan, men wear a knee-length robe tied at the waist. What is this garment called?
79. In which country is the traditional clothing “bunad” worn?
80. Which garment, often decorated with mirrors and embroidery, is traditionally worn by Rajasthani women in India?
81. From which tree’s bark is the traditional “tapa cloth” of the Pacific Islands made?
82. In which Asian country is the traditional “ao dai”, a tight-fitted tunic worn over pants, popular?Vietnam
83. The Maasai people of East Africa wear a brightly colored, checkered cloth known as what?
84. Name the traditional tall Georgian hat that is made of fur.
85. In Guatemala, the woven colorful belt worn by women is referred to as?
86. Which Asian garment is a long piece of cloth wrapped around the lower body and typically worn by men?
87. From which cactus is the fiber extracted to make traditional Mexican “ixtle” products?
88. Which traditional West African hat is associated with Islam?
89. The Samoan “lavalava” is similar to which common garment?
90. In Yemen, what is the name of the ornamental dagger traditionally worn by men?
91. What type of traditional shoes, made of wood, are known for their unique “clip-clop” sound in Korea?
92. Which woven fabric, originating from the Philippines, is made from the leaves of the abacá plant?
93. In which Central Asian country is the “chapan”, a quilted coat, a traditional piece of clothing?
94. What material is cashmere derived from?
95. What is the name of the traditional Kyrgyzstan hat made of white felt with a high crown?
96. In which two South American countries is Aguayo, a colorful woven sash used to carry goods, and is often draped across one’s back?
97. The traditional Filipino formal shirt, often made of pineapple fiber and worn untucked, is called?
98. The “kebaya” is a traditional blouse-dress combination originating from which region?
99. Which garment is a long strip of cloth wound spirally around the leg, often worn by soldiers and traditional dancers in some cultures?
100. What is the name of the ceremonial cloak worn by Maoris in New Zealand, traditionally made from bird feathers?
101. Which garment is a hooded cloak made of wool, often associated with the Berber people in North Africa?
102. What is the traditional dress worn by Kurdish women, characterized by colorful fabrics and pleats?
103. The Toda tribe in which country wears a shawl with red and black embroidery, called “Putkuli”?
104. Which traditional Russian footwear is made of felt and wool, known for keeping feet warm during cold winters?
105. The traditional Hungarian embroidered blouse, often white with colorful patterns, is called?
106. Which fashion icon said, “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different”?
107. The traditional leather pants worn in Bavaria, Germany, especially during Oktoberfest, are known as?
108. What is the traditional Palestinian dress, often hand-embroidered, called?
109. The traditional draped garment worn in ancient Rome, often by senators, is known as?
110. In which country is the “Sherwani”, a long coat-like garment, traditionally worn by men on formal occasions?
111. Which woven material, originating from Ghana, consists of colorful strips sewn together and is often used for ceremonial clothing?
112. Which country does the traditional women’s dress called Libaas come from? (Hint: It is a combination of a skirt, blouse, and headscarf).
113. The woven “songket” fabric, often used for ceremonial occasions, comes from which Southeast Asian country?
114. The Tuareg people in North Africa wear a blue veil called?
115. In the Himalayan region of Ladakh, what is the name of the traditional robe worn by women, adorned with jewelry and colorful accessories?
116. Which traditional hat, made of fur, is associated with the Ottoman Empire and later became symbolic of modernization in Turkey?
117. In the Sardinia region of which country is a traditional black and white embroidered shawl called an “Isacco” worn by women?
118. Brightly colored costumes adorned with beads and sequins, are worn in the what street celebrations in Brazil?
119. In Afghanistan, the blue burqa has a specific netted area for vision. What’s this portion called?
120. The Aymara women of Bolivia are recognized for their bowler hats. What local name is given to this style?
121. Which traditional hat from the Andes is known for its ear flaps and intricate patterns?
122. The indigenous Ainu people of Japan wear a robe adorned with specific patterns. What is it called?
123. Which country is associated with the “resplandor”, a lace headdress worn by indigenous women?
124. In Mongolia, what’s the name of the traditional vest worn by both men and women, often over a deel?
125. The “dashiki”, a West African garment, became a symbol of what movement in the USA during the 1960s and 1970s?
126. Which Pacific Island nation is known for its “ta’ovala”, a woven mat worn around the waist during formal occasions?
127. In ancient Japan, what type of shoes, made from woven straw, were commonly worn?
128. The traditional Greenlandic anorak, made to protect against Arctic conditions, is called?
129. The Maasai people in which African country is known for their elaborate beaded necklaces and collars worn by women?
130. The Basotho people of Lesotho wear a distinct type of hat symbolizing a mountain. What is it called?
131. In which country is the “pollera”, a hand-stitched and decorated skirt, a traditional folkloric dress?
132. What’s the name of the traditional Armenian women’s headscarf, often red with gold coins attached?
133. The “melhfa” is a traditional wrap-around garment worn by women in which African desert region?
134. What head accessory is worn by judges and barristers in certain countries?
135. The “kanga” is a brightly colored cloth with Swahili proverbs printed on it, worn primarily in which part of Africa?
136. What is the cylindrical headdress worn by Sufi Muslim clerics, especially in Senegal?
137. Which indigenous people from the Canadian Arctic are known for their “amauti”, a parka with a pouch for carrying babies?
138. The “sarafan” is a traditional jumper dress worn in which country?
139. In which Asian country is the “shalwar kameez”, a combination of trousers and tunic, a traditional outfit?
140. The Quechua, a group of indigenous people of which South American mountain range wear “monteras”, brightly colored round caps with geometric designs?
141. The traditional “gakti” is worn by the indigenous Sámi people found in which part of the world?
142. In which North African country is the “djellaba”, a loose-fitting long robe with a hood, commonly worn?
143. Which Central Asian nomadic group is known for their “deel”, a traditional oversized coat with a high collar?
144. The “ao tu than” is a four-paneled dress traditionally worn by women in which Southeast Asian country?
145. What’s the name of the woven sash, often adorned with symbols representing various skills and achievements, associated with the Scouting movement?
146. Which country is associated with the “bodo”, a handwoven shawl draped over the shoulders and tied in the front?
147. The “non la” is a traditional conical hat used primarily for protection from the sun and rain in which country?
148. In Bhutan, what is the name of the traditional dress worn by women, which wraps around the body and ties at the shoulder?
149. Which Middle Eastern country is known for the “bisht”, a traditional cloak worn over the thobe, especially on formal occasions?
150. The traditional dress “hanbok” is associated with which East Asian country?
151. Which Central American country is known for its “mola”, a textile art form with layers of cloth and intricate designs?
152. What is the name of the fashionable mask, commonly worn by some Muslim women in parts of the Arabian Peninsula?
153. The “tichel” is a headscarf worn for modesty by Jewish women from which specific sect?
154. Which country’s military traditionally wears a white pleated skirt known as a “fustanella”?
155. The traditional Tibetan robe, which wraps around the body and is fastened on the right side, is called?
156. The traditional “ten-gallon hat”, popularized in Western films, is most commonly associated with what type of people?
157. The “ubele”, a decorative apron, is worn by married women from which ethnic group in South Africa?
158. Which Oceanic country has the “meri blaus”, a type of dress introduced by missionaries and now worn widely?
159. Which Southeast Asian country has the “longyi”, a sheet of cloth worn around the waist, similar to a sarong?
160. The traditional “rebozo” is a long shawl that plays a significant role in the culture of which North American country?
161. Which Himalayan country’s men wear a “gho”, a knee-length robe tied at the waist?
162. The “babushka”, a headscarf tied under the chin, is traditionally worn by elderly women in which country?
163. Which African country has the “buba”, a dress, as part of its traditional attire?
164. The “gaúcho” pants, with a billowing shape reminiscent of harem pants, originates from which South American country?
165. The “keikogi” is the training uniform for which traditional Japanese martial art?
166. The “jellabiya” is a traditional long robe worn in which region?
167. The “abarka” is a traditional leather sandal originally worn by people in the mountainous regions of which European country?
168. The “busuti” is a floor-length dress worn by women from which African country?
169. Which Asian country’s traditional attire includes the “kurta pajama”, worn by men?
170. The “pollerines” are decorative pieces worn on the shoulders as part of the traditional dress in which South American dance?
171. The “huipil”, a woven blouse, is a traditional garment from which Central American country?
172. Which African country’s Maasai warriors are known for their vibrant red “shuka” cloaks?
173. The “tracht” is a traditional style of dress originating from the Alpine regions of which European country?
174. In which country would women traditionally wear a “Panama hat”, despite its misleading name?
175. Which Eastern European country is known for its “vyshyvanka”, an embroidered shirt?
176. The “tsarouchia” are shoes with a pompon on the tip, part of the traditional uniform of which country’s presidential guards?
177. Which Middle Eastern country is associated with the “dishdasha”, a long robe worn by men?
178. The “tam o’ shanter” is a traditional cap associated with which part of the UK?
179. The “agal” is a thick black cord, traditionally worn to secure which headpiece in Arab culture?
180. In the Philippines, “Bakya” are traditional clogs made from which material?
181. The “fichu” is a triangular piece of cloth worn by women around the shoulders and neck during which century in Europe?
182. The “kimono” is a traditional Japanese garment. What does the term “kimono” literally translate to in English?
183. Which Central Asian country has the “tubeteika”, a traditional embroidered cap?
184. In which Caribbean country is the “madras” pattern, a colorful plaid design, a significant part of the national dress?
185. The “kroj” is a traditional folk costume from which Central European country?
186. Which famous fashion designer had a pet cat named “Choupette” that had its own maids and a personal chef?
187. In the world of fashion, which “season” comes between Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer collections?
188. Carmina is an old brand of handcrafted shoes from which European country?
189. In 2022, an old pair of what type of garment sold for over $80,000 after being found in an abandoned mine shaft?
190. What fruit inspired a popular 1940s fashion trend after Carmen Miranda wore it on her head?
191. The “little black dress” was popularized by which iconic fashion designer?
192. In what decade did bell-bottom pants first become popular?
193. Who wore a meat dress at an award show and made one of the most talked-about fashion statements?
194. Which fashion item started as a way to prevent farmers from getting rashes from their straw hats?
195. Who wore a dress made entirely of loofahs on an episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”?
196. Which children’s book series popular in the 1990s led to the creation of dolls to match the clothes?
197. Which famous shoe designer is known for his signature red-lacquered soles?
198. What is an aglet?
199. In the world of fashion, what does “haute couture” literally translate to?
200. Which shoe is the best-selling Converse sneaker?
201. What was the bikini named after?
202. What is the name of the footwear brand known for its iconic foam clogs with holes?
203. Which famous actor popularized the pork pie hat in the television series “Breaking Bad”?
204. Which type of fabric, originating from the Scottish Highlands, did Queen Victoria popularize in the 19th century?
205. What fashion trend involves wearing socks with open-toed shoes?
206. Which fashion-forward artist wore a swan-inspired dress to the 2001 Oscars?
207. Which popular pants from the 1990s were known for their flared bottoms and came from a brand with an abbreviated name?
208. Who wore the iconic safety pin dress by Versace to a movie premiere in 1994?
209. Which English model became famous for her waif-like figure and her “heroin chic” look in the 1990s?
210. What is the name of the oversized, decorative neckwear worn by men in the 17th century?
211. Which modern-day celebrity is known for popularizing the “fascinator”, a decorative headpiece often worn to formal events?
212. In 2015, the Internet debated the color of a particular dress. Was it blue and black or white and gold? What was this event known as?
213. What type of clothing item did Levi Strauss originally design for gold miners in California?
214. Which fashion icon said, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same”?
215. Which 1960s fashion trend was inspired by the space race and futuristic design?
216. Which handbag, named after a famous actress, became a sensation after she used it to hide her pregnancy in the 1950s?
217. Who, in 1999, wore a green Versace dress to the Grammy Awards that was so popular it led to the creation of Google Images?
218. Which 1920s fashion accessory was a long strand of pearls or beads, often thrown over the shoulder?
219. Which American actor/TV host wore turbans in the early 2020s?
220. In the 1980s, what were the bright, colorful bands worn on the wrist, which could snap onto one’s arm, called?
221. Which footwear, invented in the 1960s, uses a coil spring to create a bouncing motion when walking?
222. Which famous singer is known for her “cone bra” worn during her 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour?
223. “Zoot suits”, with their high-waisted, wide-legged, and tight-cuffed trousers, were popular among which subculture in the 1940s?
224. Which 1980s fashion trend involved wearing an oversized shirt off one shoulder?
225. Who is the French designer famous for his avant-garde and theatrical designs, including costumes for the movie “The Fifth Element”?
226. Which famous model from the 1990s was nicknamed “The Body”?
227. In what decade did the mini skirt first become a fashion sensation?
228. What hat brand became synonymous with the hip-hop scene in the 2000s, featuring oversized baseball cap designs?
229. Which British designer is known for her punk-inspired creations and his collaboration with the Sex Pistols?
230. Who is the iconic fashion designer behind the brand YSL?
231. Which headwear item became a staple in 2000s hip hop culture and was worn by most rappers?
232. Which boot brand became synonymous with punk fashion in the 80s and 90s?
233. What are the oversized, colorful t-shirts, often airbrushed with cartoonish designs, worn in the hip-hop scene in the 2000s called?
234. Which designer is famous for saying, “I don’t design clothes. I design dreams”?
235. In which decade was the tie-dye T-shirt most popularly associated with the counterculture movement?
236. Which famous track athlete from the 1980s became a style icon with her elaborate nails and hair?
237. What sneaker brand became popular among children in the 2000s because of its wheels?
238. Which braided African hairstyle became popular in the early 2000s?
239. Which iconic movie from the 1990s, starring Alicia Silverstone, is known for its preppy and plaid schoolgirl outfits?
240. Which fashion item, originally designed as underwear, became a statement piece on its own in the 1980s and was often neon-colored?
241. What type of wide-brimmed hat, often adorned with flowers and ribbons, is traditionally worn during the Kentucky Derby?
242. Which designer, known as the “queen of knitwear”, became famous for her colorful striped patterns and playful motifs like the red heart?
243. What fabric, popular in the 1970s, is known for its shiny surface and stretchy properties?
244. Who is the renowned Italian designer known for his eccentric and colorful prints, especially the tropical and baroque motifs?
245. What type of odd-shaped eyewear became a trend in the 1960s, popularized by stars like Audrey Hepburn?
246. Who is the American actress known for her petite frame, gamine looks, and pixie haircut, making her a fashion icon in the 1960s?
247. What are the diamond-patterned socks, often associated with golf and vintage British fashion, called?
248. Which tall hairstyle was popular among female singers in the 1960s?
249. Which fabric, known for its waterproof properties, was invented by Charles Macintosh in the 19th century?
250. Who was the British fashion icon of the 1960s known for her miniskirts and hot pants?
251. Name the three parts of a 3-piece suit.
252. Bowties are usually worn with what type of suit?
253. In which decade did power suits and shoulder pads become a fashion statement for women in the professional world?
254. Which American First Lady was known for her pillbox hats and impeccable fashion sense in the 1960s?
255. Who was the influential editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine, recognized by her bob haircut and oversized sunglasses?
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