Fashion is more than just runway models or haute couture. In fact, it plays a crucial role in humanity and history. For example: what people were wearing during a certain period could mean a lot of things – from their stature in life to ideas on rebellion. It is said that fashion began as early as the Egyptian and Roman times.
Back then, what one wore communicated your status, wealth, and/or occupation. Certain colors, fabrics, and styles of clothing became associated with how you stand in society. If you lived during the 13th century for instance, and you were lucky enough to be studying at a university, then you may find yourself wearing clothes in scarlet or violet hues because they were required.
On the other hand, common folk could not just buy or easily create beautiful clothes for themselves. However, they can still ‘be in trend’ by adding their own versions of accessories such as belts or shoes whenever they’re in public.
It wasn’t until the early 1800s that fashion became more of what we know it is today: which is a designer creating gorgeous clothes. Charles Frederick Worth, who is believed to be the world’s first fashion designer, had a fashion house in Paris where he would hire artists to make designs, then presented them to clients. When a client liked one, he or she would place an order. It is only after this process is done that a garment would be stitched.
For the most part, especially at the beginning of the 20th century, Paris enjoyed the title of being ‘the fashion capital of the world’. However, nowadays, other cities can compete with them not only in terms of the number of designers, but also in creativity and passion. Urban jungles like Tokyo, Venice, New York, and Berlin, have all been dubbed as ‘fashionable’ at some point.
Consider yourself a fashionista? Then you will love this collection of free fashion photos.
Free Fashion Photos
Choosing and trying a tie on at clothing store.
Clean leather jackets on hangers inside a small closet.
Row of men suit jackets on hangers.
Bunch of classy mens shoes like monk strap shoes and dress shoes displayed inside a retail store.
Group of tall models walking on the runway at a fashion show.
Tailor measuring for client.
Business suits on display inside a fashion retail store.
Sunglasses with different shades and colors for sale in a store in Bangkok.
Clothing rack full of clothes photographed in black and white inside a mall in Bangkok.
Clothing racks full of shirts in a fancy shopping mall in Thailand.
High heel shoes displayed for sale on artistic stands inside a mall in Bangkok.
High heel shoes in different colors displayed for sale in a shopping mall in Bangkok.
Black and white photography of designer handbags displayed in a shopping mall in Bangkok.
Brown leather shoes for sale in the Siam Discovery mall in Bangkok.
Contemporary wooden shelves with jeans displayed on them inside a mall in Bangkok.
Different suit pins for sale placed on a wooden circular board.
Men’s shoes displayed for sale on a modern wooden stand.
Mannequins dressed in women’s shoes photographed in front of a handbags display.
Photo of colorful dresses hanging next to each other taken from the perspective of another dress.
Dresses and Shirts with various designs and colors displayed for sale.
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