The original English version of the Deck the Halls line "don we now our gay apparel" was "fill the meadcup, drain the barrel" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dec…
An group of archaeologists have found trousersβ€”worn between 3K and 3.3K yrs agoβ€”in a tomb in W China. The trousers were invented for horse riding by Chinese pastoralists and are the oldest known examples of this kind of apparel. The trousers are formed from three separately woven pieces. gizmodo.com/these-3000-ye…
According to the US Flag Code "The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery", and "No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
For around 6 months following its opening, Disneyland had a lingerie store on Main Street USA. Guests could buy intimate apparel and watch a presentation on the history of women’s underwear, hosted by an animatronic known as the β€œWizard of Bras”. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
The English lyrics for the classic Christmas carol "Deck the Halls" were originally "fill the meadcup, drain the barrel" and not "don we now our gay apparel". en.wikisource.org/wiki/De…
According to the US Flag Code "The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery", and "No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
Today I learned of Dapper Dan, a Harlem man who was chief tailor to a number of New York rappers, athletes, and dealers in the 80s. His apparel was often covered in bootleg Gucci, Fendi, or Louis Vuitton logos. Mike Tyson, one of his customers, later had a fight which indirectly led to Dan's boutique closing. newyorker.com/magazine/20…
Most cheerleading apparel and equipment brands in the USA are owned by just one company, which also owns almost all of the regulatory bodies, and also runs the national competitions. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Var…
US Flag Code prohibits the use of the flag on any form of apparel, or in any advertisement. gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCODE-…
NASA doesn't make any money from NASA logo apparel like T-shirts racked.com/2017/6/27/1583…
The University of Wisconsin terminated its apparel contract with Nike because of their treatment of sweatshop workers in Honduras huffingtonpost.com/2010/0…
Colleges in Michigan would send Tim Allen some of their apparel to wear on episodes of Home Improvement. Since Michigan was his home state, only those schools would get free advertising. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hom…
American Apparel was bought, their clothing will be made outside of America as well. latimes.com/business/la-f…
A millenial who wasn't alive in 1986, but working for American Apparel on the social media team in 2014, posted a photo to the company tumblr account, on the 4th of July, of the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion thinking it was just a pretty picture of fireworks. adweek.com/prnewser/ameri…
American Apparel is a Canadian company, and is founded by Dov Charney, a Canadian. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Even though you might think you're being patriotic, the US flag should NEVER be worn as apparel. Also, when you hang a flag vertically, the stars are ALWAYS on the left. ushistory.org/betsy/faq.h…
Mt. Peter Ski Area is the oldest operating ski area in New York and one of the only family run slopes in the region and was opened in 1936 as a showcase for Macy's ski apparel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mou…
Mattel is one of the largest apparel manufacturers in the world due to all the outfits it makes for Barbie Dolls. washingtontimes.com/news/…
Mark Cuban co-founded a three-comma-themed apparel company that was inspired by the fact that there are three commas in a billion. threecommas.com/pages/abo…
Bodhi (aka Menswear Dog), a stylish Shiba Inu breed dog is a successful menswear fashion model who makes 15,000 a month. He has modelled for numerous publications and fashion lines like Coach, American Apparel, GQ, Esquire, Time, and many others. fastcompany.com/3037084/p…
The founder of American Apparel [Dov Charney] is actually a Canadian en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dov…
The founder of the company Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, began as a self-taught blacksmith making reusable pitons for his climbing friends in 1957. The company didn't start selling apparel until the early 1970's. patagonia.com/company-his…
American Apparel has not turned a profit since 2009 and had filed for bankruptcy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
American Apparel bucked the US business trend by manufacturing and shipping all their clothes from the USA (there is no made in china labelling)... npr.org/2013/03/13/174199…
In 1957, 1 out of 7 US workers' income was earned in textile or apparel industries. straw.com/sig/dyehist.htm…
American Apparel was founded in Canada. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Jason David Frank, the original Green/White Power Ranger not only is a pro MMA fighter, but also founded an MMA apparel company called (get ready for it) Jesus Didn't Tap. chron.com/life/houston-be…
When Disneyland opened there was an "intimate apparel" shop on Main Street USA, featuring an audio-animatronic called "the Wizard of Bras." yesterland.com/wizard.htm…
That the apparels to detect drugs or explosive in airports (the ones with the radiation sign) are fast mass spectrometers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puf…
Today I learned of Spectrum Designs, a custom apparel company that provides gainful employment to teens and young adults with Autism and other developmental disabilities spectrumdesigns.org/
-In the 1950's Disneyland had a bra/intimate apparel shop on Main Street. micechat.com/16063-disney…
The Apple Company Store at Apple HQ is the only place in the world you can buy official Apple branded apparel. apple.com/companystore/
American Apparel was founded by a Canadian. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dov…
Jim Jannard, founder of Oakley (eye-wear and apparel company), also founded the RED Digital Cinema Camera Company en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red…
Today I learned of Mardi Gras Indians, revelers in New Orleans, Louisiana, who dress up for Mardi Gras in suits influenced by Native American ceremonial apparel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
In revenue from 2000-2010, Apparel Manufacturing is the industry that has declined the most, by 77.1%. Record stores follows at 76.3%. blogs.wsj.com/economics/2…

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