Why do we wear clothes?

Ever wondered why we wear clothes? What makes a really great outfit? Discover wacky facts and see some amazing clothes from designers and cultures around the world!

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Our must-have book Why Do We Wear Clothes? by Helen Hancocks explores why we wear the clothes we do.

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