If you're wearing clothes right now then you are tangentially involved in the fashion industry. So if you think fashion is just for fashionistas — well, think again.
Fashion has played a significant role in the world's narrative, and it can act as a barometer for gauging where society has stood at different moments in history.
TheRichest made a montage entitled "Fashion Items That Changed The World," and it's filled with fascinating glimpses into the history of style, culture and society.
Here are just a few of their fun facts: