November 20, 2011

How To Wear a Toga


How to Wear a Toga the Ancient Roman Way
By Annelisa Stephan
November 9, 2011

In ancient Rome, togas were no laughing matter. They were the fashion must-have for all male citizens, but men hated them: they were heavy, made your left arm as useful as a T. Rex’s, and required a team of highly trained slaves to put on and take off. Also, they were made of wool, which was great for preventing dreaded slippage, but not so great for Mediterranean summers in the pre-antiperspirant era.

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