Did Our Ancestors Wear Gloves?

Such necessary accessory as gloves appeared long ago. But gloves have never were considered old-fashioned during the whole history of their existence. One of the most ancient gloves was found in the tomb of Tutankhamen during the archeological examination carried out in 1922.

In the text of “The Odyssey” by Homer the readers may find the prove that the ancient slaves were wearing hard mittens during their work to protect the skin of their hands. According to the ancient Greek historical Xenophon who visited Mesopotamia the Persians wore the fur gloves to protect their hands from cold. Xenophon called them tenderfoots though the warriors of his native land used to wrap leather stripes round their hands to prevent injuries.

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Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour is famous editor-in-chief of American Vogue. Wintour has a reputation of an aloof and reserved person. She is critical and direct, demanding and strict ruler. She became an editor of the US Vogue in 1988. Wintour has been fascinated by fashion industry since adolescence. Her father was an editor of the British newspaper Evening Standard. He taught her basic skills of running a newspaper. And of course her father influenced her. “I think my father really decided for me that I should work in fashion”, assumes Wintour.

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