What’s a Wifebeater and Other Origins of Clothing Names

While most clothing terminologies have remained constant over time (i.e. skirts, gowns, shirts, etc.), some terms actually change, or are given a name retroactively. Some of these, like the Vandyke Collar or the Garibaldi, are named after popular historical icons, while garments like the Wifebeater had more…problematic origins. Wifebeater One of the most, shall we …

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