When did smart people start taking interest in fashion? | Monica D. Murgia
Very early. Plato was one of the first. He started talking about beauty in his work Hippias Major (aka What is Beauty), which was written around 390 BCE. So what did Plato figure out about beauty? Well Hippias Major is a conversation between Socrates and Hippias. They start debating on the definition of beauty. The ... [Read more...]