Quiz: Fashion Forward

1) During the 1400s, looking pale and otherworldly was in. To achieve this, women shaved their foreheads, plucked out their eyelashes and eyebrows, and whitened their faces and bosoms with ceruse, which was made of:

• Vinegar and powdered lead

• Mercuric oxide and gum Arabic

• Egg whites and arsenic

In what country did nail polish originate?

• India

• Egypt

• China

3) In the early 1920s, she got a tan while on a cruise aboard the Duke of Westminster’s yacht. When she got home, the color of her skin caused a fashion revolution.

• Coco Chanel

• Isadora Duncan

• Emerald Cunard

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