The garment is worn to protect from the human body, anti-static and decorative products, and its synonym "clothes" and "clothes". The ancient Chinese referred to as "the shirt lower. In the broadest sense of clothing in addition to the shelter of the trunk and limbs, but also contains the shelter of the hands (gloves), feet (shoes, sandals, boots) and head (hats). The clothing is with a process of the necessities of life, and a certain degree of life, reflecting an important symbol of national, ethnic, and age of political, economic, scientific, cultural, educational level and social fashion outlook, is building the two civilizations the inevitable connotation.
The clothing had already appeared in the early development of human society. The ancient people around can find a variety of materials made of the humble "clothing" for the Body. The first human clothes made of animal hide, wrapped the body of the first fabric made of hemp fiber and grass. In the stage of primitive society, human beings began to simple textile production, gathering wild textile fibers rub performance woven for the taking. With the development of agriculture, animal husbandry, artificial cultivation of textile raw materials gradually increased, the production of clothing, tools from simple to complex continuous development of the clothing material variety is also increasing. Fabric raw material, organizational structure and methods of production determines the form of clothing. Rough and hard fabrics only system to do the simple structure of the garment, with soft thin fabric it be possible to the system out of the complex contour of clothing. The oldest clothing belts, to hang up the weapons necessary objects. Hides and skins, leaves and braid belt, early skirt.