12 Obscure Fashion Facts To Casually Drop (& Impress Everyone)

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We all know that Coco Chanel designed the Little Black Dress, and Hermès named a bag after British waif Jane Birkin. But, there are so many good fashion tidbits out there beyond this pub-level trivia.
Like, the fact that Anna Wintour's legendary first Vogue cover was actually a complete mistake. Or, that New York Fashion Week used to go last, not first, until one designer said "nah" to second-banana status. How about this one: The bra you're wearing right now was invented by the author of classics you slogged through in fifth grade.
Click ahead for these, and nine more weird morsels about the clothes on your back and the designers you love. Mind blown in three, two, one...