fashion facts Selected as the most interesting among World War II related questions in World War II quiz Which luxury fashion house manufactured uniforms for SS using slave laborers?Hugo Boss. In the 1930s, Hugo Boss advertising slogan was a "supplier for National Socialist uniforms since 1924". To meet demand in later years of the war, Boss used about 40 prisoners of war and about 150 forced laborers. In 1946, Hugo Boss was fined a heavy penalty as an activist and beneficiary of National Socialism but his business survived. In 1997, the company appeared in a list of Swiss dormant accounts.Created by: globalquiz.orgNazis facts » What does the term "Haute couture" means?High sewing. Haute couture, French for "high sewing" is the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. It is a high-end fashion that is constructed by hand from start to finish, made from high-quality, expensive, often unusual fabric.Created by: Ninjaiclothes facts » Pregnant women were prohibited from what, by Venetian law in 1430?Platform shoes. Chopines - high platform shoes were extremely popular among women of all classes in late Middle Ages Italy. Chopines, that could be as high as 30 inches, sometimes were causing serious injuries while falling down. Created by: smyruhistory of Italy facts » How didi Gianni Versace dit? (Italian fashion designer)He was shot to death. Going back from a walk on Ocean Drive, Florida he was shot to death right in front of his Miami Beach mansion by a serial killer named Andrew Cunanan. Couple of days later the perpetrator was found on a boat after committing suicide. The police established that he used on himself the same gun he shot Versace with.Created by: NinjaiItaly facts » The origin of the word "bikini" comes from ...The Bikini Atoll at the Pacific Ocean. The name for the bikini design was coined in 1946 by Parisian engineer Louis Réard, the designer of the bikini. He named the swimsuit after Bikini Atoll, where testing on the nuclear bomb was taking place.Created by: Ninjaibeaches facts » Who is consider to be the founder of miniskirt?Mary Quant is a Welsh fashion designer and British fashion icon. She was one of the designers who took credit for the miniskirt and hotpants, and by promoting these and other fun fashions she encouraged young people to dress to please themselves and to treat fashion as a game.Created by: Ninjaiculture facts » Play World War II quiz and see all the questions.