― Costumes have always been an integral part in human history and in ancient civilizations in all parts of the world. Costumes were used to differentiate different people in different classes of society and they were worn during special occasions. ∙ One of the earliest civilizations to wear costumes was the Egyptian people. Their costumes were simple. However the wealthy people and wore ornate jewelry and makeup. The Egyptians wore linen garments because of the heat and humidity in the [...].