Clothing FAQs:

Q: Is clothing mostly restricted to human beings and is a feature of nearly all human societies?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clothing considered appropriate?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clothing often thrown out or donated to charity?

A: Yes, It is also sold to consignment shops, dress agencies, flea markets, and in online auctions.

Q: Is clothing to improve the comfort of the wearer?

A: Yes, and by protecting the wearer from the elements.

Q: Is clothing also often collected on an industrial scale to be sorted and shipped for re-use in poorer countries?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clothing in this category?

A: Yes, Ironed clothes are believed to look clean, fresh, and neat.

Q: Is clothing often made in what are considered by some to be sweatshops?

A: Yes, and typified by long work hours, lack of benefits, and lack of worker representation.

Q: Is clothing made of knit materials that do not readily wrinkle?

A: Yes, and do not require ironing.

Q: Was clothing first developed?

A: Yes, but some information has been inferred by studying lice which estimates the introduction of clothing at roughly 42,000–72,000 years ago.

Q: Is clothing less expensive than the labor required to repair it?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clothing generally worn in warmer seasons and regions than in colder ones?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clothing designed to be ironed before they are worn to remove wrinkles?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clothing always changing?

A: Yes, as new cultural influences meet technological innovations.

Q: Is clothing permanent press?

A: Yes, and having been treated with a coating that suppresses wrinkles and creates a smooth appearance without ironing.

Q: Is clothing considered a consumable item?

A: Yes.