In ancient times, everyone—men, women, and children—wore skirts. But when the ancient nomadic tribes of the European Steppe domesticated horses, they quickly realized that skirts weren't ideal for riding. So they split the skirt into two legs, and their warriors became the first people to wear trousers, a concept the tribes spread to the nations they battled, from the Chinese in the East to the Romans in the West. Even after pants had been...Continue Reading