The most basic function of dresses is to provide warmth and protection. The need of a variety for dresses has generated fashion. Fashion has traveled a long way since the advent of first civilization on our planet. In the current scenario, it is a strong status symbol which provides group affiliations. Fashion never remains static. There are many aspects which influence fashion. However, today, in the time of globalisation, all cultures of the world are mingling with each other. This has generated a new era of fashion. In the past, dresses used to be the identity of not just the individual wearing it, but also the culture or group to which the individual belongs. It is necessary to peep into the history of fashion to know the current and future trends. This book embarks its reader on a voyage through time and tries to trace the history of fashion.