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Fun Fashion Fact

Did you know that sequins became popular in the 1920s, inspired by the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 in which gold discs were found sewn to the young king’s clothing. Early sequins were made of metal, but by the 1930s lighter weight alternatives made of gelatin were introduced. One drawback: these would melt if your body grew too hot or you got caught in the rain.