Organization or the device of clothes were dictated, on the one hand, by material, with another - fashion of that era. On canons of fashion of that time the dress was not cut. The cut-out suit, in modern sense of this word, the Greek clothes did not know.
The simplest form which meets at Greeks it - karbatin3, at the same time the most widespread type of antique footwear. It represented the piece of cow (volovy) skin which is cut out in the form of a sole which was attached to an ankle by the laces passed through holes in a leather sole.
On some monuments of arts, especially on statues of Athena, images at the same time of two clothes – an Ionic tunic and a peplos meet. The realistic treatment of a sculpture creates a fair idea of two various fabrics: soft and quite fine fabric of a tunic and the dense, falling heavy folds, - a peplosa, podpoyasanny over a diploydiya the second belt that gives it a little courageous look.
Lists of vases of the VI century belong BC to the most ancient images of the Greek suit. On them clothes from fabrics with geometrical and vegetable drawing are presented. Though later on time, they perfectly illustrate the description of clothes of Hera given by Homer.
In antique time the magnificent top raincoat which usually was worn over a tunic, was called (faros), more modest was called a hlain (chlaina). the aristocracy carried. It was from expensive Egyptian cloth, the true beautiful purple color. Later it was a little extended. This longer raincoat with a large number of folds received the name.
Symmetry of a suit was defined not only a rectangular piece of a matter of which it was made, but also its understanding. The clothes entirely submitted to natural lines of a human body and favourably they shaded.
During the classical period of the man wore hair short, a round small beard and moustaches. Young men shaved the person, they had long curled ringlets which are picked up by a metal hoop – fillet (fillet). Greeks considered a beard as the dignity of the man. Sculptors represented great people with a young face, age emphasized with a beard.