Beautifully decorated and detailed outfits. Lots of high quality and expensive fabric. Everything was custom made/fitted to each person. Plenty of jewelry. Lots of money went in to a single outfit back in the day. The clothing represented status long before America was established.
In Cold Countries, People Wear Clothes Made Of Wool To Keep Their Bodies Warm. Wool Are Good Insulators Of Heat. Why Is This So?
Because it was created to keep sheep warm in the winter.