What Did the Ancient Greeks Wear?

A type of tunic called chiton was worn by both Greek men and women.The back and front of chiton were fastened at shoulders with brooches.Based on profession and degree of activity,the chiton was either knee-length or long.Himation was another woolen garment,was coloured and sometimes embroidered,was worn by women over their chitons and men often wore it as their sole giarment.The warriors were armed with leather breastplates,metal studded leather, or metal plates sewn on cloth.