Women's clothing is clothing worn by females. It had a different character in different historical periods and has a significant variety of types and functional styles. Clothing serves several purposes, and each piece of clothing can combine functionality and decorativeness, which in modern culture is often higher in women's clothing than in men. Clothing can serve and be selected to 1) protect its carriers from adverse external influences of natural (warm clothes in cold weather, headgear from the sun) and man-made (working, protective clothing, including uniforms and protective equipment of power structures, where women serve as well , medical clothing) of a character; 2) creating a business (working), home or festive atmosphere; 3) the designation of the occupation and the official position; 4) expression of personal beliefs, in particular, religious; 5) decorating the figure and emphasizing the strengths of the physique. The variety of options available to the population and clothing styles is associated with the development of each given culture and the degree of its freedom and openness.