Incredible Cleopatra Facts That You Didn’t Learn in History Class

She Was a Fachion Icon in Rome

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When Cleopatra arrived in Rome with Julius Caesar, she got people talking. Not only were the Romans gossiping about her love affair, but the Egyptian Queen became a fashion icon amongst Roman women. Her hairstyle depicted the style of her Greek ancestors, which she often wore braided into a bun which was soon adopted by Roman women along with Cleopatra’s makeup and signature pearl jewelry.

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