When were toga parties popular?
Homage to the Classical world sometimes manifested itself in the form of the toga party, which took place throughout the century and became particularly popular during the 1970s.
Did Animal House invent toga parties?
Animal House did not invent the “toga party,” but it did turn them into a permanent and popular fixture in American pop-culture.
Who wore togas first?
The toga was very much the defining Roman garment – in fact, non-citizens and many exiles were not allowed to wear it. The poet Virgil called the Romans ‘the togaed race/ gens togata ‘ (Aeneid 1.282), but despite that it was originally worn by both the Romans and the Etruscans .