3000 year old trousers from China

Scientists from the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin have confirmed via carbon dating that a pair of trousers from a cemetery in Beijing, China are 3000 years old. Though earlier period clothing were of the skirt and cloak variety, the advent of horse riding ushered in the trouser format used in this study. http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25659-3000yearold-trousers-were-cut-like-justin-biebers.html#.U48SefldV8E