Leaves & animal skins are worn.
The flax plant begins to be cultivated. Linen clothing in worn in the chalcolithic period.
With the intensification of sheep domestication, wool becomes the predominant fiber used in the Near East. It is much easier to grow, process & dye than linen.
The conquests of Alexander the Great bring Greek fashion sense to western Asia.
Second Millennium AD
Woven-to-shape finally gives way to cut-to-shape garments. Instead of simply, rectangular pieces of clothing, fabric is cut into panels that include gussets & godets.