These are the most googled fashion questions

And they will surprise you…

google fashion questions

And they will surprise you…

Let’s face it, what would we do without Google? From sourcing the best pop-up bars, to finding out how tall Tom Cruise really is (1.7m FYI), there's no question the search engine can't answer.

And when it comes to fashion, the giant is just as much of a go-to, it seems. In 2016, people in the UK searched for lots of things, from memes and politicians to beauty and celebrities - and yes, Meghan Markle topped the list in case you were wondering (according to the Year In Search report).

In terms of fashion, the results were rather surprising. You might have thought fashionistas were dying to know how to wear a specific trend, but it turns out DIY and hacks were far more up their street.

In fact, the most googled question was… ‘How to get ink out of clothes’. Which to be honest, we didn’t know was still a thing. Who uses ink pens anymore?

There was definitely a theme, with most questions relating to fashion mishaps, from ‘How to get lipstick out of clothes’ - we’ve all been there ladies - to ‘How to shrink clothes’ and ‘How to get wax off clothes’.

Read on for the full list of most Googled fashion questions, and because we don’t want 2017 to be as crappy as 2016, we’ve got the tutorials to answer all your fashion woes too...

1. How to get ink out of clothes

2. How to tie a windsor knot

3. How to iron silk

4. How to use a needle threader

5. How to shrink clothes

6. How to get lipstick out of clothes

7. How to stretch a t-shirt

8. How to get chewing gum off jeans

9. How to clean white Converse

10. How to get wax off clothes

Penny Goldstone

Penny Goldstone is the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire, covering everything from catwalk trends to royal fashion and the latest high street and Instagram must-haves.

Penny grew up in France and studied languages and law at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris before moving to the UK for her MA in multimedia journalism at Bournemouth University. She moved to the UK permanently and has never looked back (though she does go back regularly to stock up on cheese and wine).

Although she's always loved fashion - she used to create scrapbooks of her favourite trends and looks, including Sienna Miller and Kate Moss' boho phase - her first job was at, sourcing the best deals for everything from restaurants to designer sales.

However she quit after two years to follow her true passion, fashion journalism, and after many years of internships and freelance stints at magazines including Red, Cosmopolitan, Stylist and Good Housekeeping, landed her dream job as the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire UK.

Her favourite part of the job is discovering new brands and meeting designers, and travelling the world to attend events and fashion shows. Seeing her first Chanel runway IRL at Paris Fashion Week was a true pinch-me moment.