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15 Beautiful Traditional Costumes

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Today we bring you the inspirational and fetching traditional costumes from countries all around the globe. It’s so interesting to denote that every national attire is connected to the countries’s religion, weather conditions and environment colors or materials – no its not “made in China” and it couldn’t be.

Everyday we get closer to the what so called Global Village, living in our “international city lives”. We’re walking towards a society that is disconnecting from its own traditions and values, even having plans and subsidies fighting against it. The concept of “being born in”, “raised in” and “living at the moment” are always a topic but at the same time the dialogue on self identity and cultural heritage has been gaining space and importance as we now realize how it moves our lives and how it conducts our actions in a deep way. We couldn’t agree more. More than beautiful, every country’s own traditions give a sense of strong belonging to its people, what we all seek. No beautiful dress from Gucci could replace the feeling of dignity that comes from wearing your country colors. We think it’s criminal to lose these traditions.

Even when seamless, we can perceive a strong sense of honor in each one of their facial expressions. They wear the costumes on the body, heart and soul.

So, here’s to cultural heritage and its delightful feast for the eyes and soul!

From traditional China to relaxed Brazil, from cold Siberia to the hot Inca Festival in Peru, we give the world’s finest selection on traditional costumes.

1. PASHTUN DRESS, AFGHANISTAN

Afghan pashtun dress

 

2. THE HANFU, CHINA

China - hanfu

 

3. DROKPA COSTUME, KASHMIR

Drokpa tribe (kashmir, jammu)

 

Drokpa tribe (kashmir, jammu)2

 

4. KIRGHIZ WOMAN ATTIRE, KYRGYSTAN

kirghiz woman - kyrgystan

 

5. THE MASAAI BLANKET, TANZANIA & KENYA

maasaiblanket

 

masaai (tanzania, kenya)

 

masaai blanket

6. HANBOK, KOREA

korea

 

7. DEEL, MONGOLIA

Mongolia

 

8. BURYAT, YUKUTSK PEOPLE, SIBERIA

Yukutsk - russia

 

9. WODAABE WOMEN ATTIRE, NOMAD AFRICAN TRIBE

BBC Human Planet : Wodaabe Gerewol , Niger , Africa Wodaabe_women

 

10. THOBE, PALESTINE

Palestina

 

11. INCA CLOTHING, PERU

peru - solfest peru

 

12. DINKA BEADED CORSETS, SUDAN

 

sudansudan 2

13. KURTE, TURKMENISTAN

 

turkmen dress turkmen_girls_daniel-islami

 

14. BAIANA, BRAZIL

brazil2 brazil

 15. KIDS TRADITIONAL ATTIRE 

laos children

Laos

 

ukranian girl

Ukraine

lederhosen dindrl - austria baviera

Austria


and heres this cute girl for you to smile

Peru

 

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