Traditional Dressup Arround The World

Today, very few communities around the world still wear their traditional dresses… Most of the communities are inspiring with the western culture.
What we wear is more than just material sewn together to protect us, our clothes are a signifier of our identity and culture. Here are a list of some cultural dress ups, who present their culture from their country to the world.

1. Sari, India

History of sari-like drapery is traced back to the Indus Valley Civilisation, which flourished during 2800–1800 BC around the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent. Cotton was first cultivated and woven in Indian subcontinent around 5th millennium BC. The sari (often spelled ‘saree‘), is a garment traditionally worn in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. 

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2. Tracht, Southern Germany and Austria

In many regions, especially Southern Germany, Bavaria and Austria, it is still acceptable to wear ‘tracht‘ on official occasions like weddings, festivals, Church. It is a type of Tracht which is based on traditional clothing of Alps peasants. Germany and Austria have many manufacturers of the outfits.

3. Balinese, Indonesia

Balinese temple dress, which is called adat dress, is not a matter of red and white for primary school (the colour of the Indonesian flag), blue.
It is compulsory attire for everyone for the temple. As with nearly everything in Balidress has a divine origin. According to manuscripts, Brahma created the world and then he created people.

4. Herero, Namibia

Namibia’s Herero people and learn about their rich history, culture, … woman with various traditional artefacts used by the Herero people.

5. Sámi clothing, Lapland

The national dresses of Sámi people are brightly colored traditional clothing. The Sámi people (also spelled Saami) are a Finno-Ugric people inhabiting Sápmi, which today encompasses large parts of Norway and Sweden, northern parts of Finland, and the Murmansk Oblast of Russia. The Sámi have historically been known in English as Lapps or Laplanders. Sámi ancestral lands are not well-defined.

6. Gho, Bhutan

Bhutan’s traditional dress is one of the most distinctive and visible aspects of the country. It is compulsory for all Bhutanese to wear national dress in schools, office and marriages.
While Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural diversity and richness are profound .

7. Flamenco dresses, Andalucía & Spain

If you are planning a holiday in Andalusia this summer you may already know about Flamenco dresses… more rarely “traje de guitarra” (guitar dress), seems to have its origins in Seville. It’s during the feria when they wear these gorgeous flamenco dresses, known in Spanish as “trajes de gitana” (gipsy dresses)

8. Changing the Guard, Seoul & South Korea

A bit of historical drama mixes with Seoul’s modernity each day in downtown Seoulwith the Changing of the Royal Guards at Deoksugung. Gyeongbokgung Palace is also a symbol of 14th-century Korea, striking a muted… … and Watching Gatekeepers Performances (Changing of the Guards) …. they will explain to you the each function and history of this building.

9. Coiffe,  France

Brittany is a relatively isolated region in France’s extreme northwest, and … The coiffeusually tops off an equally elaborate dress, skirt, and hat.
Bigouden historically known as Cap Caval, is, along the Bay of Audierne, the most south-western area of Bro Kernev in Brittany, south-west of Quimper, defined since 1790 in the French .

10. Kimono, Japan

Originally, “kimono” was the Japanese word for clothing. But in more recent years, the word has been used to refer specifically to traditional Japanese clothing. Kimonos as we know them today came into being during the Heian period (794-1192). . Straight-line-cut kimonos offered many advantages. The kimono that the world associates with Japan was actually created in the late-nineteenth century as a cultural identifier.

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