Traditional Fashion

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Dzi bead

Dzi (gzi) bead is a special stone worn as part of necklaces or bracelets in some parts of Asia, like... Read full article


Vinok or the Ukrainian wreath used to be traditionally worn by young single women that were ready fo... Read full article

Kasa – traditional Japanese hats

Kasa is a term used for group of different traditional Japanese hats. Word kasa turns into gasa when... Read full article


Hei-tiki is the pendant worn by the Maori people... Read full article


Kimono is a traditional Japanese garment. It is worn by both sexes and all generations of the Japane... Read full article


Perak is a traditional female headdress worn by women of the Ladakh region. Ladakh region is part of... Read full article

Mexican Sombrero

Mexican Sombrero (from Spanish “sombra” meaning shadow) is a traditional hat of relatively high ... Read full article

Dastar - Sikh turban

Turban is a type of headgear appearing in many cultures. One of the most famous turbans is worn by t... Read full article


Kilt is a knee-length garment with pleats at the rear. It is believed that its originated from the t... Read full article


Tagelmust (cheich or cheche) is a cotton garment traditionally worn by Tuareg adult men as both a ve... Read full article

Tuareg jewellery

The Tuareg people (Twareg, Touareg) are Berber nomadic people living in the interior Sahara region ... Read full article


Djellaba (djellabah, galabiya, jellab(a)) or darija is a traditonal northafrican long outer robe. It... Read full article


Deel is a traditional garment worn by the Mongols and some tribes in Central Asia. It is very common... Read full article


Sarong (sarung, lungi) is a piece of fabric worn around waist. Fabrics that are used have beautiful ... Read full article


Geta is a traditional Japanese sandal with an elevated wooden base or “dai” (in Japanese stand).... Read full article

La Peineta and Mantilla

La Peineta is a traditional Spanish ornamental comb. La Peineta has been popular since the 19th cent... Read full article


Red hair (ginger hair) has its colour because of the pigment called pheomelanin. Between 1 and 2% of... Read full article

Aso Oke hat

Aso Oke hat or “fila” is a traditional hat of the Yoruba people. It is popular in Nigeria and in... Read full article


Chapan is a coat people wear over clothes to protect themselves from the cold during winter. Chapan ... Read full article


Dirndl is a traditional dress of southern Germany, Austria, Liechenstein and the Italian region of S... Read full article


Meenakari (minikari) is a traditional form of Indian jewellry. It was first introduced to Rajasthan ... Read full article

Kente cloth

Kente is a traditional type of cloth made by the Akan people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast. Kente ("b... Read full article