A folk costume (also regional costume, national costume, or traditional garment) expresses an identity through costume, which is usually associated with a geographic area or a period of time in history.
Slutsk StashBelarus – Slutsk stash, the national type of wimple.
Bulgaria – Every town has its own design of a national costume, with different types of clothing items traditional for each of the ethnographic regions of the country
Romania – Romanian dress
Kokoshnik Russia – Sarafan, Kokoshnik, Kosovorotka, Ushanka, Valenki; (Sami) Gákti, Luhkka for colder weather
Chechnya – Chokha, Taqiyah (cap), Ushanka in cold weather
Ukraine – National costumes of Ukraine: Vyshyvanka, Sharovary, Żupan, Ukrainian wreath
Poland – Żupan, Kontusz, Rogatywka
Hungary – National costumes of Hungary
Slovakia – Kroj (embroidered traditional dress)
Denmark – Folkedragt
Faroe Islands – Føroysk klæði
Greenland – ParkaRahvariided
Estonia – Rahvariided
Finland – Every region has its own specific design of the national costume.
Iceland – Þjóðbúningurinn
Ireland – Aran sweater, Irish walking hat, Grandfather shirt, Leine
Norway – Bunad; Sami: Gákti and for older weather Luhkka
Sweden – Sverigedräkten has varied from region to region but since 1983 has an official National Costume in one common version; 18th century: Nationella dräkten; Sami: Gákti, Luhkka for colder weather.
England – English country clothing, Morris dance costumes, Pearly kings and queens, Flat cap, English clogs
Cornwall – Sou’wester hat, fisherman’s smock, gansey, bal-maiden clothing.
Scotland – Highland dress: Kilt or trews, tam o’shanter or Balmoral bonnet, doublet, Aboyne dress, and brogues or ghillies.
Wales – Traditional Welsh costume
Albania – Albanian Traditional Clothing
Andorra – Barretina, espadrilles
Croatia – Croatian national costume, Lika cap, Sibenik cap
- Greece – Fustnella, Amalia costume; Ancient Greek clothing: Peplos, Chiton.
- Italy – Italian folk dance costumes; Roman clothing: Toga, Stola
- South Tyrol – Tracht and Dirndl
- Sardinia – Every town has its design of a regional costume.
- Sicily – Coppola, Arbereshe costumes
- Kosovo – Traditional clothing of Kosovo
- Macedonia – Macedonian national costume
- Malta – Għonnella
Montenegro – Montenegrin cap
ŠajkačaSerbia – Serbian dress, Šajkača, Opanci
Portugal – Every region has its own specific design.
Slovenia – Gorenjska noša (Upper Carniola)
Spain – Every autonomous region has its own national costume.
Basque Country – Beret, espadrilles
Austria – Tracht, and Dirndl
Belgium – Bleu sårot
France – Every region has its own specific design of the national costume.
Germany – Every region has its own specific design of a national costume.
Liechtenstein – Tracht, Dirndl
Netherlands – Dutch cap, Klompen; poffer
Switzerland – Every canton has its own specific design of a national costume.