Traditional Clothes by European Countries

folk costume (also regional costumenational costume, or traditional garment) expresses an identity through costume, which is usually associated with a geographic area or a period of time in history.

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Eastern Europe

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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

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Romania – Romanian dress

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Kokoshnik

Kokoshnik Russia – Sarafan, Kokoshnik, Kosovorotka, Ushanka, Valenki; (Sami) Gákti, Luhkka for colder weather

Chechnya – Chokha, Taqiyah (cap), Ushanka in cold weather

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Ukraine – National costumes of Ukraine: Vyshyvanka, Sharovary, Żupan, Ukrainian wreath

Central Europe

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Poland – Żupan, Kontusz, Rogatywka

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Czech Republic – Kroje

Hungary – National costumes of Hungary

Slovakia – Kroj (embroidered traditional dress)

Northern Europe

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Folkedragt

Denmark – Folkedragt

Faroe Islands – Føroysk klæði

Greenland – ParkaRahvariided

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Rahvariided

Estonia – Rahvariided

Finland – Every region has its own specific design of the national costume.

Iceland – Þjóðbúningurinn

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Ireland – Aran sweater, Irish walking hat, Grandfather shirt, Leine

Norway – Bunad; Sami: Gákti and for older weather Luhkka

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Bunad

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

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Pearly kings and queens

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

Southern Europe

Albania – Albanian Traditional Clothing

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Albanian Traditional Clothing

Andorra – Barretina, espadrilles

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Croatia – Croatian national costume, Lika cap, Sibenik cap

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Fustanella

  • 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
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Montenegrin Cap

Montenegro – Montenegrin cap

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ŠajkačaSerbia – Serbian dress, Šajkača, Opanci

Portugal – Every region has its own specific design.

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Gorenjska Noša

Slovenia – Gorenjska noša (Upper Carniola)

Spain – Every autonomous region has its own national costume.

Basque Country – Beret, espadrilles

Western Europe

Austria – Tracht, and Dirndl

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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.

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