[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world - P72 - Discover the beauty and meaning behind the Serbian traditional costume
(worldkings.org) While it has lost all ground to international fashion trends among the younger sections of society, traditional Serbian costume will find its way into national events and plenty of tourist attractions.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P43 – Áo Dài : National pride of Vietnamese people
(WorldKings.org) With its long and extensive history, that dates back to as early as the 18th century, Áo Dài (a traditional Vietnamese long dress) is not only a unique symbol of the feminine beauty, but is also a deeply ingrained part of our culture and mind. Despite overcoming some difficult times in the country’s history, Áo Dài has carried its national identity and spirit, and has never lost its unique vitality, since its creation. Almost unanimously, it is considered to be an outstanding work of art – a distinctive, elegant beauty of the Vietnamese.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P38 - Liqui liqui: The traditional outfit emphasizes the strong masculinity of the man in Venezuela
(WorldKings.org) The liqui liqui is the national costume for men in Venezuela. It is also worn in Colombia. It has its origin in the Llanos, a geographical region of South America located in Venezuela and Colombia.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P35 - Bamileke mask : The elaborate mask contains the culture of the Bamileke tribe, Africa
(WorldKings.org) The Bamileke are Grassfields people. They are the largest ethnic group in Cameroon and inhabit the country's West and Northwest Regions. The Bamileke are regrouped under several groups, each under the guidance of a chief or fon. They speak a number of related languages from the Eastern Grassfield branch of the GrassField language family. One of the most distinctive cultures of the Bamileke tribe is the Bamileke mask.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P36 - Maasai beadwork : The beaded ornaments represent Maasai cultural values and traditions
(WorldKings.org) Many of travelers are fascinated by the beautiful Maasai beadwork they find on safari in Tanzania. The beadwork is used to create accessories like necklaces, bracelets, pendants, anklets, belts, and sandals, as well as home décor and a number of household tools.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P33 - Basotho: The "blanket" contains the splendid culture of the Basotho people in South Africa
(WorldKings.org) The Basotho blanket is a distinctive form of woollen blanket commonly worn by Sotho people in the Lesotho and South Africa.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P32 - Lederhosen: The difference and liberal outfit of the Austrian people
(Worldkings.org) Lederhosen are short or knee-length leather breeches that are worn as traditional garments in some regions of German-speaking countries, inclusing Austria. The longer ones are generally called Bundhosen or Kniebundhosen.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P31 – Piupiu: A highlight in vibrant Māori people culture
(WorldKings.org) Traditional Maori clothing was made mostly from vegetation, animal skins, and natural fibres. Feathers, wood, and stone also played a very important role in the way that Maori of different ranks adorned themselves for various social occasions. Long, thin strips of inner bark were used in some regions to make flexible skirts or capes – such as the piupiu.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P30 - Quadrille Dress: A legendary symbol of the Caribbean countries
(WorldKings.org) A Quadrille dress is a bespoke dress worn by women in Caribbean countries. The quadrille dress is the folk costume of Jamaica, Dominica and Haiti. It is known by a different name in each country. The dress is worn during the quadrille dance.
[WORLDKINGS] Traditional clothing from around the world – P29 – Pagne: Costume that preserves many unique cultural features of West Africa
(WorldKings.org) The pagne, wrapper, or lappa, is a colorful garment widely worn in West Africa by both men and women. It has formal and informal versions and varies from simple draped clothing to fully tailored ensembles. The formality of the wrapper depends on the fabric used to create it.