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Galaxidi, Greece, in national costume

Welsh Ladies on vintage postcards

Spain | Traditional costume from the mountainous area of La Alberca, province of Salamanca in the autonomous community of Castilla y León. These also sometimes were worn as wedding dresses.

woman of the world.


cultures and societies as the prestigious outlook on high fashion and elegance. .

Dian Pelangi

layers and a saturated color paired with a neutral and a pattern

It is the men, not the women, who cover their faces in the Tuareg tradition.


Russian orthodox nuns

Release of nuns

Two nuns crossing 7th Avenue. Photo ©Liza Cowan

Orthodox nuns with children.

Orthodox Way of Life

Nuns during a musical at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, US – 1956 by Grey Villet (Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

nuns in the snow

Nuns from St. Elizabeth's Convent

skating nuns


nuns at altar from a 1944 Life feature on Carmelite nuns taking their vows

Walking Nuns in St.Peter Square

Walking Nuns in St.Peter Square