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Bridal dress from Telgárt / Czech

Nigeria | Peul/Fulani woman

Yemeni girl wearing a traditional bride costume

Laos | "This Akha Nuqui infant sports a cap colorfully embroidered and adorned with coins and talismans for luck and safekeeping. When she reaches adolescence and weds, she will change roles, adopting the sail-like headdress of her mother." | Image and caption ©Victoria Vorreiter

Nenets woman wearing a traditional Yagushka (coat) made from Reindeer & Arctic Fox skins. Yamal, Siberia, Russia.

Wealthy young woman afternoon shift dress Reconstruction (1930) Kalocsa, Hungary

Myanmar, Burma, Kengtung. An Akha woman wearing traditional costume with a headdress of silver and beads. | © John Warburton Lee

Traditional bride costume from Schaumburg-Lippe, Germany

Basque Country: The Basques of northern Spain attempt to use their bizarrely unique national dress as an outlet to express their independent history, customs, and tradition as the only surviving Spanish community free of Latin historic influence.

A Yemeni bride wearing (Gargoosh) عروس يمنية بالقرقوش Arabic - Islamic traditional costume

Traditional costume for a wedding in St. Georgen. Photo by Gregor Hohenberg

Nagaland, NE India, A Konyak Naga lady adorned in traditional finery. © Rokovor Vihienuo

Turkmenistan's traditional clothes

The Kayan women are famous for wearing brass rings around their necks, leading to the illusion of an elongated neck created by the depression of their collarbone.

The Himba people are an ethnic group of about 20,000 to 50,000 people living in northern Namibia, in the Kaokoland region. They are a nomadic, pastoral people and they breed cattle and goats. They wear little clothing, but the women are famous for covering themselves with otjize, a mixture of butter fat and ochre, possibly to protect themselves from the sun. The mixture gives their skins a reddish tinge. This symbolizes earth’s rich red color and the blood that symbolizes life, and is consist...

Miss Mucaniama, Himba tribe Angola. Himba women are famous for covering their body and hair with a paste made of butter, ochre (hematite powder) and ashes, called otjize, which is supposed to protect them from the sun and the insects. The red complexion it gives to women’s skin, is considered a sign of beauty. © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue...

Museum Of Traditional Costumes And Corfiot Folk Music (Pelekas) - Located just outside the hilltop village of Pelekas, Corfu is this wonderful private collection of costumes dating back to the 19th century. Originating from both Corfu and the rest of Greece, the collection has been amassed over many years by the museum’s curator and is housed in her family home.

Kraig Lieb - Mongolian Man in traditional clothing, horse racing competition, Naadam Festival, Khui Doloon Khudag

Sami child in traditional costume.

A Scottish woman in her traditional costume (Image: Martin)

Traditional costume in Bhutan. (Bhutan, South-Central Asia)

Traditional Costumes of Sardinia

Africa | Amazigh girl in traditional costume during the Kawafil Festival. Morocco, 2013 | ©Nawzad Skekhany.

Bridal Dress, Hebron, Palestine | © Majida Awashreh. { this is just one out of 192 photos that she has put together on Palestinian traditional costumes, so if your interested click on the link }