The world is enveloped by the fashion fire. Everyone takes great effort to learn about the new upcoming trends and buy them instantly. Although the world is reduced to a global village yet the traditional clothes from each country is still popularly worn. Few of them are worn regularly and few are worn on special occasions yet it’s an integral part of their identity. Sometimes fashion designers pick elements from traditional clothes from all across the world and incorporate them in their design. So if you’re a fashionista it’s very good to know about the few famous traditional clothes from all across the world. So here are few of them,
1.Kebaya; Indonesia: Kebaya emerged in between 16th and 17th century. It is still popularly worn by women in Bali and other parts of Indonesia. Originally it was a blouse with a sarong but a lot of variety is present now. From ex presidents to common people, everyone can be found wearing Kebaya. It holds a lot of importance in their culture. It is considered as their national dress. It can be made of silk, cotton, polyester, nylon etc. Mostly elaborate embroidery is done over them which not only holds the legacy of the country but also looks astounding.
- Saree; India: Saree is one of the most popular attire in the world which is a traditional dress of India. It is worn by Indian women. It is a piece of cloth which is unstitched and usually between 5 to ten metres. It is wrapped around the waist and one end hangs from the shoulder. It can be worn in different styles as it is unstitched. It is worn with a blouse which compliments the saree. It is a very graceful attire which is worn very regularly by Indian women.
- Kimono; Japan: The word kimono means clothing. It is one of the most famous representation of the country. It is worn by both males and females. Female kimonos have more number of parts and designs in comparison to men. It’s a long V neck gown where one layer is placed over another layer and tied with an obi. The sleeves are wide. Kimonos are mostly worn on weddings, new year eves, tea ceremonies etc.
- Dashiki: Africa: It is an extremely popular piece of garment worn by Africans. It is a V necked long shirt which is extremely comfortable and worn popularly by men. Dashiki has not only won hearts of Africans but it is also dearly worn by many celebrities all across the globe.
Traditional clothes are a very important method of preserving culture of a country or a place. Every thread carries a lot of emotions, every attire has a different story. It’s not just another piece of cloth or a new trend. It represents a country’s culture and history. No matter what trend comes and goes, traditional clothes should always find a corner in our wardrobes.