Here are some interesting examples of important cultural fashion pieces in different parts of the world.
This traditional robe was once a key piece of Japanese clothing which was worn by most, if not all, of the population. Today, these kimonos are reserved mainly for special events and festivals, as well as different cultural occasions and purposes. These garments date as far back as the third century.
A kilt can be described as a type of pleated skirt. The kilt’s origins date back to the 16th century and have long been known as a key part of both Gaelic and Scottish culture. These kilts are typically worn to important events and festivals, as well as for more superficial and style purposes. While traditionally, the colour and pattern had significance, today it is up to the individual wearing the garment to choose their colour and pattern, depending on what it means for them.
Worn by men in different parts of western and northern Africa, the agbada is embroidered, often by hand, displaying impressive and traditional craftsmanship. Men often own several of these garments with each serving a different purpose.
Clogs are a staple for many Dutch, Swedish and Nordic women. These clogs have traditional and historical significance but have also maintained their place in the world of fashion today, being worn for their style, as well as their comfort and practicality.
These scarves are woven by hand and crafted in beautiful Kashmir. Persian women wear and sell these garments, and the detail in each one makes it unique and stunning.