Among the nomadic Tuareg, traditional clothing among adults consists of face-coverings or veils of cloth. The Fulani, meanwhile, another nomadic population of Niger, wear little clothing, generally preferring to adorn themselves with a variety of coins, beads, earrings, necklaces and colorful charms.Know More
The Tuareg are generally situated between Mali in the west and Goure to the east. The Fulani are concentrated in the Dosso-Agadez-Maine-Soroa triangle. Both groups are known for their jewelry making, camel-hair textiles and leather bags, which they sell to tourists.
Elsewhere in Niger, used clothing sent from the United States is common as one of that nation's main exports to Niger.Learn more about Clothing
Traditional Colombian clothing includes the la pollera colora, ruana and sombrero vueltiao. The ruana is a cape-like piece of clothing traditionally worn in the Andean region of Colombian. It is made of dyed or undyed wool and worn wrapped around the shoulders as protection against the cooler weather of the mountains.Full Answer >
Polish national costume varies by region, though people in most regions wear clothing styles that are brightly colored and decorated with embroidery and beads. The traditional clothing of most regions in Poland consists of a full skirt and blouse for women and long trousers and a vest for men, according to the State Ethnographical Museum in Warsaw. Women also wear hats or headpieces that reflect their marital status and wealth.Full Answer >
A short-sleeved tunic, called the Ao Po'i, is one of the most important garments in traditional Paraguayan clothing. The Ao Po'i is worn by both men and women, layered over trousers for men and a long skirt for women. The garment is cut to about the mid-thigh and generally decorated with some kind of embroidery or other embellishments. It can be worn loose or tucked in.Full Answer >
England itself does not have traditional clothing or national dress, but it is found in other countries in the United Kingdom, such as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. The kilt and tartan are both famous components of the national dress in Scotland, with the tartan a part of the Welsh national dress as well.Full Answer >