Why Does Santa Where Red and White?

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One legend attempts to explain why Santa wears red and white. Santa met a squire who wore a lovely suit made from red deerskin and with trimmings of soft white ermine fur around the collar, cuffs, and bottom. The hat also was made from the white fur. Desiring a similar suit but not able to afford it, Santa instead asked a seamstress to make one for him that was similar to the squire’s. The seamstress made a similar suit from strong woven material that had been dyed rich red. For the trimmings, she used white rabbit fur. However, she made the mistake of sewing the suit for a big man rather than the smaller stature that the Santa then was. This is the reason why pictures of that Santa, popularly known as Nicholas, depict him wearing a loosely fitting red suit held around the waist by a belt.
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One possibility is Santa Clause honors a bishop in Turkey name Nicholas. Bishops wear read and white. Another is that Santa is from a Dutch folklore and he originally wore green and
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