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Traditional dress aound the world

Aug 29, 2020


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A sari consists of is 6 yards of fabric which when draped in a particular manner gives rise to an attire that is complete in every aspect. Sari draping is considered as an art and requires a lot of practice. The experienced person takes about 5 – 10 minutes to drape whereas a first timer can take a lifetime. A sari is such an outfit that adds to the style, attitude and confidence of the wearer. The sari is worn in different styles in various parts of India.

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Traditional clothing is an important part of a region’s history and identity. Some areas regard their national dress as an unofficial uniform, to be worn only on ceremonial occasions. In other societies, traditional clothing is mandatory for both men and women. The team at Escapade have been busy researching traditional clothing from across the globe. From the Russian Sarafan to the Japanese Kimono, take a look at their guide to the world’s most iconic folk costumes.