Greek traditional dress

Explore the beauty and elegance of Greek traditional dress. Discover top ideas for incorporating this timeless fashion statement into your wardrobe and embrace the charm of Greek culture.
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Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an ethnic group which inhabit the lowlands of western Thessaly, just east of the Pindus mountains. They mostly inhabit villages in the area surrounding the cities of Trikala, Karditsa, Sofades and Palamas. Some villages in the area are still inhabited solely by Karagouni. Here is a map of Thessaly. They have retained their folk costume longer than many parts of Greece…

A Clockwork Wren
Traditional costume of Greece. When did Greek men begin to wear skirts? - Greek Traditional Dress, Traditional Fashion, Traditional Outfits, Traditional Wedding, Traditional Clothing Around The World, National Clothes, National Dress, Folk Clothing, Greek Clothing

Many people imagine Greek traditional costume as a toga (a piece of linen cloth wrapped around the body), but this is completely wrong. The national clothing of Greece is very modest, colorful, multilayered, and unique. Of course, there are some regional features and many variations of garments, but in general, the typical styles of Greek traditional costumes are related.

Nana Christou
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Nicolas Sperling (1881 - 1940) was an artist active in Egypt, and best known in Greece for his collaboration with Antonis Benakis. A collector of historical artifacts and art, Benakis entrusted the illustration of his publication, Hellenic National Costumes, to Sperling, who came to Greece for this reason. A meticulous illustrator with an eye for detail, Sperling created a number of watercolor paintings, sadly passing away abruptly before completing the collection originally selected. In…

Penny Heisler