Traditional Brazilian clothing varies depending on both location and profession. For example, gauchos, or cowboys, will wear ponchos, baggy pants called "bombachas," wide-brimmed straw hats and sturdy boots, and cowherds, or vaqueiros, wear leather chaps with a coat and hat. One will see traditional clothing in the countryside, while areas with a heavier population tend to show more modern clothing styles.Continue Reading
Amerindians, native Brazilians who live in the Amazon, wear minimal clothing, just simple tunics. Instead of embellishing their clothing, the Amerindians instead choose to decorate their bodies with body paint and intricate hairstyles.
In urban areas, both men and women prefer modern Western clothing. Jeans are popular for both sexes, and the preferred fit is tight and tapered down through the leg. Often the jeans are embellished with sequins or embroidery. Brazilian women are proud of their bodies and prefer shirts such as halters. They also wear dresses and skirts that are tight-fitting and stop just above the knee, sometimes mid-thigh.
When it comes to business attire, women dress business formal but in a way that also showcases their feminine side. This includes tailored suits and stylish dresses. Their clothes tend toward crafted and colorful patterns.Learn more about Clothing
The ideal clothing resale solution varies by location, but two popular consignment stores are Clothes Mentor, with locations in 29 states as of 2015, and Buffalo Exchange, which has shops in 17 states. Threadflip is a popular choice for online consignment sales.Full Answer >
While modern Ojibwa people tend to dress like other Americans as of 2014, traditional Ojibwa clothing was usually made of deerskin. Men wore leggings and breechcloths, while women wore deerskin dresses and leggings. Men and women alike wore moccasins, also made of deerskin. Clothing was traditionally decorated with bones, porcupine quills, feathers and shells.Full Answer >
Clothing commonly worn in Mexico varies and is very similar to clothing worn in other countries such as the United States. The weather is warmer than many other climates, and lightweight cotton is very popular. Women wear dresses and skirts, as well as shorts and T-shirts and men often wear T-shirts and button-up or polo shirts. Shorts or jeans are acceptable attire for men, and cowboy hats and boots are also worn.Full Answer >
Polish people often wear more formal clothing than people in Western Europe and the United States. Women often wear pencil skirts, fitted blouses and high heels on the street. Men most commonly wear dressy-casual shirts and denim jeans with dress shoes.Full Answer >