The Dutch began to wear shoes made of wood because they could be made cheaply and could withstand laboring conditions. Wooden clogs were very useful for Dutch laborers, especially farmers and fishers, according to DutchW... More »

The Netherlands is famous for its wooden clogs, windmills, Gouda cheese, tulips and canals. Tourists flock to Noordoostpolder each spring to view the vibrant tulips at the Tulip Festival. More »

The national Belgian costume for men features a smock and beret. It is brightly colored, and it features a large white collar and wooden shoes. The national costume for women is a special gown with Celtic trimming and co... More »

Clothing trends in the '90s included denim overalls, printed vests, flannel, Dr. Marten's shoes, bike shorts, Girbaud jeans and crop tops. Popular accessories included rice necklaces, plastic tattoo chokers, chain wallet... More »

During the colonial period, blacksmiths wore clothing made from linen, wood and leather. Their basic wardrobe included a long-sleeved linen shirt, a linen or wool vestand wool or deer skin knee-length trousers. To cover ... More »

Dutch is not the same language as Danish. Dutch speakers live primarily in the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname, while Danish speakers live primarily in Denmark, Greenland and the Southern Schleswig region of Germany. More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

The people of the Netherlands, the Dutch, are famous for their frankness, independence, self-reliance, tolerance of individual differences and international influence. Their strong egalitarian values permeate many segmen... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions