Although many regions within Italy have traditional clothing reflective of that area's history and traditions, there is no official national costume of Italy. This is possibly because Italy, as the country as it is known... More »

There are numerous traditional costumes in Mexico, but the most common national wear for women includes the quechquémitl, a skirt and huipile, and puebla dresses. The quechquémitl is a colorful poncho, worn on special oc... More »

The national costume of Spain is generally considered the Andalusian-style dress, which is referred to as the flamenco. Traditional Spanish fashion during the 16th century combined heavy fabrics with decorative styles in... More »

The Danish national costume emerged around 1750, and served as the primary dress code for Danish citizens through 1900, with variations in clothing styles, colors and fabrics among regions. Danish national costumes outfi... More »

Brazil's national costume can be found during its annual Carnival celebration, which boasts the traditions, cultural influences and customs of the country. The costumes boast bright colors, exquisite details and reflect ... More »

Some typical wedding night traditions are for the groom to carry the bride over the threshold of the room where they are to spend the night, decorating the room with scented candles and flowers, playing romantic music, u... More »

French-Canadian traditions include the holidays Dollard Day and St. Jean Baptiste Day, as well as traditional clothing with historical roots in the province of Quebec. French-Canadian food traditions include tourtière, r... More »