Scotland's traditional clothing primarily includes tartan patterns, called plaid in North America. This style of clothes, known as highland dress, often takes the form of kilts, sashes and shawls. Tartan typically has ho... More »

What we recognize today as traditional Swiss clothing is based on the garments worn by peasants and common people at the beginning of the 19th century. According to the Encyclopedia of National Dress, the Swiss designed ... More »

According to Scotland's official website, Scotland is most famous for whisky and golf, among many other products, cultures and traditions. Scotch whisky is revered all over the world and is quite possibly the nation's be... More »

Some interesting cultural facts about Scotland include details about the country's Highland Games, special holidays and food. The Highland Games occur in many communities across the country. The games are a mix of sports... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Traditional French clothing varies from one region to another, but it mainly consists of garments inspired by the rural costumes of the 18th century. For example, the traditional clothing of women in Brittany includes a ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Traditional Hindu clothing includes the dhoti and sari. The dhoti, consisting of a loose skirt or shorts that drape like a wrap, is worn by men with or without a long shirt. The sari is a 5- to 7-yard-long swath of fabri... More »

The traditional clothing of Hungary for men includes embroidered shirts, floppy hats, and pants tucked into boots made out of leather. Men also occasionally wear vests or coats, oftentimes with plentiful embroidery stitc... More »