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What is the national dress of Canada?

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Canada does not have a national dress. Folk dress for females included crinoline or hoop skirt, wide dresses with gigot-style sleeves and peplum attached bodice. Folk dresses for men included decorative waistcoats, shorter trousers known as breeches, cane and cufflinks and sash.

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In the confederation era of Canada, professional, sports and clubwear were the three classes of clothes worn by men as reported by the History Museum of Canada. Some typical aboriginal clothes included moccasins and leggings made from leather fabric. Since the 1770s, people in Quebec wear Capot. Capot resembled a cloak initially, but it is now considered as a heavy overcoat.

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