Global Garbs

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Tobe, Sudan

A Sudanese woman wears a traditional tobe, which wraps around the body. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Tobe, Sudan
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Buddhist Monk, Myanmar

Wearing the robes of monkhood, a young Buddhist looks out from a monastery in Myanmar. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Buddhist Monk, Myanmar
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Procession, India

Colorful saris match the blossoms carried by women in Pushkar, India. Indian textiles encompass thousands of local styles and techniques. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Procession, India
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Matador, Spain

The matador’s costume is one of the most recognizable of Spain’s traditional garments. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Matador, Spain
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Global Garbs

An array of how people dress up world over. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Global Garbs
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Traditional Dresses, Provence

Women in Provence, France, wear traditional dresses for a memorial gathering. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Traditional Dresses, Provence
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Muslim Women, Iran

Women wearing Islamic dress navigate a busy street in Tehran. Muslim women commonly don concealing garments to maintain modesty. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Muslim Women, Iran
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Workers, Shanghai

Workers from Guizhou Province pause on a sidewalk in Shanghai. Western fashions and ideas have traditionally entered China through the growing city, a former treaty port hospitable to foreigners. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Workers, Shanghai
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Headdresses, India

Rough-cut turquoise stones adorn the headdresses of two women in Ladakh, a remote Himalayan region. Long, heavy robes are worn by men and women alike. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Headdresses, India
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Maasai, Tanzania

Maasai women wear colorful clothing and adornments as they walk on a plain in Tanzania. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Maasai, Tanzania
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Grandfather, Nepal

A man sits with his granddaughter on the outside of a temple in Bhaktapur in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley. His fabric hat"called a topi"is part of the Himalayan country’s traditional dress. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Grandfather, Nepal
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Folk Dress, Serbia

A Serbian woman wears traditional folk attire. In Serbia, the style of folk dress varies according to the region. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Folk Dress, Serbia
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Sun Protection, Shanghai

A woman wears a visor and sleeved shawl to protect her skin from the sun as she rides her bicycle in Shanghai. Many women in Asia cover themselves in light clothing to prevent sun damage. Image courtesy-National Geographic

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Sun Protection, Shanghai
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