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Styles in Vogue for Folk Culture
These dresses here are used for festivals, no matter what type.
These are the Quechua women of Colombia, and these women usually wear the mixed style dresses of Pre-Spanish and Spanish Colonial era. The mean usually wear ponchos, but not all the time.
This is a Kuna woman, and their traditional clothing usually consists of "moles" that are hand-made blouses with skirts.
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styles in vogue for popular culture
It was thought that only men could wear sombreros, but women can also wear sombreros and look just as good in them!
One piece of clothing that is almost a part of everyday wear is the ruana (cape), and these are worn especially in the cooler Andean regions. This piece of clothing is something along the lines of a shawl and a Mexican poncho combined into one.
Although men and women can wear sombreros, the sombrero vueltiao is favored by men, and it was originally a rustic headband for men before it evolved and actually became one of Colombia’s national symbols
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We hope you've learned lots about Colombian Clothing!
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