According to Wikipedia, "A bunad is a traditional Norwegian costume, typically of rural origin". The reason for bringing up this topic today, is that our youngest daughter is about to get one. The day has been spent at a specialist shop called "Husflidstova" at Lindås north of Bergen.
Each district in Norway has it own kind of bunad. The ones in the picture are called Nordhordlandsbunad, and my daughter is having one based on the model to the right.
It is quite complicated to make these bunads. My wife is to do her bit (she has already made most of the ones for our two eldest daughters), but most of the work on this will be done by specialists.
Then, of course, there is the accompanying jewellery in silver...
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