BEAUTY WITHOUT BORDERS: Mongolian headdress. One of the most colorful and original items of Mongolian national dress is the traditional head wear. The Mongolian headdresses differs in shape and purpose.
photo - My Modern Met Photography is one of the best ways to preserve traditions, and that is just what Slavic workshop Treti Pivni (translated as Third Rooster) is doing with their series of women and children in traditional Ukrainian headdresses.
Tuvan girl in traditional dress. The Tuvans or Tuvinians (Tyvan: Тывалар, Tyvalar; Mongolian: Tuva) are a Turkic ethnic group living in southern Siberia. They are historically known as one of the Uriankhai, from the Mongolian designation
Afar Bride, Djibouti ~ "Sebera Seko, a Muslim bride from the family of the Sultan of Tadjourah, enhances her already considerable beauty with some of the most exotic gold jewelry found in the Horn of Africa. Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher
"They were all Turcomans, the ladies in red chintz covered with flowers, the men in plain red or more rarely in gorgeous multi-coloured silks woven lightning zigzags” -Robert Byron in The Road to Oxiana.