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Traditional Iranian Dress

Traditional Iranian Dress


Persian traditional dress

Although the majority of Iranian are Persian, Iran has a varied population that include different ethnic groups, Each with their own language, traditional and clothes.

Its easy to identify which region or tribe the person belongs to based on the colorful fabrics.



The clothes of bakhtiari nomadic tribe are rather versatile, accounting for the extreme weather conditions they may encounter during migration. Men wear tunics, wide trousers fastened at the ankle and wool skullcaps. Colorful, layered skirts paired with matching vests are common for women. Their long scarves are embellished with hand- stitched designed or ornaments.


Of Turkic origin, the Qashqai are another nomadic tribe. Women are distinguished by their voluminous. Multi layered, colorful skirts and long head scarves pinned under the chin, which allow loose pieces of hair to frame their face. Men’s round hats are made of sheep hair, which is unique to this tribe.


The south eastern Sistan and Baluchestan province borders Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the traditional clothes of this region therefore resemble the typical shalwar kameez of these neighboring countries. Along with pants and colorful embroidered knee- length dresses. Women adorn themselves with gold bracelets, necklaces and brooches and a second longer shawl often covers their head and shoulders.




Earthy tones dominate the traditional dress of Turkmen and women. Wearing long dresses with open robes, women often conceal part of their face with a cloth against cold weather, are the prominent feature of men’s garments.


In contrast to lur men, who favor neutral colors in their baggy  clothes, women lean toward bright, feminine colors with the trade mark stripes hemmed on the part cuffs.


Worn with long shirts and matching vests, floor_sweeping skirts with colorful horizontal strips at the bottom are the discerning feature of the traditional gilak wardrobe in the northern gilan province. men are distinguished by the wide cotton belt around the waist.

Bandar Abbas and Qeshm

The women in the southern part of town of Bandar Abbas and the island of Qeshm are notable for their brightly colored, floral chadors and Niqab which come in two types. The first gives the impression of thick eyebrows and a mustache from afar, aruse used in the past to fool potential invaders into mistaking women for men.


With pants worn underneath, the traditional skirts of the northern mazandaran region are known to be much shorter and prettier than in order regions. Cotton shirts and hunting trousers with the socks and boots worn just below the knee are typical for men.


In the village of abyaneh, the aging population has maintained their traditional clothes. Women continue to don airy below the knee skirt and their signature long, white floral scarves that cover the shoulders. Traditional men dress is wide-legged black pants, colorful vests, and wool skullcaps.

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