In the April 2014 issue of National Geographic there is a feature on Breton Woman wearing their traditional enesembles representing the individual villages they come from In the northwest corner of France, these villages of Brittany have a strong sense of local pride. Until the 1950's it was the norm in these villages to wear their traditional garments everyday, some included 13” head dresses and collars on their dresses that had been starched to stand straight out. Nowadays there are only a hand full of women who wear these outfits, but there has been a resergance of younger girls who are interested in wearing the looks.
The following images were photographed by Charles Freger and list the name of the towns the garment comes from beneath the photo
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