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Q: Estimate delivery time to USA , Canada , Australia ?
A: By Air Mail 7-10 working days to all destination
By UPS EXPEDITED or TNT Economy Express 5-7 working days

Q: How many days you need to send an order ?
A: All paid orders are leaving factory next working day

Q: If item not in stock what is the estimate time for production ?
A: After you place an order of minimum 5 pieces per item we need 2 weeks to produce

Q: Do you accept special orders ?
A: Yes; send us a photo or a sketch of the costume you want and we can produce it
there is a minimum of 5 pieces per article and we need 2-3 weeks for production

Q: Are the costumes identical with the photo ?
A: Mostly YES but sometimes is possible to present some differences in the colors that are not considered fault
The reason is that we use textiles and other traditional materials that is hard to find them exactly the same
but if there are any differences we may send you a photo of the current version

Q: Do you sell costume parts ?
A: Yes we sell any costume part minimum 5 pieces per part
just email your request, if is in stock we ship at once else 2-3 weeks for production
we can also supply you with costume accessories like knee bands , head scarfs , sash , boots
tsarouchia , sandals and many others

Q: Do you have any other costumes in your collection ?
A: Yes, on Internet we promote the most popular costumes that we produce and have in stock all year round
we also produce costumes with embroidery heavy wool textiles , pure silk , velvet , exact copies of traditional costumes
from museums; these costumes are made as special orders and the cost depends on your requests

Q: What are the sizes of your costumes ?
A: For the adult costumes men and women we have sizes XS , S , M , L , XL according to EN 13402-2 European Clothing Size Standard
for children we use sizes 2 , 3 , 4 , 6 , 8 , 10 , 12 , 14 refering to age details and measurments on size table

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tradition is the history of our country, we follow the tradition characterizes the place and its people, popular, local traditional costumes with love and respect to tradition, quality and respect for tradition are the characteristics of our national costumes, Greek costumes local folk costumes traditional costumes from crafts stamco, Men's Costumes There are two main types of costumes for men. Foustanella and Vraka. In the central and southern regions of Greece wear the "fustanella". After the liberation of Greece in the first quarter of the 19th century, all male costumes in Peloponnesus took the form of the fustanella. Fustanella was worn by the Greek fighters of the 1821 revolution and today it serves as the official uniform of the Evzones, Greece's Presidential Guard. The fustanella skirt consists of 400 pleats symbolizing the years during which Greece was under Ottoman rule. The remainder of the costume is composed of a white shirt with very wide flowing sleeves, an embroidered woolen vest, a sash worn around the waist, and shoes (tsarouhia) with large pompons. The embroidery is made of spun wool and the belt is of a fine leather work. The Fustanella has changed in the meaning of detailed work, the length of the fousta, and, sometimes, the number of jackets worn. The sleeves have become decorative, resembling wings without the function of sleeves. After all the changes, it has become the standard Pan-Hellenic male costume used to the modern times. Extremely popular, this costume is now one of the world's most well-known traditional garments: Vraka The word vraka means generally the male Crete costume although this kind of trousers worn by the islands inhabitants of Greece instead of a fustanella. The men's costume is made of heavy wool felt to protect against the cold and is embroidered with black cord. In some island 'vraka' was worn by women too and was long, to the ankles, because during the Turkish occupation women wanted to hide their legs from the eyes of the Turks. The male Epirotan costume has also characteristic pair of pants, called 'bourazana' or 'panovraki', which resembles the Macedonian 'salvaria' or 'vrakia'. The pants are either white or black. Women's Costumes One general rule about the Women's costumes concerns the main parts of their traditional dress. Most of the mainland costumes in particular have a cotton chemise (poukamiso) as the basic garment. On the body, over the chemise, there is a sleeveless vest which is usually made of wool. These may be short or long. Sometimes dresses are of homespun wool, but in some areas they are made from finer factory woven wools. Colors are sometimes black, sometimes white. Sometimes in urban areas, they are made from velvet. Other important elements of the women's costumes are various types of aprons, sashes, and head coverings. The head coverings are usually large scarves of various materials and colors. Women's dresses were handmade embellished with detailed needlework and decorated in a rich and colorful fashion.Although there are some generalizations that can be made about the women's dresses and their styles and components, costumes of each area tend to be different. Look at these examples below. Amalia In our days the national costume of Greece, the one designated by Queen Amalia. She was the first queen of Greece, and was of Bavarian descent. The true Amalia skirt was originally green, but was later changed to blue. A long sleeved jacket is worn with the skirt. The hat has a long cord, (traditionally made of the woman's own braided hair), with a tassel. It was said that the longer the cord, the more favor that particular girl had in the court of Amalia. Tsolias - Fustanella In the Peloponnesus, Attica and generally Main Greece men wore the fustanella, a pleated white skirt that has prevailed as the official Greek man's costume. The Greek warrior of the revolution against the Ottoman rule/ occupation (1821) adopted the fustanella and later on it became the official dress of King Otto's court. Worn by diplomats and warriors, this costume was declared the national costume for men. Today we see men wearing this costume on certain celebrations, national holidays and by the soldiers/members of the special regiment (euzonoi).