Traditional Azores costume. I could rock this. Call me Elphaba.

Traditional Azores Costume -- looks like the basis for costumes in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

Images of Portugal | Traditional woman shoes (tamancas) made of wood, from Viana do Castelo. Portugal

Traditional woman shoes (tamancas) made of wood, from Viana do Castelo. Portugal - Images of Portugal

Gold, Portuguese culture: golden woman of Viana do Castelo

Viana do castelo. Gold, Portuguese culture: golden woman of Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo - Noivos | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Portugal: Portuguese wedding costume reveals a cultural and ethnic link to their Spanish relatives, with slight divergences to reflect Portugal's longer and distinct history. It is, interestingly, similar in many ways to Basque dress.

This portuguese traditional basket is entirely made by hand and from natural materials.  http://toinoabel.blogspot.com/

This portuguese traditional basket is entirely made by hand and from natural materials. I bought one the first time I went to Portugal!

OLIVA - Saia de lã com riscas escuras. Avental do mesmo tecido. Colete de rabichos azul. Lenço de chita garrida. Capucha de burel. Mitenes de lã. Meias brancas e tamancos. - Lit. Nacional - S/D - Dimensões: 15x10,5 cm - Colecção M. F. Silva

OLIVA - Saia de lã com riscas escuras. Avental do mesmo tecido. Colete de rabichos azul. Lenço de chita garrida. Capucha de burel. Mitenes de lã. Meias brancas e tamancos. - Lit. Nacional - S/D - Dimensões: 15x10,5 cm - Colecção M. F. Silva

Traje Regional, Portugal _MG_8168 by diario de..., via Flickr

Traje Regional, Portugal _MG_8168 by diario de..., via Flickr

I had one of this when I was a child. It's a traditional wool coat from Alentejo, south of Portugal, and looks great.

traditional wool coat from Alentejo, south of Portugal, and looks great.

Lavradeira Costume, Viana do Castelo, Minho province, Portugal

Ensemble Date: fourth quarter century Culture: Portuguese Medium: wool, silk, cotton, metal, glass

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