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<p>Costumes: the traditional clothes of Skiathos were used on a daily basis up to 120 years ago.</p>

<p>The men wore pants and a tarboush with a long tassel. After the revolution of 1821 the pants were gradually replaced by trousers and jackets. This change of the local clothing towards a western type of clothing was generalized, so now it is over 70 years since the last person who wore pants has died. This has led to an inability to describe the male Skiathos costume.</p>

<p>The female costume of Skiathos had a better luck, and this because it was more beautiful and precious than the male costume, but also due to the conservatism of those times.</p>

<p>    It is made up of:</p>

<p>    1. Blouse: This is long, to below the knee and it has wide sleeves<br />
    2. Vest: This is crossed on the front, it buttons with two small buttons sewn onto the neck of the vest. Usually woolen or cotton and white in colour.<br />
    3. Socks: Up to the knee, knitted from woolen or cotton yarn.<br />
    4. Small fur: This looks like a small blouse made from felt, and it buttons with a knitted button at the neck; it has many sewn decorations called armatossia on the sleeves and under the armpits.<br />
    5. Bampoukli: A small waistcoat with sleeves made from velvet material. It buttons with two small buttons below the chest, thus showing off the golden-sewn collar of the blouse. It has many golden-sewn and silver decorations on the inside bottom part of the sleeves.<br />
    6. Kouzouka: A velvet or fabric waistcoat, open at the front and with decorations at the neck.<br />
    7. Kolovoli: A petticoat<br />
    8. Mallina: An internal skirt<br />
    9. Belt: Always golden, this was tied over the Bampoukli and had two tsaprakia at its ends, that is two engraved, gilded or silver buckles.<br />
    10. Waistband: a silk mantilla that ties at the front<br />
    11. Boktsa: A large woolen fimbriated mantilla that was worn in the winter around the shoulders with the two ends crossed before the chest.</p>

<p>The costume was accompanied by long earrings with coins, bracelets, rings, brooches, the koulaina, a fine golden chain from which hung coins.</p>

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<p>Costumes: the traditional clothes of Skiathos were used on a daily basis up to 120 years ago.</p>

<p>The men wore pants and a tarboush with a long tassel. After the revolution of 1821 the pants were gradually replaced by trousers and jackets. This change of the local clothing towards a western type of clothing was generalized, so now it is over 70 years since the last person who wore pants has died. This has led to an inability to describe the male Skiathos costume.</p>

<p>The female costume of Skiathos had a better luck, and this because it was more beautiful and precious than the male costume, but also due to the conservatism of those times.</p>

<p>    It is made up of:</p>

<p>    1. Blouse: This is long, to below the knee and it has wide sleeves<br />
    2. Vest: This is crossed on the front, it buttons with two small buttons sewn onto the neck of the vest. Usually woolen or cotton and white in colour.<br />
    3. Socks: Up to the knee, knitted from woolen or cotton yarn.<br />
    4. Small fur: This looks like a small blouse made from felt, and it buttons with a knitted button at the neck; it has many sewn decorations called armatossia on the sleeves and under the armpits.<br />
    5. Bampoukli: A small waistcoat with sleeves made from velvet material. It buttons with two small buttons below the chest, thus showing off the golden-sewn collar of the blouse. It has many golden-sewn and silver decorations on the inside bottom part of the sleeves.<br />
    6. Kouzouka: A velvet or fabric waistcoat, open at the front and with decorations at the neck.<br />
    7. Kolovoli: A petticoat<br />
    8. Mallina: An internal skirt<br />
    9. Belt: Always golden, this was tied over the Bampoukli and had two tsaprakia at its ends, that is two engraved, gilded or silver buckles.<br />
    10. Waistband: a silk mantilla that ties at the front<br />
    11. Boktsa: A large woolen fimbriated mantilla that was worn in the winter around the shoulders with the two ends crossed before the chest.</p>

<p>The costume was accompanied by long earrings with coins, bracelets, rings, brooches, the koulaina, a fine golden chain from which hung coins.</p>

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Skiathos costumes… :: |TRIBUTE Skiathos Costumes

Costumes: the traditional clothes of Skiathos were used on a daily basis up to 120 years ago.

The men wore pants and a tarboush with a long tassel. After the revolution of 1821 the pants were gradually replaced by trousers and jackets. This change of the local clothing towards a western type of clothing was generalized, so now it is over 70 years since the last person who wore pants has died. This has led to an inability to describe the male Skiathos costume.

The female costume of Skiathos had a better luck, and this because it was more beautiful and precious than the male costume, but also due to the conservatism of those times.

  It is made up of:

  1. Blouse: This is long, to below the knee and it has wide sleeves
  2. Vest: This is crossed on the front, it buttons with two small buttons sewn onto the neck of the vest. Usually woolen or cotton and white in colour.
  3. Socks: Up to the knee, knitted from woolen or cotton yarn.
  4. Small fur: This looks like a small blouse made from felt, and it buttons with a knitted button at the neck; it has many sewn decorations called armatossia on the sleeves and under the armpits.
  5. Bampoukli: A small waistcoat with sleeves made from velvet material. It buttons with two small buttons below the chest, thus showing off the golden-sewn collar of the blouse. It has many golden-sewn and silver decorations on the inside bottom part of the sleeves.
  6. Kouzouka: A velvet or fabric waistcoat, open at the front and with decorations at the neck.
  7. Kolovoli: A petticoat
  8. Mallina: An internal skirt
  9. Belt: Always golden, this was tied over the Bampoukli and had two tsaprakia at its ends, that is two engraved, gilded or silver buckles.
  10. Waistband: a silk mantilla that ties at the front
  11. Boktsa: A large woolen fimbriated mantilla that was worn in the winter around the shoulders with the two ends crossed before the chest.

The costume was accompanied by long earrings with coins, bracelets, rings, brooches, the koulaina, a fine golden chain from which hung coins.

PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE AMAZING TRIBUTE FROM THE 7 DAYS SECTION OF THE NEWSPAPER KATHIMERINI