Traditional children’s clothing from Norway

The post Norwegian Traditional Costumes for children -the Bunad was suddenly trending on Little Scandinavian yesterday, which reminded me that I’ve lately seen some inspirational photographs on Pinterest, of children in Norwegian National costumes. Please note that this wouldn’t be complete without including the natives, the Sami. Here’s my absolute favourites!

The above image is by Per Breiehagen, as part of the magical photo series Anja’s Arctic Fairytale

Knitting has long traditions in Norway, and socks, gloves and hats are quick to produce -and so cosy!

Traditional fair isle knit, shown here with a ‘bunad’ bridal crown from the West Coast of Norway, as featured in Milk Magazine

A traditional girls Sigdals bunad from Norway. This is not an everyday outfit but kept for the best.

Girl in Norwegian bunad, shot by Finish Photographer Ajaton Joki

Sami girl, possibly shot in the 60’s or 70’s.

Sami boy, looking rather handsome in traditional outfit with leather trousers!

Girl in Ringerike bunad from Norway -and we love her ‘kyse’, the traditional hat.

Tiny Sami boy making his way in the snow -just delightful colours!

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