The traditional Romanian blouse is called “ie”, and it is one of Romania’s most important pieces of folklore. With wide sleeves, traditional motifs, and natural colors, this blouse inspired many fashion designers, and it recently started receiving more and more international fame.
The traditional Romanian skirt is called ‘fotă’ The ‘fotă’ is a richly ornamented wrap-around skirt made out of a rectangular piece of woolen fabric worn at the waist. Alternately, it can be made of two pieces of woven material that cover the front of the body (like an apron) and the back.
Viorica E Onut in photo