Russian sarafan dresses presented at Rusclothing.com are used for dance performances, ballets and theaters as well as on weddings and folk holidays occasions. All our traditional costumes are handmade and can be custom designed for any specific show. The pattern and style of folk dreses, incl. Ukrainian costumes, keep old traditions and embroidery signs. Red, blue, green, white, yellow - folk costumes color range is rich and various.
Originally Russian costumes differed from one region to another, but there were two main Russian dress types: sarafan based and poneva based costumes. Most dance groups perform in sarafan dresses as they are more stylish and convenient to do folk dancing without restricting movement freedom.
Old traditional costumes identified people living in towns and villages, their income and origin. Festive clothes and everyday traditional clothing, married woman's and young girl's clothes differed by details, decoration, color range. Red fabric cloth was considered to be the nattiest one for sarafan dress. Russian word "beautiful" comes from the word "krasny", the Russian for "red".
RusClothing.com is designed to be the best place to find most authentic collection of Russian clothing. Russian dresses, Ukrainian shirts, kokoshnik, kosovorotka, valenki and much much more! And not to forget famous Russian wool shawls. We want Russian clothing to be the combination of traditional folk art and today Russian fashion.
All our Russian clothing is handmade and can be customized to any needs. Made in Russia, shipped worldwide.