School Uniforms from Different Countries of the World
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There are many traditions concerning schools and school uniforms which are known at least since the Ancient Greece. Let's see what and how pupils wear in different countries.
Japan introduced school uniform in the late 19th century. Today, school uniforms are almost universal for Japanese public and private schools.
Japanese Schoolgirls, 1920, 1921
Short skirts appeared in 1990-s, girls tucked them for the way from home to school and brought back the original length when reaching the educational institution.
All public and most of private schools in Sri Lanka oblige students to wear white school uniforms.
Below: an example of a Muslim Sri Lanka school uniform
A magical purple colour, the girls look happy
A school uniform of Bhutan is a traditional national dress. Each school has its own colour.
There are three basic types of uniforms. Burgundy-white for juniors:
White and yellow for the middle forms:
Light blue top and dark blue bottom for high school students:
Students in North Korea look similar to Soviet pioneers. The main accessory is a red tie, a symbol of the Communist movement.
A uniform in Vietnam varies depending on the district where the school is located. But, as a rule, it is a light top, dark bottom and a red tie. High school girls wear comfortable white long silk dresses over white trousers.
Girls dressed in silk uniforms look very elegant
Traditional clothing is not only beautiful but also comfortable
In Britain, each school has its own uniform. Examples:
The King's School in Macclesfield
The Ryleys Preparatory School
Cheadle Hulme School
Christs Hospital School
And some more pictures from different parts of the world.
Uniform of one Mexican school
The Republic Of Ghana
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