A bunad, the traditional Norwegian costume, is more than just a fancy gown. You pick the pattern and colour yourself, and it represents your personal heritage and tradition. Wearing my trønder bunad makes me feel very special. It is a costume to be used when you meet up with people you care a lot about and I’m really looking forward to putting it on during big family gatherings this summer. This time of year brings multiple occasions like weddings and confirmations to show off with this beautiful national costume.
Words by Ellen Loxley, CEO at Lykkelig som liten
Photo by Jarle Hagen