Timor Leste: A Provinces of East Timor
There is a new kid on the block in the world of clothing. It’s called Timor Leste. This small island nation is located in Eastern Europe. If you are looking for international fashion then Timor Leste will be a great place to start. Here’s a little bit about the island and Timor Leste clothing.
Rags are the traditional clothing of the Timor Leste people. This part of the world is best known for hand knitted clothing that is produced all over Timor. Many timor products also have their names printed on the rags such as leggings, tops and socks. Rags have been around for hundreds of years, so you’ll find the most common pieces are rags with some variations being hand woven rags. These rags differ in color, size and thread count so here’s a brief rundown on Timor Rags.
Timor Leste is famous for it’s fine clothing which is often referred to as ‘traditional clothing’. Timor was an important cultural center during the centuries old time of European exploration. This region was known for its wool production, which is why the vast majority of Timor Leste clothing made in the area are made from wool textiles. These textiles come from the Palmaria islands in east Africa. Here are a few types of Timor wool clothing and Timor Leste wool rags:
The dress of choice for Timor and the surrounding area is a vibrant colorful ensemble consisting of bright pinks, yellows, oranges, reds, greens, browns, burnt orange, etc. The Timor textiles used for the clothing make up a unique fusion of different cultures, arts and designs. This is what makes Timor clothing so unique. Although these textiles have been around for many years, the fashion trends in Timor, especially the clothing, have only recently caught on.
As stated above, Timor’s textiles are grown in the region, which also gives them a higher value as compared to other textiles grown in other parts of the world. There are many Timor handloom suppliers that produce great quality Timor clothing of varying sizes. These textiles of timor, in the form of rugs are considered a luxury item as they are hard to make. However, Timor Leste, as the name suggests, has gained a lot of popularity in the last decade as many international clothing brands have set base camps in the country.
Timor clothing is famous for being made with wool. A typical Timor garment is a thick woven skirt made of wool and has a tasseled shirt worn in conjunction with it. The skirt is then finished with a silk tie-on decorated by braiding. Timor textiles are not only used for making clothing but they can also be worn as accessories. These textiles of timor, in the form of jewelries, scarves and purses can be bought from leading stores in Timor Town. They are quite expensive due to their high quality, but as all good things in life, once you own one, you will love it.
For those who are interested in buying Timor Leste clothing but cannot afford to spend a fortune, there are many discount and sale outlets in Timor Leste located in the cities of Caucedo, Grande Harbour and Inday. These outlet stores are actually open until late in the night and are known for their massive sales and clearance events. At these sales, you will find a wide variety of clothing items that include the famous textiles of Timor, handbags and souvenirs. These outlet stores are great places to get good bargains because their overhead is low and they get excellent supplies from their manufacturers. The government has also allocated funds for improving the infrastructure of the cities and for this purpose, local entrepreneurs have started establishing business casual shops.
The bulk of Timor’s population is rural and the bulk of its textile articles are sold in the towns of Caucedo and Inday. These towns have become the major distribution points for Timor Leste’s clothing exports. The textile industry of Timor Leste employs a total population of more than four million us. The manufacturers of Timor Leste’s clothing products employ an estimated total number of more than four hundred thousand us.
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