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Everything you need to know about bunad, the outfit everyone in Norway wears on 17.mai

By Asa Hedvig Aaberge
Vogue Scandinavia

Photo: Sara Tønnessen for Aurland

What is the deal with the embroidered, bejewelled outfits Norwegians dress up in mid-May? Here's a brief explanation of the bunad - and what it means for Norwegians today