Tag Archives: Belgium

Is There a Museum of Folk?

I don’t know of a museum that specializes in European folk dress – those strange costumes worn for specific carnivals or traditional ceremonies. I am sure European regional museums collect local garments, but wouldn’t it be great to see these … Continue reading

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Shoe Icons – Eperon D’Or

If you haven’t checked out the web’s first virtual shoe museum Shoe Icons lately, then you may want to visit again because the Russian-based collection has recently acquired an incredibly important shoe collection from Izegem, Belgium. Izegem was the seat of the … Continue reading

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