finnish culture/traditions

Questions to the Finnish

_ is there a typical, traditional hat for the south in Finnland?

_ in fact, how important is the sauna for the Finnish?

_ what kind of symbol/association are birches for you

Posted in finnish culture/traditions, finnish stereotypes on November 16th, 2006 by Martina

Ivana Helsinki – Finnish Fashion Design – focussed on cultural patterns

Ivana Helsinki is a small fashion design company by Paola Suhonen in Helsinki.
Her design focusses on patterns based on finnish culture, nature and her childhood memories and her clothes really look very individually, special and finnish.
Due to copyright, I will just insert the link to her homepage and not display any of her patterns or photographies:

Posted in finnish culture/traditions, finnish patterns on November 2nd, 2006 by Martina