Men in AukÅ¡taitija wore grey, brown woollen caftans. Similar cloth was also used to make long trousers. A felt hat was an important part of their costume.
In Å½emaitija women wore long linen shirts. They were decorated red. Outer skirts were usually patterned with vertical stripes. Women in Å½emaitija were not satisfied with only two skirts, they wore even more. Especially colourful skirts were worn in northern Å½emaitija. They were woven with red, green, yellow, violet, dark red, white, and black stripes, although red was usually the dominant colour. Shirts were usually white with red narrow collars. Aprons for special occasions were wide, gathered at the waist and shorter than the skirt.
They were made of white linen. Bodices worn by most women in Å½emaitija were very different from those found anywhere in Lithuania. They had shortened waists, sewn under the chest. They were rather short, reaching only the waist. Women in Å½emaitija wore leather shoes with laces. The most popular headwear for young women in Å½emaitija were crowns made from silk ribbons. Most scarves in Å½emaitija were made of linen or cotton and were patterned red or white.
Men in Å½emaitija wore caftans sewed from woollen cloth. They were dark green or black. Caftans were gathered at the waist. Later caftans were replaced by coat. Under the caftans men wore long trousers and plain linen shirts. Men in Å½emaitija wore high boots.
The parts of the shirts that could be seen from under the bodice were embroidered. These included the collar, shoulder tabs, chest and cuffs. Skirts in DzÅ«kija were usually patterned with fine checkers. They also wore skirts with vertical stripes. Favourite colours: green, red and purple. Aprons in DzÅ«kija were made of linen with white and red or white and blue coloured checkers. Women in DzÅ«kija sewed their bodices for special occasions from silk or wool. Their favourite colours were dark red, green, blue and black. Womens footwear in DzÅ«kija was leather shoes. Girls in DzÅ«kija decorated their heads with crowns and galloons.
Men in DzÅ«kija wore caftans from grey woollen cloth. Long pants were made of the same cloth. Their footwear consisted typically of high or short boots.
Women in Suvalkija wore wide, gathered skirts which were vertically striped. They were dominated by one main color that was usually dark. Shirts here have wide beautifully gathered sleeves. Aprons are colourful replaced. On a dark background we can see multicoloured lilies, stars, and other patterns. Bodices were made of silk, wool. Suvalkija women wore leather shoes. In times of cold weather, women wore caftans.
Men in Suvalkija wore caftans pleated at the back. Men in Suvalkija wore long trousers. Tunic style shirts were sewn from white linen cloth and were sometimes decorated with pleats or white embroidery. They also wore high boots and hats with straight brims that were decorated with feathers and flowers.
Women in KlaipÄ—da wore embroidered shirts. Womens woolen skirts were striped lengthwise or checkered. They were wide and gathered. The skirts had narrow horizontal green, brown, blue, or yellow stripes and were pleated. Aprons were made of white linen and striped vertically or horizontally. Later aprons became darker, along with the entire costume. They were blue or brown tones. Bodices in KlaipÄ—da were sewn silk, velvet, or wool. The bodices were green or dark blue. Women in KlaipÄ—da wore leather shoes
Men in KlaipÄ—da wore dark blue or black caftans and linen shirts cut in a tunic style. They wore leather or colorfully embroidered belts, wore high boots with long trousers. Sometimes short boots and decorated wool socks with the short pants. Hats with straight brims were decorated with ribbons or sashes tied across the top of the hats.