Loose, light skirts were worn in the summers made from cotton; a scarf or hat was used for protection from the sun. It’s composed of a long skirt, a bodice (‘corpiño’ in Spanish) and a lace apron or ‘delantal’. See 2 authoritative translations of Traditional clothes in Spanish with example sentences and audio pronunciations. It was always elaborate, yet elegant. When the Beatles visited Spain, they wore these hats. This regional costume is known for being colorful and elegant. It is mostly worn under the mantilla. As you can see from the picture above, the chulapas used to wear a tight white blouse with lantern sleeves, a polka dot skirt or a long dress, a head scarf with two carnations, and a ‘Manila’ shawl over the shoulders. The word farthingale is derived from the Spanish word verdugado, which means a type of wood, essentially the Giant cane. Perhaps, the only culture that influenced attire in Spain, was Moorish. It was usually made in rich fabric, but the ones made for everyday use, employed simpler fabrics. Copyright © Historyplex & Buzzle.com, Inc.