Who will wear us now?

INGERID JORDAL Voss, Norway Each year Norwegians order more than 10,000 new bunads. But what happens to the trade when tailors are not allowed to touch their customers, and the 17th of May is canceled? Laila Marie Hagen has never experienced a spring as quiet as this one. She’s a fulltime maker of bunads in Voss, and normally she would be sewing like mad right now. March and April are usually the busiest months of the year. “It’s awfully quiet here now,” she says.  In springtime, all the young people who are getting c
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Ingerid Jordal

Ingerid Jordal is a photojournalist based in western Norway, with a great passion for the deep north and stories of belonging. She is scared of flying, but not scared of driving backward on a highway in Seattle. Learn more at www.ingeridjordal.no.

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