Oslo was (and still is) an urban city built on old traditions. It was the department store Steen & Strøm who took the initiative to create an Oslo costume for women on the occasion of their anniversary in
This is a Bunad traditional dress of Norway. The head piece is called a skaut, and is worn by married women. Other headpieces are worn by young girls, like beaded caps. Unmarried women wear headband like wraps for their head pieces.