Ever wondered how other parts of the world celebrate New Year's Eve, well we certainly do. We've decided to share with you 7 great places that have their own unique traditions, places ranging from Brazil to Scotland. So come with me as we travel the world for New Year's Eve.
It is only right that we start with Brazil as our beautiful fabrics come from this amazing place. In Brazil on New's Year Eve there are 2 main traditions that everyone does. That is wear white in order to scare of bad spirts and jump over 7 waves in the ocean for good luck throughout the next year!
In Spain on New Year's Eve, you should eat 12 grapes as soon as the countdown to midnight begins. Each grape symbolizes a month in the New Year; this is meant to secure twelve months of luck and happiness!
In the Netherlands different communities hold public bonfires where the Dutch burn their Christmas trees. The ideology behind this is that the fire will ward off the old and to welcome in the new Fireworks are launched. Let's not forget to eat Oliebollen, which are deep-fried dough balls covered in icing sugar and and appelflappen which are deep-fried apple dough balls. This sounds like a good tradition to us!!
In Italy the Italians have found a great way to make New Year's Eve just a little bit naughty. On New Year's Eve the tradition dictates that everybody must wear red underwear, this includes men and women, just as long as it is red. And to have good luck with their finances in the coming year they eat pork and lentils.
In Chile, eat a spoonful of lentils at midnight for a year filled with work and money! Another well known tradition is to sweep your house from the inside out to remove any bad energy or spirits.
On New Year's Eve in Columbia, people walk around the block with an empty suitcase in hopes of a year filled with travel!
In Scotland, they hold days long parties called Hogmanay, which involves hordes of people dressing up like Vikings. I don't know about you but that sounds pretty fun.
I don't know about you but I absolutely love all of the New Year's Eve traditions around the world. We may even adopt some of these for ourselves. So from Brazil Wear to you we hope you have a Happy New Year and a fabulous 2017!!!