How to recognize Swedish women abroad?

Source: "The Swedes"

Swedish women are pragmatic

They want to wear shoes that allow them

to easily jump over a stream 

Cross a snowfield

Or climb a mountain

While a woman in a dress wearing running shoes

is common sight in Sweden

It may be slightly unexpected in other places around the world


In many countries

Women are judged by the elegance of their shoes 

In societies where social classes are more present then in Sweden

(This is more or less the rest of the world)

Locals may have difficulties to know how to relate to running shoes

And not give you the credibility you deserve


Read more about Swedes in The Swedes: A Happy Culture of Scandinavia 

By Julien S. Bourrelle

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