• Dutch course for beginners A1
  • 1 Dutch alphabet and pronunciation
  • 2 Counting in Dutch (indefinite and ordinal numbers) [0/3]
  • 3 Dutch greetings (hello in Dutch) [0/3]
  • 4 Basic words and phrases in Dutch [0/4]
  • 5 Introducing yourself in Dutch [0/4]
  • 6 What time is it? - telling the time in Dutch [0/4]
  • 7 Days of the week, months and seasons in Dutch [0/5]
  • 8 Colours in Dutch [0/3]
  • 9 Animal names in Dutch [0/5]
  • 10 Family in Dutch [0/3]
  • 11 Food and Drinks in Dutch [0/5]
  • 12 How to order food in Dutch? [0/4]
  • 13 The weather in Dutch [0/4]
  • 14 Countries, Cities and Nationalities in Dutch [0/3]
  • 15 Body parts in Dutch [0/3]
  • 16 Clothes and shoes in Dutch [0/4]
  • 17 Travel and vacation in Dutch [0/3]
  • 18 Dutch proverbs and sayings [0/3]
  • 19 I love you in Dutch (Emotions and feelings) [0/4]
  • 20 Happy birthday in Dutch (birthday wishes) [0/3]
  • 21 Asking for directions in Dutch [0/4]
  • 22 Needs and opinions in Dutch [0/4]
  • 23 Hobbies in Dutch [0/4]
  • 24 House, room, furniture vocabulary in Dutch [0/4]
  • 25 How to describe a person in Dutch [0/4]
  • 26 Business Dutch [0/4]
  • In this chapter, we discuss Dutch words for clothing items, and different types of shoes. These words can be used for when you go shopping or when you want to describe a person.

    Clothing in Dutch

    In this table you will find the translations of clothing items from English to Dutch.

    Item English Dutch
    broek the trousers; the pants de broek
    spijkerbroek the jeans de spijkerbroek
    trui the jumper de trui
    jas the coat de jas
    rok the skirt de rok
    jurk the dress de jurk
    sokken the socks de sokken
    riem the belt de riem
    T-shirt the T-shirt het T-shirt
    blouse the blouse/shirt de blouse
    pak the suit het pak
    stropdas the tie de stropdas
    strikje the bowtie het strikje
    pyjama the pyjamas de pyjama
    hoed the hat de hoed
    pet the cap de pet
    sjaal the scarf de sjaal
    handschoenen the gloves de handschoenen
    muts the bonnet/hat de muts
    zwembroek the swimming trunks de zwembroek
    badpak the bathing suit het badpak
    bikini the bikini de bikini

    enlightenedTake a look at the Dutch colour chapter to be able to describe the colour of a clothing item.

    • 'Hij draagt een groene broek.' (He is wearing green trousers.)
    • 'Haar trui is geel.' (Her jumper is yellow.)

    Shoes in Dutch

    In this table you will find the translations of different types of shoes from English to Dutch. 

    Shoe English Dutch
    schoenen the shoes de schoenen
    klompen the clogs de klompen
    pantoffels the slippers de pantoffels
    sandalen the sandals de sandalen
    slippers the flipflops de slippers
    sneakers the sneakers de sportschoenen / sneakers
    hakken the heels de hakken


    Hopefully, these translations of clothing items and shoes will be useful for you, now it is time to make some exercises to train your vocabulary!