Traditional and Culture: Vietnamese

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Every country in the world has some traditions, culture or innovations to be proud of. For example, China has famous procelain, Japan has many modern electric machines,..and so does Vietnam. "Ao dai" is one of very profound impressions about Vietnam. We are proud of "Ao Dai" because of its history, beauty, the significance of the attire upon Vietnamese women and all things that it shows for pure beauty. First, the description about "Ao Dai" is the reason for its expanding throughout the country in a very short time compared to hte country's history. About the origin, "Ao Dai" originated in Vietnam, meaning "long dress" is a traditional attire worn by Vietnamese women since the early 1900s and is still worn today. The very interesting thing that: like "Ao Dai", Vietnam is a long country on the Far East coast of Asia. This thing makes it become more respectable for Vietnamese people with a full love for the country. It appears to flatter every figure. Its body hugging top flows over wide trousers that brush the floor. Especially, comfort has not been forgotten at the expense of fashion and beauty. Splits in the gown allows the wearer freedom of movement and despite covering the whole body to make it comfortable and easy to mo Continue...


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" In General, "Ao Dai" is the combination of many cultures with elegant beauty. All influences of "Ao Dai" established its design in our days, the symbol for a very pure beauty. The Chinese culture had influenced mostly on Vietnamese culture. This is the perfect cut, and it appears with many modulations depending on each occasion. The designs of "Ao Dai" for a matrimonial ceremony often display mythical figures such as the dragon, phoenix, and Chinese prints. Vietnamese found it very beautiful and inexpensive; therefore, they used it to develop attires for women. We, Vietnamese people are all proud of "Ao Dai", our national attire. For worship, many women wear "Ao Dai" that has little or no designs. It can be considered as a "uniform" to unite the rich and poor within the schools. Next, "Ao Dai" is significant to Vietnamese because it displays grace, beauty, and elegance. The materials of "Ao Dai" are very various, but it usually fits with "Mussolini. Although "Ao Dai" orginated in Vietnam, there were three important forms of cultures, which are responsible fo rthe development of the style within the attire. Vietnamese women wear this attire to casual occasions, school, worship, and for marriage with many colors and styles. For school, all women are required to wear white "Ao Dai" because white color stands for purity and elegance.

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