Cheongsam (traditional dress)

Chinese Cheongsam (qipao) content by Mr. Du Feibao The cheongsam is a female dress with distinctive Chinese features and enjoys a growing popularity in the international world of high fashion. The name “cheongsam,” meaning simply “long dress,” entered the English vocabulary from the dialect of China’s Guangdong Province (Cantonese). In other parts of the country including […]

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Historical Myanmar and Burmese Clothing

Around AD 1000, women clothes of the Pyu era, were made from silk and cotton.  During the Bagan period, embroidered shawl is worn over the shoulders as a popularity. They also had bands around their arms.  During the Yadanar Bon period, a Htai Ma Thein Jacket is worn with Anoh. Emerald shawl is wrapped over […]

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Traditional Costumes

Cotton and wool are the main material used in Afghanistan and these are woven and dyed and made into garments by each family or group. Women wear the Chadri, which covers a woman from head to foot. with a latticed slit for the eyes, is made of cotton in shades of blue, brown, black. In […]

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Vietnamese Traditional Clothing

People in Vietnam wear cotton clothes. Styles differ in northern and southern Vietnam. Many people wear sandals made of old tire rubber(North). (South) Many men and women wear western styled clothing. Some women still wear the traditional au dai. In most rural areas women wear loose white-shirts with skirts. Men in rural areas wear western […]

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