Throughout Vietnamese fashion history, the ao dai, a traditional Vietnamese ensemble that typically features a long tunic worn over pants, has been through many trends and styles, in particular, the bridal ao dai. Although the ao dai has evolved and changed, it still remains a staple garment in Vietnam fashion. Today, we will explore how the Vietnamese bride has changed over time, alongside the style of the ao dai.
The ao dai, a classic staple in a Vietnamese woman's wardrobe, can be styled in many different ways. Conventionally, for a wedding look, the bride would pair her ao dai ensemble with the traditional Vietnamese hat, called khan dong. Nowadays, some ao dai designs have been modernized and Westernized slightly with matching accessories, add-ons, and color schemes. Today, we will show you some different ways you can style an ao dai for both modern and traditional brides.
An ao dai is a piece that will never go out of style, especially within the Vietnamese community where it originates. The ao dai's versatility, variety of styles, designs and color schemes, and classic, timeless aesthetic, make it the perfect option for blushing brides looking to make an unforgettable entrance on their magical day. For years and years, the red ao dai has been a go-to wedding ensemble for Vietnamese brides.
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