Around the world, the white dress dominates wedding fashion. Though, many brides throughout Asia wear traditional cultural gowns instead of the white dresses. Folk wedding dresses often are much more impressive than the ordinary white gowns. Need some proof? Here you are a bundle of photos.
The traditional dress in Thailand is a wrap-around style and often one-shoulder with a sash.
Pastels and creamier colors are most common for Thai wedding gowns.
The traditional dress of the nomadic Kuchi tribe is bright and colorful, showcasing intricate embroidery.
Green is significant in Islamic tradition because of its association with paradise.
The traditional costume is the Ao Dai (a long silk tunic worn over pants) and a headdress called “khan dong”.
Wearing red is thought to bring good luck to the couple.
A typical bridal look includes a midriff-baring blouse, skirt, and scarf in red silk.
Indian gowns can be quite heavy because of the exquisite embroidery and embellishments.
The hanbok is a bell-shaped multicolored gown primarily comprised of a tightly-fitting jacket and a high-waisted skirt.
Hanboks are typically custom-made for the woman who wears it, so no two dresses are exactly alike.