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Thai dress avaThe traditional female attire in Thailand is always feminine and figure-hugging. But at the same time, these garments look modest. How do they do it? How can they manage to look nice and business-like in those tight dresses? But somehow they do. We offer you ten most beautiful and elegant Thai women’s traditional outfits, so-called “chut thai” costumes. See for yourself that the casual and most formal royal dresses differ from each other very little in the matter of a cut and shape.

 

Chut Thai Siwalai Dress

It is a formal evening attire worn in Thailand. This dress can be seen at royal ceremonies or formal functions. The distinguishing feature of this costume is an over-shoulder sabai – shawl or breast cloth used in Asian countries.

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Chut Thai Ruean Ton Dress

Casual Thai female outfit. It consists of an ankle-length tube skirt called “sinh” (plain-colored or striped) and a collarless blouse with a front opening and elbow-length sleeves.

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Chut Thai Prayook Dress

This is a Thai contemporary attire. This costume is worn not only by the royals, but ordinary Thai women also prefer prayook as a festive evening outfit (for weddings, parties, etc.). It is a sleeveless one-piece dress. The skirt is decorated with 2 front pleats. The traditional Thai belt is also used with this dress.

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Chut Thai Lanna Dress

It is a traditional costume of Lanna region (Northern Thailand). This outfit is colorful and eye-catching. It includes an ankle-length tube skirt called “sinh” and a sleeveless short top. The usual adornment that goes with this attire is fresh flowers and a lot of jewels.

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Chut Thai Dusit Dress

It is a traditional Thai evening dress. The garment is round-necked and sleeveless. It can be a one-piece dress or a skirt and blouse. The fabric is always expensive and really fine. Women also use traditional Thai ornaments and jewels with this attire.

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Chut Thai Chit Lada Dress

This is a ceremonial day dress used by the Thai officials, for instance, to meet the royal guests at the airport. It consists of an ankle-length tube skirt called “sinh” and a long-sleeved silk blouse. The blouse has a front opening and 5 ornamental silver or gold buttons.

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Chut Thai Chakkraphat Dress

It is an official and rather conservative attire worn for royal or national ceremonies. It includes a pleated shawl cover and another thicker shawl with full embroidery.

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Chut Thai Borom Bhiman Dress

It is a formal evening costume, though it can be worn for semi-formal occasions. This attire is luxurious, it is made from brocaded fabric. The costume consists of an ankle-length tube skirt called “sinh” and a long-sleeved round-necked blouse, buttoned at the front or back. But the blouse and skirt are sewn together to make a one-piece dress.

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Chut Thai Amarin Dress

This is a luxurious evening dress often worn by royals. The fabric is brocaded and expensive. The blouse is wide, it has a round neck and just below-the-elbow sleeves. This costume usually is complemented with beautiful accessories.

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Chut Thai Chakkri Dress

It is a formal outfit. The fabric is traditionally made using a weaving technique called “yok” (it makes the cloth thicker without adding supplementary threads). The fabric often is adorned with gold or silver threads. The costume consists of an ankle-length tube skirt called “sinh”, that has 2 pleated folds in the front, and a blouse.

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